When my oldest was a child, she fell in love with horses and actually began riding soon after she was walking. Ever since then I've had a special appreciation for the wisdom of horses, their gentle spirits that can turn fierce and daunting in a second. This large wood carving captures a moment in which the saddled horse is preening, all alone and before being present for its rider. I used to love to observe my daughter's horse when it was geared up for rodeo barrel racing or other events and could just rest and nip at the flies at its flanks. I like that this horse has a tail made of natural material, likely jute, as I also always loved the rhythmic flickering of the horse tail, so utilitarian. Great piece for the ranch home, with presence yet subtle beauty. Horses are such powerful protectors, one of nature's most admirable creatures.
Measures about 11" across by 7" deep and about 10-3/4" tall, with a base that is 9" wide by 3-3/4" deep. Weighs 3.13 pounds. Has a few scuffs in the wood here and there, some spots of paint that have flaked off, but otherwise in quite good vintage condition.
Because you can never have too many guardians.
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