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You are Invited to meet Local Childrens Book Authors

Oct, 31, 2018

Saturday November 10th at The Rocking Horse-Downtown Owen Sound! Join 5 wonderful , published Local Childrens Book Authors in store for a morning of reading, wonder and fun! The morning starts off with at 10 am with Jenny Lee Learn -reading her latest book-Geese are not Pets! 10:30 Ellen Rumsey will join -reading her latest […]

First Day of Fall

Sep, 21, 2018

Today marks the first day of Autumn officially! What a beautiful day it is!   We have some exciting new dress up costumes in store now-for Halloween-and-just for your children’s dress up box!   Fairies, knights, astronauts, spies, chefs, and more!  We have Melissa and Doug dress up costumes and Creative Education-these are Canadian made-and-the quality is […]

Back to School

Aug, 09, 2018

Well here we are only 3 weeks until the kids go back to school! So many children will also be heading to “big kids” school for the first time as well! Now is the time to spend a bit of time each day-play games that help encourage taking turns, colours, counting, and shapes. We have […]

Fifties First Friday Car Show & Sale!

Jul, 23, 2018

Remember last year? We had so much fun-downtown is doing it again! Friday August 3 we will be open until 9 pm! Remember the 50’s?  (we don’t!) Anyway-Kool aid will be .25 cents-check out our nifty little kool aid stand and enjoy a cold cup of sugary deliciousness!  you know….drink the kool aid!  LOL! Music […]

Streetfest this Friday July 6th, 2018!

Jul, 03, 2018

come downtown with the kids this friday for Streetfest 2018 The DIA has created a bunch of on street (park in the lots!) activities for the whole family! Sidewalk chalk competition, Owen Sound Police Services, Ontario Birds of Prey and the Canadian Raptor Conservancy Dickie Bird Children’s Show, Bike Decorating Contest & Rodeo Music by […]

Canada Day Holiday!

Jun, 26, 2018

Celebrate Canada Sunday July 1st! Have a neighbourhood bbq! Spend time with your family & friends. The Rocking Horse will be closed on Monday July 2nd to Celebrate Canada day with our family! Have a wonderful long weekend! See you Tuesday morning 9 am regular store hours resume!

Something about Lions & Lambs?

Apr, 15, 2018

the old expression “march comes in like a lion , goes out like a lamb” seems hilarious these days!  Here we are mid April,  and we are shoveling and still wearing our boots & hats! Eeek!  Bring on spring soon!!!!!  We have a good supply of great outdoor spring items….sorry….sold out of children’s snow shovels? […]