Horse Paintings

Painting (Picture) : chamomile
2015 y. / 60x50 cm
250 $
Painting (Picture) : My horse Breeze
2016 y. / 50x50 cm
6 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : Three white horse
2016 y. / 60x100 cm
25 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : Bely loshadq
2016 y. / 60x115 cm
Contract price
Painting (Picture) : Laskovye pyaterki
2016 y. / 60x1 cm
Contract price
Painting (Picture) : Tulpar
2016 y. / 75x1 cm
Contract price
Painting (Picture) : Red Horse
2016 y. / 80x60 cm
Contract price
Painting (Picture) : Horses by the river
2009 y. / 50x70 cm
Contract price
Painting (Picture) : Turquoise wind
2016 y. / 50x50 cm
6 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : Horses N2
2016 y. / 70x120 cm
25 500 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : A walk in August
2016 y. / 50x70 cm
700 €
Painting (Picture) : Horse
2016 y. / 70x80 cm
38 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : "Kara jorgo"
2015 y. / 45x60 cm
200 $
Painting (Picture) : Horsewoman
2016 y. / 140x105 cm
160 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : horse.
2016 y. / 40x50 cm
8 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : Horse 38
2014 y. / 92x67 cm
600 €
Painting (Picture) : Horse 20
2014 y. / 92x67 cm
500 €
Painting (Picture) : Horses
2014 y. / 70x50 cm
250 €
Painting (Picture) : Horse 36
2014 y. / 92x67 cm
700 €
Painting (Picture) : Gold Horse
2016 y. / 92x67 cm
1 300 €





Painting The Horses

Paintings depicting horses

Horses in paintings

Painting The Horse

A painting depicting horse


Painting The Horses. Paintings depicting horses

Artists’ paintings of horses

Horse. Domestic horse (Lat. Equus ferus caballus) is an animal of perissodactyls family, domesticated and the only surviving subspecies of wild horse (Equus ferus), extinct in the wild, except of a small population of the Przewalski horse. The horse was widely used by man up to the present day.

Horses. Painting The Horse. Horses in paintings. Ancestor of domestic horse is not a Przewalski horse, as thought previously, but extinct specie of wild horse, the Tarpan. It is assumed that the horse was first domesticated by the ancient people in the Southern pre-Urals on parking of Mullin and Davlekanovo (Bashkortostan).

There also have been found the oldest remains of the horse dating back to VII-VI millennium BC. In the steppes of Eurasia horses were domesticated thousands of years before they get to the south, on the territory of the ancient Middle Eastern civilizations. it was assumed, until the excavations in Mullin, that the oldest horse was domesticated in the steppes of Ukraine.

Horse. Paintings depicting horses. Breeds of horses. Structurally world of horses consists of breeds, breed groups and interbreed hybrids - the latter ones are often called as outbreed.

Horse. Horse on the paintings. Breeds of horses are very diverse and numerous. There are also several types of horses for some purposes. For leisure, walking horses of a "hobby-class" are used. For tourism, horse riding race horses are used, for hippodrome testing -racing and trotting ones.

Horses. Painting The Horse. Using of horses. Endurance, speed of movement and high ability to the useful productivity are making a horse as a versatile working animal and allows to use it in agriculture and other industries, as well as in the military and for sport purposes. While choosing manpower the priority is still given to the horse. Only in some cases, when you want a special smooth and steady running, for example, in engine performance or while transporting packs on mountainous or desert places, the horse, due to its lively temperament, yields a phlegmatic donkey and ox and less demanding camel.

Horses. Painting The Horse. Using of horses.  Despite the mechanization and automation, working horses are still important for transporting of small loads, plowing gardens and hay harvesting in inconvenient places, on small forest meadows, when transporting hay, moving on mountain trails and on grazing animals. They are necessary for veterinarians, foresters and other specialists, especially in taiga and in mountain areas.

