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The Saddle Club FAQ

Who can join? :?
The Saddle Club is open for all horse lovers! It doesn't matter if what you like is the Wild West, racehorses, saddlebreds, Tennessee Walker horses, unicorns, Pegasus, zebras, donkeys, or zedonks! We do not discriminate!

What can we submit? :?
Anything horse-related! We even accept pictures of things like horseshoes, saddles, and stables!

What if my artwork is not up to par? :?
We accept artwork from artists of all calibres! If you feel like your artwork is not up to par, set "Critique Requested" on your deviation so our members can give you pointers!

How do I join? :?
Click "Join our Group" at the top of this page!

How do I submit artwork? :?
Click "Gallery," and then click "Submit to this Gallery." You may only submit 1 deviation every week. Please submit your work to the appropriate media folder. Need a visual tutorial?

I still have a question! :?
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Welcome to the NEWS section at The-Saddle-Club
Letting you know what is happening in our community.

  • :new: 11/13/12: Bolero-L is having a competition to design a logo for her equine business! The prize includes 800 :points: ($10 USD)! Click here for the deets!
  • 7/30/12: WelshHorses is having a fun summer contest! The theme is "On the Go" (in keeping with the Olympic Summer) featuring horses being active: trotting, cantering, jumping, etc. Interested? Click here!
  • 7/16/12: We have a new affiliate, HARPGs-MountedPolice, and they are looking for members! Interested? Pop over there and take a gander!
  • 6/1/12: Our affiliate Unicorn-Club is holding a cool new contest called Non-Equine Unicorns, such as deer- or cow-based unicorns. The deadline is June 29!
  • 6/1/12: Atroxa is creating a horse sim website, and she is looking for testers, artists, feedback, moderators, the works. If you are interested, visit her journal here!
  • 5/14/12: almondjoyy5's business, Padded Ponies, is currently holding a raffle. All you have to do is go here and like any of those pictures and you will be entered for a chance to win that saddle cover! More info here.
  • 5/11/12: randomkiwibirds and other citizens of Mt. Vernon, VA, are trying to save a beloved local stable from being torn down for a transportation bypass. Read more about it at their website and then sign their petition if you care!
  • 2/24/12: jo3s5i is doing a short thesis on horses! Please reply here and tell her what horses mean to you! Do you think of freedom? Speed? Pride? I hope people take the time to reply, it would be very interesting!
  • 10/11/11: maemaeee has a new fantasy equine sim game called MarvelHorse. The basic gameplay is free. Check it out!
  • 9/16/11: fetherhd needs your help! She keeps three rescued horses and has recently fallen on hard times. If you could commission her (she does wonderful color pencil art) or just donate a couple dollars, she would be extremely grateful! All money will go toward care for the horses. More info in her journal.
  • 9/13/11: Monti-Panther-4-Life is having an equine manipulation contest centered around the theme, Insanity! The deadline is October 1! Interested?
  • 7/27/11: Our member Ancient-Hoofbeats wants to let you know about a horse named Abby for sale in Oregon. Please read her journal for more information!
  • 5/24/11: Congratulations to two of our members for receiving DDs recently! scenceable's Aphelion and Cooperama's Let the race begin were featured :clap:
  • 2/11/11: Do you love contests? Then we have good news for you! AnotherContestGroup is a new group hoping to archive every single contest on deviantART! Check out the awesome listings they have so far!
  • 1/31/11: Bolero-L is having a contest featuring the beautiful Andalusian stallion, Bolero! There are some great prizes! The deadline is February 28. For more information read here.
  • 10/20/10: The-Saddle-Club is now on Twitter!!! In this day and age of crazy new social networking we decided it was time to jump on the bandwagon. Follow us here for horse news, photos, reminders and FUN! :D
  • 8/28/10: Unicorn-Club and Equine-Resource are having a great joint contest! The objective is to create a unicorn using the following stock: (nico andalusian 1), (Draft Horse 2), (white horse stock 4), (Draft Horse 3)
    Interested? Read more about it… (here)!
  • 7/28/10: Remember our icon design contest? equine-tendency is having one too, and it's open to everyone, not just members! The deadline is August 28. Check it out… (here)!
  • 7/27/10: Our admin meihua is going to be on vacation for a while, so gallery submissions will be automatically approved for now. To prevent spam, the limit has been temporarily lowered to 1 submission per week. Remember to submit to the right folders!
  • 7/27/10: Equine-Resource and Unicorn-Club are having a joint contest! If you have some fantastic stock photography, please read about the stock portion of the contest at… (Equine-Resource's blog)!
  • 6/21/10: Congratulations to our ONE THOUSANDTH MEMBER! Let's give a big warm welcome to elsarose! :clap: Check out one of her lovely pieces of art! Mucha Style white version
  • 6/9/10: Are you a horse artist? Do you play horse SIM games? Then come visit Equidae Forums, a free forum for artists and SIM players of the equine variety! It was started up by Stagsleap and she would greatly appreciate more members!
  • 5/25/10: Check out NyappyMAL's equine photography news article! Want to be featured in the next one? Just note her with the required information listed here.
  • 5/18/10: ashkamoo is holding a APN contest! Entries can be any medium, and you're allowed three entries. It ends July 19. See more information about it here!
  • 4/28/10: EquineHeart is holding a "Seasons" contest! If you want to enter, read more about it here. The deadline is June 1.
  • 4/20/10: yaypets is holding a contest asking people to depict hunters and pets and Life on Tootootoo Island!
  • 4/19/10: TheMustangProject is holding a contest to show the US president the importance of wild mustangs! Want President Obama to see your artwork? Read more about the contest here! The deadline is May 15.
  • 3/29/10: Unicorn-Club is holding a contest with a fun theme - Design A Unicorn Breed! What a great incentive to get creative! The deadline is April 19.
  • 3/17/10: DSL-Devin administrates a website that promotes the academic discussion of horses by high school and college students. Do you want to learn more about horses, or share your own knowledge of these wonderful animals? Please check out Bits and Books!
  • 3/1/10 : Good news, everyone! Elite-Equine-Artists made a listing of the top ten most popular equine communities on deviantART - and we placed fourth! :clap:
  • 1/17/10 : dragonghostangel is hosting a fantasy equine contest! Go check out the news article here! You should really participate, the prizes are great :) The deadline is March 30.
  • 11/13/08 : We are back and better than ever with a new submission process! Also, if you are interested in helping admin, please note the club :aww:
  • 12/7/07 : WrenStormbringer is having a huge equine art contest! The theme is "Equine Dreams" (think fantasy!) and there are three categories: digital art (including manips and 3d), traditional art, and literature. There are TONS of prizes to be had! The contest starts Dec 13 and ends Feb 14. Read the full details here.
  • 06/26/07 : one of our members, TheYawningHorse is having a photography showdown contest. There is one round left of voting and we would like to ask all of you to go and vote for the deviation you find most worthy of winning. His journal… provides and explanation and also will give details about the upcoming showdown which we would love for all of you to participate in! Hurry and vote though, the polling closes SOON!
  • 06/18/07 : We are going to start another contest at the end of the week. But we need your suggestions for a topic! Please send us a note with what you would like the topic to be and if you have any other suggestions about it. The winner will receive the featured artwork spot on our main page. Please keep in mind this is open to all mediums of art so do not select a topic that excludes anyone. Also, we've been updating the member list. Please take a look and make sure that you are on there. If you have any questions shoot us a note!
  • 05/23/07 : sorry all about the long leave of absence! We are working on getting everything back on track and ready for this summer. We've got a new co-admin so please all welcome, meihua! I know she will do a great job. (: We are still adding new member and submissions so please be patient we have over 100 notes to get through! Also the old contest has been canceled and once we get caught up, we'll go ahead and add a new one.
  • 08/02/06 : New Contest has been created. The theme is photomanipulation. Go learn all about it HERE. Hurry, all entries due 08/21/06!
  • 07/27/06 : We are currently remaking the entire journal to make the club more navigable and user-friendly. We hope that it will not only be easier to use and stay informed, but also look more professional.
More Journal Entries

