He captured the motion in individual frames.
This is a photo of a print of a Kiowa Warrior and Wife by Stephen Mopope ( 1898-1974). The Kiowa were Plains Natives and the horse was part of the family. The horse made it easier to hunt and to move camp. Paint horses were especially valued as their coloring was not only attractive…
Famous for its curly ears.
…it was critical to stay on the right side of any deities that governed the well being of horses…
Man and horse staring out of the canvas at those looking in.
A dun or buckskin, the desert horses of Turkemenistan.
The painting caused great controversy….
All the riders are women and all have perfect, almost mask like, makeup.
The mares were more highly prized than the stallions.
Napoleon liked to ride a white horse but he was not a sympathetic rider!
They are not forgotten.