The band was formed in 1994 by singer and multi-instrumentalist Liz Prendergast, violinist Emily Grainger and drummer Nic Waulker. when they were students at the Welsh College of Music and Drama. Throughout its life from 1994 to 2007, Bluehorses core comprised Prendergast and Waulker, who wrote the bulk of the material. After building a live following and releasing several EPs, the band released their first full-length album, Cracking Leather, Skin and Bone in 1997. The group subsequently received an endorsement from Bridge Instruments, manufacturer of electric violins.
•Lizzie Prendergast (vocals, electric violin, Electric Celtic Harp, Mandocaster, synthesizer)
•Nic Waulker (Drums, programming, arrangements, producer)