About Marina Haycroft

The creation of my work is driven by my profound love of horses.


My name is Marina Haycroft and I’m a Brisbane-based horse portrait artist. I have enjoyed all things equestrian and have been drawing horses for as long as I can remember.

I love connecting with like-minded horse lovers and creating unique artworks that capture the character of their horses. It’s so rewarding to see photos of my client’s commissioned artworks hanging proudly in their homes.

It would be an honor to create a portrait of your horse that you’ll enjoy for years to come.

My Vision

My aim is to capture the unique personality, essence and character of each horse I depict to immediately evoke a sense of the horse’s presence.

It is capturing the unique character of the subject in an artwork that captivates viewers as the horse’s life-like presence is immortalized in a pastel portrait artwork.

Using only the highest quality materials, the creation process starts with images of your horse from photos. From there I set out to create a true likeness, and everlasting pastel portrait of your horse. The portraits also make the perfect gift.
–Commissioned Horse portraits in Pastel by Horse Portrait Artist Marina Haycroft

Hi Marina, The portrait is amazing. The horses are spot on. I can’t thank you enough for what an amazing job you have done.



Thank you so much.  You are so talented Marina, you have managed to portray their different personalities perfectly. We just love it.


Horse portrait by Equine pastel painter Artist Marina Haycroft

“Marina the portrait painting is STUNNING, I am so shocked, you made him look amazing, my boy. You are such a talent, I’m so happy with this. Thank you with all my heart, this is such a special gift, it truly means more to me than you probably realise. He has been such a wonderful part of our family for such a long time and you have definitely done him justice.”



“I received this beautiful artwork from my now husband, it is absolutely stunning and perfectly resembles both horses. My old mare (the bay) passed away only a couple months ago and this is the most special gift I could have ever hoped to receive. Thank you so much. I couldn’t love it any more! I cried when I opened it, it’s so special and something I will cherish forever.”


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Custom Horse Portraits by Marina Haycroft capture the unique personality, essence and character of your horse in a pastel painting to immediately evoke a sense of the horse’s presence.


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