He’s not really blind, just blinded by blinders. Trainers put all sorts of interesting contraptions on these harness race horses so they won’t get distracted by things – real or imagined – during a race. Some setups look like they were cobbled together with baling wire.
“Blind Side” by Lesley Spanos. Acrylic painting on Ampersand Aquabord, 7″ x 5″. Copyright ©2012 Lesley Spanos, all rights reserved.