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On this page you'll find a list of books currently sold by Breyer, some of which come with a Breyer model. Aimed at young readers, these books can be enjoyed by horse lovers of all ages and make good gifts. Following this first section is a selection of books currently in print that have a Breyer mold connection and are likely familiar to every horse lover. At the very end you'll find a list of books written about Breyer model horses and model horse collecting. If you are (or want to be) a serious hobbyist you'll find these books very helpful! You can also check out the Craft and Activity Sets page for art books, coloring books, and "cut and punch" books.

This page focuses on books that are currently available for purchase. If you have a book from an old Breyer set that you'd like to identify use the search button on the home page to find its entry on the appropriate mold page.

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Current Breyer Books:

Photo Model Number Name and Description Release Dates For Sale
(c) Janice Cox 1157 Misty and Stormy Set with Book
Misty and Stormy are together again along with the book that introduced them to the world. Since the publication of Misty of Chincoteague in 1947, Misty has become one of the most beloved equines in children’s literature. Marguerite Henry’s novel weaves a true story with warmth and imagination. The result is an exciting tale about children’s love for horses and the real wild ponies that still roam Chincoteague Island off the Virginia coast.
2009-current
(c) Reeves International, Inc. 1713 Pippa Funnell's Primmore's Pride
Three-day eventing star Pippa Funnell became the only person in the world ever to win the Grand Slam of eventing in 2003 by winning the Rolex Kentucky Three Day, Badminton Horse Trials, and Burghley Horse Trials. At both Rolex and Burghley, her mount was Primmore's Pride, a 7/8 Thoroughbred gelding. Continuing their incredible year, Pippa and Pride helped the British Eventing Team take the team silver and won the individual bronze at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens! In 2005 the pair won Badminton Horse Trials, and Pride became the first horse ever to win three different four-star events. Includes softcover copy of the book "Pride and Joy," written by Pippa Funnell.
2014-current
6136 Wild Blue
Wild Blue: The Story of a Mustang Appaloosa, by acclaimed author Annie Wedekind, follows Blue, a roan filly, the color of rain, who stands out for her distinctive coloring and her intelligence. Surrounded by her beloved family, including her gentle sister Doe, and protected by her father, the band stallion, Blue lives a life both harsh and beautiful in the rugged terrain of an undiscovered habitat. That all changes though, when Blue and Doe are suddenly, inexplicably captured by rogue cowboys, setting in motion a chain of events that inadvertently threatens the very survival of their hidden, secret herd.Beautifully packaged with each novel is the Breyer portrait model of the horse hero. Wild Blue is part of the Breyer Horse Collection; a new horse series from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group and Breyer. Sets include soft-cover editions (Age: 9).
2009-current
6137 Little Prince Book and Model Set
Little Prince: The Story of a Shetland Pony is the tale of a pampered, well-groomed pale-gold Shetland pony named Phin, short for Dauphin, French for "prince". If Phin seems to lead the perfect life in the penthouse suite of the city's posh riding stables, it's because he does. And if he seems a bit too self-satisfied - after all, he's won several trophies for his young owner, Isabella, and is widely acknowledged to be the prettiest pony in the city - it's because he is. But when Phin is suddenly 'retired' to a farm in the middle of nowhere that's filled with the most unusual animals, from a wise-cracking three-legged dog to a bunch of mean bunnies, against all odds, he discovers the true meaning of home. Beautifully packaged with each novel is the Breyer portrait model of the horse hero. Sets include soft-cover editions (Age: 9). Little Prince is part of The Breyer Horse Collection; a new horse series from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group and Breyer. The Breyer Horse Collection Series tells compelling horse stories that capture the essence, spirit and personality of the breed portrayed in each book. Annie Wedekind, acclaimed author of A Horse of Her Own, has lent her talents to this new series with two beautifully written and memorable stories.
