Tips & Ideas

What sort of place would be good to have my pony party? A large backyard or driveway that isn’t on too much of a slope is the best. Read some of the questions people commonly ask about having a Pony Party.

Send out some horsey party invitations.
We’ve prepared a few good ones that can be customised for your own use. Have a look!

Have a theme:

  • Spirit – Stallion of the Cimarron
  • Black Stallion
  • Cowboys & Indians
  • Saddle-Club
  • A Circus
  • The Melbourne Cup
  • The Man From Snowy River

Play some horsey games:

  • Pony Pinata
  • Haystack Hunt – look for things hidden in a haybale
  • Cowboy Hat Toss – try and throw the hat onto a spike
  • Three-legged Cowboy Race
  • Horse Horse Pony – a variation on ‘Duck, Duck, Goose!’
  • Prancing Ponies – One child is the head and front legs, the other holds their waist and is the torso and back legs. Now have a race!
  • Treasure Trail – Like an Easter Egg hunt but with horsey treasures!
  • Face Painting
  • Pin The Tail on the Pony
  • Pass the parcel
  • Watch a horse movie like The Black Stallion, National Velvet,

Watch a horsey movie:

  • Spirit – Stallion of the Cimarron
  • The Black Stallion
  • The Black Stallion 2
  • National Velvet
  • International Velvet
  • The Silver Brumby
  • Black Beauty
  • The Man From Snowy River
  • My Friend Flicka
  • Seabiscuit
  • Sylvester
  • Ride the Wild Pony
  • The Littlest Thieves
  • Into the West
  • My Little Pony

Decorate your party:

  • Use a few haybales to sit on or as benches
  • Horseshoes hanging on the walls for good luck
  • A horsey cake
  • Dress up as a horsey character!

Have a look at HorseWyse’s pony party webpage at for some more good ideas!