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May 2013 Carving Course at The Rocking Horse Shop 4th Jun 2013

May 2013 Carve a Rocking Horse Head Course We held a great 3 day carving course last week with 5 students carving their Rocking Horse heads under the watchful eye of master carver Anthony Dew.  The course is aimed at students wishing to make a trad... READ MORE

Carving a Mini Rocky Half Size Rocking Horse with ... 20th May 2013

Carving a Mini Rocky Half Size Rocking Horse  with Peter Berry We held our first Mini Rocky carving course last week at The Rocking Horse Shop and everyone had a wonderful time carving their half size Rocking Horses with renowned carver Peter Berry... READ MORE

April Carve a Rocking Horse Head Course 22nd Apr 2013

April Carve a Rocking Horse Head Course Seven students joined us this weekend to carve their Rocking Horse heads, when on the course the students have a choice of carving various heads, medium or large and traditional or thoroughbred head.  We had ... READ MORE

Guild of Rocking Horse Makers Open Day at The Rock... 15th Apr 2013

Guild of Rocking Horse Makers Open Day at The Rocking Horse Shop We had a wonderful day on Saturday 13th April, when some of our Rocking Horse Guild members joined us for the afternoon, while they where here they got to wonder round our workshops an... READ MORE

Opening Times over the Easter Holidays 28th Mar 2013

Opening Times  We will be closed Good Friday and Easter Monday but will be Open Saturday March 30th 9am to 4pm and open as usual on Tuesday 2nd April, if you are in the area, we would love to see you, Dawn will have the kettle on. We are having  a... READ MORE

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

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