Gala of the Royal Horses to Perform at BreyerFest Silver Jubilee

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Gala of the Royal Horses brings its breathtaking performance to BreyerFest Silver Jubilee to headline BreyerFest’s Saturday evening Celebration of Horses on July 12, 2014, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Famed trainer Rene Gasser will create a special showcase for BreyerFest’s 25th annual event based on his world-renowned equestrian tour that has just recently begun touring in the United States.

The Celebration of Horses event will highlight BreyerFest’s 25th anniversary of the largest model horse collector festival and horse fair in the world. Gala of Royal Horses captures the amazing beauty and maneuvers of the baroque horse breeds of Europe favored by Royalty with performances that include Andalusians, Friesians, Lipizzaners and Arabian stallions. These extraordinary and romantic horses are some of the most celebrated in history, favored for centuries by royalty, warriors and bullfighters and this performance will celebrate the tradition, athleticism and grace of these revered creatures.

“We are delighted and honored to bring Gala of the Royal Horses to BreyerFest,” said Tony Fleischmann, President of Reeves International. “We take great pride at Breyer in associating with the best, and we are very pleased to welcome Rene Gasser and his superb company for the 25th edition of BreyerFest.”

For the past 10 years, Gala of the Royal Horses has been touring abroad, and in 2014 made the decision to bring its show to North America for a nationwide tour. Gala of the Royal Horses will present a showcase of their full tour event at BreyerFest as the highlight of an equestrian showcase that is being produced by Tommie Turvey of Equine Extremist Entertainment and will also feature a performance by the extreme entertainer. Tommie Turvey, renowned as a performer, clinician and horse trainer to the stars, has assembled an all-star cast of performers who will demonstrate daring feats of horsemanship including Roman riding, liberty and other stunts.

BreyerFest Silver Jubilee is Breyer’s 25th annual festival for fans of the world’s finest equine models and horse lovers, to be held July 11-13, 2014, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. This fun, family-friendly festival brings more than 10,000 people to Lexington to celebrate the world of horses and the model horses that are inspired by them!

Activities on-site include three days of exciting live horse demonstrations featuring some 200 horses of many breeds, meet and greets with our special equine guests, a mega Breyer Store filled with models created especially for BreyerFest, free pony rides and exotic petting zoo, 65-booth Trade Fair, a Craft and Activity Center with free crafts and face painting, model horse displays and shows, workshops and free seminars, as well as the Splash Dogs Eastern Regional Championships.

Make your plans now to see Gala of Royal Horses and attend BreyerFest Silver Jubilee. Tickets are on sale now at www.BreyerHorses.com or call 800-413-3348.

Breyer Animal Creations is a division of Reeves International (www.reevesintl.com), a family-owned, NJ-based toy manufacturer and distributor. Breyer, founded in 1950, celebrates the horse and other animals, dedicating itself to the creation of authentic and realistic model horses for play and collecting. Breyer is one of America’s iconic toys and its ‘portrait’ models of horse heroes and animals like Secretariat, Black Beauty, The Black Stallion and Lassie have inspired children of all ages to love animals. Breyer’s partnerships with publishers like Scholastic and Macmillan Children’s Publishing and studios like Universal (Seabiscuit); DreamWorks (Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron and Dreamer), and Touchstone Pictures (Hidalgo) have provided a platform to create new content and play forms for children inspiring a world of imagination and creativity. Visit us at www.breyerhorses.com or call 800-413-3348 to learn more about the model horse hobby and Breyer Animal Creations.

Riding Master Rene Gasser, creator and producer of the Gala of The Royal Horses, brings his world-renowned equestrian tour to North America for the very first time. The production features a number of performances involving the Andalusian, Friesian, Lipizzaner and Arabian breeds. Spanish flamenco dancers are featured in authentic vibrant costumes accompanied by the mellow notes of a guitar to bring the sights and sounds of Spain a heartbeat away. Gala of The Royal Horses is dedicated to showing off the amazing beauty and maneuvers these horses are capable of, including the stunning maneuvers once used on the battlefield now known as “The Airs Above The Ground.” To learn more about Gala of The Royal Horses and for tour dates please visit http://www.galaoftheroyalhorses.com/.