Pony Parties in Lake County

Birthday Parties in Lake County

Every kid dreams of having a pony. When I was younger, I like many other kids my age was obsessed with horses. I would play horses at recess with my friends, I took horseback riding lessons, sported clothes with horses on them, and I must have read every horse book in the library.  Back then there was no such thing as having a pony party. If there was, my mom certainly didn’t know about them.

pony parties in lake county

Pony Parties in Lake County

Well, no excuses, moms, and dads! I have rounded up a list of places in the area that host such parties. You can conduct these parties at the stables themselves, or some will bring the ponies right to your backyard.  So it’s time to rustle up some little cowboys and cowgirls and make your child’s birthday dream come true.

Pferde Farm hosts year-round birthday parties in their heated barn located in Old Mill Creek.  For only $18  per child, you will get 2 hours to do hand-led pony rides, a pony craft, horse-related games,  a personalized birthday cake, and hot dogs.  For more information or to schedule a pony party, call 847-840-5278.

Patch 22 will either host your party in their barn located in Wadsworth, or they will come to your place with their friendly ponies. If you choose to have them come to your backyard, they will charge $200 for the party, including two hand-walked ponies for 1 hour and cleanup.  If you choose to go to their barn for your party, they offer 2-hour long parties in a party room. The parties will include access to their petting zoo and a hayride. You can add on pony rides for a small additional fee.  They only host parties May-October and parties book fast, so call early. You can contact them at 847-336-0120

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Pony Rides at Patch 22 (Photo Credit to Loralie Thomas)

Red Coat Farm hosts birthday parties and special events in their two heated barns located in Hawthorn Woods Illinois. Call 847-837-8000 for more information and pricing.

Our author, Tracy, at 6-years old, riding at Red Coat Farm

Didier Farms in Lincolnshire offers fall birthday parties from September to Halloween. Birthday parties include the use of one of four heated party rooms, a pumpkin for each child, a corn maze entry, a viewing of pigs and chicks, and a hayride. Pony rides can be added for a small additional fee. Contact Nancy by email at [email protected] or by phone at 224-543-9003. Parties book fast and they recommend that you book your party in early August.

Wedgewood Farms in Wauconda offers several different pony packages at their stable to make your child’s birthday special. They place emphasis on your child’s safety and happiness as well. Call 847-526-8610 to schedule.

Fox Creek Stables in Wauconda offers ponies for rent in your very own backyard. They charge $125 per pony per hour. Call Dee Lehnig for more information at 847-550-1951 or email [email protected]

So what are you waiting for…. GIDDY UP and have a happy birthday! 


Pony Parties in Lake County
About Tracy Rubel 58 Articles
Tracy dreams of someday being considered a “cool” mom and she can still remember the days when she had time to put on makeup in the morning. She is a young, single, stay-at-home mom to an awesome little boy named Jayden. She recently graduated college with a degree in Early Childhood Education and has lived in various parts of Lake County her whole life. Every day, she and her son set off in her Jeep, rocking a pair of oversized sunglasses, in search of a new and exciting adventure to go on. In her free time she enjoys photography, reading, dancing, yoga, shopping, and pinning kid’s activities on Pinterest. She truly believes that if she was given enough Starbucks that she could rule the world.

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