First of all, horses mean freedom to me; they make the perfect companions for a direct, genuine contact with nature. I admire their intelligence, their athletic prowess, their ability to show affection, their ability to understand the rider’s emotions and mood.
My grandfather Alcide's last wish was to give me a horse. A few days after his death, my father fulfilled his wish and I got Stella, my first little horse. I was ten and it was love at first sight.
As a child, my horse was my bicycle, and then, growing up, my horse was my motorcycle... They have always been part of my life. I have tamed horses since I was a kid. Back then, because of my inexperience, I sometimes became unseated, but I was stubborn and eventually I got the better of it and achieved the goals I had set for myself.
Passions, special people, friends and family: the artist’s own notes during an extraordinary life journey