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Breyer Photo Show April 2016 - Results

April Showers Make Barn Time Messy!

Judge Jennifer Buxton of Braymere Saddlery is no stranger to customizing and photo showing! In fact, her custom tack sets are among the most coveted in the model hobby. Jennifer is also from Colorado and has real horses so she's no stranger to mud either! Here are her placings for this month's photo show!

First Prize

1st

Jena M., Wisconsin

 

Nothing says spring like a muddy horse! There were lots of outstanding entries in this month's photo show, but this humorous, well-lit photo was the clear winner. I like every part of this set-up, but I am especially impressed by the blending of foreground and background. The fence line and trees looks perfectly in scale!

Second Place

2nd

Lydia D., Idaho

 

Here's another wonderful scene featuring a muddy horse. The barn setting is very nice, with lots of little details that make it feel real.

Third Place

3rd

Morgan H., Tennessee

 

Whereas the first two photos depicted horses being cleaned, this entry shows a horse getting dirty! Vanilla Banks wasn't sculpted to be a rolling horse, but she makes a convincing one. The well-posed doll adds a touch of humor that elevates this entry above many similar set-ups.

Fourth Place

4th

Dayna B., Ohio

 

There's lots of cleaning going on in this ambitious barn scene. I would prefer to see that cantering Gem Twist replaced with a standing model, but this is a very nice effort. Bonus points for including the horse hair on the ground!

Fifth Place

5th

Shana B., Washington

 

Sometimes less really is more. This is a fairly simple entry, but all of its parts are in scale and look good together. Like Banks Vanilla, the Stablemate Quarter Horse mare makes a surprisingly good rolling horse!

Sixth Place

6th

Ashley G.

 

Although I generally prefer realistic scenes, this fanciful, sweeping Stablemate was too cute to ignore. I wish he would come visit my barn!

Prize:

One (1) Cherry Creek Fonzie Merit (Item 1758; ERV $44.99) will be awarded to one (1) first place winner.

By submitting an entry, you agree to be bound by the following contest rules.

*Official Rules:

  1. This is a skill-based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of the winner. Many will enter, but only one (1) will win.
  2. Contest is open to all legal U.S. residents of any age. Parental consent is required for entrants under age 18, if selected as a potential winner. Void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law.
  3. All entries must be original and entirely created by the entrant, and must not violate any applicable local, national, and/or international laws or regulations.
  4. Contest begins at 2:00pm EST on 3/2/16 and ends 4/1/16 at 11:59pm EDT. All entries must be received via email at [email protected] by 11:59pm EDT, 4/1/16. No other method of entry will be accepted.
  5. To enter, email (or have your parent or legal guardian email, if under 18) no more than one (1) digital photograph of your original Messy Barn Time Breyer model photo scene to [email protected] All entries must be in digital form, JPEG format (PFD, PSD, BMP, etc. will be rejected), no larger than 2MB in size. Only emailed entries will be eligible.
  6. Only Breyer model horses should be used to create photo scene; other props and accessories are acceptable.
  7. Your entry must include the subject line "April Showers Make Barn Time Messy," your digital photograph, name, age, mailing address, telephone number, and email address as well as a statement of parental consent if under 18. Entry and/or statement of parental consent must be submitted in English. Any entries missing the above requirements will be immediately disqualified.
  8. Limit one (1) entry per person and email address.
  9. Contact and shipping information collected will be used for the purposes of this contest only and will not be used for email marketing or other purposes.
  10. Entries will be judged by Jennifer Buxton. Each entry will be judged creativity, composition, lighting, accuracy and adherence to the theme: Messy Barn Time. Six (6) entries will be chosen and pinned for places first through sixth; the first place entry will become the potential winner, as determined by the judge in their sole discretion. The decisions of the judge will be final and binding in all respects.
  11. We will contact the potential winner by email on or about 4/28/16. The selected potential winner must confirm receipt of email and verify valid contact and shipping information to Sponsor by email (email address will be provided to potential winner in notification email) within five (5) business days or he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected. The first name, city and state of the prize winner will be listed on the website (www.BreyerHorses.com) on or after 4/29/16.
  12. Prize will be awarded in the name of the parent or legal guardian if the winner is a minor.
  13. Prize: one (1) Cherry Creek Fonzie Merit (Item 1758; ERV $44.99). Winner is responsible for all taxes on Prize.
  14. Noncompliance or return of prize notification as undeliverable, whether by email or telephone, may result in disqualification and selection of an alternative potential winner.
  15. Sponsor may substitute prizes of equal or greater value.
  16. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  17. Prizes will ship on or about 4/28/16.
  18. Sponsor employees, retailers, and their immediate families are not eligible to enter.
  19. All entries become the sole property of Breyer Animal Creations a division of Reeves International, Inc. ("Sponsor") and may be used or reproduced in any manner and for any purpose by Sponsor without additional consent or compensation, including without limitation for commercial purposes, and will not be acknowledged or returned.
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  23. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify anyone who attempts to tamper or otherwise interfere with the proper functioning of this contest and/or its email server and/or website.
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  25. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
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