Articles Tagged 'Horse 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’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 »

Shelburne Museum - Carriages & Equestrian Folk Art in Vermont

Darley's Travel Blog — June 12, 2011
If you're looking for a fun destination to get your art fix this summer, take a drive to Shelburne Museum in Lake Champlain Valley, Vermont, where an impressive collection of carriages, impressionist paintings, folk art, quilts and even a steamboat await. by Darley Newman I was equally impressed with the thirty-nine… Read more »

Award Winning Equine Artist Kathi Peters

Expert Equestrian Articles — March 31, 2011
A life of travel, art and horses inspired award-winning equestrian artist Kathi Peters. Learn about her path to success in this artist interview. I draw, I paint and I muck stalls... that's my day! I am a professional artist with 4 horses, a dog and a cat and a husband....… Read more »

Equine Artist Laura Barnhardt Corle

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 14, 2011
Learn how Laura's passion for horses inspired her career as an artist.  Darley Newman: Have horses and art always been a passion? Laura Barnhardt Corle: I actually became an artist because I wanted a horse. In the late 50’s in Lima Ohio, the Meadowgold Dairy still had wagons pulled by… Read more »