Author: Alister Simpson
Author Notes: Alister Simpson has been recognised for three decades as the leading equine artist in New Zealand and Australia and is an invited participating member in the prestigious American Academy of Equine Art. His oil and watercolour paintings are keenly sought after and feature in collections throughout the world. He has received royal commissions for Queen Elizabeth II and also painted Sindabele, one of the late Queen Mother's horses. Other commissions include: the Australian Jockey Club Australian Derby Winners since 1983; the Sydney Turf Club Golden Slipper Winners since 1987; the Victoria Racing Club Australia's Champion Racehorse for nine years; as well as paintings for Gai Waterhouse, Alan Jones, Sir Patrick Hogan and Sheik Rashid Bin HAmdan Al-Nahyan.