“Field Horse” by Canadian sculptor Joe Fafard has been making its way around Facebook over the past week and it piqued our interest. What other horsey earthworks are out there?
The Westbury or Bratton White Horse is an 18th century chalk hill figure carved into the escarpment of Salisbury Plain in England. Photo: office23-maddogsandenglishmen.blogspot.com
The Uffington White Horse is a prehistoric chalk hill figure formed from deep trenches filled with crushed white chalk in the English civil parish of Uffington. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
The Osmington White Horse monument in Dorset, England, was carved into the hills in the early 19th century. Photo: darkdorset.blogspot.com
Sultan the Pit Pony is a 655-foot long earth-sculpture within Caerphilly County Borough in Wales. Photo: zka96.wordpress.com
This horsey corn maze was at Seward Farms in Lucedale, MS. Photo: SewardsFarm.com
This horse-and-cart cornmaze was at Treinen, WI. Photo: treinenfarm.com