School Vacation Programs
Ride and learn at Sweet Meadow Farm

Sherborn , MA

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Sherborn, Massachusetts


School Vacations

Sign up for the whole school vacation week!

  • Weekly programs for kids ages 4 to 13 (Pre-K to Middle School), offering hands-on animal science experience, daily one-on-one horseback riding lessons or pony rides, and animal activities.
     
  • We offer three weekly programs:

1. Jr. Barn Buddies

  • Ages 4-8, Monday to Friday 9am-12pm
  • Experience a week of fun and learning feeding, playing, planting a garden and learning how to take care of animals such as Miniature Cows and Horses, Goats, Baby Chicks, Guinea Pigs, Bunnies, Hamsters, Ferret, and more.
  • M-F 9am-12pm - $295 or come just one day for $60

2. Ponies and Pets

  • Ages 4-8, Monday to Friday 9am-3pm
  • Feed breakfast to our barnyard animals, groom and learn how to:
    • walk the miniature horses on a lead line,
    • feed and care for them, and
    • properly hold small animals,
    • create a fun and clean habitat for the little critters.
  • Each student will have a pony ride
  • Meet and greet our Miniature Kangaroo, Peacocks, Guinea Pigs, Bunnies, Birds, Hamsters, Mini Horses, Mini Goats, Pigs, Mini Cows, horses and more!
  • M-F 9am-3pm - $425 or come just one day for $85

3. Riding Program

  • Ages 4-13, Monday to Friday 9am-3pm
  • Rotating one-on-one riding lessons. Children will be paired up with a riding instructor as well as a horse for their riding lesson. They will also learn the grooming process as well as how to properly tack up their horses.  
  • Hands-on experience with animals, learning how to take care of barnyard and exotic animals like Miniature Kangaroo, Tortoise, Fallow Baby Deer, Bunnies, Birds, Hamsters, Mini Horses, Mini Goats, Mini Pig, Mini Cow, and more!
  • M-F 9am-3pm - $625

  

Typical Daily Schedule for Riding Program (subject to change)  
9:00-9:30  Welcome & feeding the animals
9:30-10:30  Meet and greet our exotic and barnyard animals
10:30-10:45 Snack break (Children are required to bring a healthy snack nut free)
10:45-12:00 Fun with the miniature horses
12:00-1:30  Rotating one-on-one riding lesson
1:30-2:00  Lunch (pizza provided, please bring your own otherwise)
2:00-3:00 Students will hold their favorite small animal while watching a horse movie

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Pizza party every day!  
  • Dress appropriately (boots and jeans or riding pants)

 

Cancellation Policy: Full payment is due at the time of registration. Sweet Meadow Farm does not give credit and/or refunds if participants miss or cancel any of the programs’ classes.

 


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No-School Days

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On all school holidays (school closing days) or vacations (December, February, March and April), Sweet Meadow Farm offers a day program for your children. They will feed, play and learn how to take care of friendly farm and exotic animals. Each child will  have a one-on-one horseback riding lesson.

This drop-off program runs from September to June on scheduled holidays:

  • 9am – 3pm $125/day

Pizza will be offered for lunch every day, please bring lunch otherwise. Don't forget to dress appropriately (boots and jeans or riding breeches). Children must be at least 4 years old to participate (sorry, no exceptions).

Space is limited, so don’t hesitate, sign up today by registering online

Typical Daily Schedule (subject to change):

9:00-9:30  Welcome & feeding the animals
9:30-10:30  Meet and greet our exotic and barnyard animals
10:30-10:45 Snack break (Children are required to bring a healthy snack nut free)
10:45-12:00 Fun with the miniature horses
12:00-1:30  Rotating one-on-one riding lesson
1:30-2:00  Lunch (pizza provided, please bring your own otherwise)
2:00-3:00 Students will hold their favorite small animal while watching a horse movie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please select the date you will like to sign up for.



 

Cancellation Policy: Full payment is due at the time of registration. Sweet Meadow Farm does not give credit and/or refunds if participants miss or cancel any of the programs’ classes.


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Early Release School Day Program

A perfect program for animal lovers and horse enthusiasts!

Your child will enjoy a riding lesson followed by a unique and exciting hands-on animal science experience. They will feed, groom, and care for our friendly barnyard and exotic animals (including a miniature kangaroo, a baby fallow deer and a tortoise), and our small animals (rabbits, guinea pigs, gerbils and ferrets). They will also have access to our bird room where they can hold and feed our birds, all this in a safe environment.

 

This drop-off program runs from 1:00pm – 3:00pm, from September to June, and on Town scheduled early dismissal days.

Price: $85 for single day

Riders must be dressed appropriately with pants/jeans out of soft, stretchable fabric and shirt/sweater that will not restrict your movements. Wear closed shoes/boots. It is possible to borrow shoes with a small heel for riding and helmets.

If you don't see an early release day listed below, please feel free to email us at info@sweetmeadowfarm.com and see if the day is available. Thanks.

Cancellation Policy: Full payment is due at the time of registration. Sweet Meadow Farm does not give credit and/or refunds if participants miss or cancel any of the programs’ classes.


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