Hats Off for the Horses

Derby Hats auctioned off to benefit retired resued racehorses

Hats Off for the Horses

From her one-woman studio on Cape Cod, milliner Sally Faith Steinmann creates the equivalent of wearable confectionary – one-of-akind hats for the race track, polo field, show ring, or wedding chapel — as stunning and charismatic as any equine champion.

Steinmann, 51, turned a passion for horses, and girlhood joy for dabbling in ribbons and tulle into a successful business, Maggie Mae Designs® (whose custom Derby hats fetch $700 to $1200) and a generous avenue for fund-raising, that has been changing the lives of retired Thoroughbred race horses for the better.

If you haven’t read this inspiring article on designer Sally Faith Steinmann you can read the rest of this excerpt from our spring issue here>>

See all of Horses In Art’s excerpts from the current spring issue here>>

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Home is Where the Art Is

Home is Where the Art Is

by Emily Johnsen
C.J. Latta finds inspiration in Texas Hill Country

Painting Horse kisses

Kiss of Color by CJ Latta

Born into a fifth-generation German-American cattle ranching family,
C.J. Latta grew up on 192 acres in Fredericksburg, Texas. Miles away from the
nearest neighbor, they lived in the heart of Hill Country, surrounded by the
rocks, cacti and wildlife that characterized the landscape. Despite the solitude,
Latta was easily entertained, for she had the vast wilderness to explore.

Read more about CJ in the spring issue of  Horses In Art

 

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CJ Latta’s artwork is available at these fine galleries:
FREDERICKSBURG ART GALLERY
PRELLOP FINE ART GALLERY