Mecklenburg – fine travel destinations in the north-eastern part of Germany. There are many opportunities to explore Mecklenburg visiting castles and manor houses, enjoying the wonderful landscape. Travel by car, by bicycle or with a horse. And for those who like the art of slow travel, why not traveling as a passenger of a carriage, dipping into fairytale scenarios of past times?
The Pferdetheater photo experiment. Photography under extreme light conditions with the artists of the Pferdetheater – a horse theatre. In September 2018, during the screening of “Tout le monde danse, tout le monde pense” in Berlin, photographs were created similar to painted pictures.
The Adventures of Selika tells the story of a young African woman who was expelled by war and raised by a noble family in France in the middle of the 19th century. The film is the successor of the director of the award-winning short film “The Equestrian” with the dressage rider Carl Hester.
The Irish National Stud in Tully, County Kildare is the heart of Irish thoroughbred breeding. Irish National Stud and Gardens is considered a tourist attraction, but the National Stud has also been a functioning stud for over 100 years with the main aim of breeding thoroughbreds for Ireland that can win at home and abroad.
Samorin horse – made of steel. In Slovakia, at the Hippo Arena in Samorin, there is a huge work of art by Hungarian artist Gabor Miklos Szoke – a sculpture of a steel horse. The artist is known for his large-framed sculptures of animals, made from many individual parts that together form monumental bright artworks.
The London artist Yaheya Pasha paints horses – with vivid dazzling colours and dynamic brush strokes, modern, vivid. The paintings of the London-based artist with Indian roots and a passion for horses are full of energy.
Devon Exmoor National Park , wild horses and an impressive coastline. Right after visiting the Badminton Horse Trials my journey continued south after spending one day in Bristol. A great highlight of a trip to Devon is the Exmoor National Park with its free roaming horses and diverse landscapes.
Photo art. Andreas Brenner photographs horses – but it’s not about the kind of idyllic horse photography that decorates many Facebook posts these days, nor is it about photos like a sports report – Andreas Brenner makes art and simply fascinating pictures.
Manifattura VALOR – that is down-to-earth craftsmanship and captivating design at the same time. Fine equipment for horses on the basis of original materials, environmentally friendly and made to measure. Saddle blankets with artful patterns convey the pleasant feel of fine wool felt. Horse blankets with herringbone pattern made of loden fabric with lovingly worked details made of materials of the highest quality – Manifattura VALOR produces all this and more individually custom-made for each horse.
Inspiration Icelandic horses. It was a remarkable exhibition in 2013 in the Felleshus of the Nordic Embassies Berlin and later in the Kulturhaus in Berlin-Karlshorst on the occasion of the Icelandic World Championships in Berlin. The Nordic Embassies showed the Icelandic horse in the mirror of art and design. The fine and practically inspiring exhibition shows exciting exhibits from various media.