Shetland Pony Parties – back on for 3 year olds! Amazing pony parties for children aged 3 -10 years old. Use of a private facility with 6 ponies, creating magical memories for your child’s birthday. One and a half hours – £650 for 10 children. Extra riding children (up to 18), £25 each. Book ahead from July now.
Summer pony camp days and weeks – enjoy the whole day with your favourite Shetland pony. Learn to ride him, look after him and enjoy being with him all day long. 9:30am – 4pm, Summer holidays only. Age 5+. £135 per day or £540 per week. Book ahead for the summer now.
Do take a moment to watch this week’s video: Easter Egg Hunt with the Shetland ponies
From Rosemary, the Shetland Pony Club Team and all the Shetland ponies
It’s been a busy summer at the Ranch and we are looking for a new Shetland pony to join our team. Where better to look than the Shetland Isles?
Getting to the Shetland Isles
These famous islands are 120 miles north of Scotland and you have to take an overnight ferry or fly there from Aberdeen. The weather is often windy and wet on Shetland.
Which animals can we see?
Shetland ponies live all over the Shetland Isles, so will we see some suitable ponies when we arrive? Gosh, there’s lots of amazing wildlife to see: puffins; otters and something else too, but no Shetland ponies so far…
Lone Shetland pony
We finally see a lone Shetland pony on a hillside. Will he be the one for us? Find out if this gorgeous pony is a good choice for our children.
We’d love you to join us for pony fun this autumn. We are open at weekends and in the holidays until Sunday 28 November.
You can book online here now, or give us a call on 07734 950 309.
Which pony ride should I choose?
Starter Rides–are 45 minutes long and are specially designed as first riding experiences for children from age 4 years old. They cost £40 per child. Half term availability.
Own a Pony Experiences – are 2 hours long and are delightful early riding and learning experiences for children from age 4 years old. They cost £60 per child. Fully booked.
Halloween Pumpkin Rides – themed pony treasure hunts for pony-mad witches and wizards. Enjoy 1½ hours of pony riding fun at the Ranch, during October Half Term. Age 4 +. £60 per child. Fully booked.
Shetland Pony Parties – amazing pony parties for children aged 4 -10 years old. Use of a private facility, with 6 ponies creating magical memories for your child’s birthday. One and a half hours – £600 for 10 children. Extra riding children (up to 18), £25 each. Almost full for 2021 – now booking for 2022
For your safety we have COVID-secure procedures in place:
Please minimise the number of people attending with your child
You are welcome to watch from our socially distanced benches and Safari Tent
Come and meet our new Shetland pony, Fudge, as he arrives at Shetland Pony Club. Watch Fudge arrive and find out how he spends his first few days.
Watch Fudge making new friends
The ponies at Shetland Pony Club are very keen to make friends with our new Shetland pony, Fudge; but he needs to have time to settle in and relax in his new home. Watch as he has a drink and a roll and then meets some of the ponies, Batman, Dinky and Teddy Bear. Which ponies do you think are going to be his friends?
Book your pony fun for autumn now – new dates available
We have some new pony riding dates for the first week of October Half Term on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 October 2020 and another Halloween Pumpkin Ride too. Book now – we are almost fully booked.
You can enjoy:
Starter Rides – 45 minutes long and are specially designed as first riding experiences for children from age 4* years old (* until further notice for COVID-19 Safe Working Practices). £40 per child. New dates: Thursday 22 October 9am and 10am
Own a Pony Experiences – 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. £60 per child. New dates: Wednesday 21 October 9am and 11am
Halloween Pumpkin Rides – Come and enjoy our legendary themed pony treasure hunts for pony-mad witches and wizards. Enjoy 1½ hours of pony riding fun at The Ranch. From age 4 years old. £60 per child. New date: Saturday 24 October 2.30pm
Shetland Pony Club is proud to be one of the first riding schools in the country to be awarded the Association of British Riding Schools Certification for COVID-19 Safe Working Practices. Having risk-assessed our riding in the light of the government guidelines, we have changed the age for riding to a minimum of 4 years old, until further notice. For children aged 2.5 – 4, we hope to be able to resume in the spring. Keep an eye on our weekly email, social media and the website here for more information.
Take care from
The Shetland Pony Club Team and all the Shetland ponies