Heavy Horse Experience for under 16's

This exciting course is run by Claudia Waller, a partner of Hawthorn Heavy Horses based at Hylands. She specialises in the use of working horses for forestry and conservation work. Claudia has a BSc in Equine Studies and 12 years’ experience of working heavy horses.


You will learn how to:

  • Groom one of our lovely horses
  • Help clean and prepare a stable
  • Be introduced to heavy horse harness and how it's looked after
  • Help harness the horse and put him in to the carriage
  • and then you can take a special carriage ride around Hylands Park.


Participants: Please download and complete the welfare form and information sheet on the right. All participants must bring the welfare form with them on the morning of their experience day


Meet at the Stables Visitor Centre

Ticket Price

£45 per child and adult


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