Red hot alchemy

■ This beautiful four-year-old chestnut gelding, The Alchemist, with his owner and rider, Lance Gibbons, takes a cooling walk under the bright blue skies at Stellenbosch District Riding Club on Saturday, at the Western Cape Leg of Dressage South Africa’s National Challenge and Young Horse Series, which took place over the weekend in glorious weather. PICTURE: CAROLYN FROST