Hero For Humanity at ROCK Ride Center
It hardly seems possible that it was just six months ago that Texas artist McKenzie Lima won the commission to paint Hero For Humanity. A gift of AHA Region 9 to the 3D Cavalry Association at Ft. Hood, since that time, Hero has been very busy, starting off by finding his permanent home at the ROCK therapeutic riding center in Georgetown,Texas. With an established Veterans therapy program, ROCK is the perfect home base for Hero, who was originally created by Region 9 to bring
Salute at US Nationals In Tulsa
Thanks to a couple of great members of the Arabian horse community, Arabian Horse For Humanity "Salute" made an appearance at the 2019 US National Championship show in Tulsa. Christine and Charles Rickart provided his transportation from MN and we’re so glad they did because this statue has to be seen in person to really appreciate the detailed work that went into it's creation. When commissioned by Region 10, the artists were given his name and his mission—Salute would repre
I Spy Horses/PA Coat of Arms
Horses are so tightly intertwined with human history that they seem to be part of the human collective memory. Even today, when most of their tasks involving agriculture, transportation and commerce have been taken over by mechanical power, we still refer to a unit of work as "horse-power" and the image of the horse is part of our collective consciousness as a symbol of power, class and status! The Pennsylvania Coat of Arms is a good example! It was officially adopted in 1778
It really easy to find a connection to Art, Horses and American history! Happy Independence Day from Arabian Horses For Humanity with our post on George Washington. As it turns out, the horse George Washington is most commonly portrayed riding is said to be a grey Half Arabian named Blueskin. That much information is easy to find from any internet search. You can find lots of pictures of George Washington on this handsome grey horse, but none of these portraits were contempo
One of four artists collaborating on the design and execution of Arabian Horse For Humanity, Jerusha Steinert’s alliance with Gallery Equus should come as no surprise because from a very early age both creativity and horses were a very important part of her life. Emanate 2019 Jerusha studied Visual Arts at “Art High”—Minnesota’s Perpich Center for the Arts two year high-school residential program. Says Jerusha, “I was going to Minnehaha Academy and spending all my extra time
Congratulations to Mackenzie Lima! Winner of the Fort Hood Hero Art Contest
Arabian Horses For Humanity is proud to announce that MacKenzie Lima of Fort Hood Texas is the winner of the contest to paint Hero for Humanity. Hero has been donated to the 3D Cavalry Association at Fort Hood and his mission is to raise awareness for Equine Assisted Therapy for Veterans and their families and The All Glory Project, founded by Elizabeth Shatner. Mackenzie and her husband, Nick, may be relatively new to military life, but have embraced their new lifestyle whol
Shatner's Horse Show!
The 29th Hollywood Charity Horse Show— brain-child of William Shatner—is coming up fast! On Saturday, June 1st, the Equidome at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank will open the doors to an evening of great equestrian themed events. The evening starts at 5:30 pm with a free arena show which is open to the public. Following this free performance is the ticketed part of the show, including a buffet BBQ dinner at 7:00pm, a live auction and then a 45-minute musical perfo
Fort Hood Texas Art Contest!
A $1,000.00 prize is to be awarded to the winning designer and painter of the latest Arabian Horses For Humanity project, Ft. Hood's statue christened "Hero". Even better the deadline for submissions for this contest has been extended to May 31st! The competition is open to Ft. Hood Active Duty Military, Veterans, Spouses of Veterans, Immediate Family of Veterans and First Responders within a 50 mile radius of Fort Hood or others currently stationed at Fort Hood. Project not
Sundance Glam from Gretchen Ventura
Gretchen Ventura’s rise as a top contemporary jewelry designer has been nothing short of meteoric! And it’s no wonder when the likes of Donna Karan are a fan of her creations. But Gretchen has long been a student of the stones, minerals and crystals she now incorporates into her work. While her roots are in Minnesota, Gretchen has traveled all over the world and has done so with a wide open mind. She considers herself a spiritual student—a seeker and collector of experiences
Horses For Humanity Fort Hood Contest!
A $1,000.00 prize is to be awarded to the winning designer and painter of the latest Arabian Horses For Humanity project, Ft. Hood's Hero for Humanity! The contest is open to Ft. Hood Active Duty Military, Veterans, Spouses of Veterans, Immediate Family of Veterans and First Responders within a 30 mile radius of Fort Hood or others currently stationed at Fort Hood. Project not officially endorsed by the United States Army The Arabian Horses for Humanity board of directors a