Reference sizes of horses
Model horse hobby
name is Laurence CASSIN, born in 1973. I am a podiatrist and I
live in Normandy, France. I am fond of horses since I was 6.
During a school
trip in Germany in 1987, I discovered Breyer model horses. There
my first 6 horses and since that time my herd is still growing. Now
I have about 500 pieces. In 1998 I began purchasing Stone Horses
and artists’ resins.
I am a JAH reader
since 1994 and I was 3 times at the BreyerFest in Lexington, KY in 1999,
2000 and 2002.
sizes for model horses
has been producing model horses since 1950 in 4 sizes that are used as
Stablemates (SM), 1/32 scale
Little Bits (LB) or Paddock Pals, 1/20 scale
Classics (Cl), 1/12 scale
Traditionals, 1/9 to 1/8 scale.
United States and in some countries of Europe, many collectors organize
model horse live or photo shows. Showers must create the real horse world
in miniature : tack, props, dolls, backgrounds and settings… unfortunately
in France this hobby is not developed.
I have been making model horse tack since 1987
in traditional and classic scales, and this year I decide to spend more
time in customizing and repainting, as I love to paint in oils.
this website I would like first to know if there are other French-speaking
collectors in France and in Europe, because it would be very nice to organize
model horse shows here as well. I think this could be a great way to make
new friends too.
you start browsing, here are some abbreviations you could see on the pages
OF – Original Finish, to describe a factory mold.
SR – Special Run, a horse that has been produced
in limited quantities.
CM – Custom, a horse that has been modified, resculpted,
repainted and/or rehaired.
site is still under construction, so you will see here almost only OF
horses yet. I would like to improve it constantly; meanwhile, thank you
for your indulgence.
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