Gallery Folders

The Lord of the Dark World by AlsaresLynx
I'll see you in the future... by Sapphire-Cloud
Gioconda by cavallostock
White Stallion by ooBLACKNIGHTINGALEoo
Donny by EquinePhotographerGS
Focus on Me by GracefulEssence
Eole by Twinkle---Toes
Arabian Horse by IllusoryCalm
Traditional Art
Whisky by LiberumEqua
The legendary jump by Laurindie
Arabian Beauty by AmanndaSierra
Magic Magnifique by Mistress-Kagura
Digital Art
YHH Commission for svearland: Zyhara by LamiaLuna13
Syrena's Memories by Araxel
PCSC- Flower Courier by nekomancer123
The Dragon's First Flight by HawkWingStables
t o n i g h t by Adarhi
dancing with snakes by UNIDROID
The Iron Queen by Idhrill
Birthday Mini!  by bemessycreations
Adalat x Charlotte by Bluroan
Adorable Horse Ornaments by bemessycreations
YHH Portrait Drawings [2/7 Open][Updated] by UnbornLegacyArt
Fantasy Horses
Commission|Unicorn by Asano-nee
Shonhor by Fire-Rebel
Dreams of decay by Kalia24
Whirlwind by xDjurax
Kentucky Derby 2015 by Equilita
Chrome's First Course by rohesian-studios
Through the Woods We Go [comm] by Nawaii
Hunter Show Jumping by Tamara971
Wild Equines
Wild Pony by marisz
Oddball by Jaded-Night
Assateague Life by Jaded-Night
021 by khsculpture
Experience - Colored Pencil by Devynn
Arabian Dreamer by BlueBird-Graphics
Marwari by Ospreyghost13
Red Leggings by AinsleyM
Tyflar Reference by TSB-Studios






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JulietteNoisette Featured By Owner May 13, 2016   General Artist
Hey there,
Thank you very much for accepting! I'm sure, I'll enjoy it here. :)

Have a nice weekend!
annewipf Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015
Thank you for requesting my work :hug:
HamidM Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015  Professional General Artist
Dear meihua, thanks for requesting Witchy Woman :)
EquineGhost Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014  Professional Photographer
Time to recruit a second and/or third admin to keep this group busy going
dry-oasis Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014  Student General Artist
Yes that would be great! I'm not sure if I have the admin powers for that. But I need the help
Lucy101 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Is this club dead? :(
dry-oasis Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Student General Artist
I'm trying to keep it alive but I'm currently the only active admin D:
Lucy101 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ohh ok.. I understand.. must be a lot of work..
nickel-bug Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist    link didn't work
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