What is special about Breyer Horses?
Horses can be difficult to draw or sculpt (even if our favorite cartoonist, Lisa Hanawalt, disagrees). Breyer horses in particular have pronounced, realistic muscle structure and dynamic poses.
What makes a Breyer Horse valuable?
Several factors combine to determine the value of each individual model horse. Age, rarity, variation from the normal color for that release, condition, and plain old supply-and-demand all play parts in a model’s value.
What does LSQ stand for Breyer?
LSQ = Live Show Quality. A model that is in factory mint or near mint condition, with no rubs, scratches, or breaks.
What are Breyer horses made out of?
Founded in 1950, the company, now a division of Reeves International, Inc, specializes in model horses made from cellulose acetate, a form of plastic, and produces other animal models from the same material as well. Less well known are its porcelain horse figures, which are aimed at the adult collector market.
What do you do with Breyer horses?
Feed your Breyer horse two times a day.
- Make pretend grains for the horse. It could be barley, oats, corn, or a mix. You could also use a pellet feed.
- Make sure your Breyer has hay when eating its grain. It helps the horse to digest its food better.
- Provide a toy bucket. Always make sure your horse has access to water.
How do you know if it is a Breyer horse?
Identify Your Breyer – Breyer Mold Marks. Breyer has used a variety of mold marks on their model horses. The most common of these are the “copyright” stamps, usually found on the inner hind leg or lower belly of the model.
How can I tell what kind of Breyer horse I have?
What is a Breyer conga?
Conga – A collection of models in the same mold. The term refers to how certain molds, when lined up one after another, look like they’re dancing in a conga line. Connoisseur Model – a Traditional model available only to subscribers of Breyer’s Just About Horses magazine.
What is a Shrinky Breyer horse?
“Shrinky” is a term coined by Breyer collectors for models that have shrunk in size to become smaller than most models on their mold.
Does Breyer still make a Christmas horse?
Since 1997 Breyer has regularly offered a Holiday Horse, a Traditional series model with a Christmas or winter theme and elaborate costume. From time to time it has also offered holiday gift sets and web specials, shown below, as well as Christmas ornaments and a variety of Christmas-themed Plush toys.
What is Breyer’s 25th Holiday Collection?
Season’s Greetings! We’re excited to share with you Breyer’s 25th Holiday Collection, featuring models, ornaments, collectibles, and more – some to spark feelings of nostalgia and others that are on-trend favorites. Happy Holidays from everyone at BreyerHorses.com! Breyer 70th Anniversary Glass Ball Ornament | Lights Up!
What kind of ornaments have horses in them?
The stirrup ornament features a mini depiction of the Holiday Horse framed by a chrome-colored stirrup. Others include carousel ornaments, Santa on horseback, blown glass ornaments, a Beautiful Breeds ornament series, and more.