You've likely long outgrown your rocking horse from childhood. When you're a horse-loving kid, one of your favorite toys is most often a rocking horse. Maybe you had a traditional wooden rocking horse, or maybe you were lucky to have one of those molded plastic horses on springs.
Meet the most realistic rocking horses that you will ever see. These horses are true works of art, and they're sculpted by Phil Henry. Henry has worked with horses for over 40 years, and has trained and shown Appaloosas, Paints, and Quarter Horses.
When he retired from his job in the telecommunications industry, Henry began taking on projects. He'd always done equestrian-related art projects, but set his sights on restoring a 100-year-old rocking horse for his daughter. The rocking horse restoration a success, Henry next set out to restore a coin-operated ride. The ride featured Trigger, Roy Rodgers' famous mount.
It was after completing these two projects that Henry decided to create these incredible rocking horses. He read horse-related books and watched movies to research for the project while coming up with the overall design. CONTINUE READING ARTICLE HERE