2009-current
(c) Reeves International, Inc. 6139 Samirah's Ride
Includes Johar and paperback version of Samirah's Ride. The Story of an Arabian filly - Samirah, a spirited Arabian filly, has been carefully raised and trained by her girl, Jasper, on a struggling dude ranch in Utah. Sami and Jasper, both searching for their place in the world, bond on their joyous rides together and become so close that each will do anything for the other. As the dude ranch's fortunes decline, Jasper fears that her beloved horse will be sold. Desperate, she concocts a plan that unwittingly brings the duo to the edge of disaster. Now it's up to Sami to save them. But is it too late? Ages 8+
2010-2013
6139BOOK Samirah's Ride - Paperback Book
The Story of an Arabian filly - Samirah, a spirited Arabian filly, has been carefully raised and trained by her girl, Jasper, on a struggling dude ranch in Utah. Sami and Jasper, both searching for their place in the world, bond on their joyous rides together and become so close that each will do anything for the other. As the dude ranch's fortunes decline, Jasper fears that her beloved horse will be sold. Desperate, she concocts a plan that unwittingly brings the duo to the edge of disaster. Now it's up to Sami to save them. But is it too late? Ages 8+
2015-current
6143 Hungry as a Horse - A Sirocco Story
Wind Dancers® take flight! This book asks the question, can a colt have his oats and eat them too? Children can really let their imaginations fly with this magical series from Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing, based on Breyer's beautifully-colored model horses, The Wind Dancers, four tiny horses with childlike personalities that children will readily identify with. Sure to begin an enduring love of horses. Written by Sibley Miller; Illustrated by Tara Chang and Jo Gershman. Grade Range: 1 and up. Age Range: 6 and up. Chapter Book, 80 pages, Full-Color Illustrations.
?-current
(c) Reeves International, Inc. 6144 Wild Blue hardcover book
Wild Blue: The Story of a Mustang Appaloosa, by acclaimed author Annie Wedekind, follows Blue, a roan filly, the color of rain, who stands out for her distinctive coloring and her intelligence. Surrounded by her beloved family, including her gentle sister Doe, and protected by her father, the band stallion, Blue lives a life both harsh and beautiful in the rugged terrain of an undiscovered habitat. That all changes though, when Blue and Doe are suddenly, inexplicably captured by rogue cowboys, setting in motion a chain of events that inadvertently threatens the very survival of their hidden, secret herd.Beautifully packaged with each novel is the Breyer portrait model of the horse hero. Wild Blue is part of the Breyer Horse Collection; a new horse series from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group and Breyer.
2011-2012
(c) Reeves International, Inc. 6145 Little Prince hardcover book
Little Prince: The Story of a Shetland Pony is the tale of a pampered, well-groomed pale-gold Shetland pony named Phin, short for Dauphin, French for "prince". If Phin seems to lead the perfect life in the penthouse suite of the city's posh riding stables, it's because he does. And if he seems a bit too self-satisfied - after all, he's won several trophies for his young owner, Isabella, and is widely acknowledged to be the prettiest pony in the city - it's because he is. But when Phin is suddenly 'retired' to a farm in the middle of nowhere that's filled with the most unusual animals, from a wise-cracking three-legged dog to a bunch of mean bunnies, against all odds, he discovers the true meaning of home. Beautifully packaged with each novel is the Breyer portrait model of the horse hero.
2011-2012
(c) Reeves International, Inc. 6146 Chico's Challenge Model and Book Set
With American Quarter Horse Stallion and Chico's Challenge book
2012-2014  
6152 Magic Horses - Or Not? - A Sirocco Story
In this Wind Dancers book, the Wind Dancers carelessly wish away their magic. Now they have to do things that regular horses do! Written by Sibley Miller; Illustrated by Tara Chang and Jo Gershman; Grade Range: 1 and up Age Range: 6 and up; Chapter Book, 80 pages, Full-Color Illustrations.
?-current
(c) Reeves International, . 6153 For Horse-Crazy Girls Only Hardcover Book
Being horse-crazy isn't just a phase, horse-crazy is for life! This 160-page hardcover book contains everything a girl needs to know about a girl's best friend. With more than 130 illustrations and diagrams, For Horse-Crazy Girls Only is crammed full of fun facts, must-know info and pretty much everything you need to know about horses!
2011-current
(c) Reeves International, Inc. 6154 Samirah's Ride Hardcover Book
From The Breyer Horse Collection, the third story in a new horse series from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group and Breyer, Samirah's Ride, The Story of an Arabian Filly. Samirah is a spirited Arabian filly, lovingly raised by her young owner Jasper on a struggling dude ranch near the Green River in Utah. They bond on rides together in the mountains where they race over meadows and leave the worries of ranch life behind. But as the ranch's fortunes decline, Jasper fears that her beloved horse will be sold. Desperate, Jasper concocts a plan that brings them to the edge of catastrophe. Now only Sami can save them, but is it too late? Hardcover edition of Samirah's Ride (Age: 9, Reading Level: Grade 4 and up). The Breyer Horse Collection Series tells compelling horse stories that capture the essence, spirit and personality of the breed portrayed in each book. Annie Wedekind, acclaimed author of A Horse of Her Own, has lent her talents to this new series with two beautifully written and memorable stories.
