Five years ago we brought out a pony, two rug sets plus a saddle and bridle. They were designed to help children learn about how tack and other pony equipment works and to role-play with products that look and perform just like the real thing.
The idea for the business formed 30 years ago. I found myself on my own with four children under five, it was coming up to Christmas and I was a bit upset at how I could give them presents. I was a self-employed T-shirt printer and commercial artist, so I had plenty of fabric ink and I had the idea to make the children a fabric pony each.
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