Since 1994, Forrest Photography has centered on capturing the
regal beauty of the horse and the human drama of horse competition.
So unique is the relationship between horse and rider, that no other
team in the sports world compares.
Forrest came to love horses and photography at a very early age, but
pursued a career in training horses until the Lord made it clear
that photographing them was the line of work he supported. She
acknowledges, "The experience I gained in the horse industry as
a trainer has been of great benefit to me in my current field."
Mock was a technically minded fellow who learned to appreciate
horses when he had to take over operation of the family training
facility after the death of his stepfather, a racehorse trainer. His
wealth of computer knowledge and innovative thinking advanced
Forrest Photography to the leading edge position it holds in the
equine digital imaging field.
Rick and Suzanne's marriage in 1998, Forrest Photography became the
company contracted to provide still images at the Abilene
Spectacular, Memphis Futurity, Non Pro Cutting, Bonanza Cutting,
Brazos Bash, etc. In 2001, they introduced digital photography to
Don Shugart, Suzanne's mentor. The Mock's then took on supportive
roles for the Shugart's as Assistant Photographer and Computer / Lab
Tech at their shows as well.
Recently, their schedule has relaxed
enough to allow them to sit in with folks at some weekend shows in
Texas and surrounding states. "We enjoy being able to provide a
service for the people we feel are the 'backbone' of the