I have always wanted to make a rocking horse. It was something that has been at the back of my mind since I was a teenager. Eventually it was the right time and I made Dobbin. Dobbin looked good but he could have been better. I was hooked. I made 3 before I was satisfied […]
This has been an amazing year for the Palomino rocking horse Stables. We have been busy with the Home Shows that we visited around the country. We had two new rocking horses which were very well received. One was our stunning Zebra.
At the end of last year I had the opportunity to have a short tramping holiday in Nepal. What a great country and what great people. I enjoyed the whole thing and would recommend it to anyone. One of the big surprises was to discover rocking horses.
It all started with a beautiful pair of silver plated stirrups. They were found at an antique show and I knew I needed to make a rocking horse to show them at their best. He needed to be a big black horse on Victorian boat rockers.
I have always wanted to make a large wooden rocking horse. The beautiful timber finish is just lovely. This is how I got started making rocking horses.