While visiting the charming colonial town of San Miguel de Allende in Central Mexico, I traveled to the spectacular high planes and discovered an absolute gem: Rancho Xotolar, a place […]
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I can only think of Romanian heritage with a profound sense of pride. I travel the world but return to my home country whenever I can. There is so much […]
Over the past few years I have traveled extensively to find horses and their people in some of the most interesting locations of this world. I have been to Mexico […]
Almost three years ago I was embarking on a wondrous journey. It started, like many adventures, with a strong desire: to travel the world and photograph horses. I imagined them […]
While exploring the area around Jackson, Wyoming and exhibiting my equine art at the Western Design Conference in town, I had the privilege to live in a place that is […]
Needless to say how excited I was when Claudia contacted me saying that she was looking to do an engagement photo session with horses. Her and her beau, Deion, had […]
Overlooked by a gorgeous 200 years old mansion, Braco Estates used to be part of a large sugar plantation back in the 18th century. The owners switched to cattle breeding […]
As I look back at everything that happened before and during my trip to Jamaica, I can say it was synchronicity at play. Many things came together in a way […]
I was born and grew up in Romania. I often travel back to visit my family and friends. Last December was a bit different. I went home with the intention […]
Manuela Stefan presents: “The Old West, a travel and equine photography workshop”, October 6-12, 2013. Location: The Apache Spirit Ranch, Arizona.
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Opportunities present themselves to us when we are ready to embrace them and make the most out of them. Sometimes it all begins with an intention we simply throw out […]
While at the Sunnydale Stables in North Bay, I had the pleasure to spend some fun time with a lovely girl, Brianne, and the Gypsy Vanner horse she rides. His […]
The craft of farriery seems to go all the way back to the Celts who were protecting the feet of their horses with nailed-on shoes. Although their jobs have changed […]
This past weekend (June 15-17) I had the great joy to be a part of the Art Walk at the Polo for Heart event. As it was my very first […]
One quiet evening in the fall of last year I was browsing the Internet looking for places where wild Mustangs ran free. Out of the blue and for no apparent […]
Alannah and Scott had a very unique wedding at the wonderful Callan Farm. All elements simply fit into place and the result was astounding! I could have not asked for […]
I love Gypsy Vanner horses: their long manes blowing in the week, their friendly personalities, their immense strength. A few weeks ago my dear friend Poppy invited me to accompany […]
Back in February I have had the immense pleasure and joy to present my “White-Power and Grace” fine equine art collection to the world. Sixteen large canvases were exhibited in […]
My recent trip to Arizona would have not been the same without an absolutely dreamy encounter with some local horses. While in Scottsdale I discovered a ranch with quite unique […]
I have always envisioned photographing a white horse. There is a dreamy quality to such an exquisite looking animal. Following a series of ‘coincidences’ I found out about the white […]
I have had the chance to meet horses every time I went away, close or far, be it around Toronto or elsewhere in the world. I recall the peaceful feeling […]