The home of the original chalkboard horses.

Clearwater, Minnesota

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Creating chalkboard doodle pads.

I've collected Breyer horses for years. I search all over for them, and found one that was all beat up. I decided it needed to be repurposed, and the Original Chalkboard Horses began. Don't be fooled by imitations!

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  • Josh


    I enjoy pretty things.

  • Izzy


    She's all about quality control.

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Last updated on May 10, 2022
Hi! Thanks for stopping by. This is the home of the original chalkboard horse. Repurposed, recycled, created for you...you will find something that makes you smile and want to stop back. Please take a look around and feel free to ask me any questions.

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Returns and exchanges
If, for any reason, you are not happy with the item, I will gladly accept a return. You are responsible for return shipping, unless the item was destroyed in transit. Please contact me within 3 days of receiving the item.
I accept PayPal. Payment is expected within 1 day of purchasing, or at least an email explaining the situation. If I have not received payment (with the exception of e-checks through PayPal) after 1 day, I will cancel the order and relist the item.
I use USPS Priority Mail. Delivery confirmation is factored into the price. I will wrap each item in bubble wrap to make sure it's travel is safe and secure. You will most definitely get a discount when purchasing more than one item. Insurance will be mandatory on some items and this will be noted in the item's description. I will ship your item as soon as I can. Please note, with larger purchases, UPS may be used due to USPS restrictions.
Additional policies and FAQs
Handmade items will vary due to the materials they were made with. The original models that I use are not manufactured by me and are subject to small defects. Some of these models were made 60 years ago! I will mention any glaring defects in each item's listing. Photos are not always of the exact item. However, the item shown is the model you will receive.

// Sometimes I get questions like this: "I'm a blogger or I write reviews - I'd love you to participate in a giveaway or I'd love to publish a review. Will you donate something to my readers or send a sample for me?"

// A. If you are looking for products for reviews, blog features, etc. I'm sorry, but we do not send free samples. We might be willing to offer a discount to you or possibly offer an incentive for you personally, but we will not consider sending products for free. This is a firm policy and applies to everyone. Thank you for understanding.