A black amulet adorns the red cord around the horse's neck, and a martingale in red ink is fastened around his nose.
The rider's torso, leg, and hand are drawn in lines of varying thickness, and a red saddle blanket rests on the horse behind him.
The elegant hand is drawn with few strokes of the pen.
The rider's eyelash extends beyond the contour of his cheek, and a subtle curve indicates his chin.
The groom's undulating hem and the quickly drawn laces of his shoe
The utterly assured line of the horse's rump
The horse's right leg includes a "chestnut" near his chest and wispy hairs on his pastern.
The horse's leg has a simple beauty and features evidence of overdrawing at the fetlock and hoof.