Copperfox Challenge Day 7 (#CDCDay7)

Copperfox Challenge Day 7:   Share your favourite piece in your model horse collection (#CDCDay7)
What is that piece in your collection that you would never part with? It is the first model you owned, a customized model or a piece of hand crafted tack?

I have many favorites in my model horse collection of over 250 pieces.  I have models from my childhood “carpet herd”, models I was so excited to buy because it was the first time I had my own money to spend, and I have special models picked up at a fleamarket that are considered rare and very novel to fellow colleagues.  

Though all of them are precious in their own way, probably my most novel and likely most valuable is this guy:

My model horses
Stone Equilocity 2012 T-Shirt Fun – Tennessee Walking Horse

My model horses

I was one of 12? very lucky visitors at The Peter Stone Company Equilocity Event who was “in the right place at the right time”.  A small group of models, custom painted with a “tropical flair” were given out at random to visitors who wore their Peter Stone Company T-Shirts and were spotted by one of the staff at the Stone Company.  It so happened that I was in the main sales room at Equilocity when Peter Stone himself caught me proudly wearing my shirt.  I was exuberant and took a few minutes to decide which of those lovely models would come home with me.

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