Where Can I Take My 2 Year Old to Ride Ponies/horses?

Updated on February 14, 2009
R.W. asks from Dallas, TX
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My two year old is CRAZY about horses/ponies. She tells us multiple times, each day that she wants to ride a horse. She rides on ponies at church events, neighborhood events, and birthday parties but those are only 3-4 times a year. Where can I take my daughter to ride (just for fun, not riding lessons or anything)? I hear they have pony rides at the Dallas Zoo--any opinions?

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Thank you to everyone for your help! We took our daughter to the feed store in Mesquite and she had a blast! We plan on trying out the other places too.

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E.C.

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They do have a pony ride at the Dallas Zoo. Just went there - not really that elaborate. Not sure what you are looking for; however, it is a very short trail that is guided by one of the employees. It lasts less than a couple of minutes.

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S.R.

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I do not know where you live, but on the corner of Beltline and Town East Blvd. There is a feed store and they have ponies set up for children to ride. I'm sorry I do not know the name of feed - maybe Kearney's ? It is in Mesquite. Of course Sandy Lake Ammusement Park (Carrolton - I35 and Sandy Lake Rd) has ponies and once you pay to get in, you can buy tickets a few dollars to do pony rides, along with other amusement rides. Not a big place, maybe 10 rides. During ROdeo time I think the Mesquite Rodeo has pony rides too.

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C.A.

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I see pony rides a lot at various local events...but I do not know what the business names are.

Oooh, how about a trip to the Mesquite Rodeo! I know they have pony rides there and I think that admission, etc. was pretty reasonable. Good luck!

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E.C.

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At Kearney's General Store in Mesquite....corner of Town East Blvd. & Beltline Rd. they have always had pony rides. The ponies go in a circle. You may want to call them and see when and if they still do that. They have their own ponies.

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A.M.

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I was recently at the Stock yards and they had miniature horse rides. They were really cute. It costs 8 dollars and I think they went on a little trail. We were there on a Saturday so I am not sure if they are there everyday.

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K.V.

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R W,

You are correct they have pony rides at the zoo for $2.

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J.J.

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Try Frisco Horse Park. I'm not sure if they take them that young, but they do have small ponies there.

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R.G.

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Good Morning!
There is a place in Mesquite at Beltline and I believe Town East... It's a feed store and They have little pony's for rides across from the store. Not sure what days or the cost but I have driven by it a number of times and think "I'm gonna bring my kids" Never get the chance but hope you bring your little girl...

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L.B.

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In Mesquite, at the SE corner of Town East and Beltline, there are pony rides on the weekend that cost a couple of dollars. It is across from the feed store.

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