cave paintings Chauvet France-these early artists saw so much variety in the horses around them
Celtic goddess Epona (pronounced Ey-PONE-ah) was the ancient Horse Goddess of the pre-Christian Pagan people. She was worshipped for many hundreds of years as a Horse Goddess, who not only protected horses, but also their owners. Epona is also one of the most well known of all the Goddesses within the Celtic Pantheon, Epona was worshipped throughout the entire Celtic world in a variety of other, different aspects. In Ireland she was known as Macha, the Goddess of War.