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Listen Up!
[Free] Looking for someone? Are you an artist announcing a new release? Holding a show? Post here -- free!

Show Announcements.

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Yo! Check on "seeking someone" inquiries!

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The Ranch - Free Roaming Topics
[FREE] Hobby Blabbing
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- NO SALES or other transactions, NO PRICE CHECKS. Post those in "Transactions" forum below.

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Original Finish Corral

[FREE] Discussion of models with a factory finish and those with a standard finish provided by the original seller of the model.
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NEW to the Herd!

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UK Happenings Forum

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Wagonsmith's Forum

[FREE] Free forum for conversation about making hobby-scale wagons and wagon harness.
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- Any conversation about hobby-scale wagon and harness making.
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Creative Model Photography - Stories & Artistic

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Hobby History

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The Arena - General Hobby Chat

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Premium Paddocks - Paid but Temp. Free!
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Custom Corner

[*TEMP FREE POSTING; Premium] After-production customization of models done individually by artists.
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Resin Corral

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The Kiln (China - all forms)

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Decorator & Fantasy Model Horses & Part-Horses

Fantasy and decorator horse-based models, finished and work-in-progress. Including ...
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- Horse-based fantasy creatures.
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- Photography of scenes and fantasy photography of model horses.
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Breed Assignment, Genetics, Color, Pedigrees

Discussing breed assignment, equine genetics, color, pedigree assignment and related topics.
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What's In A Name?

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The Studio
[*TEMP FREE POSTING; Premium] Artists and the art of model horses.

Sculpting and Customizing

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Prepping - Finishing - Repairing

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- Ask questions, offer advice, tips, experiences, etc.
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The Classroom

Projects! ... how-to's ... coaching for experienced & first-timers ... practice your skills, get feedback and online tutorials ...
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So, What Do You REALLY Think?

Post your work on models for HONEST constructive criticism.
Do not be easily offended! Comments are intended only to help.
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Artist Futurity

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Please make any comments polite as well as honest.
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Artistic Expressions of the Horse (non-model)

Other equine art, including collectables.
Medallions - tiles - plaques - bronzes - photography - flat art - other equine art
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The Big Event (Breyerfest, NAN, Brand Events)
[*TEMP FREE POSTING; Premium] Brand-sponsored and national organization events.
If you are publicizing a national or regional hobby event, message Admin for a no-charge special section.

NAN (North American Nationals) - Everything!

Link to NAN info.
NAMHSA's national championship show
2023: To be announced
2022: July 12-14th, Lexington, KY - 25th Celebration!
2020: Postponed to 2021 (Covid-19)
2019: No NAN-sense Celebration in place of NAN; 2018: July 10-12, 2018, Lexington, KY; 2017: No NAN-sense Celebration in place of NAN; 2016: July 19-21, 2016, Lexington, KY
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Stone Horse Events (Equilocity & more)

Click link to Stone event info.
2023: To be announced
Equilocity, Stone Horse Country Fair, Stone Bowl, Art of the Horse, Moonlight Madness, Holiday Open House
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The Show Ring (NAMHSA card shows, photo & other) Premium/paid access. Temporary free access.
Shows and showing on your local circuits. General info, tips, how-to's. Expert advice here!
Performance incl. props, tack, dolls, set-ups, etc.
Photo Showing.
To see Breyerfest, NAN & branded events, see above category "The Big Event".

Show & Event Central

Live and photo showing info, questions, tips, reports on shows, show photos.
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Forum for unofficial discussion pertaining to NAMHSA.
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Showing Clinic

Kind critiques of anything related to live and photo showing. Please provide a good photo, usually shot from the side is best, with clear visibility to the details, with your question.
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Photo and Online Showing and Shows

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Performance Set-Ups, Accessories, Tips, How-To's

For both live and photo showing.
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The Tack Room

Area to discuss making, buying and selling model horse tack
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Making Props & Dioramas

Advice, ideas and resources for making props, dioramas and dolls of all kinds.
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Dolls & Riders

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The Real World [Free]
Off topic forums.
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General Off Topic

[Free] Topics not related to model horses.
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Birthdays!!

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"SPOILERS!" and SPOILER TAGS <- please use if you discuss the plot and/or characters!
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Give your Thumbsup and Thumbsdown.
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Parents!

For parents of children of ANY age! PM Loqui for access (admin) (click here).
Future parents; toddlers to teens; all the way 'children' very grown - you're all welcome here!
(You don't have to be a parent to participate.)
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The Real World [Premium]
[*TEMP FREE POSTING; Premium] See also "General Off Topic" forum in "The Real World [Free]" section.

Real Equine

The Real Thing - living, breathing horses!
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Critter Corner

Stories, photos and news about the fur babies, feather babies, scale babies ... etc.!
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The Rainbow Bridge

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The Refrigerator Door (creative)

Stories, poetry, art, any of your creative work. Any topic is welcome!
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Transactions
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Lookers (Auctions-MH$P-PayPal-Etc Discussion)

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The Transactions Board

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