Hobbel: An Unconventional Rocking Horse

For stylish parents and fun-loving kids alike, Hobbel is a truly modern rocking horse that’s both beautiful and functional. Designed by Dutch designer Remko Verhaagen for Rotterdam-based label Blooey, the rocking horse features streamlined curves, clean lines, and a shiny finish. It is created to stand out in a world of cluttered toys, where a simple, stylish toy makes a design statement and also encourages kids to create their own adventure. Handmade in small batches, Hobbel is created in the Netherlands and was “test-piloted” by kids.

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