My Visit to BreyerFest

In July 2005, myself Frances Stevens and my friend Nicki Collins embarked on a two-stage flight from Gatwick to Charlotte (USA) and then onto Kentucky (USA). Why? Well to finally fulfil the Holy Grail trip of any model horse collector, that being to attend Breyerfest. Here is the official link by Breyer for their event so … Read more

How to Straighten Legs on Breyer Models

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Legs can become bent due to the following reasons:– Exposure to heat– Forced removal from the shipment box– Improper moulding To fix this problem, the best method is the hot water solution which is detailed below. Bring a pot of water to a boil and reduce the heat slightly. Immerse the bent leg and gently move the … Read more

How Much is my Breyer Model Worth?

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Running a Breyer horse reselling business can be profitable. Breyer horses are relatively inexpensive compared to other model horses, which means that you can generate sales without having to invest too much money in your inventory. The Breyer website offers limited edition and retired Breyer models; however, chances are good that you will be able … Read more

Model Horse Scales and Sizes

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The five different sizes: There are five different scales within our range- Traditional being the largest and micro the smallest A) Traditional: (1/9th scale) (Approx: 12″ L x 9″H) Traditional models are for play, fun, collecting, showing and more! This scale features an extremely wide range of different Breeds and Colours in addition to having authentic … Read more

Customising Horses

Hi! My name is Kris Gee of Chrome Lotus Studios in England, UK. For Equestrians have kindly asked me to write a few words that would be of interest to newcomers, so I’m going to discuss my favourite aspects of the hobby: model horse customising, and model Arabian performance set ups! Model horse customising is an … Read more

Buying Breyer Model Horses Online

You have that perfect model in mind that you just have to add to your collection, but it has been discontinued to several years and all your local model stockists are long of out stock. Where can you go that has the good possibility of stocking it? The Internet. The Internet is a great place to find … Read more

Julip Model History

Julip horses are a range of 1:12th-scale model horses that began in 1945. Julip Horses were first made and sold from Julip’s shop at 18 Beauchamp Place, in London’s Knightsbridge. An enterprising sculptress called Lavender Dower made the first Julip models in chamois leather (and later in Latex). Each model had lead in their legs, which came … Read more

How to Fix a Broken Log on a Breyer Horse

When a Model Horse Breaks a Leg, it doesn’t mean that it’s the end of the trail. In all cases, a broken part on a model will seriously affect the value but in some cases, it’s good to repair them because they are an old favourite!! Most Glue cannot properly hold plastic parts together without … Read more

Horse Glossary

New to the Hobby???Don’t know your OFs from your CMs or TBs from ASBs?  This is the place to find out what it all means!! AAnd  Andalusian.App  Appaloosa.ASB  American Saddlebred.ASHF  Action Stock Horse Foal (Breyer). AA   Animal Artistry BBF Breyerfest.Brey. Breyer: a make of plastic models manufactured in the USA. B is also for Bronc. Bronc is the latest … Read more

Different Types of Model Horse Shows

Photo Shows, Live Shows, Postal Shows? -HELP! What Are They?  Postal Show:Postal showing is the simplest kind of showing in which a model horse can take part.  Unlike other showing possibilities (see below), placings in a postal show are random. Each model has the same chance of winning and the winners come from the luck of … Read more