The Equiery and Maryland Horse Council are proud to announce a new contest for equine artists and artisans. The new contest is open to Maryland residents who specialize in two-dimensional and three-dimensional artwork. This contest is not open to photographers since The Equiery already has an annual photography contest featured in the August issue each year.

The Grand Champion artwork will be featured on the November 2023 Equiery cover with an interior editorial piece on the artist. In addition, the Grand Champion artist will receive 50% off one ad in the November and December issues. In addition, all entries will receive 25% off one ad in the December issue.

Digital copies of artwork must be emailed to by October 10, 2023.

All entries must be accompanied by the following information:
• artist name
• artist contact information (address, email and phone number)
•artwork medium and dimensions
• artwork title

Contest Rules
• This art contest is open to all Maryland residents
• This art contest EXCLUDES photography (photographers should enter our annual Equiery Photo Contest!)
• Submitted artwork must have been created between October 1, 2022 and October 1, 2023
• Each artist may enter up to 5 pieces
• Submitted artwork must have a connection to the horse industry, i.e. horses, horse people, horse farms, etc
• Digital images of all submitted artwork become property of The Equiery for use in future editorial and promotional material in print and online.

If you have questions regarding this contest, please contact Katherine Rizzo at