Photographic Exhibition: In The Saddle by Michael Huggan


Calling all horse lovers!

The Allen Gallery, 10-12 Church Street, Alton, Hampshire will host for the 2nd year running an exhibition of imagesfrom award-winning local equestrian & wildlife photographer, Michael Huggan

The exhibition titled “In the Saddle” will run from the 4th to the 28th July, 2012 with a private viewing on Friday 6th July between 1900 -2100.

On view will be a small selection of wildlife & landscapes to support the main collection of equestrian images on show.


Michael Huggan

In the Saddle Exhibition will show a range of subjects from Michael’s recent travels to Alaska, New Mexico and Florida’s world renowned equestrian centre. Subjects include bears, seals, whales, stunning landscapes & seascapes. Additionally there are images of some rare horse breeds and cowboy life from Michael’s stays at some of America’s original working ranches.

The exhibition will cover a range of award-winning equestrian images & some of Michael’s recent published works from dressage, eventing, polo, cross country, rodeo & carriage driving.

Michael is a local photographer, based in Four Marks, Alton. Michael’s work has been published in a number of magazines this year, including, Polo Times, The Field and Nikon Owner. Michael’s two favourite subjects that he is deeply passionate about are Horses and Wildlife. Nature and Travel also feature highly, generated from the many trips to various countries he undertakes. The most recently being to Alaska in May this year.

Michael is one of the UK’s most established equestrian & wildlife press photographers (inc.Royal Photographical Society) covering leading sporting events up and down the country such as The Diamond Jubilee Horse Pageant The World Comes To Windsor, Racing at New Market and recent Polo at Marriners, hosted by Hampshire’s Lady Northbrook.

In the Saddle is a rare occasion to purchase original works by Michael Huggan. All images will be on sale, including canvases, photo books & cards, however some photographs will be part of a special edition series and only available to buy on the private viewing. For further information, please visit

For further press information, please contact Polo Communications or +44 7889 486 240.



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