My name is Kyley and I own three painting Chincoteague ponies; Chincoteague Minnow, Chesapeake Lightning (Blitz) and Chesapeake Boomerang (Boomer) and a Dachshund named Ammo. They weren't always artists....
Our story started in 2003 when I was given a troubled Chincoteague pony who was a past victim of neglect. I spent 2 years trying to build the trust between myself and Minnow. About ready to give up all hope at a relationship with him, I discovered a book on how to teach your horse tricks. Suddenly things changed, through trick training I was able to create a language with this troubled pony. Two more years passed and I was looking at a bright and happy pony, and I was running out of things to teach him.
As I was in art school at the time, one cold January night in 2007 I lugged an easel and some paint out to the barn. Pretty soon after Minnow was...
- Born on March 8
- Joined September 25, 2009