South African-born Karen Bezuidenhout, who lives and paints in Santa Barbara, employs multiple layers of paint, an oil stick and scratching to create texture. Of this painting she says, "A friend of mine who owns a number of my paintings sent me a photograph of these ponies and thought I would be inspired by them, which I was! I love the strength and feistiness of these two ponies." Acrylic on canvas. Exclusive painting made in USA. 24" sq.