2011-current  
6160 Mercury's Flight hardcover book
The Story of a Lipizzaner Stallion - In 1930's Austria, life for Favory Mercurio, a Lipizzaner stallion bearing the crest of the renowned Piber stud, begins with the loss of his mother. From that moment on, the young horse feels different, as if he has a missing piece - even though he has talent enough to be accepted into the famed Spanish Riding School. Mercury perseveres through the rigors of his years of training, but then, as war bears down on Vienna, his beloved trainer, Max, is suddenly gone, and Mercury is alone once more. Will he become one of the great Lipizzaner stallions, or will he lose the people, horses, and home that he loves?
2012-current  
6161 Black Beauty Stolen  paperback
In the dark of night, Black Beauty is stolen from his stable. The man who took Black Beauty plans to sell him. Will Black Beauty ever see Jerry and his new family again?
2012  
6162 Black Beauty and the Thunderstorm paperback
Black Beauty has just been bought by a new owner, Jerry. During a terrible storm, Jerry's daughter Dolly is lost outside. Will Black Beauty save her or escape to freedom?
2012  
6163 Black Beauty Stolen! Hardcover Book
In the dark of night, Black Beauty is stolen from his stable. The man who took Black Beauty plans to sell him. Will Black Beauty ever see Jerry and his new family again?
2012
6164 Black Beauty and the Thunderstorm Hardcover Book
Black Beauty has just been bought by a new owner, Jerry. During a terrible storm, Jerry's daughter Dolly is lost outside. Will Black Beauty save her or escape to freedom?
2012
6165 Molly the Pony Paperback Book
Left alone during Hurricane Katrina, Molly the pony is rescued, but then her leg is badly injured by a dog bite. Will Molly walk again? An inspiring true story of courage and friendship!
2012-2013  
6166 Molly the Pony Hardcover Book
Left alone during Hurricane Katrina, Molly the pony is rescued, but then her leg is badly injured by a dog bite. Will Molly walk again? An inspiring true story of courage and friendship!
2012-2013  
(c) Reeves International, Inc. 6170 Charm with Canterwood Crest’s Take the Reins
Includes Take the Reins paperback novel by Jessica Burkhart.
When Sasha Silver and Charm arrive on campus, Sasha knows that she's in trouble. She's not exactly welcomed with open arms. One group of girls in particular is used to being the best, the brightest, and the prettiest on the team, and when Sasha shows her skills in the arena, the girls' claws come out.
2014-2016
(c) Reeves International, Inc. 6171 Aristocrat with Canterwood Crest’s Chasing Blue
Includes Chasing Blue paperback novel by Jessica Burkhart. Sasha Silver's journey through boarding school continues as Sasha realizes how competitive the school is, inside and outside of class. Now that Sasha Silver and her horse, Charm, have proven that they're worthy competitors for the Canterwood Crest equestrian team, Sasha's psyched to get back to school...until self-proclaimed It girl, queen bee, and owner of the I'm-so-way-better-than-you-are attitude, Heather Fox, is assigned as Sasha's riding partner.
2014-2016
6172 Black Jack with Canterwood Crest's Behind the Bit
Join Sasha, the Canterwood Crest team and all their horses, including Callie's horse Black Jack, in a new adventure at the elite riding school Canterwood Crest. This set includes a Classics® scale model of Black Jack, one of the horses featured in this edition of Canterwood Crest and the paperback novel. Includes: Classics scale Black Jack model horse and Behind the Bit paperback novel. Behind the Bit book is for ages 9-13, grade level 4-8.
2016
6199 Mercury's Flight - Paperback Book
The Story of a Lipizzaner Stallion - In 1930's Austria, life for Favory Mercurio, a Lipizzaner stallion bearing the crest of the renowned Piber stud, begins with the loss of his mother. From that moment on, the young horse feels different, as if he has a missing piece - even though he has talent enough to be accepted into the famed Spanish Riding School. Mercury perseveres through the rigors of his years of training, but then, as war bears down on Vienna, his beloved trainer, Max, is suddenly gone, and Mercury is alone once more. Will he become one of the great Lipizzaner stallions, or will he lose the people, horses, and home that he loves? Ages 8+
2015-2016  
8189 The Equine Tapestry: An Introduction to Colors and Patterns
A wonderful guide to the fascinating world of equine color! Filled with color photographs, this book will interest horse lovers of all ages. It is a great reference for model horse artists as well, with detailed information about colors and patterns. If you've enjoyed Lesli Kathman's BreyerFest seminars on equine color genetics, kept up with her popular blog about horse colors, or enjoyed her contributions to our site about colors and markings, you will be thrilled to have a copy of this useful guide.
