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Handcrafted rocking horse buyers admire our handcrafted rocking horses. Not all rocking horses are handcrafted but the Kensington Rocking Horse Company specialises in handcrafted wooden rocking horses. These are fine traditional Victorian-style UK wooden handcrafted rocking horses which are individually carved by skilled craftsmen in the UK in the traditional fashion. Natural materials such as leather, horsehair and seasoned, kiln-dried timber are used. The Kensington Rocking Horse Company is able to offer the rocking horse enthusiast a unique range of handcrafted rocking horses including the dapple grey.

Quality, tradition, value and choice are on offer to buyers shopping in England and elsewhere for handcrafted rocking horses of antique wood quality which are bought for both adults and children all over the UK and abroad. Leather bridle and saddle, real horsehair for tail and mane and the use of only seasoned hardwoods are features which attract both adult and child to our handcrafted rocking horses. This is an investment in beautiful furniture, a plaything and an heirloom.



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A detailed introduction to their range of handcrafted rocking horses is given.

The quintessentially English dapple-grey dates from the 19th century. Spotted toy horses have been seen for many centuries, possibly because of sporting prints which, due to the limitations of printing techniques, could only represent dappled horses this way. However, renowned makers such as J. Collinson & Sons, G & J Lines and FH Ayres developed a technique of hand stippling that realistically reproduced the dappling seen on real horses.


The range of handcrafted wooden rocking horses would not be complete without the dapple grey (or dappled grey) which is loved by many buyers including those shopping for adults as well as children. Like the other handcrafted rocking horses, the dapples may be antique or Victorian or more contemporary in their style but they are always made from the finest, seasoned hardwoods. The handcrafted rocking horses are not only dapple or dappled greys but are a range of woods which may be French polished in the traditional fashion as with classic furniture or may be treated with Danish oil. Dapple greys are always loved but other handcrafted wooden rocking horses include tulipwood, mahogany, utile, cherry, and oak.

So, if you are shopping to buy a handcrafted rocking horse as a Christmas present or for a birthday or a christening, or simply because you and your children have fallen in love with idea of a beautiful, handcrafted rocking horse, you will find a warm friendly welcome from us. Above all, you will find that this is the website for those who would like to buy the right handcrafted rocking horse, not just any handcrafted rocking horse.

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