Daily Prompt: the full moon

 Photographers, artists, poets: show us NIGHTTIME.

Barb’s newest painting:

“What Horses Do At Night”  be the first to like this one!!

What Horses Do At Night; copyright Barb Haynie Aug. 2013

What Horses Do At Night;
copyright Barb Haynie Aug. 2013




“Standout” daily post

Here is Barb’s new painting:

"Assessing the Situation" C. Barb Haynie, Aug 2013

“Assessing the Situation” C. Barb Haynie, Aug 2013

Note the visual excitement Barb created with the light and color in the mane and tail.  The left foreleg leads the viewer’s eye right into the painting…..  Enjoy!

Things are starting to shape up for “High Point; the art of showing horses”

The show opens in Ft Collins in October.

November: Longmont/Boulder

December: back to Ft. Collins in a Christmas venue

Jan-Feb: I am working with the Colorado Horse Foodbank to hold a gala event to benefit the foundation, spread awareness of the need for small local organizations to join the umbrella group in these times of fire & disaster, celebrate our new year, and especially the Chinese lunar new year: Year of the Horse 2014!

March: Paquette Gallery, Steamplant Arts Center, Salida, CO: http://www.salidasteamplant.com/

April/May: open, let me know if your community is interested

June: A & Y Design Gallery, Montrose, CO  http://www.aydesigngallery.com/

July: Gunnison Arts Center, in conjunction with Gunnison Cattleman Days: www.gunnisonartscenter.org/

Aug: tba

Sept: Redstone Art Center, inconjunction with Labor Day arts festival at the Redstone Inn & Redstone Octberfest, (in Sept- wine crushing): redstoneart.com/

Oct: Creamery Arts Center, Hotchkiss, Co- in conjunction with fall colors: creameryartscenter.org/


Daily Prompt: DREAMS

For every little girl who cuddled a plush pony or tiny buckeroo who “galloped” the crotch of an old tree, a life with horses are the stuff of dreams,

be it galloping across the desert, jumping fallen trees

"A Sterling Jump" copyright Cheri Isgreen

“A Sterling Jump” copyright Cheri Isgreen

or trotting down centerline in top hat and tails:

"Connection" copyright Cheri Isgreen

“Connection” copyright Cheri Isgreen

Some star struck, horse-crazy girls dream of riding out with their girlfriends

Riding to the Morning Assignments, Abbe Ranch

“Riding to the Morning Assignments, Abbe Ranch” copyright Cheri Isgreen

while others dream of blazing around barrels to a first place finish:

One on Deck and Another in the Hole, copyright Barb Haynie

“One on Deck and Another in the Hole” copyright Barb Haynie

Some dream of Spanish Palaminos




Coqueta, copyright Barb Haynie

“Coqueta” copyright Barb Haynie

and others dream of fiery eventers…..

Horse Power, copyright Barb Haynie

“Horse Power” copyright Barb Haynie

High Point:

The Art of Showing Horses
by Babara Haynie & Cheri Isgreen
showing in galleries around the state of Colorado, Oct 2013- October 2014