11 Homes for Sale With Horses as Home Decor

While most of the press lately about horses regards their meat ending up in IKEA's meatballs, horses have also recently been discovered in other, more pleasant places.
03/06/2013 05:08 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017
FILE - In this Jan. 19, 200 file photo, A wild stallion runs for freedom after jumping over the fence of a holding area durin
FILE - In this Jan. 19, 200 file photo, A wild stallion runs for freedom after jumping over the fence of a holding area during a wild horse roundup in the Clan Alpine Range in Fallon, Nev., about 120 miles east of Reno, Nev. Federal officials will round up thousands of wild horses and burros across six Western states starting Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. The Bureau of Land Management says the roundups will take place through February on drought-stricken range lands in Idaho, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming. (AP Photo/Reno Gazette-Journal, Marilyn Newton, File)

While most of the press lately about horses regards their meat ending up in IKEA'sᅡᅠmeatballs, horses have also recently been discovered in other, more pleasant places. Any house hunter in search of a luxury home has probably noticed the recent trend of horse-themed artwork in pricy houses on the market. Artistic depictions of horsesᅡᅠare nothing new, and can be found as far back as the first humble cave dwellings of early humans. And horse posters have always made popular wall art for pre-teens, but horses are increasingly popular in modern art. From Los Angeles to Houston and Boston to Seattle, artwork depicting horses seems to be increasingly in vogue in modern, contemporary homes.

Here are 11 luxury homes featuring horse-themed art that are currently for sale.

1. Los Angeles, CA--$4,200,000--View more photos of the home HERE.

2. Atlanta, GA--$3,995,000--View more photos of the home HERE.

3. Hidden Hills, CA--$7,500,000--View more photos of the home HERE.

4. Los Altos Hills, CA--$7,000,000--View more photos of the home HERE.

5. Houston, TX--$1,425,000--View more photos of the home HERE.

6. Atlanta, GA--$1,099,000--View more photos of the home HERE.

7. Los Angeles, CA--$1,399,000--View more photos of the home HERE.

8. Argyle, TX--$11,000,000--View more photos of the home HERE.

9. San Francisco, CA--$5,995,000--View more photos of the home HERE.

10. Atlanta, GA--$2,995,000--View more photos of the home HERE.

11) Atlanta, GA--$3,400,000--View more photos of the home HERE.

The zebra is technically a close relative of the horse, but they are clumsier than horses when it comes to descending stairs. Consequences can be tragic.