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 Welcome to Shetland Pony Club

We are an award winning riding school in Cobham Surrey England specialising in first-riding experiences on Shetland ponies for children ages 3 years to around 10 years old.  Its educational and fun ..a great way to introduce your children to ponies and learning to ride and care for them.

 We’d love you to join us for beginners riding – Starter Rides from age 3 and Own a Pony Experiences from age 4. We host magical pony birthday parties and we are a Pony Share Members club.

Adults can enjoy Shetland Pony Walking with us too, on our beautiful farm in the in Surrey Hills countryside.

We are open at weekends and holidays by appointment only.

Learning Polo at Shetland Pony Club Camp

Summer Pony Day Camps 

  • Do you have a child who dreams of a pony?
  • Do you want to get the children away from the screens and in nature this summer?
  • Are you looking for an amazing childcare solution, so you don’t need to feel guilty, about not being there with them?
  • Do you want your child to ride but are frightened of horses and worried about safety?

Shetland Pony Summer Day Camps are the answer

Our legendary Shetland Pony Club Day Camps are back for 2024 and are filling up fast!

  • Enjoy action-packed pony riding and learning for beginners, with your very own Shetland Pony for the whole day, ages 5 – 10+ years.

Award-winning children’s riding centre

Based in Cobham, Surrey, in England, we have lots of well-trained Shetland ponies for children to learn to ride. For 15 years we have been making children and ponies very happy. We specialise in teaching beginners’ riding for children aged 3-10. Each child has their own individual trained person to help them with their pony so it’s safe and fun. It’s a beautiful place to start to learn riding, outside in nature, to make your pony dreams come true.

Watch this video all about Shetland Pony Club.

Book a Pony Ride

Does your child want to ride a pony. You’ve come to the right place! We specialise in first riding experiences for children age 3-10. Come on Starter Rides and Own a Pony Experiences.

We are open for riding at weekends and holidays by appointment only.

Find out more here and make your pony dreams come true.

Join our Pony Share Members Club

Experience a pony of your own, the easy way, with Pony Share Membership. Learn to ride, build a bond with your pony, come regularly to our club, and enjoy pony fun in the countryside.

We have some ponies available and are pairing them with children for 2024. 

Book a Pony Birthday Party

Book an amazing pony birthday party with our adorable Shetland ponies creating magical memories for your child’s birthday. Enjoy a wonderful afternoon hosted by our friendly team.

Relax with your guests with exclusive use of our stylish Ranch, whilst we ensure that the children have a special pony experience with their friends, followed by your party tea.

  • Maxi Pony Parties – for 8-18 children
  • New Mini Pony Parties – for up to 6 children

Celebrate your special day in the beautiful countryside at our private facility with trained ponies and staff for “The best day of my life!” – Ella, aged 5.

Starter Ride at Shetland Pony Club in the bluebells

 Win a Starter Ride

We would love you to come to Shetland Pony Club and are offering you the chance to win a FREE Starter Ride to enjoy the pony fun with us.

Starter Ride at Shetland Pony Club
Starter Rides – are 45 minutes long and are adorable first-riding experiences specially designed to give children an amazing pony fun time. From age 3. Normally £50 per child.

Enter by 31 July 2024 for your chance to win Starter Ride at Shetland Pony Club.

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Meet Our Adorable Shetland Ponies

Find out about our 20 adorable Shetland Ponies and watch their videos.

Our Shetland Ponies are engaging companions who enjoy being with children. They enjoy being groomed, played with, ridden or just being taken for a walk.

Find out more and meet all our adorable ponies here:

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Customer Reviews

Our customers love coming to Shetland Pony Club.  Take a look at the 300 reviews that have been left on our website since 2020.

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Watch this week’s Shetland Pony Club TV

Special Episode 500 of Shetland Pony Club TV

In this special Episode 500 of Shetland Pony Club TV we find out about a very special riding school, just for children, and just with Shetland ponies. Children learn to ride around our beautiful meadows, each with their own helper. There are lots of opportunities to care for and make friends with our Shetland ponies, creating magical memories that will last a lifetime.

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Find out about Shetland pony experiences for grown ups

Do you love Shetland ponies, but are too tall to ride them. We have the perfect Shetland Pony experiences for growns ups, the young at heart and everyone who adores Shetland ponies. Join us for:

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Parents Advice – how to start riding

In this 3 part parents advice video series, we help parents with the science that explains why riding is good for your child and where their riding journey could take them. Find out how to get your child to start pony riding successfully, from the beginner’s experts at Shetland Pony Club.

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Pony Gifts

Delight the Shetland Pony lover with a gift voucher, or our book, The School Trot.  You can adopt a Shetland Pony too. Our Pop-Up Shop in a Vintage Pony Trailer is open at the Ranch when you visit us. There is a great choice of gifts to suit all purses, from Shetland pony cards and pictures to heritage cuddly Shetland pony toys.