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Chenoa, Illinois: Bouncy Horse Gallop

An equestrian procession of rocking horses extends through a field, inviting sitting. Farmer Robert Wenger created the procession; he died in 2019.

35190 E. 3100 North Rd, Chenoa, IL
On the south side of US-24/E. 3100 North Rd, four miles west of Fairbury and two miles east of Weston. The horses are in a line between two fields, and hard to spot when the crops are high.
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Bouncy Horse Gallop.

Bouncy Horse Gallop

Luckily it's between cornstalks and soybeans.

[Amy Jo, 07/26/2022]
Bouncy Horse Gallop

We visited the Bouncy Horse Gallop in November and added a new horse named Clark in honor of its origin. There are now 47 horses.

[Jim Hantak, 12/12/2021]


Bouncy Horse Gallop.

Bouncy Horse Gallop

We stopped to check out the horse parade. There were 46 in the line-up in varying stages of repair. Some were worse for wear. But it was a fun, quirky sight!

[Ami Engel, 10/16/2021]
Bouncy Horses

The bouncy horses are not gone. They were there on July 20, 2021.

[Chuck Calahan, 07/19/2021]

Destination: Bouncy Horse Gallop!

Bouncy Horse Gallop

This was a quick, fun stop on a trip I was making to nearby Route 66. On the way, I spotted a bouncy horse on the sidewalk at an antique store in Gilman. I bought it, brought it with me to the Bouncy Horse Gallop, and added it to the end of the line of horses in the field. Now there are 52 of them.

[Sean Mattingly, 09/23/2020]

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