2015-current
8190 I Love Breyer! Notebook
Keep track of your models, write your daily journal, or compose your holiday wish-list in this beautiful Breyer journal! Spiral bound 7" x 10" notebook has 80 sheets. Three-year calendar insert included.
2015-current  
(c) Reeves International, Inc. 711983 Snowman Model and Book Set
This special set combines the Breyer portrait model of Snowman with the newly released paperback edition of Elizabeth Letts' best-selling novel The Eighty-Dollar Champion. The Eighty-Dollar Champion tells the true story of Snowman, a former plow horse, that rider and trainer Harry DeLeyer pulled off a slaughterhouse-bound truck and purchased for eighty dollars. Two years later, the big snowy white horse, was competing and winning against the top show jumpers of his day at the most prestigious horse shows in America! A Cinderella story that will warm your heart!
2014-current  
(c) Reeves International, Inc. 711988 Black Beauty Model and Book Set
Anna Sewell's classic horse tale, Black Beauty, has inspired generations of horse lovers, and now is brought to you in a set with a beautiful 1:12 scale model of Black Beauty to cherish! Told from Black Beauty's point of view, the book follows him from his birthplace on a quiet farm, to life as a working horse in bustling 19th century England. Along his life's journey, Black Beauty experiences both compassion and mistreatment, and meets many memorable horses and people. Black Beauty's story teaches the importance of kindness, and is a great read for the entire family!
2012-current  

Horse Stories with Breyer Tie-Ins:

Title and Description Breyer Mold(s) For Sale
Misty of Chincoteague, by Marguerite Henry
Marguerite Henry's Newbery Honor Book has captivated generations of boys and girls both with its thrilling descriptions of true incidents from the tiny island of Chincoteague, and its realistic yet wonderfully magical atmosphere. This story of an animal brought into captivity poignantly reveals the powerful opposing forces of humans and nature. (Ages 9 to 12)
Misty
Stormy, Misty's Foal, by Marguerite Henry
A foal, born in the aftermath of a great storm, and her famous mother help raise money to repair the storm damage on Chincoteague Island and restore the herds of wild ponies on Assateague Island.
Stormy
Phantom Wings
Sea Star, Orphan of Chincoteague, by Marguerite Henry
Movie men have come to Chincoteague to film the annual Pony Penning, and Paul and Maureen are thrilled -- until they learn that the producers want to buy their beloved Misty. Reluctantly, they agree to sell in order to send their uncle to college. But how will they ever fill the lonely place that Misty leaves behind? Finding an orphaned colt helps Paul and Maureen deal with their loss, and they soon discover that little Sea Star needs them just as much as they need him
Sea Star
Misty's Twilight, by Marguerite Henry
Misty's Twilight is part thoroughbred, part Chincoteague pony, and one hundred percent fire and talent. A direct descendant of the most famous pony ever, Misty of Chincoteague, Twilight has greatness in her blood. Now it's her turn to shine, perhaps as a cutting horse, a jumper, or in the graceful art of dressage. Can Twilight, whose ancestors were wild ponies living on an untamed island, do it? Can she compute against the best horses in the world...and win?
Misty's Twilight
Brighty of the Grand Canyon, by Marguerite Henry
Long ago, a lone little burro roamed the high cliffs of the Grand Canyon and touched the hearts of all who knew him: a grizzled old miner, a big-game hunter, even President Teddy Roosevelt. Named Brighty by the prospector who befriended him, he remained a free spirit at heart. But when a ruthless claim-jumper murdered the prospector, loyal Brighty risked everything to bring the killer to justice. Brighty's adventures have delighted generations of readers, and he has become the symbol of a joyous way of life. Some people say that you can even see his spirit roving the canyon on moonlit nights-forever wild, forever free.
