Summer Pony Camp Days

Shetland Pony Club Summer Pony Camp Days provide fun-packed pony days for children from 5 – 10 years old. Children become friends with their very own pony for the day and go for rides in the beautiful meadows. They also learn pony care and to look after the paddocks and tack. We have special activities such as learning natural horsemanship, picnic rides to the river and mini gymkhanas. Watch the video to find out more…

Children need to bring a packed lunch and snacks and wear leggings and comfortable layers. With lots of pony-packed days of fun, you can join for all 4 days or just for a single day.

Summer Pony Camp Days and Weeks for 2022

Enjoy four days packed full of pony fun with your favourite Shetland Pony. Suitable for children from 5 years old and above. 9:30am – 4pm each day.

£540 per child per week (4 consecutive days Monday-Thursday).

2022 camp days are on the following dates:

  • Monday 25 July – Thursday 28 July 2022 – 4 days
  • Monday 1 August – Tuesday 2 August 2022 – 2 days
  • Monday 8 August – Thursday 11 August 2022 – 4 days
  • Monday 15 August – Thursday 18 August 2022 – 4 days
  • Monday 22 August – Thursday 25 August 2022 – 4 days (Monday 22nd is now full)

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Summer Pony Camp Days

Can’t come all week? Join us for one day’s fun!

9:30am – 4pm each day £135 per child per day.

Camp Day at Shetland Pony Club

Summer Pony Camp Day vouchers

Gift vouchers available in our shop

Washing ponies on our summer pony camps at Shetland Pony Club

Typical Summer Pony Camp Day Programme

The days are normally themed around a fun, child-friendly idea and the daily structure varies depending on the theme.  Here is an outline of a typical day.

9:30am

  • Register
  • Catch ponies
  • Feed
  • Pony Care Lesson
  • Groom
  • Tack up

10:15am

  • Morning Ride
  • Paddock Care

12:15pm

  • Lunchtime for all – while we let the ponies graze!

1:00pm

  • Play with your pony – an introduction to horse whispering and natural horsemanship, learning to think like your pony.

2:00pm

  • Afternoon ride and games
  • Clean tack
  • Put ponies out in their night paddock and feed

3:45pm

  • Prizegiving

4:00pm

  • Depart

 

Pony Camp team

Themed Camp Days

We often have themed days at Shetland Pony Club Camp.  We have had Nature Day, Olympics Day, Heritage Day, Sports Day, Pirates Day, Pony Paddling Day Vets day and many more.

Find out what happens on Vet Day in this video.

Advice

  • Children 5+ years may be left with us all day provided that they have no serious allergies.
  • All parents must sign permission forms and leave contact details.
  • Please ensure that they have a healthy sized pack lunch and snack, children get hungry when they are outdoors all day. Water provided.
  • Parents are invited to arrive at 3:45 pm for prize giving.
  • Please ensure children are wearing leggings and comfortable layers including a shower-proof jacket, t-shirts with sleeves – no strappy tops, please. Wellies or trainers are needed, dependent on the weather. Riding clothes are not required but do wear them if you have them. A spare set of clothes is a good idea.
  • We supply riding hats and sun cream if needed.
  • Body protectors are not recommended when riding Shetland ponies.
  • We go out in all, but the very worst, of weather. In the event of very high winds or pouring rain or extreme heatwaves, we will contact you to re-arrange.
  • Parents are invited to arrive at 3:45 pm for prize giving.

Muffin in the river at Shetland Pony Club

We have beautiful gift vouchers for camp: Gift vouchers available in our shop

2022 Summer Pony Camp Days are on the following dates:

  • Monday 25 July – Thursday 28 July 2022 – 4 days
  • Monday 1 August – Tuesday 2 August 2022 – 2 days
  • Monday 8 August – Thursday 11 August 2022 – 4 days
  • Wednesday 17 August – Thursday 18 August 2022 – 2 days
  • Monday 22 August – Thursday 25 August 2022 – 4 days

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Shetland Pony Club
The Ranch
Blue Bell Lane
Stoke D’Abernon
Near Cobham
Surrey
KT11 3PW

01372 844 077
07734 950309

info@shetlandponyclub.co.uk

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