Horses. Painting The Horse. Using of horses. Different needs of people in the history of their dealing with a horse made ​​it necessary to create and bring up narrowly specialized breeds of horses in accordance with the time requirements. Hence, the variety of domestic horses such as fast pace horses and dry riding horses were needed in the cavalry. Suffolk punch and theavy team  breeds of horses could drag and carry heavy loads. Lightweight team horses, that were prone for trotting, were good for the lightweight carts and carriages for transporting people. Big, stately and more slow riding horses were good for heavy rider (like a knight clad in armor), and for a colorful military parade on the square, where the riders were primarily required to "show" themselves. Smaller and uglier, with a lot of "defects" in the exterior, but much more hardy and tolerant to poor feeding, the horses of mountain and steppe areas were suitable for long migrations and could carry the heavy packs. Mountain Horse could also easily pass along with the rider and packs on narrow mountain paths and fearlessly jumped the abyss.

 Horses. Painting The Horse. Using of horses. People tried to breed and teach the horses to fulfill the most different and sometimes very specific needs. For example, in Iceland, there is an ancient breed of Icelandic horses – small and shaggy animals - local residents have used them from old times in the fields. However, so that these horses were not trampling furrows, just made by them, people have learnt horses to walk a special gait, in Icelandic- the Teltow, when the horse alternately puts the right front, then the right hind, left front and left hind legs.

While one foot is lifted, the other three are on the ground. Thus Icelandic horses were just "stepping over" the furrow and people fixed that skill in the next horse generations. Today Icelanders are proud of their horses. They are still small (about 130 cm) and ugly, but strong and endurable enough to carry safely on their backs an adult and a famous Teltow speeds up to 20 km / h without any special contrivances and forcing.

Horses. Painting The Horse. Horse image. Using of horses. The need for lightweight harness horse, running a confident trot or an amble and so convenient for transporting people in the carriage, not only led to the fact that in some countries managed to breed such horses, but also provided the development of such a powerful global industry for today as trotters’ and pacers’ racing. [3] The desire to get a riding horse as more rapid as possible in gallop, led to the fact that appeared the first races, and later on these races was bred a needed horse - the fastest today thoroughbred Horse Pedigree. Race testing also gave results – horses which have passed racing for several generations, had bigger hight, were more harmonious and endurable.

Horses. Painting The Horse. Horse image. Using of horses. Previously people used the horses not only for work but also for the rest: horse hunting, riding, knight tournaments, horse riding competitions.

Horses. Horses in Artists’ Paintings. Horse image. Using of horses. The last "requirement" of a man to a horse is its ultra low height – and it is just a craze. Famous ponies Falabella of a medium sized dog were bred in the 1950s in Argentina, as an experiment, and now these mini-horses are popular in all parts of the world and have become very expensive. They are not suitable even for a very little child, it is hard to use them. But they can be kept in an apartment and walk them like dogs.

Horses. Horses in Artists’ Paintings. Horse image. Horses on war. People began to apply horses in the battles in Mesopotamia in the 3rd millennium BC. The first riders appeared there in the X century BC. Since than people who inhabited the area where the horses lived used them, without any exception, for military purposes (as a vehicle or for the fight). Horses became a public heritage: if there were no good horses, there would be no victory in the war. Taking care of the horse has always been important for every soldier. People were breeding horses, constantly improving the all the qualities of riding horses, both internal and external.

Horses. Horses in Artists’ Paintings. Horse image. Horses on war. The value of the horse as a pack and draft animal remained great until the early 1950's of the twentieth century. By the beginning of World War II artillery of infantry divisions of all the belligerent countries were on horse traction.

Horses. Horses in Artists’ Paintings. Horse image. Horses on war. A horse can move almost in any area, in contrast to the machines. Therefore, it is often used in mining and Jaeger units as a beast of burden.

Horses. Horses in Artists’ Paintings. Horse image. Horses on war. In our time horses are used by police in most developed countries, where any other type of transportation is useless.

Horses. Horses in Artists’ Paintings. Horse image. Horses on war. In Russia, the mounted police units are used for patrolling, as well as for the protection of public events. Historically it is believed that the form of the policeman, which rises above the crowd, riding a big horse, has a vast and deterrent effect on the crowd.

