Which pony ride should I choose?

There are fun pony riding options available for all children aged 4* – 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. (* until further notice for COVID-19 Safe Working Practices)

Here’s our guide to help you choose what’s right for you. Whether it’s a first equestrian experience for a 4-year-old grand child’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.

Starting Pony Riding at Shetland Pony Club

I want to ride occasionally

Starter Rides –  are 45 minutes long and specially designed first riding experiences for children from age 4* years old. They cost £40 per child.

Own a Pony Experiences – are 2 hours long and specially designed as early riding experiences for children from age 4 years old. They cost £60 per child.

I want to ride weekly

Mini – Membership – your chosen pony every week for 45 minutes from March – November from 3 years old. £155 per month – waiting list.

Pony Share Membership – your chosen pony every week for 2 hours from March – November from 5 years old. £225 per month – waiting list.

Our pony riding options compared

Pony Riding options table 2020

What are the practicalities?

Here’s our guide to the all-important pony practicalities at Shetland Pony Club:

Coronavirus practicalities 2020

(* until further notice for COVID-19 Safe Working Practices)

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.

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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.