Grow. Connect. Inspire.

Learn about various aspects of the model horse hobby through a variety of educational opportunities. Novice, experienced, and everywhere in between - there is something for you!

Something For Everyone!

Model Horse University is always growing! Check back soon to see what’s new!

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Thank you to these very special Champion Sponsors who are supporting the startup of this website! Model Horse University would not be happening if it wasn’t for them! Click on their picture to go directly to their website.

Upcoming Model Horse Courses

At this time, during the earliest phase of Model Horse University, we would like to start by offering links to courses that are already planned and being hosted by individuals. Once we launch our next phase of the website, we will be hosting a catalog registration system for courses that are in person, live stream, and downloadable slideshows, videos, and pdf.

Find upcoming courses about the model horse hobby here:

Event Name Event Link
Karen Beeson Equine Artist - Virtual, online group model horse painting workshops for live or asynchronous participation. Eight topics offered on a rotating basis.
Equine Art By Heather Bullach - Virtual, online introduction to oil painting model horse group workshops. A variety of colors are offered on a rotating basis for live or asynchronous participation.
Making A Traditional Scale Model Horse Halter with Tay Danielson-Pervier

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Upcoming Model Horse Live Shows

One of the best ways to meet new model horse people and see model horse friends is at a model horse show. Besides showing your own models, seeing everyone else’s models, and shopping. It’s always a good time!

Find out about upcoming model horse live shows here:

Event Name Event Link
April 21-23, 2023 - On The Edge Live - Parker, AZ USA
April 29, 2023 - Beehive Live - Castle Rock, CO, USA
May 27, 2023 - Shenandoah Equine Event - Front Royal, VA, USA

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Fundraising & Model Horse Vendor Links

Visit the first link for our current fundraising efforts for the next build phase! FUNDRAISING SALES WILL POST ANYTIME, SO CHECK BACK OFTEN! Someone out there in the hobby has what you are looking for right now. Don't wonder any longer where to find your next original finish model, a new saddle for your model horse, a gorgeous customized resin from an artist, supplies for your new model barn, or even an unfinished resin that you can paint yourself! You have found the place! Shop the wide variety of model horse vendors in our hobby by visiting these model horse vendor links!

Find model horse vendors here:

Event Name Event Link
Model Horse University Fundraising Sales & Merchandise
Becky's Model Horse Hospital, Repairs and Sales
Begin Again Studio - Model Animal Artist, Custom painted model horses
Catalpa Tree Ranch Creations, OF model sales
C. Sloan Originals, Top LSQ Tack and Props in ALL Scales, Carrie Sloan Meyer
DaBar Enterprises Facebook Group, Resin Casting Services
Desert Night Creations Miniatures and Art, Tack Making
Deuces Wild Studio, Custom Model Horses
Equine Expressions Studio, Customizing/Resculpting/Painting
HN Studios, Custom Model Horses
Kayla Lovejoy Equine Art, Custom Model Horses
Lazy Moose Ranch Props, Props and Dioramas
Making Tack For Model Horses, A Step-by-Step Guide
MihokCreations, Feed props
Model Cards By Heather, Live Show Model & Breed Cards
Plucky Pony Ranch, Customs
Songbird Studios, Custom Model Horses
Stewartry, Model sales

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Upcoming Model Horse Community Zoom Socials

How about joining some model horse friends for a community Zoom social? Hopefully there’s a day and time that works for you.

We've also added parent forums to help parents of newer hobbyists get to know the hobby and help them navigate the ins and outs.

Find an upcoming Zoom here:

Event Name Event Link
Parent Forum: Sunday, September 10 at 7 - 9 pm CST
Parent Forum: Sunday, November 12 at 7 - 9 pm CST
Community Social: Monday, October 9 at 7 - 9 pm CST
Community Social: Sunday, December 10 at 12 - 2 pm CST

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Parent forum participants please use the link with each date.

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About Model Horse University and its founder, Kerri Gehrmann Johnson

Kerri has been a model horse hobbyist since 1979. She is a collector, she shows her collection, and she is a model horse artist. She has competed at NAN and at shows around the country for many years. Kerri is the founder of Great Lakes Congress, Inc., the country’s only 501c3 non-profit organization focused on education about the model horse hobby. She has managed and judged numerous live shows throughout the country, including GLC Live and Stone Horses Country Fair, as well as judging at North American Nationals multiple times. Kerri has her Masters in Educational Leadership and has been an elementary school educator for the past 30 years.

Other Sponsors

Thank you to these fantastic sponsors who have also helped with the startup of this website!