Articles Tagged 'Equine Art'

Five Cowgirls Who Changed History

Equestrian Travel Articles — July 2, 2017
Remarkable women from my visit to the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas. by Karen Braschayko At the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, you can learn about cowgirls who were famous and those who were not so famous. Even if you know their names,… Read more »

Rescued Horses, Love at First Breath

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — September 10, 2014
A story of horse advocacy through art. by Photographer and creator of UNWANTED, Christine Whitney Being in the presence of a horse, gives you the chance to experience your true, authentic self. I guess it sounds outlandish to say they are my teachers, but they truly do connect me with… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Children’s Book Illustrator Susan Jeffers

Expert Equestrian Articles — April 4, 2013
Susan Jeffers has made her career illustrating children’s books – many of them about horses. by Karen Braschayko Your local library probably holds several of Susan Jeffers’ children’s books, since she has illustrated around 40 of them. From portraying classics like Black Beauty, The Nutcracker, and the poems of Robert… Read more »

Equitrekking.com’s Top 10 Articles of 2012

Darley's Travel Blog — December 27, 2012
Introducing the most popular articles, as measured by your clicks, on Equitrekking.com in 2012. Your picks included several from Karen Braschayko's Dream Jobs series, equine art, OTTB trainers, Raina Paucar's horse breed profiles, riding California's High Sierras and more. What do you want to see more of in 2013? Tell us by… Read more »

Equitrekking’s Holiday Wish List 2012- 10 Great Gift Ideas

Expert Equestrian Articles — November 29, 2012
Would you like a peak at Equitrekking's wish list this holiday season? Check out these great gift ideas for the rider, horse, and horse lover, straight from Equitrekking’s Caroline Maffry's shopping bag! Her ideas may inspire holiday shopping and giving. by Caroline Maffry 1. You may be a seasoned equestrian but if… Read more »

A Visit to the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas

Equestrian Travel Articles — June 28, 2012
by Karen Braschayko   Ever since watching Darley Newman’s visit to the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame on Equitrekking, I’d been raring to see the sparkling saddles and mechanical bronc for myself. So when I knew I’d be near Fort Worth on a business trip, it was the… Read more »

Visiting Deborah Butterfield’s Horses

Expert Equestrian Articles — March 29, 2012
“Essence: The Horses of Deborah Butterfield” is a new equine art exhibition at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan. by Karen Braschayko Appealing to horse enthusiasts, to lovers of sculpture, and as a special treat for those with a passion for both, “Essence: The Horses of… Read more »

Leonardo’s Horse - An Amazing Horse Sculpture in Grand Rapids

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 17, 2011
Leonardo da Vinci's vision on display in Grand Rapids, Michigan  by Karen Braschayko “How’d you like to ride a horse THAT big?” said a visitor as I walked up. Many people come to marvel at the 24-foot tall sculpture The American Horse. This immense bronze stallion, created by American artist… Read more »

The Art of Diana Madaras

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2010
By Darley Newman "Art for Animals" and Equine Inspirations On a recent trip to Tucson, I was introduced to the art of Diana Madaras, a celebrated Southwestern artist. I was drawn to her unique style and colorful paintings of horses. Her story of taking a risk to pursue her passions… Read more »