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“As a young girl, I loved horses. But, where I grew up, I could never have a real horse, so I would dream of a carousel horse. I always loved the pretty horses on the old carousels. I guess the eye is naturally attracted to their beauty, as that was the intention of the talented carvers. I finally bought my first carousel horse in 1964, just outside NYC, leaving the World’s Fair. It was a...
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Provide riders of all levels & disciplines with carefully selected products including breeches, boots, helmets, jackets, shirts, comfort wear, horse blankets. The complete package in one performance baselayer – cooling technology, moisture-wicking fabric, odor resistance. Plus the... View full product details. The Largo is an excellent spring-weight layer for its soft, cotton-stretch comfort...
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Our Antique Carousel Horses and Animals are from the early 1900’s and are carved from wood. Most have been expertly restored and in mint condtion. The highest quality carvings were done between 1905 and 1925. As the Depression approached wooden figures began to be carved by machine and cast...
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There are many ways to support Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses… from donations to volunteering, sponsoring the work of an individual therapy horse or purchasing a needed supply from our wish list. You and your friends can help these little heroes bring their love where it is needed most!...
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Local Wildlife Besides your horse’s ears and another horse’s bum….you will see everything you can think of in Maine’s natural environment. Our trails are mostly on Leach Hill with a great view of Mt. Washington at times. We have seen moose, deer, coyote, pilliated woodpeckers, porcupines, skunks,...
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Oldest predecessor of carousels comes from 6th century Byzantium. People then made rides from baskets that were tied to a pole in the center and that would carry the riders. But real inspiration for modern carousels were cavalry games and jousting of 12th century Europe and Asia. Horsemen of that time played games on jousting competitions in which a group of horsemen would ride in a circle and...
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Merry go rounds have been around for hundreds of years, but truly became popular in America in the early 1900’s. Artisans were building large machines, with elaborate, magical animals. Plain benches gave way to chariots, adorned with the skills of old-world craftsman who took great pride in their craft. Where European versions featured static animals that stood still, the American versions gave...
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The Merry-Go-Round Museum displays artifacts that add to the public’s awareness, knowledge, and appreciation of the history of the carousel. The carousel at the heart of the museum was purchased in 1991 as a permanent addition to the collections. Built in North Tonawanda, New York, the machine came without any of the original animals. The frame was cleaned and refurbished, scenery panels were...
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One of the nations leading carousel restoration specialists and dealers. Experience with restoring over 400 figures nationwide including works by Dentzel, Muller, Looff, Herschell, PTC, Morris, Spillman and several others. These are museum quality restorations at affordable prices.
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Classic Carousel Carvings, Parkersburg, West Virginia. Welcome to Classic Carousel Carvings, where we offer a complete line of carving kits for carousel horses and a wide variety of carousel menagerie animals! Carving kit production began in 1986 in response to carousel carvers wanting to build 1" to the foot (1/12 scale) miniature carousels. Over the past twenty years, production has been...
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The National Carousel Association promotes conservation,appreciation,knowledge,and enjoyment of carousels and the preservation of complete wooden carousels. Located in Prospect Park’s Children’s Corner, the carousel is one of the park’s most popular attractions. Its 53 magnificent horses ride alongside a lion, a giraffe, a deer, and two dragon chariots. Carved by Charles Carmel, the carousel...
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More than a bunch of pretty faces, our team (Your Team! that is..) have been working together for more than 30 years, developing unique, hand-crafted carousels that are head and shoulders above anything else you'll find in the world today. Our business philosophy has always been "be first, be better and ALWAYS be human". We're one of the few or maybe the only hand carved wooden carousel company...
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In addition to dressage training services I am also offering personal and performance coaching. I am presently in training with the RMT System, which adds to my years of experience studying and training the productive mindset for long term success and happiness. This is a natural way for me to offer more tools to my students - and as I have often struggled with the distance this sport puts...
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Carousel Horses, carving classes, church furnishings, and custom creations. Be sure to check out the Euro Disney Carousel Horses he's famous for. The new Workshops Schedule is out and filling up fast. Every wood carving workshop is led by Joe Leonard. Joe's Carousel Horse carving classes have proven to be very popular and have helped many people get started in carving or to take their skills to...
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Our antique carousel featuring hand-carved and beautifully painted horses is nestled in the Pioneer Valley, a short drive from the Connecticut border, in Western Massachusetts’ historic city of Holyoke. A quick and convenient ride away, the Holyoke Merry-Go-Round offers New England families the perfect place for indoor play and family fun. Located alongside the Holyoke Heritage State Park...
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Carousel House, located at Belmont Avenue and Avenue of the Republic, is dedicated to providing socialization, recreational and educational services to persons with disabilities who reside throughout the Philadelphia area. It is the first of its kind in the United States sponsored by a municipality. The year-round program is conducted within a 6.4 acre indoor and outdoor complex which includes...
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William Dentzel 3, fifth generation Carouselmaker, learned the carouselmaking craft from his family and from decades of antique restoration and new carousel building. Sharing this craft, especially with the children and families of underserved communities, has been his life work (aside from wooden boat and house carpentry). This latest phase of carousel creation is an amalgam of Internet...
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Carousel Ranch is a non-profit charitable organization providing therapeutic horseback riding for special needs children, improving the quality of their lives. This program prepares young adults with special needs for what's next after high school. Combining a classroom curriculum with real work experiences is what makes RTW! unique. From horse and ranch care to vehicle washing, construction,...
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Traditional Fairground Galloper Carousel horses made to order. Dobbie horses. Large fairground horse. Funfair,vintage fairground.Carousel horses for sale. Fairground horses for sale. This is a new venture for me to bring back some of the long forgotten fairground items you can buy. I am busy making the moulds right now, to bring you not only Galloper horses, but Laughing clown games, handrails,...
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We also have an original Ruth & Sohn band organ, which you'll find detailed on our band organ page. You'll find information about its history and recent restoration, as well as some actual sound clips recorded from the band organ. You'll find pictures of some of our carrousel figures sprinkled throughout our pages. Just click on any one of them to take a shortcut to our picture gallery. If...
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