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Children’s Riding & Equine Care Club

Listen to riding instructor Diane tell you about Pony Club

Kentish Town City Farm Pony Club has been providing children with an opportunity to learn about horse care and develop riding skills for nearly 50 years.

To be eligible to apply children must be aged 8 to 15 years and able to provide proof of residency in the London Borough of Camden.

Pony club rider on Champion, the horse
Children learn to ride with confidence

Pony Club Applications

There are two routes into becoming a Pony Club Member – either by joining our waiting list or through membership of KTCF Young Farmers Club.

Pony Club Waiting List: Due to the popularity of Pony Club, applicants can expect to wait up to 2 years before being offered a place, so an early application is recommended. Children must be a minimum of 8 years old to apply. To join our Pony Club waiting list

KTCF Young Farmer Club: Another route to join Pony Club is by active participation in our Young Farmers Club. Children who are members of Young Farmers for over a year are offered priority places in Pony Club.

Three Pony Club members groom Jester the horse
Sessions include horse care and riding skills

Pony Club Membership

Pony Club sessions are weekly during term time and last for 1 hour. Each session is divided into 30 mins of riding skills and 30 mins of pony care skills. Pony Club members must be able to get to the farm for 3:50pm promptly. We can provide boots and hats as necessary.

Membership lasts for two years.

Cost: Pony Club costs £15 or £5 concessionary rate per week.

Pony Club is sponsored by the London Borough of Camden

Equine Volunteers

The farm welcomes adult volunteers experienced with horses to support staff with our riding programmes. If you have equine skills to share, we would love to hear from you, email 

For general information about volunteering at the farm and the range of opportunities on offer see KTCF Volunteers