Learn to ride a horse is number 48 on our list of 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾. So head to the countryside or stables near you, (our 50 things place finder might help), and get your family on horseback and out there discovering nature from up high.
Meet our horses
Visitors may get to see several of our Shire Horses, that are used for cart rides around the estate.
Home to our Carriage Museum, you'll find our horses, Magnus, Mr Fipps, Tiny Tim and Erik, at work.
Take a ride around the Erddig estate on one of our Shire Horse carriages.
Exmoor ponies at the White Cliffs of Dover
Our Exmoor ponies are a vital part of our conservation work, as they help us maintain the rare chalk grassland of the White Cliffs of Dover.
The ponies at Lanlay
We have four very special girls that help us manage this very special site. They're only here for a few months every year but have more impact on the site than any of our wardens could all year round...
Volunteer ponies on Alsop Moor
Alsop Moor in the Peak District benefits from regular visits from some very important and hungry ponies to clear overgrown areas of land.