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Are you looking for a unique gift for that special person?  

 

Whether it be for a child to treasure and play on or as a beautiful piece of furniture, all our horses are extra special and have been restored (where necessary) with the utmost care and attention to detail. We have a variety of horses to suit all pockets and each horse is unique and characterful.

 

Most of our horses are vintage or antique and have been enjoyed throughout many years. If you are looking for a pristine finish then why not opt for a brand new horse? We have teamed up with a leading manufacturer of new horses to give you the best selection possible.

Please click here for further information and photos of each horse or to purchase online

 

 

DELIVERY INCLUDED UK MAINLAND exc Highands

Other areas at an extra cost.

 

Display Size Horses

Pearl

'Pearl' - Miniature dapple grey rocking horse

 

Pearl’  is a lovely miniature dappled rocking horse on a bow.

 

Pearl is a wonderful example of a miniature rocking horse. These small rocking horses are a great space saving idea so giving you a chance to have her simply on display, on a windowsill or mantelpiece, or to use her to mount your favourite doll or teddy bear.

 

She has a tan leather bridle and fixed saddle, beautiful flowing hair and glass eyes. We have polished all the leatherwork, then cleaned and conditioned her lovely real horsehair mane and tail, rubbed down and waxed the woodwork of her bow again until she looks in showroom condition.

 

Pearl is a truly lovely miniature horse and is fit and ready for her new home, but sadly you can`t ride her.

 

Her measurements are:

 

Height        52 cm

Width         23 cm

Length       90 cm

 

£495

'The Arab Sculpture' - Stevenson Bros 2011

'The Arab Sculpture - 2011 Stevenson Bros

 

This absolutely stunning sculpture was made by Stevenson Bros in 2011, in collaboration with equine sculptor Judy Boyt.

 

This running Arab is carved in oak and mounted on an oak plinth, with a natural finish and is in immaculate condition. It is very large and heavy!

 

It is signed by Stevenson's under the belly and dated 2011.

 

Length  55"

Height  34"

 

Not suitable for riding.

 

 

P.O.A.

Full Size Horses

Clyde - Lines Bros Sportiboy 2 circa 1925

'Clyde' - Lines Bros Sportiboy 2 circa 1925

 

‘Clyde’ is a dapple grey Lines Brothers Sportiboy 2 rocking horse, circa 1925, mounted on a safety stand and recently restored.

 

Clyde is a beautifully restored Sportiboy 2 with a friendly face, glass eyes a new real horsehair mane and tail. He has a new top quality removable leather saddle with a fixed leather bridle and reins.

 

He has had a full repaint and we have serviced and rewaxed his original stand too, so he looks completely at his best and is fit and ready for his new rider or to be simply admired in his new home.

 

His measurements are:

 

Height         96 cm

Width          38 cm

Length       112 cm

 

£1995

Maddox - Stevenson Bros Dark Walnut 2005

'Maddox' - Stevenson Bros 2005 Dark Walnut

 

Available soon – awaiting new safe cover before delivery.

 

Maddox’ is a lovely dark walnut rocking horse from the renown English makers Stevenson Brothers, and is dated as 2005 on her brass plaque.

 

 

This model has a fantastic real wood bow rocker as well as a turned head slightly to his left. She has a beautiful real horsehair mane and tail in dark chestnut, glass eyes and a friendly face. Her fixed saddle is in excellent condition and matches her removable bridle in dark brown with brass fittings and jointed snaffle bit.

 

We have cleaned the stand again, rewaxed all the leatherwork and cleaned the buckles , polished all her brass, cleaned and conditioned her mane and tail, rubbed down and waxed the woodwork until she looks in showroom condition again and she is now just looking for her new home. 

 

As mentioned above, Maddox also has the optional safe built in under her belly, however the cover has been lost so we have asked Stevenson Brothers to make a new one and we can then deliver her to you once this has arrived.

 

Her measurements are:

 

Height        117 cm

Width          45 cm

Length       182 cm

 

£3995

Columbo - F H Ayres

'Columbo' - F H Ayres, circa 1920

 

‘Columbo’ is a wonderful F H Ayres rocking horse on a safety stand.

 

Circa 1920, he stands proudly with finely carved features and will make a wonderful centerpiece or display in any home.

 

Columbo has a real horsehair mane and tail, glass eyes, and a fixed leather bridle and saddle with a removable pommel which can be interchanged from side to side. He retains his original paintwork and has had some minor restoration work by Stevenson Bros several years ago, most likely comprising new tack and hair.

 

From the top English maker, he will grace your home even though he is now around 100 years old.

 

His measurements are:

 

Height        110 cm

Width          41 cm

Length       127 cm

 

£2495

'Scout' - Newly made  Rocking Horse

'Scout - New Grey Wooden Rocking Horse

 

Scout is a lovely solid medium sized rocking horse who has a real horsehair mane and tail, with a removable bridle and a fixed saddle with matching numnah and rosette.

 

He is in wonderful condition and having polished his stand and all his tack he really looks superb.

