How to Draw a Horse Eating Grass

Horses are typically at their happiest when they have their natural habitat to chill and relax in – and this will usually involve a generous portion of tasty grass! Ready to bring this scene to life? Then let’s get started!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start with a black pen, and add a triangle to the left of your page. From the bottom of this, add a small “step”, and then bring the line down and across in a loop.


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To the right of this, add a wavy line heading up towards the top right-hand corner of the page.


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Add another triangle to the left of the first to create another ear…


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And then add a smaller triangle just inside the “step”.


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Next, add a small circle inside the triangle, with a smaller dot in the center.


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Draw a small black circle just above the bottom curve, and add a small curve above this.


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Now, add a curved line emerging from the ear, and take this across to the right.


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At the end, bring a wavy line down…


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And then add a line to the end of the wavy line on the right. Bring in two lines, coming in closer together, and take these down towards the bottom of the page.


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Add another curved line to the left of that on the end…


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And then add a second curved line to the one at the back.


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Draw another leg just behind the first one.


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Then, close the ends of the legs with a short, horizontal line and add hooves to each.


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Add two angled, parallel lines to the back shape, and create a back leg and hoof.


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Add the fourth leg and hoof to the very back…


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And follow this up with a tail behind the back of your horse.


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Now, add a little detail to the tail with a series of slightly wavy lines.


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Add a mane to the top of your horse by drawing a jagged line just behind the ears.


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Now for some grass! Add a jagged, curved line in front of your horse’s face, and follow this by connecting the two sides with a straight, horizontal line.


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Add some weeds to the grass with curved lines and small leaves…


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Before using a brown pen to add color to the hooves, mane, and tail, as well as the triangle around the eye.


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Use a blue pen to fill in the circle in the eye…


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And a green pen to bring the grass to life and make it rich and juicy.


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Grab a brown pencil, and use this to gently shade the body of your horse.


And there we have it – your very own horse doing what horses do best; enjoying a nutritious, tasty green snack!

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