Brighty
Justin Morgan Had a Horse, by Marguerite Henry
Joel Goss knows that Little Bub is a special colt, even though he's a runt. And when schoolteacher Justin Morgan asks Joel to break the colt in, Joel is thrilled! Soon word about Little Bub has spread throughout the entire Northeast -- this spirited colt can pull heavier loads than a pair of oxen. And run faster than thoroughbreds!
Justin Morgan
King of the Wind, by Marguerite Henry
He was named "Sham" for the sun, this golden-red stallion born in the Sultan of Morocco's stone stables. Upon his heel was a small white spot, the symbol of speed. But on his chest was the symbol of misfortune. Although he was swift as the desert winds, Sham's pedigree would be scorned all his life by cruel masters and owners. This is the classic story of Sham and his friend, the stable boy Agba. their adventures take them from the sands of the Sahara. to the royal courts of France, and finally to the green pastures and stately homes of England. For Sham was the renowned Godolphin Arabian, whose blood flows through the veins of almost very superior thoroughbred. Sham's speed -- like his story -- has become legendary.
Sham
Lady Roxanna
Mustang, Wild Spirit of the West, by Marguerite Henry
Horses were in Annie Bronn's blood. For as long as she could remember, she had been fascinated by the spirited wild mustangs that roamed free throughout the West. So when greedy cattlemen started to round up the mustangs for slaughter, Annie knew it was up to her to save the breed. The true story of Wild Horse Annie's crusade to save the mustangs is inspiring. Readers will cheer her on, all the way to the White House, in her struggle to preserve these beautiful creatures from extinction.
Hobo
Brown Sunshine of Sawdust Valley, by Marguerite Henry
One of the most beloved of all children's book writers tells the story of a seemingly worn-out mare, owned by Molly's family, who is carrying a secret: a baby mule! Young Molly thinks the new creature is the most beautiful thing she's ever seen. She calls him Brown Sunshine of Saw dust Valley and as the years go by, Molly discovers that, just like his mother, her mule is full of wonderful surprises.
Brown Sunshine
San Domingo: The Medicine Hat Stallion, by Marguerite Henry
Peter Lundy has two joys in life: the rugged western plains where he has grown up and San Domingo, a Medicine Hat Stallion. The Indians believe such a horse is sacred -- that neither bullet nor arrow can harm its rider. As they explore the prairie together, a bond forms between Peter and San Domingo that can never be broken. But Peter's father, Jethro Lundy, knows only one love: bargaining. He trades San Domingo for a thoroughbred. How can Peter ever forgive his father? His only choice is to leave home forever!
San Domingo
Black Beauty, by Anna Sewell
Perhaps the most celebrated animal story of the nineteenth century, Black Beauty is the suspenseful and deeply moving account of a horse's experiences at the hands of many owners — some, sensitive riders who treated him gently; others, cruel drivers who thoughtlessly inflicted lasting damage. Written as the animal's autobiography, and as an appeal for the humane treatment of horses, Anna Sewell's beloved classic reveals as much about human conduct and the social ills of the time as it does about the treatment of animals. Scenes from the lives of both the landed gentry and the impoverished working class offer a subtle but well-rounded perspective of social conditions in England during the late nineteenth century.
Black Beauty (T)
Black Beauty (C)
Ginger
Duchess
Merrylegs
The Black Stallion, by Walter Farley
First published in 1941, Walter Farley's best-selling novel for young readers is the triumphant tale of a boy and a wild horse. From Alec Ramsay and the Black's first meeting on an ill-fated ship to their adventures on a desert island and their eventual rescue, this beloved story will hold the rapt attention of readers new and old.
Black Stallion (T)
The Black Stallion Returns, by Walter Farley
In this, the second book in the series, the heart-stopping adventures of the Black Stallion continue as Alec discovers that two men are after the Black. One claims to be the Black’s rightful owner and one is trying to kill the beautiful steed. An Arab chieftain proves his ownership of the Black and takes him away, but Alec is determined to find his horse again. Following the pair to Arabia, Alec encounters great evil and intrigue, as only a horse as spectacular as the Black could inspire.
Black Stallion (C)
Johar
Sagr
Smoky the Cowhorse, by Will James
Smoky knows only one way of life: freedom. Living on the open range, he is free to go where he wants and to do what he wants. And he knows what he has to do to survive. He can beat any enemy, whether it be a rattlesnake or a hungry wolf. He is as much a part of the Wild West as it is of him, and Smoky can't imagine anything else. But then he comes across a new enemy, one that walks on two legs and makes funny sounds. Smoky can't beat this enemy the way he has all the others. But does he really want to? Or could giving up some of his freedom mean getting something in return that's even more valuable?
