Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Model of the Day

Had a new idea for a Blog post and for my FB page.

Everyone is always asking for more pictures of my models so I thought doing 'model of the day' posts would be a great way to show off some of my horses :) Models will be chosen at random so hopefully there will be lots of variety and lots of eye candy :D

So here we go with day 1!

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Stable Name: Gold
Show Name: CRS Davy Crocket
Breed: Decorator
Colour: Gold Filigree
Gender: Stallion
Scale: Traditional
Manufacturer: Breyer Horses
Model Number: 712207
Model Name: Gold
Mould: Sherman Morgan
Year Produced: 2016
Face Markings: None
Leg Markings: None
Year Purchased: 2016
Sire: None
Dam: None
Unique ID Code: 962
Best Live Show Placing: Never shown

Bella Custom

I finally finished this gorgeous custom on the new 'Bella' mould.

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She is Classic scale

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And has been painted to a lovely rich jet black

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She has four white ermines and a white star

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I'm in love with her hooves <3

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If you'd like to give her a home you can find her here: http://www.chestnutridge.co.uk/candle-on-the-water-40265-p.asp

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Monday, 27 February 2017

Maggie Bennett Pewter Mini

I just love painting these guys so much!

And this one is rather special, because it's the first time I've painted one to sell. Normally I keep them all for myself :p

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She's been named Canada

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She's a gorgeous light bay with a white blaze

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Brown Bridle

Finished off this cute little commission piece today.

A simple (and cheap) brown leather bridle for a Classic scale bridle.

Thank you to Magic Man for posing (and refusing to stand up...)

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O you want me to stand up? Yea sure I can do that if I'm looking this way

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*rolls eyes* ponies...

Saturday, 25 February 2017

Rangoli

Rangoli is the Sunday raffle prize model for this year's BreyerFest.

The second release on the new True North mould, isn't he gorgeous?

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Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Monday, 20 February 2017

Dally and Spanky

Check out the latest BF Store Special to be announced.

Aren't they just adorable?

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Another BF SR Sneak Peak

S is apparently for sneak peak.

S is also for strange.

No idea on this one! I shall allow the powers of mass internet users to collectively figure it out :)

Sneak Peek

Monday, 13 February 2017

Crimson Coral CM Live 2017

Yesterday was our first show of the season (and also my first one I attended). I am knackered (walked 7 miles yesterday just round the hall) but it was a great day and everyone seemed to have a nice time :)

The show was the first in the Colours of the Rainbow Lives series, each of these shows is a specialist show for a specific type of models. As the name suggests Crimson Coral is a specialist show for custom finish model horses.

The show was held in Lewknor, Oxfordshire. Thankfully the weather held off to some extent and the snow wasn't so bad nobody could get there! Although the hall was very cold despite Brendon's best efforts to warm it up!

The show raised £148.00 for the LGBT Foundation. As with last year we will add up all the money raised throughout the year and get a full total at the end of the year. If we can raise the same amount at the rest of the shows we could raise over £1000! So please make sure to bring lots of money for raffle tickets and book your space at one of the remaining shows that is not yet full :D

Anyway, enough talk, more photographs!

You can view the full photographs here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10154826269150155.1073742025.689360154&type=1&l=fda6c4e32f

But here are my selected highlights:

Lovely custom CollectA
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Beautiful custom Arabian
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WORKMANSHIP TRADITIONAL & CLASSIC CHAMPIONSHIP

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Reserve Champion
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Reserve to Reserve Champion
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Someone has a bit of attitude :p
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WORKMANSHIP OTHER SCALE CHAMPIONSHIP

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Reserve Champion
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How cute is this guy?
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Another beautiful custom CollectA
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CUSTOM CTF & COMMERCIAL

Champion
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Reserve Champion - CRS God's Nector
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Tiny little spotty pony
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This guy is absolutely stunning
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VINTAGE CUSTOM CHAMPIONSHIP

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Reserve Champion
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CUSTOM TRADITIONAL & CLASSIC CHAMPIONSHIP

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Reserve Champion
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Reserve to Reserve Champion
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CUSTOM OTHER SCALE

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SUPREME CHAMPIONSHIP!

Supreme Champion
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Reserve Supreme Champion
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If this has wetted your appetite for live showing you can find out more information about our 2017 live shows here:

http://www.chestnutridge.co.uk/2017-live-shows-98-w.asp

Friday, 10 February 2017

Blossom & Belle

The first of this year's vintage club models arrived yesterday.

They are both beautiful and I just love the boxes with their little handles. I don't feel I can throw it away (yes I do throw them away...), but not sure I can really store four boxes just because I think they are pretty!

Anyway here they are in their pretty rugs:

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And this is CRS Perri aka Blossom

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And CRS Old Yeller aka Belle

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Thursday, 9 February 2017

Another BF Sneak Peak

If you have already seen the pictures of this one it isn't much of a sneak peak!

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Definitely the Bluegrass Bandit, but I think the mould is pretty obvious even without already knowing what it is :p

Saturday, 4 February 2017

Crafty Ponies are Here!

I am so in love with these ponies :D They are so big and cuddly and plush and soft and wonderful.

Here are some pictures of them in the flesh:

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This is Merlin: http://www.chestnutridge.co.uk/merlin-39882-p.asp

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And this is Domino

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http://www.chestnutridge.co.uk/domino-39876-p.asp

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This is 'Storm' although we have called our one John :)

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http://www.chestnutridge.co.uk/storm-39873-p.asp

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Here he is modelling the bridle and saddle which are available separately

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And this is Pippa, Brendon is yet to choose a name for this adorable pony who has joined our herd to go to shows as a demonstration pony with John

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Without her tack

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http://www.chestnutridge.co.uk/pippa-39879-p.asp

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There are also loads of other accessories that come in little bags such as this one:

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And there are these really soft and cuddly riders as well!

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Finally there are some beautiful hand made fleece products, these are all made here in the UK!

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You can order these gorgeous items here: http://www.chestnutridge.co.uk/crafty-ponies-334-c.asp