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Pony Rides & Animal Farm
Pony Rides
For ages 2-7
Animal Farm
Meet various animals
Riding Lessons
Personalized instruction
Keep Gates Closed
Prevent escapes
No Feeding
Without permission
Respectful Visits
Follow farm rules
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Welcome to Southlands Heritage Farm, a hidden gem nestled in Vancouver's Kerrisdale neighborhood. Here, families can escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse themselves in the serene beauty of a working farm.

From Pony Rides & Animal Farm there's something for everyone to enjoy at this charming locale.

Farm Visits

At Southlands Heritage Farm, the doors are open to the public, inviting families to come and experience the wonders of farm life. From pony rides to playful encounters with goats, chickens, ducks, and more, there's something for everyone to enjoy at this charming locale. Whether you're seeking a leisurely stroll through the orchard or eager to meet the resident horses and ponies, there's no shortage of excitement awaiting you.

Pony Rides

For young adventurers eager to saddle up and embark on a mini adventure, Southlands Heritage Farm offers enchanting pony rides. Ideal for children ages 2 to 7, these rides provide an unforgettable opportunity to explore the orchard in the company of a gentle pony.

Pony rides are typically available on weekends and holidays from 12pm to 2pm, but reservations are recommended as spots tend to fill up quickly. Parents can relax knowing that experienced instructors will lead their little ones on a safe and delightful trail ride.

Farm Rules

Before diving into the fun, it's essential to review the farm's rules to ensure a harmonious visit for all guests. From respecting the animals' space to practicing good stewardship of the land, these guidelines help maintain a welcoming environment for everyone.

Some key rules include:

  • No smoking anywhere on the property.
  • Always approach horses from the front and avoid sudden movements.
  • Keep gates closed to prevent goats from escaping.
  • Refrain from feeding the animals or picking fruits without permission.

By adhering to these guidelines, visitors can contribute to the farm's mission of fostering a respectful and sustainable relationship with nature.

Riding Lessons

For aspiring equestrians looking to hone their skills, Southlands Heritage Farm offers private riding lessons tailored to individual needs and abilities. Whether you're a beginner or seeking to refine your technique, experienced instructors provide personalized instruction in a supportive environment.

Lessons range from 20-minute sessions designed for young riders to 45-minute sessions for more advanced equestrians. Additionally, stable management lessons teach essential grooming and tacking-up skills, ensuring students are well-prepared for their time in the saddle.

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Location

Southlands Heritage Farm
Southlands Heritage Farm
3208 W 51st Ave
Vancouver, V6N 3V7
Southlands Heritage Farm
Southlands Heritage Farm
3208 W 51st Ave
Vancouver, V6N 3V7
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09:00 AM -08:00 PM
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09:00 AM -08:00 PM
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09:00 AM -08:00 PM
thu
09:00 AM -08:00 PM
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09:00 AM -08:00 PM
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09:00 AM -08:00 PM
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