 

A really lovely medium rocking horse with a friendly face and glass eyes, he is fit and ready to ride and will make any child’s dreams come true. He is sure to find his new home soon so don’t delay if you like him!

 

His measurements are:

 

Height         107 cm

Width            47 cm

Length        135 cm

 

£995

'Artemis' - F H Ayres circa 1920

'Artemis' - FH Ayres, circa 1920

 

Artemis’ is a wonderful F H Ayres rocking horse on a safety stand.

 

Circa 1920, she stands proudly with finely carved features and will make a wonderful centerpiece or display in any home.

 

Artemis has a real horsehair mane and tail, glass eyes, and a fixed leather bridle and saddle. We have retained as much of her original tack as possible but had to replace some items which were missing or too aged. She retains her original paintwork and has had a good clean and polish so that hopefully she will be good to go for another 100 years.

 

The stand bears the stencil mark ‘Whiteleys’ and has a number 5 to indicate it’s size. We have researched Whiteleys and it was a large London department store started in 1911, eventually bought out by Selfridges.

 

From the top English maker, she will grace your home even though she is now around 100 years old.

 

Her measurements are:

 

Height        113 cm

Width          40 cm

Length       130 cm

 

£2495

'Hugo' - Large Pine Bow Rocking Horse

'Hugo' - Large Pine Bow Rocking Horse

 

‘Hugo’ is a large wooden rocking horse on a bow.

 

Hugo really makes a statement and is a wonderful unpainted wooden rocking horse on a large bow stand. He is a handsome, friendly chap with his head turned to his right, a real horsehair mane and tail, plus a fixed leather bridle and saddle. He has been fully cleaned and waxed, so smells fantastic!

 

He needs a long space, but will look great in your home and has a lot of love to give and a lot of life in him too.  

 

His measurements are:

 

Height                  117 cm

Height to saddle   93 cm

Width                     45 cm

Length                 210 cm

 

£1695

Cassia - G & J Lines, circa 1900

'Cassia' - G & J Lines, circa 1900

 

 

Cassia is a wonderful G & J Lines rocking horse, on a safety stand. She had previously been owned by four generations of the same family from 1900 onward, and came to us needing a little restoration. We have retained her original look and feel, and now she deserves her retirement or to be ridden gently. Her stand bears the stamp ‘Patented Jan 29 1880’ 

 

She was previously lightly restored by the Rocking Horse Workshops in Shropshire in 1990, and has a real horsehair mane and tail, glass eyes, a fixed leather bridle and saddle, round stirrups and fluted runners to her stand. She retains her original paintwork and stand.

 

All in all she is a fantastic lady who is sure to capture the hearts of all who see her, and she will grace your home even though she is now well over 120 years old.

 

Her measurements are:

 

Height        109 cm

Width          43 cm

Length       123 cm

 

£2495

Remus - Lines Sportiboy 1

'Remus' - Lines Bros Sportiboy 1, circa 1945

 

‘Remus’ is a beautiful Lines Bros Sportiboy 1 rocking horse on a safety stand, circa 1945.

 

On his original safety stand which still bears the Triang stickers from new, Remus has glass eyes, a beautiful new real horsehair mane and tail and new top quality leather saddle and cloth. He retains his original

paint and we have saved as many of his original fittings as possible.

 

Remus is a size 1 Sportiboy and has a lovely smooth rocking action. He dates from around 1945 so is over 75 years young, 

 

A really lovely small rocking horse who looks refreshed again, he is fit and ready to go to his new home, but also retains his place as a family heirloom to be passed along the generations.

 

His measurements are:

 

Height         87 cm

Width          35 cm

Length        91 cm

 

£1695

'Hazel' - G & J Lines - restored

'Hazel' -  G & J Lines - restored

 

Hazel’ is a chestnut G & J Lines Brothers rocking horse on a safety stand.

 

An early 20th Century rocking horse by G & J Lines Brothers, she has glass eyes, an open mouth and original gesso having been restored back to the original chestnut colour, with original brasses and bit, but a replaced harness and saddle due to her age.

 

Hazel is a stunning medium sized rocking horse and has a beautiful real horsehair mane and tail and a top quality fixed leather bridle with a fixed saddle. She is in wonderful condition and having re-waxed her stand and all her leatherwork she looks like new again.

 

A really lovely medium rocking horse, she has a friendly face with a lovely white blaze and is fit and ready to ride, or would make a wonderful statement piece in any room.

 

Her measurements are:

 

Height         103 cm

Width            38 cm

Length        111 cm

 

£1795

'Thalia' - Haddon Rocking Horse

'Thalia' - Haddon Rocking Horse

 

‘Thalia’ is a beautiful painted Haddon rocking horse on a safety stand.

Made by Haddon Rockers but with later much enhanced dappled paintwork, Thalia is a stunning composite medium sized rocking horse and has a beautiful real horsehair mane and tail and a top quality removable leather bridle with a fixed saddle. She is in wonderful condition with a turned head and having been given a little bit of  TLC she looks like new again.

