Someone told me that these vintage metal horses were prizes or trophies at carnivals. And although I'm not a horse person, I think this guy is very handsome. And a much better prize than a skeevy stuffed animal or a gigantic inflatable hammer.
P.S. You can still vote (through 9/15) for One Gal's Trash in Country Living magazine's Blue Ribbon Blogger Reader's Choice Award. Click on the following link. Scroll down to "Click here to vote", the Collecting category is the first one listed. You'll find me there....Thanks!