Karen Gerhardt came to help out and say goodbye. She will be leaving Colorado next week to spend two years in England with her husband. We're all going to miss her! I was so busy with my resins and performance horses that I only managed to make one little trip to the other side of the show hall. Probably it's just as well. I think if I spent too much time looking at shiny things like this, I would probably have to own one (or two or three...).Part of the Custom Glaze China callback table. Such pretty shiny horses!Here are my pictures from the resin division. The draft horses were first. I don't really collect drafts, but I would be able to find room for a Eberl Babette. This is Sherre Tulley's new Octopussy resin. This horse was sculpted By Brigitte Eberl and painted by Sheila Bishop Anderson. It's a really nice sculpture. I wish I had managed to get one before it sold out.Sheila's lovely Ravenhill Revisited resin was fifth in the Paint class. If you liked the original Ravenhill, you will absolutely love this updated version. He is so much more correct, particularly though the legs. I would trade a whole pile of tack for one of these guys...A very nice Appaloosa Lone Star.Three of my horses on the Stock Breed callback table.Jane's beautiful new Indy painted by Sheila was the Spanish/Gaited division champion.
Jane's showstring is small but mighty. Her AA Trotting Pony was Resin Pony Champion. Here's a look at some of the winners from the resin foal division. Four of these lovely babies belong to me! My own little Rajun Cajun (sculpted by Carol Williams, painted by Chris Nandell) was named Champion Foal and moved on to the final resin callbacks.
Here's a look at my other three division champions/reserves. The little Bubba pony resin is Jolly Roger. He is sculpted and painted by Ann Harris. The donkey is MN Bonnie, a Cricket resin sculpted and painted by Michelle Belisle-Locke. Last but certainly not least is Validator, a Valor resin sculpted and painted by Carol Williams. None of my "kids" were chosen for the overall resin division honors, but I'm not complaining. This was an absolutely super show. I can't wait for the 2010 edition!