Pony Days

Pony Days

Little Riders Pony Day

Usually 10am – 3pm £50 (payment on booking)
 
These days are perfect for children aged 3-7 years old and are suitable for complete beginners or even more experienced young riders. Children will be supervised closely by our experienced staff and will get to interact directly with our wonderful ponies while enjoying a day of care and riding. Each pony day will vary meaning children can come more than once and experience something different each time.
 
Typical activities may include:
 
  • Daily pony care such as mucking out with our special little forks and brooms and feeding and watering the ponies.
  • Learning how to safely groom the ponies to perfection.
  • Plaiting and fancy dressing the ponies with lots of bows, flowers and feather boas.
  • Basic pony first aid lessons, practicing putting on bandages etc.
  • Learning how to lead the ponies correctly.
  • Colouring in and quizzes.
  • Fun riding session, usually a gymkhana or obstacle course where children will be on lead rein so riding experience is not essential.
 
Special offers for multiple bookings during summer holidays.
 
Pony Days
 

Senior Stable Management Day

Usually 10am-4pm £50 (payment on booking)
 
Aimed at children who are 8 years and older. The senior stable day will enable children with either no experience or those who have done previous pony days to enjoy a full day of fun activities, while all the while furthering their horse knowledge as activities are tailored to the individual and groups previous experience. This day is also great for children who would like to become helpers or future staff.
 
Typical activities may include:
 
  • Daily horse care sessions such as mucking out, learning about all the feeds the ponies eat, haying and watering.
  • Field management, including poo picking and safely turning out and bringing the horses in.
  • Horse first aid and junior rider first aid sessions.
  • Grooming sessions, including learning what all the brushes are for and how to plait the horse’s manes and tails.
  • Fun horse fancy dress sessions, including feather boas, bows and flowers to decorate the horses with.
  • Learning all about the horse’s tack, tack cleaning and how to tack the horses up correctly.
  • Riding session, which will usually be a fun gymkhana or obstacle course so riding experience is not essential.
 
Special offers for multiple bookings during summer holidays.
 
Pony Days