Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius~ The Capitoline Museum, Rome, Italy~

Happy New Year! Today I wanted to show you one of the oldest equestrian sculptures in the world! Enjoy~                                                                                           Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius~                                                                                            Location: Capitoline Museum, Rome, Italy                                                                                             Date: 176-180 CE; or 161-180 CE                                                                                                Size about t 11′ 6″ gilded bronze Between the 12th century and the early 16th century,…

~ Veterans Day~ SSgt. Reckless Monument! Jocelyn Russell~

Since today is  Veterans Day, I thought that it would be great to honor SSgt. Reckless, a Mongolian mare that served in the Korean War. The  statue of her was dedicated on July 26, 2013 at the National Museum of the Marine Corps  in Quantico, Virginia. Camp Pendleton, San Diego California  and Korea are two future…

~The Breeder’s Cup Trophy ~ Giovanni da Bologna~

    The Breeder’s Cup World Championships~ Started In: 1984 – Dates for 2014: October 31st – November 1st,  2014 Location: Santa Anita Park (Changes Every Year) Site: http://www.breederscup.com The event was created as a year-end championship for North American Thoroughbred racing, and also attracts top horses from other parts of the world, especially Europe. The idea for the…

Saône Stahl~ A magnificent Sculptor!!

  I was so excited this morning when I checked my emails and saw that Saône de Stalh had emailed me and sent me photos of her fabulous work! I really like the movement,  boldness and heaviness that she captures in her sculptures~ Saône de Stalh~  Lives in: France Born in: 1984 Site: http://saonedestalh.com ” Why this…

~Painted Horse Sculptures for Benefit~ Part 2!!!

You know how some times you read something in the news, but you never hear what happens  at the end of the story.  Well, a couple weeks ago I posted about ~Painted Horse Sculptures for Benefit~ and now I and having a follow up update on Horses Jump to Give a Leg Up, and Ready, Steady, Gallop! And I would like to tell you…

The Women’s Suffrage Movement and Artist Jill Greenberg~

Today marks the  Women’s Suffrage Movement. On August 26, 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution became law, and women could vote in the fall elections, including in the Presidential election. This  changed the political and equestrian  worlds forever. My post for today is going to be about The Movement, including a few photos…

Recycled Technology Horse Sculptures ~

    For today’s post, we are going to to look (and get inspired!) at some cool “recycled technology” horse sculptures. Computer keys, or cellphones, anyone?! Horse Statue Made Out of  Over 3000 Smartphones!!!   Standing at 5.7 meters tall and made of 3,500 Smartphones, Huawei Pegasus took 720 man hours to build. The Chinese handset…

Horseshoe Art ~

Since this week was National Farrier’s Week, I decided to highlight some really  cool horseshoe art and their artists! William Wilson Lives in: England William Wilson is an self-taut sculptor that produces Life size animals, both wild and domesticated. He works in steel, bronze, clay and horseshoes. His inspiration comes from the wild landscape and all animals….

~Painted Horse Sculptures for Benefit~

                                                                                           Ready, Set, Gallop!  Back to Scotland we go again! Ready…