Chestnut mare

“Integrity” – A Portrait of Vixen

A beautiful chestnut mare stands boldly in the foreground before a cliff from which descends a waterfall lit by the setting sun. Called Horsetail Falls, this phenomenon happens only two weeks out of the year in Yosemite National Park I have always found the essence of horses to be reflected by the beauty of Nature… She is quiet, clear, intention She can be calm, yet fiery She can be graceful and explosive In her delicacy, she is strong In her complexity, she is honest She connects on her own terms My wish is to be worthy of her ~ Kim McElroy When I was commissioned by Suzanne to paint her horse Vixen – a rescued elder ma ...[Read More]