Annual Exhibition

Annual Horse in Art Open Exhibition 2019

The 40th  Annual Horse in Art Exhibition will take place at Sally Mitchell’s beautiful gallery, The Newcastle Arms, Tuxford, Nottinghamshire NG22 0LA

To view the full online slideshow for 2018 located on Sally Mitchell Fine Art’s website please use the 


Sunday 15th – Saturday 28th September, 2019

Entries open January 2019, entry form and guidance notes can be downloaded below on the two clickable links ↓↓

Horse in Art 2019 Entry Conditions

 2019 SEA Entry Form

You will have received a printed entry form with your January newsletter, but the forms and guidance notes will also available to download. Please email Admin Debbie Dunbar if you have any problems with making your entry.

You can pay for your entries by cheque, bacs or by paypal here.

Entries can emailed to Debbie Dunbar Administrator: or posted. Please remember to read the guidance notes carefully. Note that if posting your entry form you should should now post to Debbie Dunbar SEA, Society of Equestrian Artists, Pengwern Ganol, Cenarth, Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire, SA38 9RL





Welcome to the 39th Annual Open Exhibition of the Society of Equestrian Artists – Horse in Art 2018.

The exhibition runs from 15th September to 29th September at Sally Mitchell’s Gallery in the Newcastle Arms, Tuxford.


Horse in Art 2017 Awards

  • The Denford Stud Best in Show – About the Award…
    Judged by Robin Start of Denford Stud and awarded to Rachel Vynne for ‘The Legend’. Runner up: Jane Braithwaite ASEA for ‘Athlete’.
  • The Robert Fountain Best Original Print Award
    Judged by Dr Robert Fountain and awarded to Fiona Thomson for ‘Field Sketch – Old Pony II’.
  • The British Sporting Art Trust (BSAT) Best Sculpture AwardAbout the Award…
    Judged by Sir Robin Furness of BSAT and awarded to Juliet Cursham SEA for ‘The Favourite Hound’. Runner up: Anna Baxter SEA for ‘Colt’.
  • The Cuneo MedalAbout the Award…
    Presented on behalf of the Society by Dr Robert Fountain to Debbie Dunbar SEA for ‘Bright – Study of a Hound’, ‘Keen Leaders’, ‘Gilded Light’, ‘A Gossip at the Ploughing Match’, ‘Vintage Accommodation and ‘One Last Summer’.
  • The Sally Mitchell Fine Art Award
    Judged by Sally Mitchell and awarded to Rosemary Welch SEA for ‘Morning at the Gate’. The winning image to be produced as a Christmas Card.
  • The Hounds Magazine Best Hunting Picture Award
    Judged on behalf of Hounds Magazine by Laura Barber-Riley SEA and awarded to Frederick Haycock ASEA for ‘Collecting Hounds, The Quorn’.
  • The John King Young Artist AwardAbout the Award…
    Judged at the 2017 Pony Club Championships by representatives of the SEA and the Pony Club. Presented by Mary Tuckett, Chairman of The Pony Club, to Cara Mannix, age 13 (Grafton Branch). Special Commendation: Xakiera Merlin, age 7 (Cambridgeshire Hunt). Highly Commended: Charlotte Judge, age 18 (Tumpy Green Equestrian Centre). Runner-Up: Sophie Kemble, age 15 (North Norfolk).

Key Dates at a Glance – 2019

Midnight 21st July
Closing Date for all Friends, Associate & Non Members

Midnight 1st August

Closing date for Full Members

Midnight 1st August
Digital pre-selection results available online you will be sent a link via email

Sunday August 25th
Handing in Day
from 11.00am to 2.30pm

Sunday September 15th
Official Opening – viewing from 11am
Private View 2pm
Prize Giving 2.30pm

Saturday September 28th
Exhibition Closes

Sunday September 29th
Collection of unsold work from 11am to 2.30pm