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Quality removable leather rocking horse tack now available - please click here

 

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

'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.

'The Miniature' - Stevenson Bros 2003 *SOLD*

Full Size Horses

Lincoln - Robert Mullis

'Lincoln' - Robert Mullis

 

‘Lincoln’ is a large polished solid hardwood varnished rocking horse mounted on a safety stand.

 

He has a brand new top quality removable leather set of tack with brass metalwork and fulmer bit to his bridle, his saddle is also removable with new stirrup leathers and brass stirrups and a cream numnah. We have retained his original tack which you are welcome to have too if you wish.

 

Lincoln has a beautiful flowing real horsehair mane and tail and glass eyes, and his head is turned toward his left. He is extra carved and has expression to his face and a curve to his neck. He has a makers plaque on his stand which says he was carved by Robert Mullis of Swindon, a well known maker of horses for many years. 

 

He is in great condition and the only thing we can find is a very small repair to one ear done some time ago and very well hidden (only found when polishing him) He is fit and ready to ride but will equally make a lovely piece of furniture.

 

His measurements are:

 

Height       117cm

Width          52cm

Length       137cm

 

£1795

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

 

£1750

Anna - Ringinglow Rivelin

'Anna' - Ringinglow Rivelin

 

Anna’ is a beautiful Ringinglow Rivelin No.1 rocking horse on a safety stand.

 

 

Anna is a beautiful example of a large size dappled rocking horse from the renowned Ringinglow Rocking Horse Company. She has a fixed leather bridle and saddle, beautiful light flowing real horsehair mane & tail and glass eyes. She has a very friendly face and good proportions, and will take an adult rider if wanted.

 

There are some small minor cosmetic blemishes to her paintwork which we have shown in the photographs and the previous owner has removed her brass plaque from the stand, but this is reflected in her price and they in no way affect her abilities.

 

Anna is truly a lovely horse and is fit and ready to ride. 

 

Her measurements are:

 

Height        122 cm

Width          46 cm

Length       142 cm

 

£1395

Thea- F H Ayres

'Thea' - F H Ayres circa 1920, restored.

 

'Thea' is a medium sized F H Ayres rocking horse mounted on a safety stand, circa 1920.

 

She has been restored by Stevenson Bros and is in great condition, with a lovely long flowing horsehair mane and tail, glass eyes and fixed leather tack.

 

Thea has had a further revamp with us and is now fit and ready for her new owner.

 

Her measurements are:

 

Height 112cm

Width  40cm

Length 130cm

 

£2595

'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 unattributed in terms of her maker, but looks to be 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

 

£1495

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

 

£695

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

Judy - Extra Large Paul Leach 1896

Samson - Extra large Stevenson Bros

'Caspian' - F H Ayres

Molly - Baby Carriages 'Rambler'

Brandy - Stevenson Bros.

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

Theodore

Theodore is our resident 'dinky' horse, suitable for display only, we think he is simply adorable! He has been painstakingly crafted with meticulous attention to detail, to replicate a traditional horse on a bow rocker. He is in perfect condition and ready to display. As he is a miniature version, we may be able to post him to you, please ask for a quote.

His measurements are: Length 91cm, Height 53cm, Width 22cm

*RESERVED*

Cornelius - Rare F H Ayres 'D' Type

Prince - 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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