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The Light Horseman

 Copyright © 2011 Ron Marshall 

This painting depicts an Australian Light Horseman on his sturdy Waler trotting across a grassy plain.
The horses and their riders were very thankful when the shifting sands of the Egyptian Sinai Desert gave
way to firm ground underfoot, and the grass-cover of the southern border regions of the Ottoman Empire
and southern Palestine. The first fresh grass that these horses had seen and eaten since leaving Australia was at Sheik Zowaiid on the edge of fertile grasslands of the coastal plain sixteen miles north of El Arish.

The rider wearing the identifying emu plumed slouch hat of the Australian Light Horse has obtained a cotton shirt, and the coat of his kahki woollen serge uniform is rolled and strapped behind the saddle.  He has also procured for the comfort of his horse a fly veil, to help keep those ever present pests from his horses eyes.

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I picked up the print today from our nosy small town postal worker. "What did you get from Australia?" she asked. When I remarked that it was a print of the Australian Light Horse in WWI all that generated was a very puzzled look.
In any event the print is absolutely gorgeous . . . better "in person" than on the website! Thanks so much for sending it out so fast. Now I've got to make some wall space available . . .
michael-j-martin Mike

Michael J Martin & Virginia, Wisconsin

Dear Mr. Marshall,

Your print on canvas "The Charge" was given to me at my retirement dinner by my officers of the Special Operations Component, Coral Springs Police Department in Coral Springs, Florida. Trully stunning rendition which captures the excitement of the moment while conveying a warmth of comeradeship to the end. It will hang in my study above my collection of King and Country Lighthorsemen collectibles.

I served 35 years with Coral Springs Police Department with the last four years as Captain of the S.O.C. which is 26 officers strong with various units (Tactical & Gang, K-9, Bikes and Substations).

Your painting made my day, thank you, F McK.