Gone are the days when an eight-year-old has to make do with using a water bucket for a wastepaper basket, keep their teddies in a haynet and beg their parents to saw their bedroom door in half to make a stable door.
The possibilities for a pony-mad child’s bedroom are now endless. And depending on the approval of your family, the same can be said for the rest of the house.
A word of warning — be cautious of anything overly permanent. Aged 13, your daughter may not thank you for the Thelwell curtains. And at the risk of looking like you’ve completely lost the plot, it might be an idea to limit yourself to just one equestrian item per room…
Create the ultimate horsey home
1. A hunting mural
Go to sleep dreaming of hunting with this mural, which comes in three sizes with the largest measuring at 8’0″x11’5″.
Price: $143 (£96)
2. A showjump bed
Do you know of a budding showjumper? If so, this is the answer to their sleeping arrangements.
Price: from £450
Might as well face it, you're addicted to horses. If perusing the H&H website wasn't enough of a giveaway, here…
3. Jockey silks pillow case
Pick a winner (in your sleep) with this jockey silks pillow case.
4. Horseshoe lamp
Who knew horseshoes were so veratile? They’re certainly put to good use with this bedside lamp.
Price: $75 (£50)
5. Top hat light shade
Need reminding that your dressage test needs learning? This top hat light shade should do the trick.
6. ‘Hold your horses!’ mug
Brighten up your morning coffee with Sophie Allport’s ‘Hold your horses!’ mug, featuring illustrations of dappled grey jumping horses interspersed with delicate grey dots.
7. Thelwell loo seat
Have a chuckle every time you go to the loo with this Thelwell loo seat, made from quality wood.
8. Galloping horse mirror
What better way to get dressed in the morning than in front of a galloping horse mirror?
9. Horse wall sticker
This horse wall sticker looks and feels like traditional wallpaper, but it’s made from self-adhesive wall sticker fabric, which means there’s no need for glue or a tradesman. And the best part? It’s removable if you change your mind.
Price: $76.20 (£59)
10. Thelwell alarm clock
Waking up to the sound of a Thelwell alarm clock is marginally less offensive than the noise of your phone at the crack of dawn.
11. Racing tea towel
Make drying the dishes bearable with this racing print tea towel by Freddie Parker.