Double Feature: Blue Horse Edition

Here’s a rare theme for toy cars: horses! As someone who lives on a horse farm and trains horses, I was super excited when Matchbox made not one but two models with a horse trainer deco a few years ago. Even better, it’s a VW Bus and a stepside Chevy.

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The truck even has a trailer hitch. Pretty useful for a farm truck.

My only real complaint is that despite the similarities, these two aren’t an exact match in any way. The VW is a nice gloss blue, while the Chevy is a darker metallic. The decos for Blue Horse Trainers are both different light blues, and the actual designs are full of subtle differences.

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Regardless, they still display well together. My favourite detail is the VW’s blue wheels. I wish Matchbox did matched wheels like that more often.

Thanks for reading.

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