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Christmas opening times and A Merry Christmas from... 15th Dec 2011

The Rocking Horse Shop staff would like to wish all it's customers a very Happy christmas and a Wonderful New Year. Please note our shop will be closed from 12 noon on the 23rd December and will re-open Tuesday 9am on the 3rd January.  Although the ... READ MORE

Rocking Horse Restoration - Identifying Old Rockin... 13th Dec 2011

Getting to know Rocking HorsesOver the last 35 years The Rocking Horse Shop have restored hundreds of Rocking Horses and below we look at one of the most prestigious makers of traditional Victorian Rocking Horses - F H Ayres.F.H.AyresAmong the ... READ MORE

Bigger Bertie Being Made 30th Nov 2011

The Rocking Horse Shop have just uploaded some great videos on youtube of Bigger Bertie The Worlds Larges Hand Carved Wooden Rocking Horse built.... READ MORE

The North of England Woodworking & Power Tool Show... 11th Nov 2011

The Rocking Horse Shop will be at The North of England Woodworking & Power Tool Show, 18 to 20th November, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate. Click here to take you to their website for more information.... READ MORE

Christmas Special Offers at The Rocking Horse Shop 11th Nov 2011

Looking for that special Christmas gift for a woodworking enthusiast? Our book The Complete Rocking Horse Maker In this comprehensive and practical book, Anthony Dew distills the knowledge gained during more than 25 years as a rocking horse designer,... READ MORE

The Rocking Horse Shops Biggest Hand Carved Rockin... 11th Oct 2011

The Rocking Horse Shop at Worldskills London 2011, giving people the opportunity to have a go at carving the worlds largest hand carved Rocking Horse. See some fantastic pictures.... READ MORE

BIGGER BERTIE ROCKING HORSE - home again 11th Oct 2011

after the WorldSkills show in London last week. A lot of heads turned as we bowled along the motorway to and from London, and at the show Bigger Bertie got his photo taken a zillion times - an experience fit to swell the head of even the biggest han... READ MORE

Rock on Bigger Bertie! - Community - Pocklington P... 10th Oct 2011

A great article in this weeks Pocklington Post about 'Bigger Bertie' our huge Rocking HorseRock on Bigger Bertie! - Community - Pocklington Post... READ MORE

BIGGER BERTIE ROCKING HORSE - one day to go 3rd Oct 2011

to Bigger Bertie's first outing. Well, no days really, since all tomorrow (Tuesday) we'll be travelling toward London. Watch out for a monster horse rolling south down the M1. Is Bigger Bertie finished? Well no. There are two reasons for this (apart ... READ MORE

BIGGER BERTIE ROCKING HORSE - 2 days to go 3rd Oct 2011

to the WorldSkills show (starts Wednesday) and Bigger Bertie's first outing (we'll be setting off from here around seven on Tuesday morning). I (Anthony Dew, maker) have now, as well as the head, neck, hooves and most of one leg, carved one shoulde... 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