Large F H Ayres restored for a client, scroll down for more detailed head shots

BEFORE

 

AFTER

                                                                                                Testimonial from the owner of this horse

I recently contacted Mark to restore my very old family rocking horse, he asked for pictures before he sent me a quote and then agreed  the time scale of restoration and collection of said horse.
Mark kept me informed via email (with pictures) and telephone as to the progress of the restoration.  The whole experience was very professional, but friendly contact whenever necessary.  I am delighted with the finished horse, which now stands proudly in my house. I would not hesitate to recommend his services.  N S, Lincoln

                                                                                   Detailed head restoration, including re-carving of ears and jaw

 

Before

 

Timber blanks applied

 

Areas re-carved, joints applied with linen

 

Horse gessoed ready for painting

 

         Horse dappled and paintwork traditionally sealed

 

       

Finished, genuine leather tack applied and real horse hair mane, tail and forelock

We always have a good selection of unrestored horses in stock

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Testimonials

  • "Having seen examples of Mark's work on the internet I knew instinctively that he would be the right person to restore my lovely Ayres horse purchased on ebay. My trust was fully..."
    S Kretzschmar
    Germany
  • "My granddaughter & I are absolutely thrilled with Dobbin now he has come home ,he has always been part of my life& I missed him even in the short time you had him Mark . He look..."
    P James
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