Heather Jansch’s Horses

It was a thrill to get close up to Heather Jansch’s driftwood horse sculptures in her atmospheric, tree-filled garden at the weekend full of exciting vistas and with screeds more trees trying to burst in. With Horses obviously in my mind I took lots of pics and thought you might like to see them. Landscape and art melded together. Bone, cartilage and muscles of wood with horses leaping out of the forest.
For your info, Heather Jansch’s studio and garden is near Chudleigh off the A380 (towards Torquay from Exeter) is not often open but here’s her website so you can catch the horses and foals in their own wild habitat one day. www.heatherjansch.com

First, here are the raw materials and the tools:







About Rebecca Gethin

Rebecca Gethin is a poet and a novelist. Cinnamon Press published her third collection, All the Time in the World in 2017. Another pamphlet is forthcoming with Three Drops Press. Her second novel, What the horses heard, was published by Cinnamon Press in May 2014. Her second poetry collection - A Handful of Water - was published by Cinnamon in 2013. Her first - River is the Plural of Rain - was published by Oversteps Books in 2009. Her novel Liar Dice won the Cinnamon Press Novel Writing Award in 2010 and was published in 2011. She lives on Dartmoor and writes occasional pieces about wildlife and nature. Her poems appear in a variety of poetry magazines and in several anthologies.
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One Response to Heather Jansch’s Horses

  1. E.E. Nobbs says:

    Fascinating. And the photos so such wonderful details. Thank you!

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