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Art of the Horse

Woodside Opening Reception

Woodside Day of the Horse

Opening Reception (ART Show TBD)
10/11/24 | TBD

Event Overview

Established during our 15th anniversary event in 2019, the Woodside Art of the Horse features the original creative work of artists whose work celebrates the horse.

The Artists

Youth artists 18 years old and under are welcome to participate in 2023.

How does it work?

Each year the format varies slightly. In 2023 we are featuring the next generation of equestrians - local youth! Details are provided below.

How To Participate

Details and the the entry procedure are posted below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the reception and youth art show?

Golden Gate Sothebys International Realty
2989 Woodside Road
Woodside Ca 94062


Who Can Enter?
Local youth up to 18 years old may enter. There will be two divisions:

  • 12 years old and under
  • 13 – 18 years old

What artwork is accepted?

Original equestrian themed art may be exhibited.

Deadline for Submissions (It’s FREE to enter!):

Drop off the artwork at Golden Gate Sothebys International Realty 
(2989 Woodside Road, Woodside Ca 94062)
  • Wednesday Oct 11. 3-6 pm
  • Thursday Oct 12.  3-6 pm

Framed pieces are appreciated but not obligatory.

Art Work Accepted Details:

Artwork must be the artist’s original design, and may be in is in a variety of mediums, such as oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, pen and ink, graphic and charcoal, colored pencil, photography, sculpture, mixed media, miniatures, jewellery, and high quality crafts. No giclees or computer generated art will be accepted.

Copyright and Use Rights: Artists retain the copyright to their images. However, accepted images do become part of the WHOA! archives and may be used in future art promotions.

No…Entrance is free! 

Friday , October 13, 2023: 5PM-7PM

  • opening reception party and judging
  • Calendar art winners announced
  • Awards and Prizes to all chosen for the 2024 calendar 

YES! Awards and Prizes to all chosen for the 2024 calendar  – Prizes include:

  • Free Horseback Riding Lessons
  • Trail Riding Adventures 
  • Gift Cards from Carousel Saddlery and Olsen Nolte Saddlery 
  • And More!

Pick up from the same location as drop off: Golden Gate Sothebys, Woodside.

  • SUNDAY 5-7 pm
  • MONDAY 5-7 pm

No. We are focusing on the youth art in 2023.

Contact the event organiser:

Don Defranco |

Visit the Art Galleries

Receive an Art of the Horse 2021 Calendar

Donate $15 or more to WHOA! and
receive yours today!

For additional funds, you can specify how many calendars you would like to receive, in the “comments” section on the donation form.

If you are local, we will contact you to arrange for pick up. 

Contact WHOA!

2995 Woodside Rd. Suite 400-466, Woodside CA 94062

We will respond as soon as we can!