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Activities

PONY DAYS

Our Pony Days started in 2006. As well as having lots of fun children learn about the importance of animal welfare and how to care for animals.
Adult Pony Days also available.

ATTEND LOCAL SHOWS, FETES AND FAIRS

Throughout the year we go to a variety of local shows, school fetes and fairs. We usually have our own stall and often one of our ponies comes with us.

GIVE TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS

Our team enjoy sharing their experiences and would welcome the chance to come to your school/group/organisation to explain what we do and how we make a difference.

VISITS

Our ponies go out on visits to schools, centres and care homes. They’re very popular and the people who meet them find the experience very therapeutic.

EVENTS AND SHOWS

We run lots of popular events and shows, including a Spring Fayre and a Fun Dog Show. .

CORPORATE VOLUNTEERING

We have a range of tasks where groups of corporate volunteers can help. These include fence and shelter painting, gardening, barn and site clearance and fence repair. We organise special days for groups from 2 people up to 20 (we have lots of jobs!) Feedback from all of our groups shows they find the day very rewarding.

GROUP VISITS

We cater for all different kinds of groups, including schools, brownies, toddler groups and pensioners. Sessions can run for as little as an hour up to a whole day and we have a range of educational and fun activities we can arrange for your group.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

PLEASE NOTE: THIS ACTIVITY HAS LIMITED AVAILABILITY
Birthday parties for up to 6 children are held on Saturdays at either
10 am to 12 pm
or 1 pm to 3pm.  
They include pony-based activities/games, a ‘behind the scenes’ tour of the yard to meet the ponies and ‘hands on time’ grooming (brushing and plaiting) them. The birthday child also receives a free Pony Adoption.
Total party cost £90 

HOPE PASTURES EXPERIENCE

A great way to get to know our animals, a Hope Pastures’ Experience is for 1 to 2 people (or children). It includes a personal tour of the sanctuary plus time grooming/looking after one of the ponies – make sure you bring your camera as a photo of you and your pony is sure to be ‘a must have’. Most Experiences run for about an hour, but we can organise longer if you wish. Cost for two people £40

SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES

Come and visit us during the school holidays. Our visitor centre is open every day for drinks and snacks and you can wander around our site, meet the equines and complete and complete fun, free activity sheets and quizzes.
You can also book and partake in a Hope Pastures Experience which is a great way to get to know our animals. A Hope Pastures’ Experience is for 1 to 2 people (or children). It includes a personal tour of the sanctuary plus time grooming/looking after one of the ponies – make sure you bring your camera as a photo of you and your pony is sure to be ‘a must have’. Most experiences run for about an hour, but we can organise longer if you wish.