Big Rocking Horse in Casey, Illinois

Casey, Illinois is a small town known for its big things. The town is home to over thirty roadside attractions, including twelve record holding world’s largest things! One of the big things to see in town is the big rocking horse.

Big Rocking Horse in Casey, Illinois roadside attraction

The giant rocking horse is a beautiful carved wooden sculpture that’s as big as a real horse! It’s 7.41 feet tall, 11.75 feet long, 3.125 feet wide, and weighs (or neighs) 720 pounds. Find the big rocking horse in downtown Casey inside Main Street Mercantile. (It used to be located at JJET Rental, Sales & Service, but was moved in 2021.)

I’m not horsing around when I say that this Illinois roadside attraction is worth seeing!

Want more local roadside attractions? Find everything to see in Casey, Illinois’s Big Things in a Small Town, like the big ear of corn, giant horseshoe, and big cactus!

Big Rocking Horse in Casey, Illinois roadside attraction
Big Rocking Horse in Casey, Illinois roadside attraction
ROCKING HORSE
Size: 16 hands – 4.41 feet (tall), 11.75 feet (long), 3.125 feet (wide)
Jim Bolin and team built the rocking horse to be displayed at JJET Leasing, Inc. The rocking horse is made of recycled telephone poles that are western red cedar wood. The horse was hand-carved with a chainsaw and then completed at T-Built Customs.
T-Built Customs Auto Body, Paint, & Sandblasting in Casey specializes as a licensed auto body shop, as well as fully equipped sandblast , and refurbishing facility.
FOR YOUR SAFETY: PLEASE DO NOT CLIMB ON THE HORSE
Big Rocking Horse in Casey, Illinois roadside attraction
Big Rocking Horse in Casey, Illinois roadside attraction
Big Rocking Horse in Casey, Illinois roadside attraction
Big Rocking Horse in Casey, Illinois roadside attraction
Main Street Mercantile in Casey, Illinois

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Big Rocking Horse

Address: Main Street Mercantile, 9 East Main St, Casey, IL 62420
Hours: Store hours vary
Cost: Free to See
Visit the store’s Facebook page for up to date hours.


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VAL BROMANN

Founder & Head Road Tripper

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown up near Berwyn's famed car kabob, The Spindle, and a restaurant with a cow on its roof, her fascination with roadside attractions started early. Today, Val has visited hundreds roadside attractions across the United States and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!