Riding at Shetland Pony Club
Which pony ride should I choose?
There are fun pony riding options available for all children aged 3 – 10 years old at Shetland Pony Club. Our friendly Shetlands are well trained, placid and waiting for you to come and enjoy riding and caring for them.
Here’s our guide to help you choose what’s right for you. Whether it’s a first equestrian experience for a grandchild’s birthday treat or a way to own a pony for the morning, we’ve something that will suit. We even have Shetland Pony Walking for adults.
I want to ride occasionally
Starter Rides – are 45 mins long and specially designed first riding experiences for children. Includes pony grooming and a ride on their own pony. Followed by a certificate presentation. £50 per child. Each child will have their own pony and helper. Please note your child MUST be 3 years old at the time of their ride.
Own a Pony Experiences – are two hours long and are delightful early riding and learning experiences for children from age 4 years old. Includes lots of riding and pony care. Followed by a rosette presentation. £75 per child. Each child will have their own pony and helper.
I want to ride weekly
Mini – Membership – your chosen pony every week for 45 minutes from March – November from 3 years old. £195 per month – waiting list.
Pony Share Membership – your chosen pony every week for 2 hours from March – November from 5 years old. £275 per month – waiting list.
Our pony riding options compared
What are the practicalities?
Here’s our guide to the all-important pony practicalities at Shetland Pony Club:
How do I book?
You can visit Shetland Pony Club by appointment only and we do get very busy, so do book early to avoid disappointment. Do book online or give us a call on 07734 950309 and we would be delighted to help you.
Want to know more?
We have miniature Shetlands for small children and our larger Standard Shetlands can be ridden by children up to 10 years of age. Find out more about the ponies.
You don’t need special clothes and we provide the latest specification hats for each child. There’s lots more information to help in our Frequently Asked Questions.