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Traditional Molds

The Traditional scale is Breyer's largest (at 1:9, more or less) and first scale of model horses, beginning with the Western Horse in 1950. Interestingly, it was not actually dubbed "Traditional" until 1975, when the Stablemate line was first introduced. The Bucking Bronco, Polo Pony, Hobo, and Rearing Stallion have all been included in this line by Breyer, but are placed in the Classic section on this site due to their smaller size. While I have been a collector since the early 1970s, my knowledge of the details and variations on many early models is sparse, and I am deeply grateful to Nancy Atkinson Young and her excellent book, Breyer Molds and Models: Horses, Riders, & Animals, Revised Fifth Edition, as well as the input of many wonderful fellow hobbyists on Model Horse Blab, for the information on these pages.

The photos below are only thumbnails - click on an image to see a larger version of it.

Mold Photo

Mold Name - Click on name for info Mold Photo Mold Name - Click on name for info
 (c) Janice Cox Action Stock Horse Foal

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1984
Mold #235

(c) Melissa Mills Man O' War

Sculpted by: Chris Hess, from a design by Grand Wood Carving
Introduced: 1969
Mold #47

 (c) Heather Wilkendorf Adios

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1969
Mold #50

(c) Janice Cox Marabella

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 1997
Mold #487

(c) Des Corbett Alborozo - mold discontinued 2008

Sculpted by: Brigitte Eberl
Introduced: 2008
Mold #719

(c) Kellie DeFosset Marwari
aka Kalahkaari

Sculpted by: Brigitte Eberl
Introduced: 2012
Mold #722

(c) Janice Cox Amber

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 1997
Mold #488

(c) Janice Cox Midnight Tango
aka Miniature Horse

Sculpted by: Sommer Prosser
Introduced: 2000
Mold #467

(c) Janice Cox American Saddlebred
aka American Saddlebred Stallion

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 2000
Mold #571

(c) Wendy Hick Missouri Fox Trotter
aka Iron Metal Chief

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 1997
Mold #486

(c) LeeAnn Bachman Andalusian
aka Andalusian Stallion

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 2004
Mold #584

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Misty

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1972
Mold #20

Andalusian Foal

Sculpted by: Brigitte Eberl
Introduced: 2015
Mold #735

(c) Janice Cox Misty's Twilight

Sculpted by: Jeanne Mellin Herrick
Introduced: 1991
Mold #470

Andalusian Mare

Sculpted by: Brigitte Eberl
Introduced: 2015
Mold #734

(c) Hilary Hurley Morgan
aka Show Stance Morgan, Stretch Morgan

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1963
Mold #48

(c) L. Arfsten Appaloosa Performance Horse
aka Performance Horse

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1974
Mold #99

(c) L. Arfsten Morganglanz

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1980
Mold #59

(c) Janice Cox Arabian Mare
aka Oasis, Make A Wish

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 2009
Mold #706

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Mustang
aka Semi-Rearing Mustang

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1961
Mold #87

(c) Sidney Aristocrat Champion Hackney
aka Hackney

Sculpted by: Kitty Cantrell
Introduced: 1995
Mold #496

(c) Janice Cox National Show Horse
aka Rejoice

Sculpted by: Sommer Prosser
Introduced: 1998
Mold #479

(c) Janice Cox Ashley

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 1997
Mold #489

(c) Janice Cox Newsworthy
aka Hunter Pony

Sculpted by: Susan Carlton Sifton
Introduced: 2008
Mold #714

(c) Kellie Defosset Ashquar

Sculpted by: Brigitte Eberl
Introduced: 2013
Mold #727

(c) Elyse Vick Nokota

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 2007
Mold #1279

(c) Hilary Hurley Balking Mule

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1968
Mold #207

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Old Timer

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1966
Mold #200

(c) Hilary Hurley Belgian

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1964
Mold #92

(c) Julia Harmon Othello
aka Wintersong

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 1999 (Porcelain), 2007 (plastic)
Mold #708

