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Vyne Estate, Hampshire (Accredited Museum)
Chamber Horses were made for indoor exercise and used early spring technology. They were advertised as “avoiding the expense and difficulty of riding on a live horse”, safely curing obesity and ten minutes gallop before breakfast was supposed to give the rider “a Wiltshire labourer’s appetite.”!
A Victorian 'Exercising horse' with sprung leather seat in mahogany frame.