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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




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.




'The Miniature' - Stevenson Bros 2003

'Carmen' - Stevenson Bros Miniature 2003



Carmen is a wonderful example of a miniature rocking horse from the renowned Stevenson Brothers. These miniature rocking horses have fantastic detail and shape,and are exact 2/5ths sized replicas of their usual sized stablemates, so giving you a chance to have her simply on display, on a windowsill or mantle piece, 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. All Stevenson components are top quality and built to last, and this horse is no exception. She also has a brass Stevenson plaque to her stand, and is dated 2003.


We have rewaxed all the leatherwork, then cleaned and conditioned her lovely real horsehair mane and tail, rubbed down and waxed the oak woodwork of her bow again until she looks in showroom condition.


Carmen is truly a stunning miniature horse and is fit and ready for her new home, but sadly you can't ride her.


Her measurements are:


Height        50 cm

Width         14 cm

Length       75 cm



Full Size Horses

'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



Thunder - newly restored



A newly refurbished dappled brown rocking horse on a safety stand.


Thunder is a lovely example of a large medium sized modern rocking horse. He has been totally refurbished and we have finished him in a dappled medium brown to make him really stand out from the grey’s, dapples and plain wooden horses here at our stables.


We have given him white socks and he has three black and one natural hoof as do many real horses. He has a white blaze to his face, and kind glass eyes.


We have serviced and refurbished the stand, given Thunder superb new leather work comprising a black removable saddle and bridle, with a fixed faux sheepskin numnah. We have cleaned and conditioned his lovely real horsehair mane and given him a new tail, and so now all he needs is a new home,


His measurements are:


Height        109 cm

Width          55 cm

Length       136 cm



'Odin' - Lines Sportiboy - Restored

'Odin' - Lines Sportiboy


‘Odin’ is a beautifully restored Lines Bros Sportiboy rocking horse on a safety stand, believed to date from c1925.


Fully restored and repainted in his original dapple grey and mounted on his original safety stand, Odin has glass eyes, a beautiful real horsehair mane and tail and new top quality detachable leather tack. He is a size 3 and he has a lovely smooth rocking action. He dates we believe from around 1925 so is nearly 100 years old. 


A really lovely rocking horse who has had a new lease of life,  he is fit and ready to ride but he also retains his place as a family heirloom to be passed along the generations.


His measurements are:


Height         114 cm

Width           41 cm

Length       132 cm



Opal - Recently repainted and refurbished

'Opal' - Recently repainted and refurbished


Opal is a Collinson style rocking horse but with a turned head, mounted on a safety stand.


Opal has been given a brand new set of our own top quality leather tack in brown with nickle fittings and new horsehair mane and tail and now looks fantastic and is fit and ready to go.


He has a really delicate face with a white blaze and is in great overall condition.


His measurements are:


Height        98 cm

Width          41 cm

Length       123 cm



Rosa - Beautiful old horse, unattributed




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



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



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






‘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





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



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

For a larger gallery of our sold horses please click here

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 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


Cornelius - Rare F H Ayres 'D' Type

Prince - F H Ayres

Oliver - Peverel


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.


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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