Share a Shettie

Come and spend the day with our smallest ponies!
Our Share a Shettie experience is a lovely opportunity to spend time with a young friend or family member whilst caring for our delightful Shetland pony herd.

Children and their accompanying adult will become a ‘groom for the day’ for the Shetlands – poo picking the fields, grooming, exercising and feeding the ponies with a couple of small maintenance tasks too.  It’s a wonderful hands-on way to learn how we care for our horses at Mane Chance – we are not sure who enjoys it the most – the ponies or the visitors!

Adults (over 18) are invited to bring a son, daughter, grandchild, godchild, niece, nephew or just a friend (7-17 years), along for the day and experience the joy of spending time with the horses – each couple being hosted by one of our team.

The session lasts 4 hours, including lunch (not provided) and a wonderful day is guaranteed.

The fee is just £25 per couple and the children will receive a certificate of thanks at the end of the day.  Share a Shettie days make ideal birthday presents or treats for the young people in your life too.

The following dates are currently open for booking - places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. :

  • Friday 21st February
  • Monday 6th April
  • Thursday 16th April
  • Friday 8th May 
  • Thursday 28th May

Places can be booked and paid for online here - you will need to let us know who is coming and provide your contact email and/or phone number.

Our ponies look forward to meeting you!

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"A Share a Shettie day is a must for all pony lovers.  We loved every minute of the day, thank you for having us."

Charlette, parent

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