Best Weekend of the Year

Friends, the best weekend of the year is upon us! Yes, Black Eyed Susan Day and Preakness tomorrow and Saturday!! In honor of spending two days at one of my most favorite places – Pimlico, below is Red Riders, a piece by one of my new favorite equestrian artists, Tyler Robertson. You can find him[…]

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A Kentucky-Inspired California Ranch – Part II

As you might know from my Instagram, I have a new column with Horse & Style Magazine – “Horse & Style Home.” As I mentioned in Part I, I’m breaking the article up into a few parts so I can post more pictures (some exclusives that weren’t in the magazine)! To read the whole article[…]

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Racehorse Series

As you all know by now, Liz Wiley is one of my favorite equestrian artists. Her work is superb, and I am lucky enough to own a few pieces. Recently, she launched a new series – the Racehorse Series – and, of course, I was an instant fan! Below are some of my favorites. These[…]

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Head in the Clouds

If you follow this blog, you know I’m obsessed with equestrian artist, Liz Wiley. Of course she’s still painting, but now she’s moved into fashion by adding a silk scarf with one of her own prints into the mix! Below are the details. “Head in the Clouds” – Limited Edition: 100 scarves High Quality –[…]

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The Maryland Horse: An Artist’s View

An Art Show, “The Maryland Horse: An Artist’s View,” will feature the original work by equestrian artist, Sam Robinson. Sam is a Maryland native and currently lives in the Greenspring Valley of Baltimore County where he has a home and studio on a small part of Burnside Farm. “I am near some of Maryland’s great[…]

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Milton Menasco & The Black Stallion Series

While equestrian artist Milton Menasco was best known for his horse portraiture, he was also recognized as the illustrator for four books within The Black Stallion series. This series, published by Random House, released its first book in 1941. Menasco illustrated, including the cover, the following: Son of the Black Stallion, The Black Stallion and[…]

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La Troienne and Her Foals

Our education of the great equestrian artist, Milton Menasco, continues… In this post we’ll take a look at Menasco’s most famous and valuable work, “La Troienne and Her Foals: Eighteen Vignettes and One Painting Together in One Frame.” Menasco was commissioned by John Whitney in 1953 to paint this famous broodmare and all her offspring.[…]

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The Perfect Equestrian Gift

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, then you know how much I love the work of equestrian artist, Liz Wiley. In my post from May, we learned about her company, and in July, we had a Q&A session where we learned more about Liz, her background, her style, and her passion for horses.[…]

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Home Sweet Home

Hi friends – I’m back! If you follow me on Instagram @marylandequestrian, you probably figured out that I was on vacation last week. My husband and I started off in East Rutherford, New Jersey, at the Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean concert at Metlife Stadium. Later that night, we drove into Manhattan where we stayed[…]

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Equestrian Artist – Milton Menasco

Instagram has opened up a whole new world for me since I joined last October. Shortly thereafter, I found @miltonmenasco, and instantly fell in love with all of the account owner’s equestrian posts, particularly the pictures of artist Milton Menasco’s horse portraiture. After about nine months of ‘liking’ virtually every single picture, I reached out[…]

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