News/Blog

New DVD - Making Rocking Horses 2 19th Aug 2011

Our new DVD has been released. The new film covers all stages of making our laminated plywood horse designs for the very popular ‘Little Rocky’ chair horse for toddlers, and the Medium Sized ‘Rocky’, (as well as the new ‘Larg... READ MORE

Students Carve A Rocking Horse Head on our July ca... 8th Aug 2011

Six students joined us at The Rocking Shop in our purpose built carving studio in Yorkshire to carve their Rocking Horse Heads.If you would like to join us on one of our courses just click here to see the dates of future courses.  We would ... READ MORE

On Making a Rocking Horse by Peter P. Oppenheim 15th Jul 2011

When my daughter gave birth to our fourth grand-child  I decided it was about time to make a rocking horse.  I started in the usual way by asking Google for help.  As a result I discovered that there were several suppliers of rocking horse plans ... READ MORE

Rocking Horse Carving Course - June 2011 27th Jun 2011

Another great caving course at The Rocking Horse Shop, all the students where delighted with their Rocking Horse heads and we look forward to seeing their finished Rocking Horses. If you would like to join us on one of our courses just click  her... READ MORE

Fangfest 3rd & 4th September 2011 - A Celebration ... 23rd Jun 2011

Fangfest – Festival of  Pracatical Arts 2011Fangfoss, York3rd & 4th September 20119am to 4pm This year is the 13th annual Festival of Practical Arts held in the village of Fangfoss.This delightful east Yorkshire village puts on a fantastic show... READ MORE

Rocking Horse Head-Carving Course - May 2011 24th May 2011

Five students joined us to this weekend to carve their Rocking Horse heads in our purpose built carving studio, under the watchful eye of master craftsman Anthony Dew.These courses are aimed at those wishing to make a traditional carved Rocking Horse... READ MORE

Chairman's Awards 2011 22nd May 2011

The Rocking Horse Shop are delighted to announce that they won this years east Riding of Yorkshire Chairman's Business Award. Chairman’s Business Award Under 50 Employees’ Category Winner: The Rocking Horse Shop Ltd, Fangfoss The company w... READ MORE

Trade Secrets 19th Jan 2011

Rocking horses are the finest of playthings: riders gallop over fields, mountains and clouds, their imaginations soaring, and always in the secure comfort of home. With a rocking horse your children and grandchildren have all the pleasures of the rea... 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