mid-May to Oct.: Adventure Pony Rides offers real trail ride experiences for non-experienced riders of all ages. We hand lead wonderful ponies on trails over logs, under branches, up and down hills offering instruction and obstacles to develop confidence in all riders. Adult Ride Along and lessons are available.
Interactive Animal Experience& Toyland includes hands on with bunny, chickens, goat, a pig, a cockatiel and some crazy dogs who love to play fetch.
We also offer PONY PARTIES at your home, business, family reunion, school, church or local park.
Located 20 min. NE of Sandpoint, ID.
Price Range: $40/half hour; $175/hour
Gig Length: 30 - 240 minutes
Insurance: $2,000,000 - Amusement pony rides
What to Expect
Birthday parties off site begin at $175 for one pony for an hour. Several sized ponies available. Additional ponies are $120 per hour. Driving fees charged for beyond the local Sandpoint area. Ranch parties also available.
Wonderful ponies, small through large, take children of all ages up and down hills, over logs, across small wooden bridges, on forest trails and through wetlands with gorgeous views. Watch for deer and wildlife! In addition to mounting and dismounting, riders learn to hold the reins, steer, stop a horse, and duck under branches.
A one hour Adventure Ride is $75 for either 1 or 2 children. Extra time $25 per child. A minimum half hour Adventure Ride for $40 for very young children Al (ask for details). Pony rides are hand walked or led; no circle rides. Helmets are provided with sizes for toddlers through adult. We open in springtime until October. Bring a water bottle, closed toed shoes, and a camera…be prepared for lots of smiles! By appointment only.
FOR PARTIES AND SPECIAL EVENTS:
WE COME TO YOU!! We bring ponies to birthday parties, family days, or holiday parties. Parties may be one hour or longer with one to four horses. Our hand walked ponies can visit your backyard, school, church, festival, business or local park.
YOU COME TO US!! Now offering on-site parties.
We also offer Adventure Rides for all ages. Hand led ponies or horses give you a real trail ride experience for non-experienced riders. Interactive Animal experience also available including goat, pig, chickens, bunny, cockatiel and some crazy retrieving dogs.
HORSE CAMPING is now offered to those who already own horses.
Additional Booking Notes
Instruction is given for interested children during Adventure Rides. Supported rides are also available for first time teen/adult riders and those who want to get back in the saddle! Formal English and Western lessons for all ages are available at the same price.
Our interactive animal experience is available with or without a pony ride. Feed, hold and play with a pig, goat, chickens, bunny, cockatiel, dogs and occasionally our cats show up.
Make a day of it in July & August by picking Shingle Mill Blueberries and playing in the Pack River. The country Pack River General Store is nearby for lunch, beverages, snacks, wonderful salads and prepared dinners to go.
Riders should wear a closed toe shoe or boots; no sandals please. We provide helmets. Shorts are fine. We suggest you bring water. Picture takers should wear sturdy footwear for running through the woods.