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Learn more about how horses have been depicted in art throughout history. Horse Illustrated also covers the stories of modern-day equine artists. From ancient Greek statues of beautiful, strong war horses to cave drawings, such as those at Lascaux, France, to depictions from Native Americans of their steady steeds, the horse has fascinated man throughout history. And that fascination lives on today through modern-day artists who create art with horses in sculpture, paintings, murals, photography, carvings, drawings, and across other mediums. One of the most popular types of equine art is that of Western artists depicting the cowboy way of life. Learn more about the lives of artists who are depicting the natural beauty of horses, the strength of competition horses, and the equine lifestyle as a whole.

Orren Mixer’s Art Inspires New Series of Breyer Horses

In an exciting new collaboration, the horse experts at Breyer are bringing master artist Orren Mixer’s equine breed “ideal” paintings…

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Equus Film and Arts Fest Presents Endless Stories

The EQUUS Film and Arts Fest was held December 5-8, 2019, at the Kentucky Horse Park (KHP) in Lexington, Ky.…

6 months ago

EQUUS Film and Arts Festival Announces the 2019 Official Artist Keron Psillas Oliveira

EQUUS Film Festival welcomes Keron Psillas Oliveira as the official 2019 EQUUS Film & Arts Fest Artist. The festival is…

10 months ago

New Life

A newly discovered love of horses inspired photographer Tracey Buyce to apply her skill as a wedding photojournalist to the…

3 years ago

REAL COWBOYS: Illustrations of the Old West

Good news, fans of horses and children’s picture books! REAL COWBOYS, written by Kate Hoefler and illustrated by Jonathan Bean…

4 years ago

How to Take Better Horse Headshots

It’s always nice to have portraits of your family members, and your pets, too! A good face portrait of your…

4 years ago

Over the Fence: Horses in Art History

There’s not a horse in sight at the baseball tournament I’m at this week in Connecticut with my family, but…

4 years ago