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Susan E. Harris Artwork

Equine Art and Illustration


Susan Harris did equine book illustration and similar art projects, as well as writing and illustrating her own books on horses and creating computer graphics for presentations. She created black and white line art and worked in color in a variety of media, including acrylics, watercolors, pastels and computer illustration. Her subjects ranged from equine anatomy, biomechanics, saddle fit and other technical topics to illustrations of horses and riders, with an emphasis on conformation, movement and how the rider's body works. Susan held a degree in Fine Arts and Illustration from Syracuse University.


The published books, that Susan wrote and illustrated, include:


  • Horsemanship in Pictures

  • Horse Gaits, Balance and Movement

  • The US Pony Club Manuals (Books 1, 2 and 3)

  • Grooming To Win (3rd edition)


Other previous eqine illustration book projects included:


  • Balancing Act  by Dr Gerd Heuschmann

  • Centered Riding II: Further Exploration by Sally Swift

  • The Horse's Pain-Free Back and Saddle Fit Book  and The Western Horse's Pain-Free Back and Saddle Fit Book by Dr Joyce Harman

  • The Dynamic Horse by Dr. Hilary Clayton

  • The Icelandic Horse Manuals (Books 1, 2, 3 & 4) by Helga Thoroddsen (Icelandic National Horse School)

  • 101 Jumping Exercises by Linda Allen

  • Getting in Ttouch by Linda Tellington-Jones

  • Cross-Training and More Cross-Training by Jane Savoie

  • Horse Science by Jeanne Griffiths

  • Art work and poster for Breyer Anatomy in Motion model horse



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