Spirit of Horse Blog

Inspirations and Insights from Kim McElroy.

Brother Earth, Sister Sea

Brother Earth, Sister Sea Hello ~ This weeks inspiration is inspired by my connection with my wonderful designer and friend Davina, who’s beautiful design work makes the imagery of my art and the poetry of my writings.so very magical.  Davina is here with me this week helping me with the events and shows during the Path of the Horse documentary film screenings and trade shows.  This is a rare treat because though we’ve wor ...[Read More]

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams Hello ~ ”Sweet Dreams” is a portrait I created for my client Jen from a childhood photograph depicting her with her childhood pony.  The photograph was so filled with love and innocence and peace, that I could feel it rippling through time to touch my heart even 50 years later.  Yet her story was also filled with sadness.  Their time together was too brief because Jen’s parents sold her pony.   De ...[Read More]

Ancestral Wisdom

Ancestral Wisdom Hello ~ I wrote this poem with no forethought, and no knowing of where it was coming from. Often I wonder if my writings might be too esoteric for the reader, but in this case I have decided to follow my intuition and publish this poem, trusting that it is speaking to someone who will read it. If that someone does read it, please let me know what it means to you… Across the stones of time I speak ...[Read More]

Awareness

Awareness Inspiration This week’s painting, “Awareness”, has always been an evocative piece for me. There is a phrase that refers to the expression horses have called “The Look of Eagles” – and is often referred to as when a horse gazes into the distance with an air of knowingness. All their senses are tuned on some distant cause, perhaps a sound, since sight isn’t their strong ...[Read More]

Avenger

Avenger Hi, I am sharing this with you today because “Avenger” is one of my favorite paintings and a horse that is very close to my heart. I never tire of looking at him and it still amazes me that I created this beautiful painting of him.  When I look at it I remember the moment I first met him in 1989.  That was the beginning of a long 20 year long distance love affair with him which I share ...[Read More]

Night Run

“Night Run” Nine horses running in the crest, two appearing in the mist” Hello – and welcome to the first entry to my blog.  I am so excited to share my art in this manner that allows me to hear from people who view and read my e-Inspirations! My art has always been about connecting and communicating with others who feel as I do about horses and life.  In this painting, the spirits of horses combine with the waves as a tangible reminder of the energetic power and ...[Read More]