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Shelly from Victoria, Australia wrote on July 12, 2017:
Do you ship to Ballarat, Victoria Australia?
Response From Trailmaster:
We have an exclusive Australian distributor of Painted Ponies. If you send us your contact information, we will put them in touch with you.

Britney from AZ wrote on July 08, 2017:
I was reading through the Q&A and someone mentioned an exspansion with Fire and Ice? Where might I find information about this and any upcoming events as I have also heard about a new category of Ponies.
Response From Trailmaster:
Fire and Ice is a special Painted Pony that will commemorate the 15th Anniversary of The Trail of Painted Ponies. It will be coming out in January, and it is an absolutely sensational new design, unlike any we have previously producted. The new category you refer to has been put on hold temporarily. It was going to feature illuminated figurines.

S.McPherson from Langley, BC, Canada wrote on June 30, 2017:
I am trying to find a horse with horses contained on the horse
Response From Trailmaster:
I think you're probably referring to "Year of the Horse" which was created by the artist Lori Musil. It's a sensational work of art that was retired seven or eight years ago. Your best bet for finding one will be on eBay. But there have been other Painted Ponies with multiple horses them so check the Collector's Checklist.

Shyanne from California wrote on June 20, 2017:
I have many ponies that were gifted to me however I have a newborn and am trying to clear stuff out anyway i want to know the best places to sell the ponies so they go to homes of people who will appriacte them as i used to
Response From Trailmaster:
Painted Ponies prized by collectors can sometimes be found at horse and collectible shows, but really, the best place to try and sell them is eBay. Good luck.

peter dowler from langley BC Canada wrote on June 14, 2017:
I have knocked a pony to the floor and the hoof and a leg need repairing. Where can I get this done?
Response From Trailmaster:
There used to be a collector who ran a private "horse hospital" where chipped or broken Ponies could be repaired. Unfortunately, it is no longer in operation.

Cheryl from Mesa,AZ wrote on June 06, 2017:
I have a painted pony "Snowflake" #3684. There is no box. I would like to know if it is a 1st edition and what is the possible value. There are no marks or scratches. Thank you.
Response From Trailmaster:
The piece should have a 1E on it but perhaps this was missed. The number indicates that yes, it is a First Edition. Its value depends on how badly someone wants to add this piece to their condition.

Kim Westmoreland from New Zealand wrote on May 17, 2017:
Magical Mystery Mare. I would like to clarify if this Painted Pony has "handcrafted" or "made" in china as I am interested in purchasing an authentic one. Would you be able to advise the release date as I can see the retired date as May 1, 2016 on your site. Thank you very much.
Response From Trailmaster:
Magical Mystery Mare was released in the Fall of 2014. One original was created that became the prototype of the figurine line.

Patty from Oregon wrote on May 12, 2017:
am trying to order "Christmas Morn" thru Dillards & nothing comes up. How can I get this pony?
Response From Trailmaster:
Thanks for asking. We checked into this situation just this morning. Dillards' exclusive Holiday Ponys is not in stock yet. It is due in August. Their system just doesn't take pre-orders this far in advance, so you will have to check back later in the summer.

SANDRA from MICHIGAN wrote on May 09, 2017:
PLEASE CLARIFY WHAT "PRE-E MEANS?
Response From Trailmaster:
During the first Painted Ponies release, which was Winter 2003, there were six resin figurines produced without the 1E before the edition number, up to 3,600. The information is shown on the underside of the base. These figurines are considered "Pre-E's" and they are very rare and valuable.

beverly cook from albertville al. wrote on May 07, 2017:
what is the largest painted pony made
Response From Trailmaster:
The largest, of course, would be the life-size Painted Ponies that were created for the original Trail of Painted Ponies Public Art Project back in 2001 and 2002. Then we created Masterworks which stand about two foot tall. We also created several Painted Pony figurines that stood over one foot tall.