Happy Mare’s Day! Mares & Foals In Art-Part 1

Happy Mare’s Day to all mothers, two and four legged! ūüėČ All art featured in this article are done by members of our Facebook art group, Art Of The Horse (except for George Stubbs’ panting to the side-I would love to have him be apart of our group!). Part 2 will be posted on Tuesday….

Kristin Livingston: Time For Tea

Art is a wonderful, mysterious creation. However, art takes up space. lot’s and lots of space, and isn’t really useful besides feeding the soul and being, well, a wall hanging. So, what says equestrian, art, stylish¬†(but fun!) and useful all in one? ¬†Why, a customized tea pot in the shape and color of your horse,…

Happy St. George’s Day! April 23rd, 2017

St. George was born sometime around the year 280 in what is now Turkey. He was a soldier and rose up through the ranks of the Roman army, eventually becoming a personal guard to the Emperor Diocletian. He was executed for being a Christian on April 23, 303, and is buried in the town of […]

12 Days Of Equine Artists: Day 5-Vonnie Muniain!

For the next 12 days starting on Christmas Day and ending on January 5th (the traditional¬†‚Äú12 Days Of Christmas‚ÄĚ) I will be featuring 12 equine artists. Over 80 artists entered in the contest to be featured on our Facebook group Art Of The Horse (which has over 3,400 members!). I used this handy tool to…

Jane Foddy: The Wonderful World Of Willow Horses

When I begin a new piece I do not sketch or build a frame ‚Äď I love seeing the shape evolve from a pile of hundreds of sticks to a full-size horse. I try to ensure the confirmation is accurate and aim to capture the essence of the horse in character, nobleness, or attitude.-Jane Foddy…

Chalk Horses In (and Around!) Wiltshire Part 2

Westbury White Horse – Photo Source: Wikipedia The Westbury Or Bratton White Horse The Westbury white horse is one of the oldest of the Wiltshire horses and is also one of the best placed being high on a very steep slope. It is on Westbury Hill, on the edge of the Bratton Downs, below the…

Horses Of The Elements

Made By: RootedInSucculents Many people have heard or read fiction books about humans having the power to¬†control the four elements: water, air, earth and fire– but what about elemental horses?! Granted, I don’t think these horses are going to harness the natural powers to do their bidding, but they sure are cool to look at…

The Terracotta Army And Horses of Emperor Qin Shihuang, China

  Recognized today as one of the most important¬†archaeological excavations of the 20th¬†century and noted as one of the top 10 attractions in China¬†with thousands of visitors coming every year, ¬†the Terracotta Army and Horses is a definitely “must see” for any equine enthusiast who is interested in seeing the art and history that our…