Breyer Horse New Releases: Gypsy Vanner

January 31, 2013

A magical breed coming from the United Kingdom is that of the Gypsy Vanner. This breed has long traveled with the gypsies through Europe but in recent years has become a favorite breed of horse lovers all over the world! Now Golden Oak Stables brings you not only a new model Gypsy Vanner for 2013 but on an entirely new mold!

The Gypsy Vanner is a small draft horse that originated in the United Kingdom. First bred to pull the carts of gypsy travellers, the Gypsy Vanner is a compact breed perfectly suited for carriage work. They can also be great riding horses and companions and have found their place as such for many horse lovers. Typically standing under 16 hands, they have the look of a draft horse with a  compact body that makes them very versatile. Gypsy Vanners also sport one of everyone’s favorite characteristics, lots and lots of hair! From their feathers to their mane and tail, the Gypsy Vanner is known for it’s long dramatic hair! Gypsy Vanners also come in a myriad of colors, nearly every color on the equine rainbow except Appaloosa!

New for 2013, Breyer has brought a new sculpture to collectors to celebrate the wonderful Gypsy Vanner. This bright bay pinto is striking in many ways and his beautiful bay and white coat is just the start. His dynamic pattern matches his dynamic pose and is lovely with shading throughout. His bi-color black and white mane give him a stunning look that is stunning! He’s sure to be a favorite of collectors with his fun and playful pose. Captured playing out in the field with his feathers, mane and tail flowing in the wind he’s truly a one of a kind beauty!

Bringing the magic and beauty of the Gypsy Vanner to collectors, Breyer brings an exciting new model to you for 2013. There’s no question that he’s sure to become a fast favorite for collectors. What’s not to love?


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Breyer Horse New Releases: Lusitano

January 28, 2013

Hailing from the land of Portugal, the Lusitano is a breed that many of us will recognize on sight. Much like his close relative the Andalusian, the Lusitano is full of Iberian spirit and is firey as can be. Now Golden Oak Stables brings you a brand new Traditional size Lusitano that is new for 2013 and sure to have you wishing for one in your stable.

Known as an Iberian breed, the Lusitano is a breed with a stunning flare that can capture just about any horse lover’s heart. This ancient breed was up until the 1950’s known as the Andalusian but at that time the Spanish and Portuguese  stud books split creating the Lusitano breed.  Lusitanos stand between 15 and 16 hands high and can be any solid color. From palomino to grey these horses can be just about any color as long as there’s no paint or appaloosa markings.

Lusitanos have found their way into the modern world as excellent dressage mounts. They’ve also been known for their skills in the bull fighting arena, the battlefield and simply as great riding horses.

New for 2013, the Breyer Lusitano is a gorgeous and fiery stallion all his own. Painted in a stunning rose grey, this stallion has been created on the ever popular Esprit mold. With his flowing mane and tail and his extended front leg, he’s certainly the picture of equine spirit. With his expertly created paint job this Lusitano shines. A beautiful shade of Mulberry rose grey has been chosen for him and there’s no question why, it’s simply stunning! With his unusual and stunning color and his dynamic and spirited personality, this Lusitano will certainly find a way into your heart and into your stable!

If you’re ready to bring a little bit of Spanish flare into your stable, the Lusitano is the perfect way to do it. This diverse and stunning breed is sure to capture the heart of any horse lover!


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Real Life Breyer Horses: ++Sshameless

January 24, 2013

Breyer has long created champions to collectors all around the world and Sshameless++ is no exception to this rule. This stunning Arabian has been competing for almost twenty years and still can strut his stuff! Now, Golden Oak Stables brings this champion to you!

Sshameless++ has been capturing the attention of horse lovers since 1995 when he was just a colt. It was then that he was crowned National Reserve Futurity Colt and that was just the start. From there he went on sire many champions of the Arabian world. That’s enough of an accomplishment, but Sshameless++ didn’t stop there. In 2010, with a new owner, he went back into the show ring where he brought home two reserve national championships and because of those wins was the only horse to ever win in both performance and halter classes! Quite the feat to say the least. Sshameless++ and his owner Lisa also work  hard in their community doing public outreach not only to teach people about the Arabian breed but also to help those less fortunate. There’s no question that this is truly a one of a kind horse!

