Shetland Pony Club - riding for children from aged two and a half years old
Riding in the poppies at Shetland Pony Club

Does your child want to ride a pony?

You are in the right place. Shetland Pony Club is the perfect way to start riding for your child.  Our well trained Shetlands and friendly team can help your child’s pony dreams come true.

Our ponies are safe and friendly and your child will be lead by our experienced team. We can help even the most nervous child have a magical pony time.

Help your Child start riding at Shetland Pony Club

Shetland Pony Club is open for pony fun at weekends and in the school holidays until the end of November

The ponies are looking forward to welcoming you to ride them at the weekends and school holidays.

Here’s fluffy Creme Brulee in the snow last week.  He looks cosy and warm – it’s just like the Shetland Islands weather.

Creme Brulee in the snow at Shetland Pony Club

Our ponies are very popular. Bookings are now open for Pony Mornings (age 4+) and Starter Rides (age 2½ +) which run every weekend and during school holidays until the end of November 2018.


New – extra pony riding added

Due to popular demand we have added some Starter Rides and Pony Afternoons to our programme on Sunday 25 March 2018.

More Easter pony fun

There’s NEW Starter Rides and Pony Mornings on 28-29th March and an extra Easter Egg Hunt on 29th March 2018.

Starter Rides –  are 45 minutes long and specially designed first riding experiences for children from age 2½ years old. They cost £39 per child.

Pony Afternoons – are 2 hours long and specially designed as early riding experiences for children from age 4 years old. They cost £49 per child.

Easter Egg Hunts – are 1½ hours long and are fun Shetland Pony Treasure Hunts riding along a trail with chocolate eggs to find in the countryside. Fun for children from age 4 years old. £49 per child – almost full.


Come and join us for pony fun in the beautiful Surrey countryside.  Riding is by appointment only, so give us a call on 01372 844077 or

Gift ideas for pony lovers

There’s some ideal gifts for the person in your life who loves ponies.

Robin Hood in the Blue Bells in spring at Shetland Pony Club

In our online shop you can find: delightful pony riding Gift Vouchers valid to the end of the 2018 season, a gorgeous Adopt a Pony Pack for our rescue pony, Robin Hood and our lovely bed time book – The School Trot, written by Rosemary about her first Shetland Pony, BillyBoon.

Gift Vouchers

for Shetland pony riding

£39 – £119 +p&p

Gift Vouchers from Shetland Pony Club

Give a wonderful pony experience.  Our gift vouchers are available for pony fun for children from 2½ years old.

They are high quality vouchers that are posted to you, making them a lovely gift for all ages.

Find out more about the Starter Rides, Pony Mornings and Camp Days and our beautiful gift vouchers available here.

Adopt a Pony

Gift for a full year

£35 +p&p

Adopt a Pony Pack for Robin Hood

Adopt a pony, Robin Hood, rescued pony at Shetland Pony Club. Receive a beautiful pony gift pack, access to Robin Hood’s own website, quarterly email updates and a voucher to visit him. Learn all about him and show you care.  All proceeds go to help other horses in need. By adopting Robin Hood you are supporting our current horse charity, The Horse Trust. Adopt a pony here.

The School Trot

Delightful Story Book

£8.99+ p&p

The School Trot - Front Cover

The School Trot is a beautifully illustrated children’s hardback bedtime story book, written by Rosemary, founder of Shetland Pony Club.

It’s all about her very first Shetland pony, Billyboon and her daughter Camilla, who really did ride to school on a Shetland pony.

Find out more about The School Trot here.

Pony Parties

Shetland Pony Party

Our popular Children’s Pony Birthday Parties are now booking to the end of 2018.


Shetland Pony Club TV

Every Wednesday there is a new mini film about our ponies. You can watch the latest episode below and catch up on all the past pony films here.

Sundance the Shetland pony’s snowy birthday

It’s Sundance the Shetland pony’s snowy birthday and the wintery weather has returned to the ranch. Watch Sundance and his chums celebrating in the windy and snowy weather.

Does Sundance have a birthday cake to celebrate his special birthday, or does he prefer something else to eat?

How old is Sundance on his birthday this year?

Watch the video to find out more:

Shetland Pony Club – featured in Darling Magazine

We are delighted that Shetland Pony Club has been featured in the latest edition of the gorgeous Darling Magazine.

Children love their ponies at Shetland Pony Club

See our ponies, members and team star in the magazine and read all about it here.

Here’s what they had to say about us:

“Rosemary and the team at Shetland Pony Club are passionate about ponies and the countryside and their mission is to support more parents and children around the world connect with horses and ponies. They are beginner’s specialists helping over 7,000 children start riding and want to help more people connect with animals and nature.” Read the full article on page 20 here:

Shetland Pony Club
The Ranch
Blue Bell Lane
Stoke D’Abernon
Near Cobham

England  United Kingdom
KT11 3PW

01372 844 077
07734 950309

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Free guide on booking your first ride at Shetland Pony Club

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Enjoy the top 5 episodes of Shetland Pony Club TV
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