Just a few more days until Breyerfest 2011 opens the gates of the Kentucky Horse Park for thousands of Breyer lovers! This year is the 22nd year for Breyerfest, the largest model horse festival in the world. Attendees from all over the country and all over the world will flock to Lexington in the coming days to get a piece of all the action!
Thursday night marks the first official Breyerfest event, The Artisans Gallery opening. Taking place at Breyer’s home away from home, the Clarion Hotel, The Artisan’s Gallery is where artists showcase their works of art. Anything from custom models, resins, tack and props can be found at The Artisan’s Gallery!
Friday will start bright and early with the largest model horse show in the nation, Breyerfest Live. Some of the best horses in the nation come out for their chance at glory. Friday also starts with park activities that include shopping, seminars, workshops and demonstrations! Its a horse lover’s paradise! Friday night leads attendees back to the Clarion Hotel to the all too famous Swap Meet. Vintage, special run, rare, anything could be found in the Swap Meet! You never know what you might find! This popular event is a big highlight for many, its a don’t miss event.
Saturday is another full day of events at the Kentucky Horse Park including the Children and Youth Breyerfest show. In the early evening Breyer transforms the covered arena into a party starting off with several raffles. After the raffles the all too popular costume contest will take place and with this year’s theme being “Fairy Tales”, the costumes are sure to please. Then the big event of the evening takes place, the benefit auction. High action bidding will take over the night where collectors bid for their chance to own one of a kind models.
Golden Oak Stables and Stable News will bring you all the action from the heart of it all! Stay tuned for all the Breyerfest coverage, you won’t want to miss it!