Entries by vwhittell

Laura Graves – keeping the quality

  Laura Graves came to Highpoint Equestrian Centre, Langley BC in the summer of 2019. Laura is an amazing clinician. We had two full days and we all learned so much. Although each ride gave us so many things to think about – what has stayed with me everyday is her focus on quality. Laura […]

Charlotte Dujardin and visual cues

  Charlotte came to Vancouver back in 2016 to do a Masterclass put on by Scott Hayes – SH Productions and Piaffe Ltd. This was my first introduction to symposiums with top dressage riders and needless to say it had a big impact! “Ride Like Charlotte” Original acrylic on canvas 60″ x 30″ SOLD Prints […]

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Summer Show Hunter, a new work that will forever remind you of a summer horse show

This large format contemporary painting captures the feeling of a summer horse show with the light reflecting off the coat of this beautiful grey. I had watched these two produce a beautiful round – Such a stylish partnership. I was inspired. I do love a gray!!! Does anyone recognize them?? “Summer Show Hunter” Original acrylic […]

Honors Finalist at the American Academy of Equine Art Juried Show

Honors Finalist at the American Academy of Equine Art Juried Show – Horse paintings & equestrian portraits by equine artist Vanessa Whittell in contemporary abstract realism This show was an online exhibition. The show included both drawing, painting and sculpture. The standard of images is really high. I feel very fortunate to be part of […]

Thank you to the Idaho Dressage and Eventing Festival for choosing one of my images for your poster!

Idaho Dressage and Eventing Festival Poster Very proud that my art will soon be in the homes of your competitors. These beautiful posters are prizes for division winners. The Idaho Dressage and Eventing Festival takes place May 20/21. More about the Dressage Festival The 13th Annual Idaho Dressage and Eventing Association Dressage Show and Festival, May […]