First Summer, Gouache on Acid Free board, 6 x 8 (15 x 17 Framed)

I was struck by the interaction between this mare and foal. Certainly it was not unusual to see such affection between a mother and baby, but I wanted to capture this close relationship where they were so clearly each others whole world, and suddenly they are aware of being observed by the viewer.

Crossroads, 28 x 20, oil on canvas

A lovely grey thoroughbred led by his groom enters the paddock at Keeneland racetrack in Lexington, Kentucky. The Fall sunlight is crisp and bright as it reflects off of his coat and the onlookers behind. Soon he will have a jockey up and will be led through the tunnel under the stands to the waiting …

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“Stormcat Foal” Gouache on Acid Free Board, 10 x 9

Everybody loves a baby, but this particular baby is so full of self possession and confidence! I just couldn’t resist the chance to paint a portrait of this young prince, the descendant of a long royal line of extraordinary athletes and winners. I would just love to have taken him home, and this way I …

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