Educating new collectors and horse lovers has always been a staple of BreyerFest! Not only do guests have a GREAT time having fun with horses, they learn something too! BreyerFest instructors offer a wealth of knowledge about horse breeds and the model horse hobby! All of our seminars are FREE and do not require registration.


Cloud: Challenge of the Stallions with Emmy® Award-Winning Filmmaker Ginger Kathrens
Meet Emmy® award-winning filmmaker Ginger Kathrens and learn more about Cloud, his herd and wild mustangs that roam the Arrowhead Mountains of Montana. See photos and video of Cloud's newest family members and learn more about the plight of the Mustangs, plus what we can all do to help! Autographs to follow.

Jessica Burkhart

Canterwood Crest Academy with Author Jessica Burkhart
Meet the author of Canterwood Crest, the popular young adult book series about girls and horses, and also Breyer's latest horse & book sets. Autographs to follow.


Kathleen Moody

From Paper to Plastic with Breyer Sculptor Kathleen Moody
Make a Breyer Collector dream come true- meet and learn from Kathleen Moody! Hear and see how Kathleen develops concepts, puts them on paper and then creates stunning sculptures capturing the true essence of a horse. You won't want to miss this unique opportunity. Autographs to follow.


Herd Your Horses with Robin Briscoe
As your collection grows, it becomes increasingly important to keep track of your models. Knowing what you have out on display and packed away helps to prevent duplicate purchases, fill in gaps, plan your show string and insure your collection. Hobby experts will give you tips for recording additions, tracking important data including condition and value and even insuring your collection. Both paper logs and computer tracking ideas will be presented. A must for anyone with an expanding Breyer herd!

How to Hold A Model Horse Show with Teri Steele
Now that you know what it takes to show a model, how do you run your very own model horse show? Hear insider tips on best practices to create the best show in town! From photo showing to performance classes, model horse shows can be so much fun! Get started now!

Kim Bjorgo-Thorne

Intro to Model Horse Showing with Kim Bjorgo-Thorne
Interesting in learning what model horse showing is all about? Have you begun to show, but need more information to help you score better at the next show? Learn the basics of successful showing and discover great tips to help you excel! Both seminars will include tours of the Model Horse Shows at the Alltech Arena


Penny Lehew

Learning to Collect with Penny Lehew
Join Penny Lehew as she gives you insight into the world of model horse collectibility! She will teach you how to determine the value of your collection plus help you identify mystery models you may own. This is one seminar that can't be missed!


Sheryl Leisure

Repairing models with Sheryl Leisure
Don't we all wish we could touch up some of our favorite models once they start to show signs of age? Now you can! Sheryl Leisure's step-by-step lecture and slide show will help you fix the most common types of damage seen on model horses from leg and ear breaks to yellowing! Question and answer period too!


Leslie Kathman

Understanding Horse Colors with Leslie Kathman
Learn the basics on how genetics work. Genetics experts will explain dominant and recessive genes and how they pair up to make the final outcome for various colors in horses. Handouts provided, but bring a notepad for notes.