Ponies with Personality!

original art by Jeni

These caricatures capture our horses' personalities perfectly!

Howdy! This morning I felt compelled to turn out some quick sketches of my horses. They each have a distinctive personality, which I tried to illustrate for each horse. It almost looks like a comic, haha!

Gamble, the newbie, is surprisingly bold when it comes to new things. Although she is still a bit spooky at times, she approaches new situations with ears perked forward and a bold forward stance. This is a good sign! Hopefully…

Coda is…well, she’s special. One moment she is the most loving, affectionate horse in the field. The next second she has jumped four feet in the air and teleported to the other side of the field because a leaf moved. That’s okay, I love her anyway.

Princess is prissy. She knows that she is obviously the best and is the first to let you know what she thinks. Princess is so fancy she thinks in cursive.

Money is the old guy in the bunch. He is content to stand around and eat all day, every day. He’ll do what you tell him to do, but his first concern is always eating.

The caricatures I drew this morning are based on actual, real-life events. After I took blankets off this morning (because it’s supposed to be in the 70’s today…really!), Gamble started showing everyone how brave she was. She began approaching the strange blanket, snorting at it, and generally checking it out. While Gamble was doing that, Coda noticed it (even though she saw me put in on the fence 5 minutes earlier) and bolted across the field in 2.3 seconds. Princess looked at them like, “You morons. It’s a blanket, deal with it…” Money is the most easy-going of the herd. While the girls were making a big thing out of a blanket on the fence, Money just flicked one ear towards them while he munched on his breakfast.

Those are our horses! Do any of your horses have a very distinctive personality?

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About Genevieve

Genevieve is a southern gal who loves to write. She is a graduate of Everest College with an AAS in Criminal Investigations. Currently, she works as a freelance writer and volunteers for Central Virginia Horse Rescue by writing their monthly newsletter. If she's not writing, you can bet she's either spending time with friends and family, playing with the horses, crafting, or reading. Interested in having a guest blog appearance? Email sunshineleo05@gmail.com to get in touch! P.S. Subscribe by RSS feed if you are interested in following her creative insanity... ;)

Posted on February 23, 2012, in Animals, Horses and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. I like that: can I have more, please? 🙂

    Thank you, Genevieve!

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