Big Ben

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 1997
Mold #483

(c) Karen Hoagland Pacer

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1967
Mold #46

(c) Janice Cox Black Beauty

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1979
Mold #89

(c) Elizabeth Emswiler Peruvian Paso

Sculpted by: Linda York
Introduced: 2002
Mold #576

(c) L. Arfsten Black Stallion

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1981
Mold #401

(c) Janice Cox Phantom Wings
aka Rough Coat Stock Horse Foal

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1978
Mold #18

(c) Janice Cox Bluegrass Bandit

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody & Sommer Prosser
Introduced: 2008
Mold #585

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Phar Lap

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1985
Mold #90

Bobby Jo

Sculpted by: Morgen Kilbourn
Introduced: 2015
Mold #

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Pluto

Sculpted by: Jeanne Mellin Herrick
Introduced: 1991
Mold #475

(c) Janice Cox Bolya (See also Halla)

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1992
Mold #490

(c) Hilary Hurley Pony of the Americas

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1976
Mold #155

(c) Lisa Biuckford Bouncer

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 2007
Mold #707

(c) Janice Cox

Proud Arabian Foal - mold discontinued

Sculpted by: Chris Hess, from a design by Maureen Love
Introduced: 1956
Mold #218

(c) Janice Cox Brighty

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1974
Mold #375

 (c) White Horse Productions Proud Arabian Mare - mold discontinued

Sculpted by: Chris Hess, from a design by Maureen Love
Introduced: 1958
Mold #215

(c) Hilary Hurley Brown Sunshine
aka Mule

Sculpted by: Bonnie Shields
Introduced: 1996
Mold #484

Proud Arabian Stallion

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1971
Mold #211

(c) Hilary Hurley Buckshot

Sculpted by: Bob Scriver
Introduced: 1985
Mold #415

(c) Janice Cox Quarter Horse Gelding
aka Quarter Horse

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1959
Mold #97

(c) Hilary Hurley Cantering Welsh Pony

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1971
Mold #104

(c) Janice Cox Quarter Horse Yearling

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1970
Mold #101

(c) Janice Cox

Cigar

Sculpted by: Susan Carlton Sifton
Introduced: 1998
Mold #476

(c) www.Horsies.net Race Horse

Sculpted by: Chris Hess, based on a sculpture from Grand Wood Carving
Introduced: 1954
Mold #36

