War Mare

Uploaded: September 24, 2007 06:16:05


Arabian horses were first and foremost bred for warfare in the Arabian peninsula. This is my own war mare, a black Arabian named Foo. This is part of my "I dream of horses" series.


Jessica Jenney September 24, 2007

Stunning image and work, Karen! You have a beautiful series going! #745704

Duane Carter September 24, 2007

This is an excellent capture and work, the power and energy is flowing from the scene. Awesome!!! #4836798

Christina C. Moore September 24, 2007

Fabulous! #4836809

Judy A. Lawhon September 24, 2007

WhaT a beauty she is, Karen!! Gorgeous PS work enhances this image!! #4836853

Cyn Valentine September 24, 2007

THis is stunning!! Fantastic effect and light..love it Karen!! WIshing your family the best! #4836982

Shelly L. Rauscher September 24, 2007

Such and amazing and gorgeous image Karen! #4837065

Kathy L. Clark September 24, 2007

OMG Karen it thrilled my heart just to look at it. Such beautiful artistic work here. It is magnificent. #4837075

Amy JACKSON September 24, 2007

Wonderful image, Karen!! #4837097

Eva Pastor September 24, 2007

WOW. Just WOW! #4837212

Karen Slagle September 24, 2007

Jessica, Duane, Christina, Judy, Cyn, Shelly, Kathy, Amy and Eva - Thanks alot everyone for all the compliments. I appreciate them all. #4837307

Stephanie Laird level-classic September 24, 2007

Karen, OUTSTANDING!! Absolutely love it! #4837491

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict September 24, 2007

Wonderful image you have here Karen...Dominick #4837509

Pat Gamwell September 24, 2007

Incredible creation, Karen! Dynamic, powerful, mysterious and just down right SUPERB! #4838221

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 24, 2007

AWESOME, AWESOME, AWESOME, Karen!!!!! ♫ k #4838877

Carol Sawyer September 24, 2007

Beautiful image, effects and creation, Karen! #4838969

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic September 24, 2007

Beautifully done, Karen...fantastic lighting and colors. #4839162

Karen Slagle September 24, 2007

Stephanie, Dominick, Pat, Kitty, Carol and Marilyn - Thanks everyone for all the cool comments... #4840399

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 24, 2007

This is GOT to be a winner dear friend, a true master piece!! <>< #4840649

Holly Shao September 25, 2007

Awesome image and PS work, Karen! Looks amazing!

Holly #4842286

September 25, 2007

Gorgeous image!!! Fantastic effects and lighting!!! #4842748

Karen Slagle September 25, 2007

Thanks so much for all the wonderful compliments - Nancy, Holly and Barbara. #4843449

eileen bedford September 25, 2007

WOW, what great effects on this Karen, so well done... #4846411

Cassie L. Woodlee September 26, 2007


Karen Slagle September 26, 2007

Thanks to Eileen and Cassie. I appreciate all the very nice comments... #4847953

September 26, 2007

Love the drama of the shot, AWESOME tones and very great shot...just WONDERFUL! :) #4850002

Karen Slagle September 26, 2007

Thank you Pam, glad you like it. #4850061

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 26, 2007

Definite WINNER Karen. Awesome #4850325

Karen Slagle September 26, 2007

Thank you Emile. Had fun doing this one. #4850353

Chuck Bruton level-deluxe September 27, 2007

Oh, WOW! Great image #4854377

Karen Slagle September 27, 2007

Thank you for the compliments, Chuck. #4854417

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar September 29, 2007

WOW!!! love the color and tone treatment on this..what is this technique karen? how did you do this, sorry this is really new to me :)) #4860692

Karen Slagle September 29, 2007

Thank you Nolax. I just used alot of layers... #4860700

Lynn Haack September 29, 2007

Karen...very stunning image....the lighting is spectacular! I love the effect you have created. Another winner in this beautiful horse series. Lynn #4860949

Karen Slagle September 29, 2007

Thank you Lynn. Had alot of fun working on this... #4861088

Jim Britt September 29, 2007

What a great shot. You clearly have a talent for capturing beautiful things. Great job on this. #4861795

Karen Slagle September 29, 2007

Thank you Jim for your very nice comments. #4862123

Steven E. Ray September 29, 2007

This is totally stunning Karen. You have a design niche' here that is simply extraordinary. Just great work overall! #4862510

