Through this series of portraits, Rip Hopkins reveals how the inhabitants of Maisons-Laffitte, a city historically connected with horses, collect and appropriate the horse in their imagination.
Northwest of Paris, bordering the forest of Saint–Germain-en–Laye, is a city haunted by the presence of horses since the late eighteenth century. The racecourse has the longest straight line in Europe. Men and horses live together.
Trails are planned to travel on horseback. The mounted animal always has priority. An anachronistic castle recalls earlier times to the modern industrial, where the horse was the closest ally of man. His legendary monumental stables have now disappeared.