Materials | Forums and Email lists | General
Info | Customizing How-To |
Repairs & Restoration | Custom Artists
Model Horse Shows | Personal Hobby Sites
Hobby links are also found at this
site on these pages: Internet/Mail Order Model Horse Dealers
| Model Horse Manufacturers |
Reference Materials on this Site:
Special Events - BreyerFest,
BreyerWest, Lone Star Experience, etc.
Lists by Year
Horse Forums and E-mail lists:
Blab - A very popular forum where everything model horse is regularly discussed.
Basic membership is free, or you can pay $18 per year for full services.
Includes a sales section.
- Another popular model horse discussion forum.
The original, largest, and oldest running e-mailing list for model horse
collectors. All aspects of showing (live and photo), collecting,
remaking/repainting for all breeds and makes of model horses are
discussed on this list. All ages and levels of experience welcome. You
must have a (free) Yahoo account to join.
Model Horse Hobby
References (MHHR) - Joining this Yahoo group is free, and once
you do so you can search the message board for good service ("Green
Light") and bad service ("Red Light") reports from other collectors. You
can also post a query about the business or person you're thinking of
buying from. It's not perfect, but it's a good way to get a general
impression of someone before you hand them your money.
Breyer History Diva - A blog from one of our hobby
historians. If you want to learn more about the history of our
hobby, you MUST check out this blog!
Breyer Box, Ad
and Sticker Gallery - A fascinating look at Breyer packaging
and advertising through the years.
Breyer Sighting Blog - An archive of Breyer sightings in
film, TV and print.
Basic Equine Color Genetics -
good information on what colors when
bred together produce what results from Color Field Stables.
Breed Assignment and Mold Information - helpful hints on how to
assign a breed to your Breyer model horse when you're ready to show or
register it with a club.
Getting Started with
Model Horse Showing - lots of useful information from Rio Rondo
Etiquette - Live Show Etiquette: A Handbook for a
Happier Experience, by Sarah Minkiewicz-Breunig. .pdf file.
Model Horse Gallery
- They claim to be the largest model horse gallery in the world, and
I have no reason to doubt it. There are over 14,000 photos, 200
galleries and 1700 pages to take a virtual walk through, featuring
thousands of models and information on all of the major model horse
manufacturers and customizing artists.
- a guide to traveling with, packing and shipping model horses.
Virtual Chalky Museum - a list with photographs of chalky
Repainting, Remaking, and Customizing How-To:
Repairs and Restoration:
Check them out. When
you're thinking of buying a model horse from someone you don't know, you can
always check their reputation on the
Model Horse Hobby References
group (MHHR) on Yahoo. Joining the group is free, and once you do so you
can search the message board for good service ("Green Light") and bad service
("Red Light") reports from other collectors. You can also post a query about
the business or person you're thinking of buying from. It's not perfect, but
it's a good way to get a general impression of someone before you hand them
You should also check out the
Equine Resin Directory,
a comprehensive website dedicated to the resin horse hobbyist. They are
attempting to catalog as many resins as possible, displaying photos and
artist information on each.
Creations - Custom-made model horse carriages, carts, harnesses
and related tack.
Studio by Alia
Ranch - Jeannie Myers - Realistic English and Western tack custom
made to your specifications.
Rio Rondo Enterprises
- "From Bits to Saddle Kits, Corner Plates to Stirrups, we offer a wide
selection of supplies you can use to make miniature saddles, bridles and
other horse tack. Our products are sized to fit scale model horses such as
Peter Stone, Breyers and other similar sized brands."
Woman - Melody D. Snow - LSQ tack, tack kits, instructional
materials, tack making supplies, and leather lace/lacing.
Studios - Veronica Hatton - Offering a wide variety of tack and
obstacles, both custom made-to-order and product available via online
- artists offering their own sculptures or customized Breyers for sale
Personal Hobby Sites
- websites designed by fellow
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