Breyer has brought Sshameless++ to collectors all over with this new release for 2013. Created on the famous Sham mold, Sshameless++ is portrayed as a spunky and lively stallion with the firey spirit Arabians are known for. His aged grey coat has been expertly recreated giving him a striking resemblance to his real life counterpart. With light shadings throughout and a deeper shading on his face he’s the perfect shade of light grey. They’ve even recreated Sshameless++’s three black and one tan hoof , something that is sure to make him stand out in a show ring!

You can bring a stunning champion Arabian to your barn with Sshameless++. This stunning stallion is truly one of a kind and will have everyone excited as he trots his way in. There’s no stopping this Stallion and there’ll be no stopping him once he’s made his way to your barn!


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Breyer Horse New Releases: New Stablemates For 2013

January 21, 2013

Many collectors love the size of Stablemates. These 3 inch tall horses pack the same amount of detail as their larger counterparts and are easy to collect. Beloved by collectors, the Stablemate series has come to include everything you might need to make a lovely farm of your own. From animals to stables to farm equipment, there’s no stopping the Stablemate line! New for 2013, Golden Oak Stables brings you seven new additions to the Stablemate collection!

First up is a lovely new Truck & Gooseneck Trailer Set that will have any horse lover looking for somewhere to take their horses. Created in a lovely teal and white paint scheme this truck and trailer are sure to stand out in all the right ways. With lovely decals of horses down the sides of the trailer its festive and fun and a few Breyer logos on the truck give it the winning look.

If you’re looking to work on the farm a little bit, the Breyer Acres playset is a great way to start! This set includes a tractor, farmer and all the farm equipment you’ll need to have your barn in tip top shape! You can also add to your farm in the form of a few animals. The Farmyard Friends set includes a dairy cow, sheep, goat, piglet and chickens to keep your horses company. The Ranch Friends include a steer, roping calf, grey donkey and a rooster!

If you’re looking to add some more horses to your stable you can start with a little action, a new Collectibulls set! Between the two of them, these two cowboys ride a bucking bull and a calm ranch horse and are sure to bring some excitement to your stable. If you’d like your action in a little quieter way you can bring the New Arrivals Set into your barn or the Horsepital set! Both include a set of two horses and all the accessories that you could ask for!

Stablemates have long been a favorite of collectors and there’s no reason not to love them. From their small size to the myriad of accessories, the fun never stops!


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Breyer Horse New Releases: Getting Creative in 2013!

January 17, 2013

Some of the most fun of collecting model horses is getting to be creative with them. From playing to customizing, creativity and model horses go hand in hand. New for 2013, Breyer and Golden Oak Stables bring you four fun new sets that will set your creativity ablaze with model horse fun!

There are many types of ways to be artistic, everything from drawing to painting to sculpting and the list doesn’t stop there! A new exciting item for 2013 that will bring a new twist to your creativity is a Chalkboard Horse! Sure to get all of your creative juices flowing this lovely little Morgan stallion has been painted in a chalkboard style paint! This means your creativity can go wild as you draw, doodle and make notes on him! He’s also perfect for parties, games and more! He comes with a set of chalk, eraser and will wipe clean for years of fun!

If you’d like something a bit more traditional route there are painting possibilities for the artist in all of us. With two different designs, you’ll have trouble choosing which canvas painting kit to start with. The first features a Mare and Foal in a cute barn scene wrapped up in their blankets. The second features a Morgan with a rider atop her going trail riding. Both sets come with everything you need to paint these beautiful pictures including a pre-printed canvas, six paints, palette and a brush! Last but certainly not least is a perfect on the go project, a Watercolor Painting Book. With twenty pages and paint ready on each page for you, you can have a blast painting your next masterpiece.

One of the most wonderful thing about Breyers is the creativity they inspire. Many great artist have begun as a young Breyer collector, will you be next?



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Breyer Horse New Releases: New Classics for 2013

January 14, 2013

Classic lovers will rejoice in 2013 with a myriad of fun new horses, accessories and more, and Golden Oak Stables brings you all the fun!

With three new breeds to add to your classics stable, 2013 is already off to a fun start. The Classics Appaloosa is a lovely black Appaloosa mare with a braided mane and tail. She’s ready for a show with her beautiful coat coloring that will truly stand out in the show ring. Next in your stable is a bay roan Quarter Horse who is sure to be a favorite. His sweet demeanor is one of the characteristics that makes him and other Quarter Horses the most popular breed of horse in America! Last but certainly not least is a beautiful Thoroughbred Quarter Horse cross. Also known as an Appendix Quarter Horse this lovely palomino mare shimmers and shines in the sun.

