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Children Invited to Learn More About Ponies

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Children are invited to “Meet the Ponies” at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Ave. in Basking Ridge on Sunday, March 6, 2016. Credits: Courtesy Somerset County Park Commission
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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The staff at Lord Stirling Stable will present “Meet the Ponies,” a program designed for horse enthusiasts age 7 to 9 years. The session is scheduled for Sunday, March 6 from 1-2:30 p.m.at the Stable located at 256 South Maple Ave.
 
The program is ideal for individual nonriders and riders, scout troops and other youth groups.
 
Participants will experience hands-on interaction with ponies. Under the guidance of experienced Lord Stirling Stable staff, students will be able to groom a pony, learn about what ponies eat, and the work involved in taking care of a pony. Participants will also make a horse-related craft and take part in a pony ride.
 
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The fee is $15 per child and $10 for each additional sibling in the same age group. Pre-registration is required online atwww.somersetcountyparks.org; by phone at 908-766-5955; or in person at the Stable office. Payment by cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover is required at time of enrollment.
 
For additional information, please call Lord Stirling Stable at 908-766-5955.  Individuals with a hearing or speech impairment can call NJ Relay Service at 711.
Information on all Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found on the Internet at www.somersetcountyparks.org. Like us on Facebook and Twitter.
 
 

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