Our equestrian companions are more than just a means to ride. Special horses and ponies become members of the family, who we cherish spending time with.
If you are looking for a way to capture your horse in time, as a gift for a friend or as a timeless keepsake for yourself, why not treat yourself to one of these ideas?
1. Horse hair bracelet/keyring
These braided bracelets and loose hair keyrings are made using your own horse’s tail hair, so each item is truly unique.
A variety of companies offer this service including Treasured Tails UK, whose prices start from £30 for a silver plated bracelet.
Gemosi also create custom-made horse hair jewellery with a range of designs.
2. Handpainted horse shoe
Heidi’s Handpainted Horse Shoes offer this service for £15.
3. A photoshoot with your horse
These photos provide a lasting memento of your horse. looking at their very best.
Create a lasting memento of your horse
4. Impression of your horse’s hoof
Little Hands, Little Feet Keepsakes take impressions of horses’ and foals’ hooves and present them in a custom-made frame for £95.
5. A commissioned painting of your horse
A commissioned paiting or drawing of your horse or pony can be hung in your home for the whole family to enjoy.
Pet Portraits by Melanie and Nicholas offer this service, starting from £250 for a 9″ by 9″ pencil drawing.
6. Your horse’s picture on homeware
These days there’s not much that you can’t get personalised with a photograph of your choice. And what better way to capture your horse than with a piece of homeware for all to see.
PhotoBox offer a range of home gifts from mousemats and coasters, to cushions and mugs.
And if you were captured by the Horse & Hound photographers at an event, then you can also have these images transformed into many different products, from keyrings to t-shirts.