I originally thought that Midas bucking after fences was what caused his owner to fall off in the hunt field a few years ago. Now, after watching things unfold after I took a tumble at the jumper show, I think that the first fall was just because stuff happens. And I think that it freaked… Continue reading Jumping
It’s fall, I should probably be taking advantage of the crisp air to throw a saddle on and do some hand galloping. But my gut, for some reason, has this deep obsession with bareback work and pushing toward bridlelessness. We have also been doing some ground work with elevated poles–two in a row–to help with… Continue reading Bareback practice
The rocky part isn’t my favorite bit to walk on, but look at the colors!
The story behind the emerald horse.
I don’t think I’ve drawn/painted a still life since high school. The one on the left was done holding the tip of the brush–so with less control–and the one on the right was done holding close to the brush end–more control. I’m not sure which I like better. Except for the lemons, I undoubtedly like… Continue reading Still life
If you have a tack shop, a coffee shop, a restaurant, a house, a tack room, a spare wall anywhere, I’ve got cool stuff for you to buy. Some of my favorite shots are now up in my Redbubble shop, paying tribute to foxhunting and the fine sport of eventing.
Made a color wheel with watercolors for the first time ever. I had art books when I was a kid–lots of them, actually–but never an art class. It was only after college that I decided to make a concerted effort to get better at drawing. My first move was to buy a coffee table book… Continue reading Watercolors