Smoky

Books About the Breyer and the Hobby:

Title and Description For Sale
Breyer Molds & Models: Horses, Riders, & Animals 1950-1997, by Nancy Atkinson Young
This encyclopedic reference on five decades of Breyer plastic molded horses has over 1,800 color photos and detailed information on the horses, riders and animals released by the Breyer company. This edition has 240 new models released in 1996 and 1997 and updated suggested values for all the models 1950-1997. This book covers every known model, production dates, model numbers, variations, and the true stories behind the horses. Breyer's other lines are pictured and described in equal detail as well. Breyer collectors refer to this book as the "Breyer Bible."
Breyer Animal Collector's Guide: Identification and Values, 5th Edition, by Felicia Browell, Kelly Korber-Weimer, Kelly Kesicki
The authors provide concise and descriptive information on all models known to collectors through the end of 2007, with almost every model pictured. The sections on non-model collectibles like catalogs, magazines, and promo items have been updated, along with the hobby information on mold marks, and differences in the plastics, colors, and characteristics to help you more easily determine values. You'll find the book overall to be very user friendly, and the cross-reference tables invaluable for identification. It's a must-have reference for all hobbyists from the casual collector to model dealers. 2008 values.

 

The Beginners Guide to Breyer Collecting, by Bonnie Valentine
Breyer® model horses have been around since 1950 and sparked the interest of horse enthusiasts from all over the world. This book covers the basics from how to start a collection to defining words common to the model horse world. Meant as an affordable get started guide for the person just interested in the hobby or a refresher for those who have been collecting for a few years, this guide will offer tips, define terms, and explain some of the lesser know aspects of the world of model horses.
Beginners Guide to Breyer Model Horse Showing (Halter Classes), by Bonnie Valentine
Model horse showing is a fun and interesting way to take collecting to the next level. This guide will take you through the basics of showing models in halter classes. Everything from how to enter a show, to what breed to exhibit a model as is covered. Many model gorse enthusiasts have taken up showing model horses and discovered a new aspect of the hobby that they thoroughly enjoy. This guide also contains a breed assignment chart for your models that many have said is worth purchasing the book just for the chart.
Let's Go To The Model Horse Show: A Coloring Book, by Sarah Tregay
A coloring book for horse lovers of all ages! Color model horses, learn horse breeds, name the models, and take them to the show where you get to judge the classes and the division champions. Learn facts about model horses, horse colors and markings, including pinto and appaloosa patterns.
Prepping and Repairing the Plastic Pony (Prepping, Pastelling, and Polishing the Plastic Pony Book 1), by Jaime Baker
This segment goes over prepping your model horse to prepare it for paintwork as well as other topics. 
Realistic Horse Coat Colors: Beginner's Guide to Painting Models with Pastels, by Karen Prescott
This book is a beginner’s guide with 215 pictures and instructions on how to take a white, primered model horse to a finished show piece. It covers five basic colors: bay, sorrel or chestnut, palomino, buckskin or dun, and dapple gray. It has lots of hints and extra pictures to help you succeed. As a bonus, real horse pictures are included.
Creating a Palomino in Pastels, by Jaime Baker
A How-to Guide to creating a realistic Palomino Model Horse in Pastels or Pigments
Horse Images for Artist's Reference and Inspiration: Perfect Bound Edition, by Sarah Tregay
Be inspired to paint, sculpt, and draw horses and model horses with this collection of more than 275 images of horses from around the world. A model-horse customizer herself, Sarah Tregay has assembled these photographs with the artist’s reference needs in mind—so you’ll find multiple photos of the same horse, views from different angles and at different gaits, from close ups to full-body, in-motion images. No images cross the spine, so you won’t miss a single detail. And, when you’ve created your next champion, bring this book to the model horse show as a reference for the judge.
Creating Pastel Champions: A Step-By-Step Guide to Painting Model Horses with Pastels, by Sarah Tregay
Learn to paint realistic model horses with pastels. Glowing blood bays, flashy palominos, darling dapples, loud appaloosas and stunning pintos are all within reach for horse enthusiasts of all ages with this step-by-step guide. You’ll enjoy working in pastels because they are easy to blend, simple to apply, and most of all, the results are true-to-life coat colors.

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