Through art and music, the Equine Art Extravaganza celebrates the beautiful bond that has been forged throughout the ages between horses and humans. Six talented and creative artists will interpret this year’s theme of An Equestrian Waltz by painting and decorating a live horse.

Schedule on August 17, 2019. Tickets are required for attendance.

At 9AM the artists arrive to begin painting their horses.At 2PM guests are invited to meet the artists and watch them work.   At 4PM, guests can enjoy a beverage and appetizers as they follow the decorated horses through the forest to the Bitterroot River where our professional photographer, Mae Foresta, captures their beauty.At 5PM, the  Painted Pony Parade formally presents each artist and equine partner. Following the parade, the horses are let free to run and roll and create stunning beautiful photographic opportunities. At 5PM,  music by Charla Bauman and a family style dinner is served. 

Our web cameras capture all the activities and broadcast the event live from multiple angles to viewers across the world.

The Equine Art Extravaganza is an annual event hosted by the Friends of Dunrovin to raise funds to assist local nonprofit programs engaged in human, animal, environmental, or community well being.

This year’s recipient is Youth Homes, Inc. with the mission to “to help every youth feel safe, have a sense of belonging and find a place to call home.”


  • Occurred Saturday, August 17th, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Dunrovin Ranch

5001 Expedition Dr
Lolo, MT 59847