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

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Horse hair bracelets or keyrings provide an unusual memento of your horse that you can take with you however far away you are from the yard.

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

Painted horseshoeCelebrate your horse by having one of their shoes handpainted by an expert.

Heidi’s Handpainted Horse Shoes offer this service for £15.

3. A photoshoot with your horse

Working Hunter masterclass with Louise BellEquine photoshoots are a fun and effective way to capture your horse in time. Images can be taken of your horse on his or her own, or with you, riding or on the ground.

These photos provide a lasting memento of your horse. looking at their very best.

Create a lasting memento of your horse

EqSP H&H Editorial 280115[3]Capture your horse or pony in time with an image you can keep forever.

With our mobile Studio Shoot Experience we bring to you the lighting, the know-how to get the best from your horse, and crafted high-resolution images that can be printed on large contemporary panels or more traditional framed fine art prints.

These panels and prints make beautiful pieces of art for your home and are a lasting reminder of your equine companion.

Create the memories with the ‘EqSP Equine Studio . Photography’

To book your shoot or register an interest, visit our website www.equinestudio.photography or call us on 07798 584583.

4. Impression of your horse’s hoof

Closeup of a horses hooves /  hoof with new shoe and painted nail.Every horse’s hooves are unique. Create a lasting reminder of your horse with an impression of their hoof to keep forever.

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

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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

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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.

 

  • Laurel Hoare

    I braid and frame horsehair – made from the tail hair of your own horse – with or without photos – check out Athenmax Equestrian for images. Admin – if this is not allowed, I apologise – please delete. Thank you