Shetland Ponies Morning Routine

Did you know that our Shetland Ponies’ morning routine is quite a busy one?  They love to come and be ridden by the children, but first, they need to get ready for their busy day.

Shetland Ponies Morning Routine

What kinds of things do you do in the mornings?  Do you do any of the same things that our Shetland ponies morning routine includes?

Do you think they brush their teeth or pack a school bag?  How do they get ready for their day?

Watch the video to find out more:

Leave a comment below and tell us about your morning routine. Is it the same as the ponies’ routine?

Extra dates added for Easter Egg Hunts 

  • Saturday 13 April 2019  2.30pm – 4pm– New date added
  • Sunday 14 April 2019  2.30pm – 4pm – New date added

Easter bookings are filling up fast

We’d love you to join us for pony fun over the Easter holidays from Monday 1 April 2019 through to Sunday 21 April 2019 (except on Fridays 5 and 12 April, which are the ponies rest days).

Which pony ride should I choose?

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.

Pony Mornings – are 2 hours long and are delightful early riding and learning experiences for children from age 4 years old. They cost £55 per child.

Easter Egg Hunts – are fun Shetland Pony Treasure Hunts for Easter, with riding along a trail and chocolate eggs to find in the countryside. Enjoy 1½ hours of Easter fun for children aged 4 to 10 years old. They cost £55 per child.

  • Saturday 13 April 2019  2.30pm – 4pm– New date added
  • Sunday 14 April 2019  2.30pm – 4pm – New date added
  • Thursday 18 April 2019  2.30pm – 4pm – fully booked
  • Good Friday – 19 April 2019  9.45am – 11.15am – fully booked
  • Good Friday – 19 April 2019  11.30am – 1pm – fully booked
  • Easter Saturday – 20 April 2019  2.30pm – 4pm  – almost full
  • Easter Sunday – 21 April 2019  2.30pm – 4pm – fully booked

We are closed on Easter Bank Holiday, Monday 22 April 2019

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Any questions? Do contact Liz in the office for more help on: 07734 950309 or info@shetlandponyclub.co.uk

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

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Booking your child’s first pony ride

Shetland Pony Advice Guides

You are thinking of booking your child’s first pony ride? How exciting! Whether it’s for a special treat, or something you’d like to continue, we can help your child start riding in the beautiful English countryside.
Watch the video to find out more:

This is the first of our series of Pony Advice Guides to help you learn all about ponies and riding for your child, so that you can enjoy a wonderful time with ponies.

Booking your child’s first pony ride

When booking your child’s first pony ride, it can be tricky to know how to go about it.  You want your child to try riding and learn to care for ponies.  You instinctively know that there can be a special bond between a pony and a child.  It would be great to get them outside in the countryside and to try something new. But…what should I book?  What should my child wear? Do I need a riding hat? Which pony is suitable for my child?

We will help you answer all these concerns.

At Shetland Pony Club, we have helped over 8,000 children start riding safely. We will help find the perfect pony for your child to have a great start with ponies.

Starting out with ponies at Shetland Pony Club

What’s best to book at Shetland Pony Club?

Starter Rides – are 45 minutes long and a specially designed first riding experiences for children from age 2½ – 10 years old. They cost £39 per child.

They are a gentle introduction to pony riding with a helper. Starter rides include brushing and getting your pony ready to ride. Children have a gentle ride with a leader in our meadows for about 20 minutes. They help with pony care and finish with a pony ride certificate.

Pony Mornings – are 2 hours long and are specially designed as early riding experiences for children from age 4 – 10 years old. They cost £49 per child.

Children meet and greet the ponies with a helper and learn to brush them. Then it’s time to get them ready and learn to lead their pony. Next, they enjoy an easy ride in our meadows with a leader, that is confidence boosting and fun. After a break, it’s time to try some pony learning such as tack cleaning or clearing up the paddock, which they love! Pony mornings are a really special all round pony experience and children are given a rosette as a memento of their special morning.

Riding in the Bluebells at Shetland Pony Club

What age do children have to be to ride?

Just so you know – children need to be two and a half years old to ride with us and can be up to about 10 years old. The ponies are very popular, so do book ahead. Our pony riding is by appointment only and payment is due at the time of booking. You can see all our availability on the Book Now page.

Want to know more?

Download our free guide to booking your child’s first pony ride.

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Small Ponies… Big Dreams

From Rosemary and the Shetland ponies