Identify Your Breyer     |     Home     |     Web Specials     |     Special Events     |     Model Horse Glossary     |     Site Index     |     Classic Molds

Ruffian

 

Ruffian was introduced in 1977 with the round "Breyer Molding Co." mold stamp and some later models have the "B" stamp as well. Ruffian was sculpted by Chris Hess and is Breyer mold #606.

A symbol means that I don't yet have a picture of that model. If you can help, please see the Help Wanted section. Clicking on any photo below will open a larger version of that picture.

Photo

Photo Photo Model Number Name Color Release Dates Released Through/Notes
(c) BreyerCollectables.com     256 Lula bay 1991-1992  
(c) BreyerCollectables.com     262 Colleen chestnut/red sorrel 1993-1994
(c) Janice Cox     268 Patches bay pinto 1995-1996
(c) Rebecca Hollman     292 Whispers grey blanket 1997  
(c) Stephanie Michel   606 Ruffian dark bay, star, black points, hind stocking or sock 1977-1990  
(c) Sienna Sewell (c) Sienna Sewell   606 Ruffian
(Color variation)
bay, small star, black points, no sock/stockings 1979-1983  
(c) Janice Cox (c) Kellie Defosset   611 Chestnut Appaloosa chestnut blanket 2009-2011  
(c) Reeves International, Inc.     932 Thoroughbred/Quarter Horse Cross palomino 2013-2016 Also sold in #712984, Classics Horse Cruiser Gift Set
(c) Janice Cox     2003 Glory and Plank Jump Set
With blue, yellow, and white plank jump
dun/buckskin 1995-1996
3350 Misty II, Black Mist and Twister
With Mesteño the Foal, Swaps
chestnut pinto 1996-1999
(c) Laura Hilkemann     9158 Ruffian light grey 2014 World Equestrian Games
(500 made)
(c) Reeves International, Inc. 61061 Sport Horse Family
With Morgan Foal, Warmblood Stallion
dun 2013-current  
  62037 Race Horse & Jockey
With doll and black English tack
bay, black point, near hind sock 2016-current  
(c) Janice Cox     300311 Bonanza Four Piece Classics Set
With Black Beauty, Duchess,
Warmblood Stallion
buckskin 2009 Tractor Supply Company

Part of the BONANZA® TV show series of models

(c) Reeves International, Inc.     711153 Clearware Union Jack Horse clearware blue and red 2012 BreyerFest "Bit of British Shop" Special
(350 made)
(c) Janice Cox (c) Janice Cox (c) Sande Schneider 755407 Pony Games at the Horse Park
With
Shetland Sheepdog
red bay 2012-2013 Wal-Mart Sunshine Stables
(c) Reeves International, Inc.     755451 Chestnut Appaloosa
Sunshine Stables
chestnut blanket 2012-2013 Wal-Mart Sunshine Stables

Same as #611

780898 Breyer Customizing Kit
With paints, brushes, instructions
unfinished 1998-1999
(c) Heather Wilkendorf       Ruffian black with hind sock ~1990 Test model or possible variation on #606
      Ruffian Wedgewood, white points ~1997 (?) Probable test run
    U.S. Equestrian Team/U.S. Equestrian Team Special Set
With Kelso, Ruffian, Swaps
dappled grey, bald face, four stockings 1980 Sears/Wards Holiday Catalogs
(Small number of test run models made)
(c) Sharon Walbridge     Ladies of the Bluegrass
With Kelso, Silky Sullivan
chestnut 2002 QVC

With Certificate of Authenticity


This website, including all photographs and original text, is Copyright © 2001-2017 Janice Cox. It is not sponsored by Breyer Horses, which is a division of Reeves International, Inc.

Contact me! Questions and comments   Photo Submissions