Nettie's Party Pals and Petting zoo is completely mobile and will come to your special event year round. Kids find excitement in being around live animals where they can touch, pet, and feed and ride them. Adults can also experience the same excitement as the kids, especially seeing all the smiles children’s faces when they can hug a goat or ride a pony.
Our ponies are hand-led by one of our experienced and friendly staff. We will make sure each child is enjoying the ride while ensuring their safety.
We comply with all USDA Federal requirements and standards for animal health and safety. Just like any pet, our animals receive routine veterinary care and vaccinations.
While we recommend thoroughly washing your hands after handling animals, however, we offer hand sanitization to all your party guests.
Our Party Animals have been used for:
-Kelly Osbourne hosted Myley Cyrus a birthday with our Unicorn
-Ashley Simspon's son Bronx 3rd birthday hosted our Petting Zoo
-Mason Kardashians birthday petting zoo was featured in OK Magazine
-TMZ used Goat Woody as a Celebrity Animal
-Lady Gaga Farmville Video for Farmville Promotion
-Roosevelt Hotel Hollywood Beachers Mad House
We have planned birthday parties and special events all over California, here is a list of just a few areas:
Los Angeles County, San Diego County, Riverside County, Orange County, Ventura County, Laguna Hills, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Agoura Hills,Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Calabassas, Hollywood Hills, Malibu, Woodland Hills and many more. Call us today to schedule your party!
What to Expect
Petting Zoo Events:
Kids will love our pony rides and petting zoo, and it is sure to bring life long memories to any event. It is a heart-warming experience when children or adults find a new animal friend.
Our ponies are well mannered and child safe. The petting zoo consists of a variety of clean, tame and sweet animals that include Ponies, Horse, Nigerian Dwarf Goats, Mini-Horse, Mule, Donkey, Babydoll Sheep, Chickens, Ducks, Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, and Alpacas. The petting zoo is a great education experience where you can pet and feed the animals.
You may order a pony pulled cart that is sure to bring fun and excitement to any occasion.
We can accessorize our ponies to match your party theme. We offer many costumes and painted schemes to suit your needs. Additional fee will apply. Please contact us for further information.
We take pride in giving the best presentation, cleanliness and care of our animals so that children and adults alike can fully enjoy the experience. We are completely self contained, we do all the set up and all the clean up.
Please contact us today to customize your next memorable event!
We accommodate a variety of gatherings:
Bar / Bat Mitzvahs
Animals donkeys for Christmas parties
4th of July
Movie and video productions
School events and fundraisers
Kiss The Pig
Festivals Block Parties
Birthday Parties (private not considered an event)
Anything at All !!
Question and Answers:
Q. What is considered an event?
A. An event is a larger function such as one for a school or church. (Anything other than something smaller like a private birthday party for example).
Q. How do I book an event with Netties Party Pals?
A. All events must be done on an individual bases and must be booked with Nettie or a staff member.
Q. What if I need to cancel an event? Do you need a 30 day written notice?
A. Yes, you will need to submit a 30 day written notice, in advance and you should receive a confirmation from us. Below is our cancellation policy:
Attention for Events: (Cancellation Policy)
Anyone booking an event with Netties Party Pals understands that by paying their $100.00 deposit or sending in a contract, they are fully responsible for the amount of Netties Party Pals charges for their event; unless a 30 day notice is written and submitted to Netties Party Pals and a confirmation from Netties Party Pals is received.
Q: What happens if it is raining the day of my party?
A: We perform parties rain or shine. If you have scheduled a pony ride, we can substitute a petting zoo should you not have a large enough enclosure such as a two or three car garage. If the weather is severe such as hail or lightening, we will either find you a new party date or refund your deposit.
Q: How much does it cost for a petting zoo or pony party?
A: Please visit our pricing page for a complete detail of prices and packages.
Q: Our party has a theme, can the ponies be dressed up to match the theme?
A: Yes, we can work with you to dress the ponies up to match the theme of your party. Please contact us at: EMAIL US or call (951) 377-2956. All of our costumes are custom made to suit your party needs. There is a small fee.
Q: What kind of animals are included in the petting zoo?
A: The animals that are included in the petting zoo are Alpacas, chickens, guinea pigs, rabbits, Nigerian goats, ducks, sheep and a miniature horse.
Q: I own a dog(s). Are they allowed to be around during the pony rides or petting zoo?
A: Please keep all dogs put away or inside during the petting zoo and pony rides event. Many dogs are not used to being around ponies and farm animals and may therefore pose a risk to our animals such as biting the heels of a pony or attacking rabbits which is a serious safety hazard. This policy is strictly enforced for the safety of the children, the animals and the dog(s).
Q: I have some young and older children at the party. What is the weight limit?
A: Our weight limit for our miniature ponies is 75lbs for the safety of our customers and ponies.
Q: How many ponies will I need for my party?
A: We recommend 1 pony for up to 10 children, 2 ponies for up to 20 children, 3 ponies for up to 35 children and 4 ponies for groups of 35 or more. It is always better to order an extra pony to ensure all your guest have time to ride and to eliminate lengthy wait times. An hour long party goes by fast and it is better to error on the side of caution to order an extra pony so that everyone has a chance to ride.
Q: How do you do the pony rides?
A: All our pony rides are hand-led by an experienced and friendly staff member. We do not use pony sweeps. We feel that hand-led pony rides are more exciting for the children and the ponies do not get bored walking in a circle for an hour or two.
Q: We are having a pool party, is this ok?
A: If you are having a pool party, please be sure that all children are completely dried before riding the ponies. Wet bathing suits are not permitted on our saddles.
Q: Will the animals eat our trees or garden?
A: The answer is yes, the animals will eat any vegetation if the setup is on or within reach of the vegetation.
Please be sure to have a flat, safe area , preferably grassy area for us to set up on away from reachable trees or garden. Please note: we are not responsible for damage to grass, flowers, trees, sprinkler heads, bushes, branches, property, potted plants, etc. Our staff will do everything to ensure a safe and enjoyable party for all your guests.
Q: What happens if the animals go to the bathroom during the party?
A: We will pick up manure and dispose of it.
Q: We use pesticides and fertilizer in our yard, will this be a problem?
A: Yes, animals cannot be on or around surfaces that have been treated with fertilizer or insecticides within the past 7 days due to the danger of poisoning.
Q: Do you require a deposit to book a party?
A: Yes, we require a $100 deposit to book your party. Deposits are refundable only if, Rain prevents service - Must be really raining Not Drizzling and notice is given 4 hours before service time on the day of the party.
Q: When is the balance due?
A: The balance is due the day of the party via CASH only.
PLEASE NOTE: The day of the party your balance is due. We will only accept CASH.
Q: Can I book my party online?
A: Yes, you can book your party, pay your deposit and pay your account in full online (COMING SOON).
However, if you would like to speak to someone regarding booking a party, you may EMAIL US or Call (951) 377-2956.
Q: Are you fully insured?
A: We are fully insured and licensed with the USDA. WE meet or exceed all requirement of the Animal Welfare Act.
Q: When do you arrive?
A: For pony rides, we will need 20 minutes to set up. For petting zoo, please allow 30 minutes for set up.
Q: What areas do you service?
A: We service Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernadino and San Diego County.
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Baby Shower, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party, Birthday Party, Christmas Party, Convention, Corporate Event, Fair, Festival, Fundraiser, Grand Opening, Holiday Party, Other, Parade, Private Party, Quinceañera, Religious Celebration