Horses. Horses in Artists’ Paintings. Painting The Horse. Equestrian sports. Paintings The horse racing. According data on 2002, the planet is in equestrian boom. An equestrian sport has become a well-developed industry. Classical types of equestrian sports are: dressage (School of Riding, Dressage), show jumping (overcoming obstacles, Show Jumping) and triathlon (Millitary, Three day event).

Horses. Horses in Artists’ Paintings. Painting The Horse. Equestrian sports. Other disciplines include horseback horse riding, speed or distance, and team competition, etc.

Horses. Horses in Artists’ Paintings. Painting The Horse. Equestrian sports. The evolution of equestrian sports. There were always held competitions, or testing, as equestrians say, with the aim to improve a stroke and agility of trotters. At first they competed alone, with "under arc" horses under a horsemen (the "under arc" horse was galloping next to the arc of a racehorse and encouraged it to run excitedly; it brought the spirit of competition with its own presence). Subsequently, the hippodromes were created with special tracks in the form of parallel lines, and two or three horses were running at the same time. Later, there were even more horses participating in the race and they were running on elliptical circle.


Horses. Art about horses. Horse in Artists’ Paintings. Horses were often the heroes of myths and legends of different nations. Legends about the horses. Myths about horses. We will mention the most famous of them.

Legend of Unicorn
Horses. Art about horses. Legend of Unicorn. Unicorn is one of the most romanticized images and in different cultures it had different names, appearance and attributes. One of the most popular incarnations of the unicorn in modern Western culture is a white horse with a long, often golden horn growing out of his forehead. In Asian culture unicorn was portrayed as something between a horse and a goat with a goat beard and limbs of a cloven-hoofed animal. Japanese unicorn is called as "the Kirin" and in China it is called as "ki-lin." Both words came from the Jewish "re'em" which means "one horn." Ktesias, the Greek historian, wrote about unicorns in 398 BC the next: it looks like a wild bull, is the size of a horse, has a white body, dark red head, blue eyes and a single horn. Perhaps this description appeared as a result of the colorful stories of travelers who imagined a unicorn as something between a wild bull, the Himalayan antelope and Indian rhinoceros. Picture of a horse. Picture of the Unicorn.

Horses. Art about horses. People ascribed various magical qualities to the unicorn horn, for example, the ability to heal the sick and wounded and even to resurrect the dead. Some images show the horn as white at the root, black in the middle and with red tip. One medieval tale narrates about a unicorn, which lowered his horn into the poisoned water, thereby purifying it, and giving the animals to drink. Perhaps so on for noble and royal families there was a tradition to drink from vessels in the form of a unicorn horn, thus protecting them from the risk of being poisoned. Picture of a horse. Picture of the Unicorn.

Horses. Art about horses. In Western culture, the unicorn is considered as an inaccessible wild animal, in the Eastern, on the contrary, gentle and submissive animal. Picture of a horse. Picture of the Unicorn.

Horses. Art about horses. There is a similar mythological animal in Russian folklore which is called Indrik. Indrik had two horns; it lived in the saint mountain and was a master of all animals and a lord of waters. Picture of a horse. Picture of the Unicorn.

Legend of Pegasus.

The art about horses Pegasus. The winged horse Pegasus, the offspring of Poseidon and Medusa, was another well-known mythological figure. Two different legends are telling about Pegasus birth. One of them says that the horse jumped out of the body of Medusa when Perseus cut off her head. The second says that Pegasus emerged from the blood of Medusa that felt down to the ground. Pegasus in the paintings of artists. Picture of a winged horse. Picture of Pegasus.

Horses.  The art about horses. One of the legends tells the story of Bellerophon, who using a golden bridle given to him by the goddess Athena, was able to tame the winged Pegasus. With aid of Pegasus Bellerophon performed many of great deeds, he saved the inhabitants of Lycia from a monstrous Chimera. Inspired with his victories, the hero wanted to soar towards the Olympus and become equal to the Olympic gods. The gods were angry and gave madness on Pegasus that has thrown off him of land. According to legend, after falling to the ground Bellerophon went blind, hobbled and he wandered around the world, hoping for the return of his horse. Pegasus in art. Picture of a winged horse. Picture of Pegasus.