(c) Janice Cox Cleveland Bay

Sculpted by: Karen Y. Gerhardt
Introduced: 2006
Mold #703

(c) Melissa Mills Rain

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 2002
Mold #578

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Clydesdale Foal

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1969
Mold #84

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Roemer

Sculpted by: Jeanne Mellin Herrick
Introduced: 1990
Mold #465

(c) Stephanie Michel Clydesdale Mare

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1969
Mold #83

(c) Janice Cox Roxy

Sculpted by: Susan Carlton Sifton
Introduced: 2009
Mold #715

(c) Hilary Hurley Clydesdale Stallion

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1958
Mold #80

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Roy the Belgian

Sculpted by: Francis Eustis
Introduced: 1989
Mold #455

Cody

Sculpted by: C.M. Herden
Introduced: 1999
Mold #471

(c) Shannon Southard Ruffian

Sculpted by: Susan Carlton Sifton
Introduced: 2006
Mold #597

(c) Kellie DeFosset Connemara Mare

Sculpted by: Sarah Minkiewicz
Introduced: 2014
Mold #732

(c) Hilary Hurley Rugged Lark

Sculpted by: Pam Talley Stoneburner
Introduced: 1989
Mold #450

(c) LeeAnn Bachman Desatado

Sculpted by: Kristina Lucas Francis
Introduced: 2012
Mold #721

(c) Janice Cox Running Foal

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1963
Mold #130

(c) BreyerCollectibles.com Donkey

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1958
Mold #81

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Running Mare

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1961
Mold #120

(c) Reeves International, Inc. El Pastor

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1974
Mold #61

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Running Stallion

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1968
Mold #210

(c) Janice Cox Esprit

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 2010
Mold #717

(c) Janice Cox Saddlebred Weanling

Sculpted by: Marvin Morrin
Introduced: 1973
Mold #62

(c) Janice Cox Ethereal
aka Conquistador

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 2006
Mold #582

(c) L Barnwell Salinero

Sculpted by: Brigitte Eberl
Introduced: 2007
Mold #704

(c) BreyerCollectables.com

Family Arabian Foal

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1961
Mold #9

(c) Stephanie Michel San Domingo

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1978
Mold #67

(c) Janice Cox

Family Arabian Mare

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1961
Mold #8

(c) Janice Cox Scratching Foal

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1970
Mold #168

(c) Sue R. Sudekum

Family Arabian Stallion

Sculpted by: Chris Hess, from a design by Maureen Love
Introduced: 1959
Mold #7

(c) BreyerCollectibles.com Sea Star

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1980
Mold #16

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Fighting Stallion

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1961
Mold #31

(c) Janice Cox Secretariat

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1987
Mold #435

(c) Twilight Productions Five Gaiter

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1962
Mold #52

(c) Stephanie Michel Sham

Sculpted by: Rich Rudish
Introduced: 1984
Mold #410

(c) Jackie H Flash

Sculpted by: Susan Carlton Sifton
Introduced: 2004
Mold #594

(c) Hilary Hurley Sherman Morgan

Sculpted by: Jeanne Mellin Herrick
Introduced: 1987, Repaired/Reintroduced: 2000
Mold #430

(c) Shelley Reeder Foundation Stallion

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1977
Mold #64

(c) Janice Cox Shetland Pony

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1960
Mold #23

(c) BreyerCollectibles.com Friesian

Sculpted by: Jeanne Mellin Herrick
Introduced: 1992
Mold #485

(c) Stephanie Michel Shire

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1972
Mold #95

(c) www.horsies.net Fury Prancer

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1955
Mold #P45

(c) Melissa Mills Show Jumper
aka Jumper, Show Jumping Warmblood

Sculpted by: Susan Carlton Sifton
Introduced: 2003
Mold #579

(c) Audrey Dixon Fjord
aka Henry, Norwegian Fjord

Sculpted by: Kitty Cantrell
Introduced: 1996
Mold #482

(c) Janice Cox Silver

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 2001
Mold #574

(c) BreyerCollectibles.com Galiceño

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1978
Mold #100

(c) Janice Cox Smart Chic Olena

Sculpted by: Susan Carlton Sifton
Introduced: 2005
Mold #595

(c) Hilary Hurley Gem Twist

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 1993
Mold #495

(c) Reeves International, Inc. Smarty Jones

Sculpted by: Susan Carlton Sifton
Introduced: 2004
Mold #586

(c) Janice Cox Gilen

Sculpted by: Brigitte Eberl
Introduced: 2009
Mold #710

(c) Hilary Hurley Smoky

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1981
Mold #69

(c) Taylor Watson Giselle

Sculpted by: Brigitte Eberl
Introduced: 2008
Mold #709

(c) Melissa Mills Spirit

Sculpted by: Kitty Cantrell
Introduced: 2002
Mold #577

Goffert

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 2005
Mold #702

(c) Janice Cox Stock Horse Foal
aka Standing Stock Horse Foal

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1983
Mold #228

(c) Janice Cox Grazing Foal

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1964
Mold #151

(c) Amy D Stock Horse Mare

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1982
Mold #227

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Grazing Mare

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1961
Mold #141

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Stock Horse Stallion

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1981
Mold #226

(c) Kellie Defosset Gypsy Vanner
aka Brishen, Laredo

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 2012
Mold #723

(c) Janice Cox

Stormy

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1977
Mold #19

(c) BreyerCollectibles.com Haflinger

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1979
Mold #156

Strapless

Sculpted by: Sommer Prosser
Introduced: 2003
Mold #583

(c) L. Arfsten Halla (See also Bolya)

