Horses are our superiors in every way, which is why we're so lucky that they allow us the courtesy of riding all about on their supple yet strong horse backs. Deepen the human-horse bond with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $15 for pumpkin-patch admission and all-activity bands for one ($30 value)
- $30 for pumpkin-patch admission and all-activity bands for two ($60 value)
- $60 for pumpkin-patch admission and all-activity bands for four ($120 value)
Guests can visit the pumpkin patch every weekend in October. It’s open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Adults accompanying children enter for free. All-activity bands entitle young visitors to experience pony rides, face painting, a haunted trail, a mini obstacle course, a petting zoo, a trackless train ride, a hayride, duck races, and a mini cart ride.
The purchase of additional tickets at the patch are required to pick pumpkins, do arts and crafts, play in the Stock Yard maze, and get food. Adults must get tickets for the trackless train and the haunted trail.
Dog therapy is common in hospitals and hospice care facilities, but the nonprofit organization Halter, Inc. fills its stables with miniature horses trained in animal therapy. The gentle horses bond with children with special needs and at-risk teenagers, helping them build confidence and express themselves emotionally. The staff has designed riding lessons to teach horsemanship skills to children with special needs—however, all children are welcome to learn—and invites youngsters in third to eighth grade to join its Pony Express Club, a service program in which they assist with toddler horse rides and offsite events, such as petting zoos. They also host camps and celebrate children's birthdays filled with pony rides and games, but the horses have objected to any rounds of Pin the Tail on the Horse.
“MY KIDS HAD A GREAT TIME BUT ARRIVE EARLY IT WAS REALTY BUSY”
“It is VERY child oriented and the people are GREAT!!! The animals are VERY friendly - which is good since she does work with children that have Autisim and MS. ”
“My daughter had a great time and the staff was really nice and kid friendly.”