Hand Crafted Wooden Rocking Horses

The Horses.

 

DAPPLE-GREY

Palamino

Magical Unicorn

 

BAY (PArETTE)

Zebra

Light DAPPLE-GREY

 

 
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Bow Rocker - MEDIUM SIZE HORSE ONLY

This Haflinger styled horse has legs outstretched in a flying gallop typical of mid 19thcentury rocking Horses mounted on traditional and elegant, boat shaped bow rockers, made of oak.

The rockers are 72 “ long and the horse is 45” high to the tops of the ears. It can also be mounted on a medium sized safety swing stand, where the legs are slightly less splayed as with the large horses.

 

DAPPLE-GREY

ROCKING HORSES

With his mane and tail flowing and large, amber glass eyes, this beautiful horse comes to life in the imagination of a child. This magnificent horse is a work of art as well as a child’s best friend. He will grow older with your child and thrill generations of children to come. A family heirloom now and in the future.

Our Dapple-Grey has been handcrafted, hand-carved, painted and finished in High River, Alberta. Bob can offer customized service and make a horse for you that is truly unique. Dapple Grey can have chrome or brass fittings and a choice of colours for mane, tail, and tack. Real horse hair is used on this traditional, wooden rocking horses and tails and manes come in a choice of colours… (Blonde, Light Grey, Dark Grey, Black) 

Dapple-Grey can be made in two different sizes: Medium and Large.

* Approximate sizes are given above. Each horse is measured from the floor to the ears. As all horses are unique, sizes are a guide only and may vary slightly depending upon the style and posture of the horse.

BACKGROUND

From at least the mid-nineteenth century until the first world war, the dappling pattern was by far the most popular choice of finish for an English Rocking horse.

Queen Victoria visited a Rocking Horse workshop in Liverpool, England in 1851 and after her visit, only dapple grey horses were produced in her honour. Of all the colours of rocking horses on display, Queen Victoria chose a dapple grey mount.

MEDIUM - Suited for riders aged 3 years up to 9 years

41”-43” height, 53” length, 21” wide

Price $2,850 CAD + GST


LARGE - Suited for riders aged 4 years of age to adult.

49”-52” height, 60” length, 21” wide

Price $3,350 CAD + GST


See how the Rocking Horses are handcrafted.

PALAMINO

ROCKING HORSES

This Palamino is a magnificent steed for any child as they are growing up. Palamino is a genetic colour in horses consisting of a gold coat and a white to yellow mane and tail. Due to their distinct colour, palominos stand out in a show ring or rodeo.

He has an underblanket of cream coloured sheepskin and a saddle and bridle of brown leather with brass fittings. Real horse hair is used on this traditional, wooden rocking horses and tails and manes come in a choice of colours... (Blonde, Light Grey, Dark Grey, Black) 

The Palamino rocking horse can be made in two different sizes: Medium and Large.

* Approximate sizes are given above. Each horse is measured from the floor to the ears. As all horses are unique, sizes are a guide only and may vary slightly depending upon the style and posture of the horse.

 

MEDIUM - Suited for riders aged 3 years up to 9 years

41”-43” height, 53” length, 21” wide

Price $2,850 CAD + GST


LARGE - Suited for riders aged 4 years of age to adult.

49”-52” height, 60” length, 21” wide

Price $3,350 CAD + GST


 

See how the Rocking Horses are handcrafted.

MAGICAL UNICORN

ROCKING HORSES

A silky, snow-white, flowing mane and tail and large sky blue eyes, this beautiful unicorn comes to life in the imagination of a child. This magnificent unicorn is a work of art and can transform into a magnificent horse as the golden horn is magnetized and can be removed and stored until needed again. 

This work of art will be your child’s best friend and give years of imaginative play. He will grow older with your child and thrill generations of children to come. A family heirloom now and in the future.

The unicorn has been carved from Tulip tree hardwood, more commonly known as Yellow Poplar. His swing stand can be painted to coordinate with the tack or your child’s bedroom/playroom décor. He has gold coloured hooves and horn and matching swing irons. His mane and tail are made from pure white synthetic, silky hair that can be curled and washed when necessary, the mane can also be dyed any colour.

His bridle and saddle are made from metallic gold coloured leather with brass fittings. This horse has 3.5” brass stirrups.

Magnificent!

The unicorn rocking horse can be made in two different sizes: Medium and Large.

* Approximate sizes are given above. Each horse is measured from the floor to the ears. As all horses are unique, sizes are a guide only and may vary slightly depending upon the style and posture of the horse.

BACKGROUND

In the depths of the forest, a creature emerges from behind a tree. Beautiful in radiance, this awe-inspiring creature trots briskly between the trees. A little girl is transformed into the princess of the forest, racing on her unicorn to save all the creatures who live there. Meanwhile, the young prince gallops on his trusty steed, sword in hand to slay the fearsome dragon.

