1. The therapeutic benefits of this hobby, from a newbie's perspective.

    Though my collection of Breyers began at age three or four, I became 're-involved' with model horses in 2011, and the last several months have invested time, energy, and dollars developing a show string worthy of the name. Along the way I began to design and construct the props and accessories that accompany live showing.

    Depression runs fairly strongly in my family; my mother is manic and both my grandmothers suffer from Seasonal Affective Depressive Disorder (SADD), as we reside ...