How to Draw a Realistic Horse

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Horse in 8 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

The images above represent how your finished drawing is going to look and the steps involved.

Below are the individual steps - you can click on each one for a High Resolution printable PDF version.

At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Realistic Horse.

Make sure you also check out any of the hundreds of drawing tutorials grouped by category.

How to Draw a Realistic Horse - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Firstly, draw the horse's head. Draw a sideways oval and put a triangle on top for the ear and a line for the mouth.

Step 2: Add a line for the neck with some hair, the eyes and nostrils.

Step 3: Now we can start the back. Draw a curve around from the neck. Add a long rectangle for the front leg.

Step 4: Draw the other leg in the same way, with a curve at the top.

Step 5: Draw the hind leg in the same way.

Step 6: Next add the other hind leg behind the first. Draw a curve for the belly.

Step 7: Draw the tail behind the back, with lines on for the hair.

Step 8: Finally add rectangles on the bottom of the legs for hooves.

Step 9: You've finished your horse! Horses can be many different colours, from beige or brown, to white or black!

How to Draw a Realistic Horse - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Realistic Horse – Step-by-Step Tutorial