Pony Week Courses

pony week coursesThese are our most popular children’s courses, and they always book up fast, so get in quickly to avoid disappointment. Pony Weeks are open to children aged 5 to 12 and take place from 10am to 3pm every Tuesday through Friday during all school half-terms and holidays.

NEW for 2019: we are offering single days (at £90) as well. Please see dates below.

You can download the Pony Week 2019 Booking Form here.

What happens in a Pony Week Course?

Children are split into small groups according to age, friendship groups and riding ability. Each day includes two rides, as well as stable management lessons such as grooming and mucking out. Friday of every week is competition day, with a themed grooming competition such as Cowboys and Indians in the morning and a gymkhana in the afternoon. Every child leaves with rosettes and a free Stag Lodge T-Shirt as a reminder of their wonderful week with the ponies! We make the courses great fun, and we ensure that everyone has a fantastic time.

These are perfect for your daughter (or son) to get actively involved in all aspects of horsemanship and equine care.

Please see the Prices page for the current price for this four-day course, but remember that lunch is not included – you will need to provide a packed lunch.

Advanced Pony Week Courses – by Invitation Only

Advanced Pony Week is designed for children that are able to walk, trot, canter and jump a small course. This is open to children aged 10+ and takes place from 2pm to 6pm every Tuesday through to Friday during all school half-terms and holidays, but they are by invitation only.

Children are split into small groups and throughout the week they will gain experience in jumping, dressage and hacking. Friday of every week includes a gymkhana, after which all children leave with a rosette and a free Stag Lodge T-Shirt.

Please see the Prices page for the current price for this 4-day course.

All Pony Week Courses take place at Stag Lodge 2 – click here for directions

Dates for all 2019 Pony Week Courses are as follows:

Spring Half Term
Tues 19th – Fri 22nd Feb

Easter Holidays
Tues 2nd – Fri 5th Apr
Tues 9th – Fri 12th Apr
Tues 16th to Fri 19th Apr
Tues 23rd Apr (single day)

Summer Half Term
Tues 28th – Fri 31st May

Summer Holidays
Tues 9th – Fri 12th Jul
Tues 16th – Fri 19th Jul
Tues 23rd – Fri 26th Jul
Tues 30th – Fri 2nd Aug
Tues 6th – Fri 9th Aug
Tues 13th – Fri 16th Aug
Tues 20th – Fri 23rd Aug
Tues 27th – Fri 30th Aug
Tues 3rd Sept (single day)

Autumn Half Term
Tues 22nd – Fri 25th Oct
Tues 29th Oct – Fri 1st Nov

Single Pony Days over Christmas Holidays
Fri 13th Dec
Tues 17th Dec
Wed 18th Dec
Fri 20th Dec
Fri 27th Dec
Fri 3rd Jan

Come and join us for some fun with ponies!

Each day starts at 10am and finishes at 3pm. You will need to bring a packed lunch and dress according to the weather. Things you will be doing in your action-packed day:

  • Two Rides per day
  • Grooming Competition
  • Stable Management
  • Games and Treasure Hunt

All Pony Week courses are held at Stag Lodge 2 and are suitable for children from 5 yrs old. Please contact our office on 0208 949 6999 to make a booking.


Please click here to download the Pony Week 2019 Booking Form, or pick up a form from either site.

For Advanced Pony Week Course dates, please contact the office.

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