The new horses don’t stop here though, a new Sport Horse Family is also headed into the Breyer lineup for 2013. This set of three horses features a buckskin mare, a bay stallion and a light bay foal. This lovely family is sure to capture your heart in every way possible. A friendly and helpful vet is also on her way to your stable and bringing a new foal along with her! The Vet Care Set includes everything a vet will need to care for your stable and two furry friends also follow her along, a cat and a dog!

Speaking of accessories, you can round out your stable with accessories that will help you care for your barn and keep it in tip top shape. The Stable Cleaning Set includes everything you need to get that dirty work around the barn done that we need to do everyday. From a wheelbarrow to tools you’ll have everything you’ll need. Feeding is also top priority in your stable and with the Feed Care Set you can make sure your horses are cared for in every way possible!

Classic lovers have a lot to be excited about for 2013, with so many fun horses and sets your barn will be buzzing in no time!


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Breyer Horse New Releases: Artist Series

January 10, 2013

New for 2013, Breyer and Golden Oak Stables bring you three horses that are sure to make any art or horse lover swoon! In the new Artist Series Breyer brings you exciting new sculptures that celebrate the art and beauty behind the horse!

Created in a lovely artist resin and standing approximately 5 inches tall, this new series is similar to the ever popular Breeds of the World series released by Breyer last year. This series celebrates the spirit and artistry of the horse with dynamic and exciting new sculptures beloved by so many horse lovers all over the world.

A name we all will recognize is that of Leonardo DaVinci! Famous for painting the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, Leonardo DaVinci was a famous Italian artist that has created works that are recognizable the world over. Breyer has taken one of his famous sketches and turned it into a sculpture that is beautiful as can be! This lovely grey draft horse stands proud and tall and carries the regal name of The Kings Mount! Fit for a king, he’s certainly a beautiful addition to your collection!

The American artist Frederic Remington has long symbolized the spirit of the wild west for many people. His entrancing paintings of the west as it was being settled often features horses as the subject. Wild Bronc is a beautiful bay stallion that you might recognize as one of his more famous paintings. Leaping in the air he shows the power and spirit of the horse in a dynamic and stunning way!

British Artist George Stubb’s work finishes out the trio with the beloved Royal Blood, also known as Whistlejacket. The portrait of a race horse of Rockingham England, Whistlejacket has long been a favorite painting of horse lovers and now can be a favorite Breyer model. This chestnut beauty is shown rearing up with a beautiful pair of white socks on his back hooves.

Sure to please any horse or art lover, the new Artist Series is sure to become a quick favorite just as the Breeds of The World series did before it. You can’t find anything more exciting than beauty and spirit when it comes to a new horse and all three of these come with some to spare!

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Breyer Horse New Releases: An Exciting 2013!

January 7, 2013

The new year is here and with a new year comes an exciting new year full of Breyer horses! This year Breyer has pulled out all the stops and brought an astonishing line of horses that will have us all making room on our shelves for some special new horses!

Breyer brings collectors not one but two exciting new Traditional molds for the new year. First up is a beautiful and exotic Marwari horse from India. These horses are known for their curled ears and are held in high regard in the Indian culture. Created in a stunning Palomino, you’ll have curly ear fever over this lovely example of the breed. Also new for 2013 is a Gypsy Vanner that is full of energy as he plays in his paddock. This beautiful bay pinto brings the beauty of the Gypsy Vanner to you with his full mane, tail and feathers and his exciting pose is sure to catch everyone’s attention.

This year also brings an exciting rose grey Lusitano on the Esprit mold that will have us all captivated. His dynamic pose has made him a collector favorite in just the few years he’s been around and this color does nothing but add to the collector appeal. Another collector favorite comes back for 2013 in a new color too, Ethereal. Painted in a stunning grullo pinto, this lovely Pinto will no doubt be on many collectors shelves.

Breyer has brought a few real life horses into the lineup for 2012. Sshameless++ is an Arabian that is just as stunning as he is talented. This gorgeous grey Arabian is sure to capture your heart. Also new for 2013 is Ballou a little Welsh Pony with a lot of heart. Created on the Newsworthy mold, this little chestnut pony has made a name for himself throughout the years under the saddle of many talented young riders.

With so many exciting horses it certainly will be hard to choose where to start, but that’s just the beginning and Golden Oak Stables brings them all to you!


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