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It's Almost NaMoPaiMo Time!

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It's that time when model horse lovers start getting excited and imagining beautiful horses!  That's right, NaMoPaiMo is coming up soon!  The third annual event, started by Jennifer Buxton of Braymere Custom Saddlery, invites everyone to grab a model and start painting.  Short for National Model Painting Month, February has been designated NaMoPaiMo and thousands of horse lovers around the world join in to make sad little models beautiful again. All you need is a model, some paint and your imagination.  Whether you're a first-time painter or a professional customizer, it's a fun month of camaraderie, sharing tips and photos,...

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Copperfox Model Horses Returns!

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Copperfox’s rebirth has been the talk of the town for the last few months, with collectors asking us lots of great questions that we couldn’t answer.  So, we connected with Copperfox’s new owner, Julia Nichols of Massachusetts, USA, to find out more about her and the plans for Copperfox Model Horses going forward.  It was an incredible interview – I enjoy learning about what goes into producing our favorite collectibles, and Julia was willing to share a lot about the process that we usually don’t get to hear much about.  She also dropped a few hints in here about what...

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Horse Lover's Gift Guide 2019

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The best gifts and gift recommendations for horse lovers!  Breyer model horses, CollectA, Schleich, jewelry and more - All from the store trusted by horse lovers around the world!

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2019 Halloween Horse Pumpkin

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Carving the Breyer Halloween Horse pumpkin has become a tradition at Triple Mountain!  See this year's as it is made, step by step and check out the finished carving on display at our store!

 

If you'd like to see last year's Halloween Horse carving of Nevermore, you can find it here.

 

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Identify Your Breyer - Who Is Behind The Hobby's Favorite Reference Site?

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If you're a model horse collector, chances are you have the site bookmarked.  Here at Triple Mountain, we use it every single day!  We're talking, of course, about www.identifyyourbreyer.com .  For most of us, the site is some sort of mysterious encyclopedia of Breyer awesomeness, filled with photos of every known Breyer release ever.  Need to discover which releases you're missing on your favorite mold?  IDYB it!  Find a model at a random shop and don't know what it is?  IDYB it!  We check every model we list on Triple Mountain on IDYB to make sure we have the correct...

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