How To Draw A Horse Jumping: Step 9

How to Draw a Horse Jumping

Learn how to draw a horse jumping by drawing along with this fun drawing guide.

Everyone will like this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a jumping horse. This easy horse drawing lesson is perfect for fairly young students looking to get started with equestrian drawings.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Expect this drawing to require about 30 minutes, but the art-making process can actually take more time if a background is included in addition to the equine subject matter.

Trying to learn to draw is much more fun when you have a easy to understand lesson to reference. Keep practicing!

Materials

  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • How to Draw a Horse Jumping Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
How To Draw A Horse Jumping: All Steps

We will complete a drawing of a horse jumping by crafting one part at a time. It will take 9 steps in total as we continue to draw each section moving closer to the completed drawing. The final drawing will be topped off with color creating a drawing you will be proud to show off!

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Form The Head

    How To Draw A Horse Jumping: Step 1

    Form the shape of the horse’s head similar to the illustration.

  2. Attach The Ears

    How To Draw A Horse Jumping: Step 2

    Attach the horse’s pointed ears on top of its head.

  3. Draw The Face

    How To Draw A Horse Jumping: Step 3

    Next, draw an oval for the eye. Now, add a curved line to outline the snout. Then, draw a shaded oval for the nostril and a curved line for its mouth.

  4. Add The Body

    How To Draw A Horse Jumping: Step 4

    Form the elongated outline of the horse’s body.

  5. Attach The Forelegs

    How To Draw A Horse Jumping: Step 5

    Draw the folded shape of its forelegs as shown. Next, form the curved outline of the hooves.

  6. Draw The Hind Legs

    How To Draw A Horse Jumping: Step 6

    Now, draw its thin, upright hind legs. Then, add a curved line near the end of each leg to form the hooves.

  7. Outline The Mane

    How To Draw A Horse Jumping: Step 7

    Outline the shape of its flowy mane on top of its head.

  8. Add The Tail

    How To Draw A Horse Jumping: Step 8

    Add the long tail attached to the end of its body.

  9. Complete The Drawing Of A Jumping Horse

    How To Draw A Horse Jumping: Step 9

    Let’s complete our drawing of a jumping horse by adding some color! First, fill the eye with a black crayon. Next, color the horse’s coat with a yellow crayon. Now, shade the mane and tail with a dark brown crayon. Then, color the hooves, inner ears and snout with a light brown crayon.

How to Draw a Horse Jumping PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw a Horse Jumping. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!

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