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General

Hobby FAQ, an introduction by Janet Piercy

Acronyms (hobby oriented primarily) collected by Janet Piercy and Gail Berg

Written communication by Gail Berg

Having an online presence by Gail Berg - updated summer 2008

Designing a website by Gail Berg

Let's Get Organized by Corrie McDermott (PDF)

Social Media, Social Networking and the Equine Artist by Gail Berg

Smart phones for the Equine Artist Business Person by Gail Berg

Surviving BreyerFest by Laura Pervier

Snarky tips on Flying with Horses (2009) by Mary Thomson

How RFID exposed a model horse thief (2009) (PDF file from external site)

Safeguarding your computer (and data) by Gail Berg


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Reference

Breed/Type correlation originally developed by Bonnie Robb and Darian Buckles

Breed Reference material

Colors, a genetic primer by Leah Patton

Breed Color Chart by Leslie Kathman (pdf) updated May 2011

Less common breed color chart by Leslie Kathman (pdf) May 2011

Resin Registry Cross Reference compiled by Gail Berg

Why are the ABCs important

Breed Halter (judging) guidelines

Performance/Event (judging) criteria

Real horse Reference information
How to use this information: Most generic classes are described in the USA Equestrian Foundation rule book, but breed specific classes or information can be found in the specific breed information.

Rule books available (with paid membership only)

Breed/registry information

Performance - specific real horse rule books, etc.


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Showing/Shows

See also the Reference section for information that judges may use to determine their placings

Live Show Etiquette compiled by Sarah Minkiewicz-Breunig

Live Show Quality (LSQ) Guidelines 2 (updated version) compiled by Sarah Minkiewicz-Breunig

Live Show Quality (LSQ) Guidelines compiled by Sarah Minkiewicz-Breunig

What is Collectibility? by Gail Berg

Thinking about participating in your first show? by Gail Berg

How to hold a live show by Gail Berg

Difference between "hunter" and "jumper" by Gail Berg

Hunters for field and show by Didi Hornberger

Performance suggestions by gait by Gail Berg

Suggested breeds by (OF) mold by Gail Berg based on work by ckmalmberg

Photo Showing

What kind of digital camera should I get? by Gail Berg

How to set up a photo area for scale photography by Gail Berg

Lynn Fraley describes her photo set up

Introduction to photoshowing by Corina Roberts, Model Equine Photo Showers Association

Entering a photo show by Gail Berg

How to hold a photo show by Gail Berg


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Props & Tack

Should you Make Your Own Miniature Tack? by Melody Snow, Unicorn Woman (leaves MHG site)

Tack care by Melody Snow, Unicorn Woman (leaves MHG site)

How to make Traffic Cones by Alicia Vogel (leaves MHG site)


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Customizing (sculpting, painting, etc.), Original Sculptures and more

Earthenware, Porcelain, Bone China, Stoneware -- a brief introduction by Joan Berkwitz

Sarah Minkiewicz-Breunig's 2011 Reference Library (pdf)

Sarah Minkiewicz-Breunig's "Top 10" Beginning Sculptors Reference Library

Sarah Minkiewicz-Breunig's "Top 10" Intermediate Sculptors Reference Library

Sarah Minkiewicz-Breunig's "Top 10" Advanced Sculptors Reference Library

Sarah Minikiewciz-Breunig's "Top 20 Tidbits" for the Equine Sculptor

Sarah Minkiewicz-Breunig: How you might categorize yourself as beginner/inermediae/advanced as a sculptor

How to strip a resin by Ronni Marcum

How to prep Plastic and Resin models for painting by Zana Goulding

Pictorial history in the development of an original sculpture by Chris Jolly

Pictorial on painting a Dapple Grey by Chris Jolly

Help! My Matte Spray is Frosting!! What do I do? by Carol Williams

Painting eyes by Janice Williford

Link to website with Indian marking description (h/t to Theresa Wolmer)

Miscellaneous Customizing tips by various

Lesli Kathman has a number of interesting entries on mold creation and ceramic glazing at her blog site. Posts include:


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Collecting

Shipping/storage by Gail Berg

Care of hand painted pieces by Chris Nandell

What is Collectibility? by Gail Berg


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