 

A really lovely medium rocking horse, Thalia is fit and ready to ride and would make a wonderful statement piece in any room. She is sure to find her new owners really quickly.

 

Her measurements are:

 

Height         105 cm

Width            45 cm

Length        138 cm

 

£1595

Rosa - Beautiful old horse, unattributed

'Rosa'

 

 

Rosa is a painted wooden rocking horse mounted on a safety stand.

She is unconfirmed in terms of her maker, but looks to be a J R Smith with a replacement stand. She is an antique with all the characteristics of an old horse, with a kind face, a real horsehair mane and tail and leatherwork which looks original and is consistently aged. 

 

She has glass eyes and a pretty face. She is in good condition and is ready for her new home.

 

Her measurements are:

 

Height        104 cm

Width          38 cm

Length       99 cm

 

£1995

Rosanna - solid hardwood

'Rosanna' - Solid Hardwood

 

 

‘Rosanna’ is a large and very heavy solid hardwood varnished  rocking horse mounted on a safety stand.

 

She has a brand new top qulaity removable leather bridle with brass buckles and fulmer bit, fixed leather saddle with new stirrup leathers and original brass sturrups.

 

Rosanna has a real horsehair mane and tail and glass eyes.

 

She is in great condition and will make a lovely statement piece of furniture or a plaything for a child or indeed an adult to ride!

 

 

Her measurements are:

 

Height       119cm

Width          53cm

Length       152cm

 

£1295

Adeline - Patterson Edwards circa 1934

'Adeline' - Patterson Edwards circa 1934

 

 

‘Adeline’ is a small Patterson Edwards wooden rocking horse on a safety stand, circa 1934. She has had a later restoration by Stevenson Bros.

 

She has a fixed tan leather bridle and saddle, both in excellent condition, with just a small amount of minor fading to one side of the saddlecloth. She has a real horsehair mane and tail.

 

Adeline shows some very minor signs of ageing but is in exceptional condition for her age.

 

 

Her measurements are:

 

Height       85cm

Width          33cm

Length        90cm

 

£1295

Gretel

'Gretel'

 

‘Gretel ’ is a beautiful cherry wood rocking horse mounted on a bow stand. She has extra carving to her face. Her wood is warm and rich with a lovely finish which also includes dapples, and she has a luxurious chestnut horsehair mane and tail. She has quality leather tack in dark brown with brass fittings, new brass stirrups and a removable leather bridle.

 

As with all old wooden horses, she does have the odd minor mark or knot here and there, so please do check the photos where we have tried to show these for you before you buy. She is of course fully rideable.

 

Gretel came to us from a private home and is now ready for her new rider or to be proudly displayed as a fine piece of furniture.

 

Her measurements are:

 

Height       91cm

Width         33cm

Length      163cm

 

£1795

 

Jacques

Jacques - Carousel style

 

Jacques is a beautiful carved wooden carousel-style horse on wheels, mounted on rockers. He detaches from the base so that he may be used on wheels or mounted on the stand as a rocker, which would have made him a very versatile toy.

 

He has lovely paintwork with kind glass eyes and realistic dappling and shading. He has a carved mane and real horsehair tail. His saddle is real leather with ornate carving to the flaps.

 

We think Jacques would make a lovely display piece, however he is large enough for a toddler to ride if wished.

 

His measurements are:-

 

Length 120cm

Height 84cm

Width 38cm

 

£495

Please see below a small selection of our favourite sold horses.            

For a larger gallery of our sold horses please click here

Guinevere - Rare 'E' Type F H Ayres skin covered rocking horse sold in Harrods

Tinkerbell - Stevenson Bros Limited Edition replica of Queen's favourite horse

Lillibet - Stevenson Bros Royal Limited Edition

Camellia - F H Ayres

Hunter - Sam Glass

Troy - J R Smith

Maximus - F H Ayres 'D' Type

'Winston' - Stevenson Bros 'Highgrove' Edition 2021

Judy - Extra Large Paul Leach 1896

Samson - Extra large Stevenson Bros

'Caspian' - F H Ayres

Molly - Baby Carriages 'Rambler'

Arabella - F. H Ayres

Athena - Paul Leach

Octavius - Rare F H Ayres 'D' Type

Jacob - Wilson Silver Cross, circa 1910, very rare

Gulliver - Lines Sportiboy 2

Winston  - F H Ayres

Baxter - J R Smith circa 1900

'Clementine' - F H Ayres

Abbigail - Stevenson Bros Extra Large with secret safe

Augustus - Restored F H Ayres

Oliver - Peverel

Customisation

If you see a horse you like but would like something changed or have a specific requirement, please let us now as we will do our best to help you. Often tack and hair colour can be easily changed (at a small extra cost) and  we will do our best to customise paintwork or find a horse that suits your requirements.

Visiting

Our new showroom is now open and ready at our home on the Norfolk/Suffolk borders, you are welcome to visit by appointment, just call 01379 588472.

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