Legend about Centaurs

Horses. The art about horses. Centaurs. Centaurs are very popular mythological figures. Centaurs have a human body from a head to the hips, and the rest is the horse's body. The ancient peoples believed Centaurs as a light and kind creatures that did good deeds. The exception to this was the Greek legend telling about a few centaurs, who were invited to a banquet, where they got drunk a wine and made a battle where many Centaurs were killed. Centaur in art. Painting Centaur. Pictures of the Centaurs. Pictures The horse.

Horses. The art about horses. Chiron was the most famous centaur, who was educated at the Apollo and Artemis, and was a great hunter, herdsman, healer and prophet. According to the legend, Chiron was the teacher of the great warrior Achilles. This centaur enjoyed such respect from the gods that, after the death, Zeus took him to heaven and turned into the constellation of Sagittarius. Centaur in arts. Painting The Centaur. Paintings of the Centaurs. Paintings The Horse.

Legend about Trojan horse

Horses. The art about horses. Trojan horse. Trojan horse was a huge hollow wooden horse that helped the Greeks to win Troy. Trojan prince Paris loved the beautiful Helen, a wife of the Greek Menelaus, abducted her and carried her off to his kingdom. In retaliation, the Menelaus gathered a huge Greek army and began the siege of Troy, which lasted ten years. Odysseus finally got the idea on how to outwit the Trojans. He proposed to make a huge wooden horse and get Greek army inside of it, pretending that army departed home and left horse was the gift to the gods. Trojans believed it, opened the gate and pulled into town the horse. Greeks get out of it at night and captured the city. Since then, the term "Trojan Horse" is a name, which means "cunning, trick". Trojan horse in arts. Painting The Trojan Horse. Paintings of the Trojan horse. Paintings  horse.

Legend about Valkyries

Horses. The art about horses of Valkyrie. There are many world legends about horses. One of them belongs to the northern mythology and tells the story about the Valkyries, invincible female warriors, and messengers of the great Odin. When they galloped fast out of their armor bright sparks flew and fell straight to heaven. So the north polar star originated. Odin was one of the main gods of Norse mythology. He created the Sun and the Moon and was the god of war, poetry, wisdom and death. He owned Slepnir, his favorite eight legged horse that could ride not only on land but also in the air. Horses in art. Painting a horse. Paintings of the horses.

Poseidon - the god of horses

Horses. The art of horses. Poseidon, the god of horses. Poseidon (in Roman -Neptune) was one of the most powerful gods. He was the lord of the sea, and also the god of earthquakes and horses. He patronized equestrian, and he had horses with golden hooves and mane, which were harnessed to its marine carriage and waves made way before it, giving way to the sea god. The horses of Poseidon. Horse in art. Painting a horse. Painting of the horses.

Horses. The art of horses. According to one legend, Poseidon and the goddess Athena decided to found a city, and decided that the one who will present the most valuable gift to human will get this city. Poseidon has presented the people a horse, and Athena – an olive. People decided that olive was more useful, so the city was named as Athens, and this goddess was the patron of it. Horses of Poseidon. Horse in art. Painting a horse. Paintings of the horses.

Horses. The art about horses. According to another legend, Poseidon gave to Peleyu, as a wedding gift, two immortal horses - Xanthos and Balios. Achilles harnessed these horses to his chariot when he participated in the Trojan War. When Achilles accused his horses that they failed to save his friend Patroclus, Xanthos replied that it was the will of the gods, and soon the same fate awaits Achilles. The gods provoked to anger on the horse for that prophecy and with the help of the goddess of revenge Erin sent against him muteness. The horses of Poseidon. Horse in art. Painting a horse. Paintings of the horses.

Art painting The Horse. Horses and art. Painting The  horse. Painting depicting horse. Paintings depicting horses.


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