Karen Slagle September 29, 2007

Thank you Steven for your very kind comments, I'm blushing...I so enjoy doing these type creations and I'm happy everyone enjoys them. #4862675

Indrajit Hajra September 30, 2007

Wow magnificient, Karen. You know how much I love this image. Fingers crossed that many more people will soon fall in love with it, too! #4864299

Karen Slagle September 30, 2007

Thank you Indrahit. #4866157

Pamela Shane October 05, 2007

I haven't been to your gallery in a little while & WOW - I'm speechless
Karen!! There are just no words to describe this image; mystical, magical, mysterious - just a few of my thoughts.
This is a classic piece of artwork. You
are very talented. :) #4887993

Karen Slagle October 05, 2007

Why thank you Pamela. I'm very flattered by your wonderful comments. I had so much fun creating this one. It's special to me since this is my trail partner and my best girl. Thank you again..... #4888112

Toni Riggs October 16, 2007

Wow, this is a really cool work of art. Great job on this! #4934475

Karen Slagle October 16, 2007

Thank you Toni for your wonderful compliments. #4935026

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 24, 2007

Beautiful image and effects, Karen !! CONGRATULATIONS on a well deserved fianist and good luck in the next round. #4976062

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe October 24, 2007

Congrats, Karen, on your finalist. #4976123

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe October 25, 2007

Congratulations on your terrific Finalist, Karen! Great job! #4976576

Cyn Valentine October 25, 2007

WTG..big congratulations Karen!! #4977331

Joan Kocak October 25, 2007

FANTASTIC Karen, a big CONGRATS to you! #4977416

Duane Carter October 25, 2007

Congrats Karen, it's awesome!!! #4977713

Shirley Sicurello level-classic October 25, 2007

Hi Karen - don't know how I missed this one! Congratulations - it's a gorgeous composition! #4977788

Kathy L. Clark October 25, 2007

Congrats to the queen of artistic. Well deserved Karen. #4978062

Stephanie Laird level-classic October 25, 2007

I just knew this would be a finalist! Congrats Karen! Beautiful! #4978156

Jessica Jenney October 25, 2007

Congratulatiopns, Karen on this beautiful finalist! #4978177

Carla Metzler October 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Karen! #4978390

Karen Slagle October 25, 2007

Marilyn, Sherry, Mike, Cyn, Joan, Duane, Shirley, Kathy, Stephanie, Jessica and Carla - Thanks so much everyone for all the compliments. #4979323

Holly Shao October 25, 2007

Congratulations on this awesome Finalist, Karen! Good luck!

Holly #4979341

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna October 25, 2007

Congratulation on this beautiful image, Karen!!!!!! Godd luck in the next round!!!!! ♫ k #4980406

Sam Britt October 25, 2007

Congratulations, Karen! #4980504

Carol Teal October 25, 2007

Beautiful! Congrats on your finalist! #4981492

Karen Slagle October 25, 2007

Thanks so very much for all the compliments Holly, Kitty, Sam and Carol. #4982038

Bill Wyatt October 25, 2007

Gorgeous, Karen! #4982315

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 25, 2007


Karen Slagle October 25, 2007

Thanks so much Bill and Emile. #4982360

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 25, 2007

Outstanding work Karen; congrats on your Finalist! Jeff #4982408

eileen bedford October 25, 2007

Congratulations on your AWESOME finalist Karen....... #4982646

Karen Slagle October 25, 2007

Thank you Jeff and Eileen. #4982717

Pat Gamwell October 25, 2007

No surprise here! CONGRATS on your BREATHTAKING finalist, Karen! #4983618

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar October 26, 2007

congrats!! very beautiful finalist, karen! #4983907

Karen Slagle October 26, 2007

Thanks alot Pat and Nolax, I appreciate your taking the time to send comments. #4984647

Robert R. Goodman October 26, 2007

A big congratulations,Karen. #4986374

Sharon F. Morris October 26, 2007

Congrats Karen you your second place win this is a beautiful image.
LOVE IT!!! #4986720

Cyn Valentine October 26, 2007

Awesome Karen..congratulations on second place..WTG! #4987059

Carla Metzler October 26, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Karen! #4987152

