A lifelong horsewoman, Susan Frauenheim Bradley found her love for riding and
showing at the Buffalo Saddle and Bridle Club at age seven and has been involved
in all aspects ever since.
Through her love of family and horses, Susan "horse show parented" through, 4-
H, Hunter/Jumper, and AQHA as the family showed in showmanship, halter,
western and hunt seat riding, jumping, reining -- many times all on the same horse!
(Quarter Horses really DO "do it all"!)
The horses Susan sees at these vastly different events (from backyard ponies in 4- H to million dollar horses in international level competitions) add variety and
authority to her artwork.
Although Susan is best known for her truly realistic and expressive Equine works,
her passion for travel and nature creates stunning landscapes, still-life, and
southwestern works, such as “Rush Hour- Fort Worth, TX” showcasing rural life
in an urban setting. Susan utilizes the technique of trompe l'oeil in her realistic
works, creating the illusion that the subjects really exist, instead of being a two-