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NATURECRAFT

Cheshire company established in 1931 making resin animal models. They produce the “Best of Breed” series of horses and dogs. Many breeds and colours available. www.bestofbreed.co.uk

 

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NELSON POTTERY

Staffordshire china figures including horses. They made some large heavies in harness as well as mares and foals, etc.  These appear to be no longer available.

 

WILLIAM NEWTON

Jockey turned sculptor based in Somerset. Unsurprisingly, many of his pieces are of racehorses. www.williamnewtonsculptor.com

 

KEN NORRIS

Sculptor from Swindon producing hot and cold cast bronzes. There have been a few horses such as a lying New Forest pony and a mare and foal. These were available in the 1970 and believed to be no longer made.

 

HEATHER NORTH

A ceramics sculptor from Lincolnshire. Working in the 1980s. There is no other information available.

 

NORTH EAST RESIN

Makers of life sized models including horses. They are made with fibreglass and resin and are the ones used by tack shops and for display.  www.northeastresin.com

 

NORTHLIGHT

The company began making resin animal models in Stoke-on-Trent in 1978. Many horses available, lots of breeds and colours, designed by sculptor Guy Pocock. The company has been taken over by Wade and is now known as Northlight @ Wade. 

 

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NORTHUMBRIA

Country sporting giftware company which produced resin models. There were some horses by artists such as Judy Boyt.  These were around in the 1980s and are no longer available.

 

NYLENA

Soft toy company from Belfast. They had a plush-covered rocking horse in their catalogue. The factory closed in the late 1990s.

 

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