Jessica Jenney October 26, 2007

Congratulations, Karen on this stunning winner! #4987209

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe October 26, 2007

Congratulations, Karen, on your second place win!!! #4987248

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe October 26, 2007

Congratulations on your great Win, Karen! #4987378

Stephanie Laird level-classic October 26, 2007

Yay! I knew this was a winner! Congrats Karen, we both got seconds! Yay! #4987453

Jeana Clark October 26, 2007


~J~ #4987523

Sam Britt October 26, 2007

Congratulations on this winner, Karen! #4987579

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 26, 2007

Wonderful lighting and effects Karen, congratulations!! #4987886

Karen Slagle October 26, 2007

Thanks alot Robert, Sharon, Cyn, Carla, Jessica, Sherry, Mike, Stephanie, Jeana, Sam and Claudia for all the nice comments. What a nice surprise to come home to after a day of riding my black Arabian war mare. #4988031

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar October 26, 2007

CONGRATS on this win, Karen!! :) #4988173

eileen bedford October 26, 2007

A BIG Congratulations on your win Karen, WTG... #4988174

Karen Slagle October 26, 2007

I so appreciate the compliments Nolax and Eileen. #4988308

Evy Johansen level-classic October 26, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Karen! #4988552

Nadya Johnson October 26, 2007

Wow! Congratulations on your SUPER winner, Karen! #4988590

Stephen J. Forbes October 26, 2007

Outstanding image, but im guessing that you know that already... :-) #4988592

Tarun Bose October 27, 2007

Big congrats Karen for your second place winner. #4989210

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 27, 2007

A Very Well Deserved Win Karen; Congrats!! Jeff #4989592

Holly Shao October 27, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Karen!!

Holly #4989682

Lynn Haack October 27, 2007

Congrats, Karen, on this outstanding WINNER!!! Lynn #4989774

Kathy L. Clark October 27, 2007

Karen this is so.... well deserving. A huge congratulations to you and many more in the future. #4990056

Cassie L. Woodlee October 27, 2007

Congratulations, Karen!!!!! well deserved. #4990357

Karen Slagle October 27, 2007

Evy, Nadya, Stephen, Tarun, Jeff, Holly, Lynn, Kathy and Cassie - Thanks so much everyone for all the congrats, I appreciate each one of you. #4990539

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 27, 2007

Oh Karen, this takes my breath away!! HUGE congratulations on a very well deserved win!!! <>< #4991621

Linda Blair October 27, 2007

Congrats...Karen!!!!! ☺ #4992042

Karen Slagle October 27, 2007

Thanks so much Nancy and Linda... #4992200

Aggie Villanueva October 27, 2007

Karen, CONGRATS, CONGRATS, CONGRATS. Your dream sequence is superb. Congratulations again. #4992632

Karen Slagle October 27, 2007

Thank you so much Aggie, I'm so proud of this one. #4992775

October 28, 2007

HUGE Congratulations on this fabulous winner, my friend!! #4995621

Karen Slagle October 28, 2007

Thank you Deborah, I so appreciate your compliments... #4996349

Donna La Mattino Pagakis October 28, 2007

Congratulations on your win!!! This is outstanding Karen, so beautiful!!!! #4997326

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 28, 2007

WTG !!! Congratulations on a well deserved second place win, Karen !!! #4997532

Jenny Bosmans October 29, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Karen! :) #4998485

Karen Slagle October 29, 2007

Thanks to Donna, Marilyn and Jenny for all the wonderful compliments. #4999187

Pat Gamwell October 29, 2007

WTG, girl! Sooo happy to see one of MY favorites win the Gold! Big congrats! #4999987

Karen Slagle October 29, 2007

Thank you so much Pat. Your comments mean so much to me. #5000588

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic October 30, 2007

Spectacular, magical....I am speechless. You need to teach us this technique sometime. #5007266

Karen Slagle October 31, 2007

Thank you Kimber for your very kind remarks... #5009505

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic October 31, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS Karen...this is AWESOME!!! <>< #5011140

Karen Slagle October 31, 2007

Thank you Nadine... #5011345

Christine A. November 21, 2007

Stunning shot! gorgeous horse! #5106819

Karen Slagle November 21, 2007

Thank you Christine. #5107571

Kaye Burazin August 02, 2008

I can see why so many of your images go on to win . Your gallery is absolutely stunning! #6262163

Karen Slagle August 02, 2008

Thank you Kaye, I appreciate your very kind remarks. #6262303

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