Ey! That's a nice one Cam! That's a nice one.
I see you have tried out some shadows and hjifglights. That's great! Def a steady step forward.
The horse is also very elegant. Nice wild pose, and beautiful horse.
I don't know if I agree with Zilrion about the dodge tool though.
It doesn't look perfect, but nice try at creating volumetric lights.
Instead of dropping it, try to perfect it. ^^
Anyway.. Good stuff!
Now head over to CA and get your ass kicked around by those nasty pros a little bit.
It may hurt, and they're not gentle, but they know their business