PEQUANNOCK, NJ — From equine stars to “pony vehicles,” BreyerFest: DRIVING FORWARD is the quick observe to household enjoyable with one thing for everybody. The annual celebration returns to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, July 14-16, 2023. A mecca for Breyer mannequin horses, the true horses that encourage them, and horses lovers of all ages, BreyerFest’s distinctive “hybrid” format—attend in-person or nearly on-line—provides followers wherever on the earth the prospect to expertise the 3-day jam-packed occasion.
BreyerFest 2023’s theme, Driving Ahead, is a tribute to how horses have formed human historical past. From the times of charging chariots to journeys aboard a clanking chuckwagon, from leisurely drives alongside nation roads to an exhilarating, smooth sulky racing round a observe, horses have pushed us ahead. This 12 months’s Celebration Horse, internationalsuperstar Bravour 54, is the baygelding who helped make proprietor Misdee Wrigley Miller the primary girl to win Gold in Mixed Driving at 2018’s World Equestrian Video games. As a part of her four-in-hand staff, they earned the USA its first Gold Medal within the sport. Meet them and different movie star horses at BreyerFest!
Whether or not you attend BreyerFest in-person or nearly, maintain From the Horse’s Mouth helpful. This First Timer’s Information is a should learn for everybody—the portal to all that’s taking place! A information to the in-person occasion and a information to the net occasion are each out there.
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From the reside horse demonstrations—see an American Sugarbush Harlequin Draft (What’s that? Discover out!)—to meet-and-greet periods with equine stars, there are picture ops abound. Take selfies with a uncommon Norwegian Fjord paying homage to Sweetwater’s Zorah Belle (aka “Zoobie”), the primary Fjord to signify the USA in any self-discipline. Now a Breyer mannequin horse, Zoobie competed within the 2019 FEI Mixed Driving Pony World Championships in Hungary.
BreyerFest is a bonanza of workshops, seminars, and contests (enter your diorama!). The cherished fan-favorite Breyer mannequin horse reveals have courses for youths to adults—even novices! Simply sharing a second portray a Stablemates mannequin within the Craft & Exercise tent on-site along with different friends imbues a particular that means to a perk included with each ticket.
Then, seize a seat for Friday and Saturday night’s spellbinding Celebration of Horses spectacle within the Alltech Area, produced and directed solely for Breyer by the world-famous Sylvia Zerbini, who once more stars along with her liberty horses and a blinding forged of expertise. Digital attendees can watch it livestream each Friday and Saturday. Enjoyable reality! Over 30,000 individuals come to the Kentucky Horse Park to expertise BreyerFest in-person. On-line, ticket holders from greater than 100 international locations attend nearly—a manufacturing feat Breyer first pioneered in 2020. BreyerFest’s on-line occasion is hosted by the beloved Kimber Goodwin.
“Our firm is dedicated to visioning the horse world in timeless methods as we embrace new generations and outdated,” stated Breyer’s Vice President, Advertising, Stephanie Macejko, who personally greets BreyerFest followers at Kentucky Horse Park’s entrance gate on opening day—typically from the again of a horse. Her phrases have clout. Breyer received the nation’s Horse Trade Imaginative and prescient Award in 2021.
The final word household fest, Breyer’s gateway to horses holds limitless intrigue. Sure, somebody did say “Pony Vehicles!” This July’s BreyerFest will delight the “alternate horsepower” fans of the household with a first-time automotive present that includes Ford Mustangs®, Pony Vehicles, and vehicles! Ever-popular are returning sights like choose movies from EQUUS Movie Pageant and Sunday morning’s BreyerFest 5K—the Sulky Dash—taking place in-person and nearly. Nobody ever leaves BreyerFest empty-handed with the buying alternatives galore! All Restricted Version fashions, warehouse finds, BreyerFest merchandise and Breyer common line merchandise shall be out there at every BreyerFest Retailer location all through the park.
DockDogs followers are in for a deal with. These unimaginable canines that like to run, soar, and swim are an added attraction this 12 months. In the meantime, music lovers shall be tapping their ft to the sounds of prime native bands, which change each day.
July 14-Sixteenth is trotting towards you! Attend BreyerFest in-person at Kentucky Horse Park AND on-line at BreyerHorses.com.
Contemplating on-line? Tune in to content material—reside or by yourself time—and really feel such as you’re there on the Kentucky Horse Park. From reside broadcasts with visitor horse house owners, hobbyists, and followers to the all-day protection of equine demonstrations within the Lined Area, you may take pleasure in the very best of BreyerFest from the consolation of your house. All on-line ticket holders get entry to BreyerFest seminars and buying—Digital Market and Digital Artisans’ Gallery included—plus the night Celebration of Horses present.
Giddy up and get your BreyerFest tickets!
◆ On-site tickets for the Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington: $30-$90
◆ Digital tickets, for wherever on Planet Earth: $25-$65
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Now in its thirty fourth 12 months, BreyerFest is a 3-day equine extravaganza bringing greater than 30,000 followers along with 300+ reside horses and hundreds of mannequin horses on the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington every July. From mannequin horse reveals and hands-on workshops, to actual horse demonstrations and equine celebrities, BreyerFest is the hub of the mannequin horse hobbyist world—the place inventive animal lovers of all ages have fun their ardour. A hybrid occasion with on-line ticket choices, fans from over 100 international locations now livestream BreyerFest nearly from all over the place on the earth.
Uncover the whole lot straight From the Horse’s Mouth within the BreyerFest First Timer’s Information, additionally out there for Digital First Timers.
About Breyer Animal Creations®
Considered one of America’s most iconic toy manufacturers, Breyer Animal Creations is a division of Reeves Worldwide, Inc., a family-owned, NJ-based toy producer and distributor that took dwelling the nation’s Horse Trade Imaginative and prescient Award in 2021. Celebrating its 73rd anniversary in 2023, Breyer has championed the horse and animals for many years. Breyer’s dedication to creating genuine, reasonable mannequin horses for play and gathering evokes a vibrant, devoted worldwide neighborhood that considers Breyer excess of a model.
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