Category Archives: draft horses

News Brief

Yes, very briefly. First, Willow Tree (where I board Charm) lost another wonderful lesson horse recently. My trainer wanted to gift our barn manager with a remembrance of Dale, a Belgian draft who served not only as a lesson horse … Continue reading

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Phil’s Ponies

If you read my previous post you are probably wondering if almost three weeks later I am able to un-cross my eyes. The answer is yes, although I must say that trying three different pairs of hard contact lenses in … Continue reading

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Crossing my eyes again

Just when I thought I had sworn off harness…a commission! This past Saturday and Sunday Reins of Life held its second benefit dressage show of the season and unlike last year, I sat in my booth instead of on a … Continue reading

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Wild horses, continued…

Five more small Aquabord™ paintings of California mustangs I was lucky to be able to photograph in the wild this past June. The first two are here. Got these done over a four-day draft horse show at Michigan State University. … Continue reading

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News flash!

This just in– Acceptance letter from Art at the Classic telling me that my oil painting “American Troika” has been accepted into this year’s show! I had two paintings in last year’s show and wasn’t so sure they would want … Continue reading

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A new puzzle–or, let’s play mix and match

For your consideration: four photos, two of each horse, to be somehow combined into a new commissioned painting showing the two horses interacting together. Faithful followers know this is not the first time I have been presented with this situation–but … Continue reading

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East Lansing Adventures

I spent three days last week at my second appearance at the Michigan Horse Council’s Stallion Expo held each spring at Michigan State University in Michigan’s capital city. My booth is not getting any bigger, but it is getting fuller. … Continue reading

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