This week we find out if you can keep a Shetland pony on their own, in an information video from Rosemary.

Do ponies live alone in the wild or are they herd animals? What do they do if they sense danger? What makes a Shetland pony happy and what makes him uneasy?

Find out the best way to keep a Shetland pony for him to be calm and easy for riding.

Watch the video to find out more:

Last chance to ride before the winter

We are nearly fully booked for pony riding in October Half Term from Saturday 26 October to Sunday 3 November and for the rest of the season.

Do book ahead for your last chance of the year:

Pony Mornings – are 2 hours long and are delightful early riding and learning experiences for children from age 4 years old. Children enjoy both riding and pony care. They cost £55 per child. Extra ponies available on Sat 26 & Tues 29 October and Sat 2 November.

Starter Rides  are 45 minutes long and are specially designed as first riding experiences for children from age 2½ years old. They cost £40 per child. Extra ponies available on Sat 26 & Sun 27 October and Sat 2 November.

Halloween Pumpkin Rides – Come and enjoy our legendary Halloween Pumpkin Rides, themed pony treasure hunts for pony-mad witches and wizards.  Enjoy 1½ hours of pony riding fun. From 4 years old, £55 per child. 2.15pm – 3.45pm.  Children can dress up if they wish (wear outdoor clothes underneath your costume). Extra ponies available on Mon 28 October – all other Halloween Pumpkin Rides are fully booked.


Any questions? Do contact Liz in the office for more help on: 07734 950309 or

Small Ponies…Big Dreams from
Rosemary, Liz and all the ponies and the Team at Shetland Pony Club