The unicorn is a legendary animal with a single horn on its forehead. Unicorns are thought to be good and pure creatures with magical powers. The word unicorn means literally “one horn” It comes from the Latin word unus, which means one and cornu which means horn. Unicorns are found in many stories and myths from different parts of the world especially China and India. In Western culture, it’s horn is said to have the power to heal wounds and sickness. 

MEDIUM - Suited for riders aged 3 years up to 9 years

41”-43” height, 53” length, 21” wide

Price $2,850 CAD + GST


LARGE - Suited for riders aged 4 years of age to adult.

49”-52” height, 60” length, 21” wide

Price $3,350 CAD + GST


See how the Rocking Horses are handcrafted.

LIGHT DAPPLE-GREY

ROCKING HORSES

Our light Dapple-Grey has been hand crafted, hand carved, painted and finished in High River, Alberta. This horse holds his head in the “Collected” position. Bob can offer a customized service and make a horse for you that is truly unique. Light Dapple Grey can have chrome or brass fittings and a choice of colours for mane, tail and tack. Real horse hair is used on this traditional, wooden rocking horses and tails and manes come in a choice of colours… (Blonde, Light Grey, Dark Grey, Black) 

The horse has been carved from Tulip tree hardwood, more commonly known as Yellow Poplar. His swing stand is made from oak and has a clear, satin finish. He has black hooves and black swing irons.  His mane and tail is real horse hair in light grey. 

Light Dapple-Grey can be made in two different sizes: medium and large.

* Approximate sizes are given above. Each horse is measured from the floor to the ears. As all horses are unique, sizes are a guide only and may vary slightly depending upon the style and posture of the horse.

MEDIUM - Suited for riders aged 3 years up to 9 years

41”-43” height, 53” length, 21” wide

Price $2,850 CAD + GST


LARGE - Suited for riders aged 4 years of age to adult.

49”-52” height, 60” length, 21” wide

Price $3,350 CAD + GST


See how the Rocking Horses are handcrafted.

BAY (PARETTE)

ROCKING HORSES

This Rocking horse was made in the likeness of Parette, a magnificent 13 year old Brandenburg mare. She is owned by Lisa Carlsen from Alberta. Lisa and Parette are heading to Lima in this year’s Pan American Showjumping competition.

The Brandenburger is a warmblood horse breed originating in Germany. The Brandenburger is a well balanced horse with a lively temperament, an easy to get along with character, and is known for being energetic with little tendency to nervousness. The most common colour is Bay and they usually have dark markings on their ankles and legs; sometimes with a white marking on their forehead.

PARETTE - A MAGNIFICENT BRANDENBURG MARE

PARETTE - A MAGNIFICENT BRANDENBURG MARE

Our Bay Rocking horse has been hand crafted, hand carved, painted and finished in High River, Alberta. This horse holds his head in the “Collected” position. Bob can offer a customized service and make a horse for you that is truly unique. Parette can have chrome or brass fittings and a choice of colours for mane, tail and tack. 

The horse has been carved from Tulip tree hardwood, more commonly known as Yellow Poplar. His swing stand is made from oak and has a clear, satin finish. He has black hooves and black swing irons.  His mane and tail is real horse hair in black. 

Parette Bay can be made in two different sizes: medium and large.

* Approximate sizes are given above. Each horse is measured from the floor to the ears. As all horses are unique, sizes are a guide only and may vary slightly depending upon the style and posture of the horse.


MEDIUM - Suited for riders aged 3 years up to 9 years

41”-43” height, 53” length, 21” wide

Price $2,850 CAD + GST


LARGE - Suited for riders aged 4 years of age to adult.

49”-52” height, 60” length, 21” wide

Price $3,350 CAD + GST


See how the Rocking Horses are handcrafted.

ZEBRA

ROCKING HORSES

Zebras are several species of African equids united by their distinctive black and white striped coats. Their stripes come in different patterns, unique to the individual. They are generally social animals that live in small harems to large herds. The plains zebra also known as the common zebra, is the most common and geographically widespread species of zebra.

A unique Rocking Zebra for your children to treasure and grow up with. A family heirloom to pass down the generations. Made from tulip tree wood and mounted on a oak safety stand. The zebra head and body is quite different from the regular Rocking Horse. His face is wider and ears larger.

* Approximate sizes are given above. Each horse is measured from the floor to the ears. As all horses are unique, sizes are a guide only and may vary slightly depending upon the style and posture of the horse.


MEDIUM - Suited for riders aged 3 years up to 9 years

41”-43” height, 53” length, 21” wide

Price $2,850 CAD + GST


LARGE - Suited for riders aged 4 years of age to adult.

49”-52” height, 60” length, 21” wide

Price $3,350 CAD + GST


See how the Rocking Horses are handcrafted.