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1977
Mold #63

(c) Deneb Chaffin Stud Spider

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1978
Mold #66

(c) Hilary Hurley Hanoverian

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1980
Mold #58

(c) Stephanie Michel Suckling Foal
aka Nursing Foal

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1973
Mold #3155FO

(c) Traci Hilbert Huckleberry Bey

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 1999
Mold #472

(c) A Jensen Susecion

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 2002
Mold #580

(c) Kellie DeFosset Icelandic

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 2014
Mold #729

(c) Janice Cox Tennessee Walking Horse
aka Midnight Sun

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1972
Mold #60

(c) Hilary Hurley Ideal American Quarter Horse
aka AQHA Quarter Horse

Sculpted by: Suzann Fiedler
Introduced: 1995
Mold #497

(c) Stephanie Michel Thoroughbred Mare

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1973
Mold #3155MA

(c) Wendy Hick In-Between Mare

Sculpted by: Chris Hess (?)
Introduced: 1959/1960
Mold #unknown

(c) Reeves International, Inc. Totilas

Sculpted by: Brigitte Eberl
Introduced: 2013
Mold #725

(c) S. Reeder Indian Pony

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1970
Mold #175

(c) Hilary Hurley Touch of Class

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1986
Mold #420

(c) BreyerCollectables.com John Henry

Sculpted by: Jeanne Mellin Herrick
Introduced: 1988
Mold #445

(c) Hilary Hurley Trakehner

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1979
Mold #54

(c) Janice Cox Jumping Horse

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1965
Mold #300

(c) Kellie DeFosset Trotting Arabian Mare
aka Weather Girl

Sculpted by: Brigitte Eberl
Introduced: 2011
Mold #720

(c) Hilary Hurley Justin Morgan

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1973
Mold #65

(c) Lynn Weber Walking Thoroughbred
aka Carrick

Sculpted by: Susan Carlton Sifton
Introduced: 2013
Mold #724

(c) Janice Cox Kennebec Count

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 2005
Mold #599

(c) Janice Cox Warmblood Stallion
aka Idocus

Sculpted by: Susan Carlton Sifton
Introduced: 2009
Mold #711

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Khemosabi

Sculpted by: Pam Talley Stoneburner
Introduced: 1990
Mold #460

(c) BreyerCollectibles.com Western Horse

Sculpted by: Chris Hess, from a model by Roger Williams
Introduced: 1950
Mold #57

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Lady Phase

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1976
Mold #40

(c) Amy D Western Pony

Sculpted by: Chris Hess, from a model by Roger Williams
Introduced: 1956
Mold #45

(c) Hilary Hurley Lady Roxana

Sculpted by: Rich Rudish
Introduced: 1986
Mold #425

(c) BreyerCollectibles.com Western Prancing Horse
aka Western Prancer

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1961
Mold #110

(c) Jamie Dulin Le Fire

Sculpted by: Kathleen Moody
Introduced: 2002
Mold #581

(c) Janice Cox Wixom
aka Cedarfarm Wixom, Percheron Mare

Sculpted by: Donna Chaney
Introduced: 2001
Mold #573

(c) BreyerCollectables.com Legionario III
aka Legionario

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1979
Mold #68

Working Cow Horse
aka Bobby Jo

Sculpted by:
Introduced: 2015
Mold #731

(c) Big Yeller Dog Farms Llanarth True Briton
aka Welsh Cob

Sculpted by: Martha White
Introduced: 1994
Mold #494

(c) Kellie DeFosset Wyatt
aka Gaming Stock Horse

Sculpted by: Morgen Kilbourn
Introduced: 2014
Mold #730

(c) Janice Cox Lonesome Glory

Sculpted by: Kitty Cantrell
Introduced: 2000
Mold #572

(c) Reeves International, Inc.

Zebra

Sculpted by: Kristina Lucas Francis
Introduced: 2000
Mold #468

(c) Kellie Defosset Loping Quarter Horse
aka Latigo

Sculpted by: Sommer Prosser
Introduced: 2013
Mold #728

(c) Janice Cox

Zippo Pine Bar

Sculpted by: Sommer Prosser
Introduced: 1999
Mold #466

(c) Janice Cox Lying Down Foal

Sculpted by: Chris Hess
Introduced: 1969
Mold #245

   


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