The Greeks and Romans saw the seahorse as a symbol of strength and power associated with the sea god, Neptune. Chinese culture sees them as a symbol of good luck. They travel calmly and slowly, and so symbolize patience and contentment.
Interestingly the male seahorse carries and gives birth to their offspring. And the eyes of the seahorse move separately allowing it two different perspectives.
This piece entitled “My Little Pony” 12” x 24” shows the friendly relaxed relationship between the mermaid and the seahorse. Both display a gentleness and peaceful nature in their underwater world.