On a PURELY amateur side of things.... I used to enjoy drawing, and as far as pencil (or colored pencil) drawing was concerned, I was pretty good ... well - as long as I was drawing a horse!!! Here is a horse I drew in my early 20's (a looooooong time ago) I never learned how to paint. This is the only one I have left as I gave away all my other drawings.
Tomorrow I will do a post on figurines, so I left that out today but wanted to share with you this magnificent piece of art in the form of a fountain!
..and here are a few interesting paintings I found recently with a sidesaddle theme to them!