It was an honor and a thrill that my design entry for the Trail of Painted Ponies Military Horse Art Competition was a Top 10 finalist as mentioned in a previous post. I named my horse Past & Present as it’s dedicated to my late father and other vets as well as to those currently serving. The competition also benefitted two wonderful organizations, Horses4Heroes and TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors) that are dedicated to providing support to veterans and their families. It was a true honor being involved with such good people for good causes. The competition drew in so much attention with a huge volume of votes that the voting deadline was extended TWO times! When it finally ended and the votes were tallied…
Past & Present was announced as the winner!
I want to thank everyone who voted and supported Past & Present in the Military Horse Art Competition. From long time collectors to the new friends I met from being in this contest, everyone was truly amazing and I appreciate and am grateful to you all. I hope that figurines will soon be made of my design, much like my Painted Ponies Quarter Horse was, and that I can then use them to bring more attention to and help military and horse organizations. Please be sure to check out all the artist winners from the competition here!