Tag: Khomiin Tal

Mongolia Monday- Wildlife Profiles: Takhi

Species: Takhi or Przewalski’s horse (Equus ferus przewalskii) Weight, height: approximately 300 kg or 660 lbs.; 13 hands (52 inches, 132 cm) Conservation Status: Endangered (IUCN Red List) Habitat Preference: Steppe, semi-desert; now also mountain steppe (Hustai) Best places to see takhi: In the wild: Hustai National Park, Mongolia. Captive animals: […]

Four New Paintings!

Here are four more new paintings to go with the two I posted last week. I had a problem with the background in the last one and thought I’d show how it was and how I changed it. Here is one of the takhi (Przewalski’s horse) that I […]

Mongolia Monday

I’m going to start posting drawings of various subjects since, after all, I am an artist, not a photographer or book reviewer. Today’s drawing is of two young takhi stallions that I photographed at Khomiin Tal, the third takhi reintroduction site after Gobi B and Hustai Nuruu. It […]

Mongolia Monday

I was given a bag of aruul on my last trip to Mongolia in the fall of 2006. I’ve kept it in the freezer and have been eating a little at a time to make it last. I’m now down to the final three or so pieces, plus […]

Award at Palos Verdes Art Center Show!

I just found out that “Takhi Stallion and Mare” as seen at the top of my masthead, has been awarded third place in the show “The Spirit of the Horse”, which is currently on view at the Palos Verdes Art Center in southern California. My newest takhi painting […]