COME LEaRN and Play with our Horses!

Martha’s Vineyard Community Horse Center will create a unique equine experience for your group in a beautiful and natural setting. Our field trips and events offer an opportunity for children and adults of all ages to connect with horses through riding or hands-on activities in a safe and fun environment. We believe horses help us explore, learn and grow... as you interact with our horses, you'll discover new ways to communicate, collaborate and cooperate with them and with those around you.

Our programs can be tailored for your group... whether you're a family visiting for summer vacation, a wedding party looking for a fun unique experience to entertain your guests, a company interested in a team-building activity or a parent looking for a great birthday celebration for your child. Come explore the equine world with us!

  • Field Trips

Field trips to the Horse Center are an exciting and educational introduction to the world of horses, horse keeping and riding. We offer opportunities for all types of organizations including day care facilities, elementary and home schools, girl scouts & boy scouts, church youth groups and many others. Come see the barn, meet the horses, ride in our arena while playing games, learn about grooming and tacking, complete a horsey craft to take home, or even help feed the herd! We'll customize a field trip to meet your group’s needs.

  • Family, Social Clubs & Wedding Party Events

Planning a family reunion or outdoor gathering? Are you looking for a fun activity to bring your destination wedding guests together? Let us help you plan an exciting and entertaining outing! No horse experience? No problem! We offer a variety of programs from riding to unmounted experiences all in a beautiful, tranquil rural setting in the heart of Martha's Vineyard. 

  • Pony Birthday Parties

Pony Parties are a child’s dream come true! Our sweet natured and well groomed horses and ponies make every child’s party a safe and fun environment. Our parties are designed especially for 3 – 12 year olds. We have a large indoor facility, so no matter what the weather, we are always open for parties!

  • Team Building

Team building and meetings can be FUN! We offer a unique setting for groups and companies to connect with their colleagues and co-workers. Spend a morning or afternoon working together with our horses. Our programs help your group members or employees create a cohesive working environment that will grow self-awareness, build trust, and improve communication. Experience the power of working with our horses to help your team create immediate and lasting change.

  • Company Events 

Energize your next company meeting with an event at the Horse Center. Could your team benefit from improved communication, collaboration and cooperation? Are you looking for a way to build better leaders, better teams and improve results? Or have you been challenged to plan a unique and unforgettable offsite for your company? From small business to large corporations, intimate groups to large teams, let the Horse Center custom design a session that meets all your needs with a fun, engaging and interactive team event! 

Let us plan the perfect outing for your group! Contact Rebecca Miller at 508-388-7198 today!

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Riding & Horsemanship:

Come experience the power of the horse in either a horse or pony ride session! Enjoy fun-filled activities while navigating an obstacle course on horseback. Designed for groups of six or more, participants will have time to interact with the horses in groundwork activities such as tack, grooming, leading or general horse care.

One-Hour Session $35/participant. Up to 12 participants, minimum of six.

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Equine Encounter:

An unmounted horsemanship experience is a great way to learn about horses! While observing the herd, explore communication, self-awareness, trust and more. To help build confidence around horses, participants spend time hand painting, grooming and bathing our gentle and specially trained horses. All interactions take place in a safe and supportive environment.

One-Hour Session $35/participant. Up to 25 participants, minimum of six.

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Equine-Assisted Learning Experience:

Equine-Assisted Learning (EAL) promotes the development of life skills for educational, professional and personal goals through horse-related activities. In each EAL session, groups of six or more partner up with horses in skill building exercises designed to promote self-discovery. Horses reflect back to us exactly what we need to improve as leaders, communicators and team members. EAL programs do not involve riding. Each session is perfectly tailored for your group.

One-Hour Session $35/participant. Up to 25 participants, minimum of six.

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Pony Birthday Party:

Let us help you plan a magical birthday party for your child! Our 2-hour Pony Party is a favorite for all ages. While on horseback, children have fun navigating obstacle courses with interactive games along the way – egg and spoon, red light/green light,  “Simon Says” and more! There is plenty of hands-on time with the horses for grooming, painting and dress-up.  Enjoy cake and food in our decorated tack room after horse games, while we handle all the clean up afterwards. 

Two-Hour Party. Up to 12 participants (parents supply cake, food and beverages; we supply paper goods and decorations).  

All programs take place in our indoor Arena, outdoor arena, barn or meadows. 

To find out more, contact Rebecca Miller at rebecca@mvhorsecenter.com or call 508-338-7198