For me it was my grand champions it was the tersk mare:
I named her first kiss (i dont know why kiss bit she's called ''first''' most of the time)[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Its not the most beautifull picture of her but it's fine.
I got her for christmas under our tree when i was first chrismas day (i don't know how to call it in Englisch)
Mij first schleich was a littlebit different. My ''besy'' friend from hischool had some beautifull schleich. but back then i dind't new it was schleich!
When Grand champions started to dissapeare slowly i couldn't find some horse that i likes so mutch as de GC's. Schleich wasn't so populaire in NL and it wasn't aveluble in store/shop.
Years later when my internet compasion voor grand chapions opent again because of al the internet sellers i bought my last tree GC:[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Then i found some schleich in a toyshop i fel in love with this one:[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
She has the name flabehoppe because (accoording to google) it means ''horse'' in her country's languatch (if i had coppiëd it correctly)
Now she is one of many, and many more to came. Stil a special place in the heart