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

'Bigger Bertie' will be unveiled at this years Fa... 17th Aug 2012

'Bigger Bertie' will be unveiled at this years Fangfest 2012 Dawn from The Rocking Horse Shop Riding Bigger Bertie, holding one of the Official Olympic Torches! Go Yorkshire! The worlds largest hand carved, working Rocking Horse will be on display ... READ MORE

Tony, Sam & Karl start to get Bigger Bertie gettin... 12th Jul 2012

Inbetween showers yesterday Tony, Sam & Karl rolled Bigger Bertie off his trailer so that they can finish  him for Fangfest Festival of Practical Art on the 1st & 2nd September.Bigger Bertie Rolling off his trailer. Tony worked out a great way to g... READ MORE

Carve A Rocking Horse Head Course in June 10th Jul 2012

This months carving course went very well and all our students carved beautiful Rocking Horse heads. Students with their Rocking Horse Heads. These courses are aimed at those wishing to make a traditional carved Rocking Horse. Renowned expert Anthony... READ MORE

Guild of Rocking Horse Makers Open Afternoon 15th Jun 2012

Last Saturday we where delighted to welcome some of our Guild Members to an open afternoon at The Rocking Horse Shop.  We demonstrated lots of differnt aspects of Rocking Horse making including carving, gessoing, painting, tacking up and Rocking Ho... READ MORE

Meet the Rocking Horse Shop Team 31st May 2012

Yesterday was such a lovely day, so we thought it was a great opportunity to take some photos of the team at the Rocking Horse Shop.The Rocking Horse Shop Team Back row left to right: Barbara, Claire, Shelia, Dawn, Gerry & Karl Front row left to righ... 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