Adios ~ Mego - BF Celebration Model 1995 (sale for charity)

Adios ~ Mego - BF Celebration Model 1995 (sale for charity)


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Mego was a star who had it all:  "Beauty and Brains." as the title of the JAH article about him said.  Registered as Migo Grande (yes, with an "i" originally), he became known as Mego.  The palomino Paint stallion was owned by George Taylor, a man who wanted to be a rodeo performer from a young age.  With Mego by his side, they lived the dream. George did trick roping and Mego did tricks - Over 30 tricks, in fact.  They toured the Western US and earned their place as Breyerfest Celebration Horse in 1995.  That story takes a turn, though... Unbeknownst to George or Breyer, Kentucky enacted a law prohibiting entry of horses from certain states that summer, due to a contagious equine disease found in some areas.  George and Mego arrived, ready to perform, only to escorted by police back to the state line before they could do any meet and greets with fans or sign any models. 

Disappointed, George sent out a notice that anyone who got a Mego model at Breyerfest was welcome to visit them at their ranch and he'd sign their model personally, if they wanted.  It was a generous offer after he had traveled all that way at his own expense and been sent home.  I believe this makes Mego the first Breyerfest Celebration Horse that didn't perform who actually came but wasn't allowed to stay.  (He was healthy, but no exceptions were made.)  That makes his model a really neat one to have, on top of the horse's beauty and talent!

[Mego Breyerfest centerfold from JAH.]


Only 3000 of his portrait model were made.  George made sure Mego was well-photographed to help Breyer reproduce his markings accurately, so we have a beautiful portrait of him.

This fellow is still attached in his original box.  He features tri-color eyes and bright whites.  His box has his owner's name written on the insert and then scribbled out.  He did arrive with a slight odor of smoke that may collect while he's wrapped here, but should dissipate when you let him stand out in the open air.

This model was donated to our charity account for Harvest Hills Animal Shelter, and proceeds from its sale will help the shelter care for dogs and kitties in need.  Thanks for your support!


Size:  Traditional

Breyer Model #707595

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