School Vacation Programs: School Vacations
Ride and learn at Sweet Meadow Farm

Sherborn , MA

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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.

 


February
February Vacation Riding Program(20, 21, 22, 23, 24) 9-3$625.008 available
February Vacation Riding Program Monday 20th only(20) 9-3$125.004 available
February Vacation Riding Program Tuesday 21st Only(21) 9-3$125.003 available
February Vacation Riding Program Wednesday 22nd Only(22) 9-3$125.002 available
February Vacation Riding Program Thursday 23rd Only(23) 9-3$125.002 available
February Vacation Riding Program Friday 24th Only(24) 9-3$125.001 available
Februay Vacation Jr Barn Buddies Monday through Friday(20-24) 9-12$295.0010 available
Februay Vacation Jr Barn Buddies Monday 20th Only(20) 9-12$60.005 available
Februay Vacation Jr Barn Buddies Tuesday 21st Only(21) 9-12$60.005 available
Februay Vacation Jr Barn Buddies Wednesday 22nd Only(22) 9-12$60.005 available
Februay Vacation Jr Barn Buddies Thursday 23rd Only(23) 9-12$60.004 available
Februay Vacation Jr Barn Buddies Friday 24th Only(24) 9-12$60.005 available
February Vacation Ponies and Pets(20, 21, 22, 23, 24) 9-3$425.0010 available
February Vacation Ponies and Pets Monday 20th Only(20) 9-3$85.003 available
February Vacation Ponies and Pets Tuesday 21st Only(21) 9-3$85.00Add Me to Waiting List
February Vacation Ponies and Pets Wednesday 22nd Only(22) 9-3$85.003 available
February Vacation Ponies and Pets Thursday 23rd Only(23) 9-3$85.00Add Me to Waiting List
February Vacation Ponies and Pets Friday 24th Only(24) 9-3$85.001 available
March
March School Vacation Riding Program(20, 21, 22, 23, 24) 9-3$625.0010 available
March School Vacation Ponies and Pets(20, 21, 22, 23, 24) 9-3$425.0010 available
March School Vacation Jr. Barn Buddies(20, 21, 22, 23, 24) 9-12$295.0010 available
March School Vacation Riding Program(13,14,15,16,17) 9-3$625.0010 available
March School Vacation Ponies and Pets(13,14,15,16,17) 9-3$425.0010 available
March School Vacation Jr. Barn Buddies(13,14,15,16,17) 9-12$425.0010 available
April
April Vacation Riding Program(17,18,19,20,21) 9-3$625.003 available
April Vacation Ponies and Pets(17,18,19,20,21) 9-3$425.0010 available
April Vacation Jr. Barn Buddies(17,18,19,20,21) 9-12$295.0010 available