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Glossary of Terms
Here is a list of common terms and abbreviations found in MEPSA and the model horse world.


AA - "Animal Artistry" is a model horse manufacturer of resin models in Europe

AAA - "Animal Artistry Alchemy" is a model horse manufacturer of fine bone china models in Europe

AR - "Artist Resin" is an original sculpture by an sculpting artist that has been finish painted

ASB - "American Saddlebred"

BF - BreyerFest

BFA - "Border Fine Arts"

BHR - "Black Horse Ranch"

CE - "Commemorative Edition"

CL - "Classic" area a line of Breyer models in 1/12th scale

CM - "Custom" is a plastic or china model that has been customized

CMG - "Custom Glazed China" is a bisque or finished china model the has been custom painted and fired or glazed

COA - Certificate of Authenticity

DAH - "Design A Horse" is a program offered by the Stone Horses company to design your own custom model horse

FCM - "Factory Custom" is a model that has been altered at the factory before finishing (i.e. changing the mane or tail)

HM - "Honorable Mention"

HR - "Hagen-Renaker"

JAH - "Just About Horses"

JCP - "JC Penney"

LB - "Little Bit" were a line of Breyer models in 1/24th scale also known as Paddock Pals (PP)

LE - "Limited Edition"

LSQ - "Live Show Quality"

MEPSA - "Model Equine Photo Showers Association"

MFT - "Missourti Foxtrotter"

NL - "North Light"

NSH - "National Show Horse"

OF - "Original Finish" is a model just as it came from the factory

OFC - "Original Finish China" is a china model with an Original Finish

OFP - "Original Finish Plastic" is a plastic model with an Original Finish

OOAK - "One Of A Kind"

OS - "Original Sculpture"

PP - "Paddock Pal" were a line of Breyer models in 1/24th scale also known as Little Bits (LB)

PSQ - "Photo Show Quality"

QH - "Quarter Horse"

RR - "Regular Run" is a model available through regular retail outlets; as opposed to Special Run (SR)

SASE - "Self Address Stamped Envelope" is an envelope with the sender's name and address on it, with affixed paid postage

SB or STB - "Standardbred"

SLT - "State Line Tack"

SM - "Stablemates" are a line of Breyer models in 1/32th scale

SR - "Special Run"

TB - "Thoroughbred"

TR - "Test Run"

Trad - "Traditional" are a line of Breyer models in 1/9th scale

TSC - "Tractor Supply Company"

TWH - "Tennessee Walking Horse"

WB - "Warmblood"
 
 
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