Hobby Resources

General Hobby

Breyer Horses
Stone Horses
Copperfox Model Horses
ID Your Breyer
An excellent resource for Breyer collectors!

Stone Horse Reference
Reference site for Peter Stone model horses

Model Horse Place
Free hobby-centered sales site, with options for auction and fixed type listings, much like eBay and Etsy.

MH$P – Model Horse Sales Pages
For new/used models of all makes and scales, tack, props, etc. There’s a fee to post ads with photos

MEPSA – Model Equine Photo Showers Association


Model Horse Tutorials
A HUGE list of freely available tutorials, covering customizing, tack & prop making, and more. Check here if you’re looking for something specific!

Guide to Making Model Horse Tack
Written by Susan Bensema Young – a must have for anyone interested in miniature tack making. It’s available now as a very affordable PDF – I highly recommend it!

Kerioke – Model Horse Tack School
Kerioke has sold her pattern books online for many years, but is now branching out with video tutorials. There is a small fee for the patterns, but the videos are free.

Lisa’s Model Horse DIY
Lisa’s channel has a bit of everything, from tack and prop making to live showing

Tack and Prop Making
Beginner friendly tutorials shared on Breyer’s website


Blue Mountain Stable
Blue Mountain Stable offers several video tutorials covering prepping, painting, resculpting and more! Definitely check them out if you’re interested in customizing model horses.

References from Real Horses

Fine Western Saddles
Used and new western tack for sale. Lots of images from multiple angles, which is helpful when learning about how western saddles are put together.

Don Gonzales YouTube Channel
Saddle maker and leather craftsman

Bruce Cheaney YouTube Channel
Another leathercraft channel