I am reblogging this post from a fellow equestrian blogger, Kristian with the blog Kristian Beverly-Books.Horses.Plastic Ponies. Kristian is a rider AND model horse collector. Her newest post reminded me that Breyerfest, an annual event, is this weekend but with a new twist. Rather than taking place at the Kentucky Horse Park as usual, Breyerfest is all online this year with the theme “Celtic Fling”. I spent many years collecting and showing model horses, only selling my collection in order to afford my first “in the flesh” horse because I couldn’t support both habits at the same time. I so enjoyed my models and the model horse world so thank you to Kristian for this reminder about Breyerfest and everything model horse!

Kristian Beverly

It’s Breyerfest week and the weather feels like it is. It’s been in the 90s in Pennsylvania with no end in sight. The feeling of melting in the sweltering sun feels right for Breyerfest week.

This year, I only have to make sure my laptop is charged or my desktop is on. There’s no traveling and hoping that the Clarion has parking spots. There’s no getting up before the sun rises and feeling the wet dew as you walk into the show hall.

I’m going to miss seeing everyone in person. 2020 has been quite the year.

In past years, on Thursday, I would’ve been on my way to Kentucky or already there. Instead I participated in a Studio Thornrose’s live sale. I snagged a Tucker and a Tripod. I love Tucker so much!

Photo by Studio Thornrose

Today, I’ve snagged one of Maggie Bennett Sculpture’s miniature skulls. They’re…

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