The South East Woodworking and Power Tool Show 5th Mar 2013

The South East Woodworking and Power Tool Show, 8th & 9th March 2013, Kent County Showground We will be exhibiting at The South East Woodworking & Power Tool Show this week and we would love to see you.  We will have some of our horses on display... READ MORE

February Carve A Rocking Horse Head Course 26th Feb 2013

Carve A Rocking Horse Head Course Carvers with their finished heads We had an excellent three days last week with our students carving their Rocking Horse heads. These courses are aimed at those wishing to make a traditional carved Rocking Horse. Re... READ MORE

Restoration of a Hand Powered Carousel Roundabout 8th Feb 2013

Restoration of a Hand Powered Carousel Roundabout Just before Christmas we where asked if we would like to be part of a project to restore a hand powered carousel roundabout.  We have restored the odd carousel horse before but never a full set of G... READ MORE

January Carve a Rocking Horse Head course 28th Jan 2013

Rocking Horse Carve a Head Course January 2013 Five students joined us at The Rocking Horse Shop this weekend for our Rocking Horse Head carving course, with renowned Rocking Horse Maker Anthony Dew. The course ran over three days and during that t... READ MORE

Latest Video of The Rocking Horse Shop's Products 11th Jan 2013

A selection of our Rocking Horses to make and to buy. Take a look at the Handmade in Yorkshire Rocking Horses available at The Rocking Horse Shop from the simple Hobby Horse to The Large Traditional Victorian Wooden Rocking Horse. All our horses are... READ MORE

Christmas Opening Times 20th Dec 2012

Merry Christmas from everyone at The Rocking Horse Shop, our opening times over the Christmas & New Year period are as follows:- Fri 21st December close at 12 noon Sat 22nd December open 9am - 4pm Sun 23rd December - Fri 28th December - Closed Sat 29... READ MORE

November Rocking Horse Head Carving Course 3rd Dec 2012

Students with their completed Rocking Horse Heads Seven students joined us last week to carve their Rocking Horse Heads.  Under the guidence of master carver Anthony Dew they all produced wonderful Rocking Horse Heads.  They are now all on their wa... READ MORE

New Mini Rocky Launched 10th Oct 2012

The Rocking Horse Shop are pleased to add the Mini Rocky to their range.  Designed to be ridden by dolls or teddy bears, these superb half scale models are a great introduction to the laminated method of rocking horse making. Assembled, carved and... READ MORE

The European Woodworking Show 21st Sep 2012

2012 European Woodworking Showat Cressing Temple Barns, EssexSaturday 22nd September 10am-5pm Sunday 23rd September 10am-4pm Why not come and see Jane & Karl this weekend at The European Woodworking Show, this is its 4th year and growing with qualit... READ MORE

Fangfest Festival of Practical Arts 2012 5th Sep 2012

Fangfest Festival of Practical Arts 2012 We had an absolutely fantastic Fangfest this year, with numbers of visitors higher than ever.  Everyone was delighted to see Bigger Bertie standing proud in The Rocking Horse Shop yard.  We had chain... READ MORE

" ... thank you very much for your help & excellent service. Our horse now looks very fine & has been much admired by visiting friends." Pat Herbert