Field Trips at
The Farmyard offer a great "hands on" learning experience. So bring yer
little cowboys & cowgals out for some old fashion fun with our USDA
Licensed petting zoo, enjoy a pony or horse ride and go for a hay ride!
PLEASE feel free
to touch just about everything!
With soft, gentle hands you can:
breeds of sheep, we have Black Suffolk, Black Hawaiian & Dorper
sleek goat kids
goats are Nubian, Spanish, Boer X
- feel the
bristly hair on our cute little pigs (and count
their little piggies!)
Miniature Vietnamese Pot-belly pigs
them to Hampshire pigs
Daffy Ducks web feet and compare them to
- pet a
silly wabbit (so soft!)
- get a
"cowlick" for good luck! (if yer lucky!)
- pet the
pick up the little green "horse" apples
out all the different cows & calves
- we have
Holstein, Jersey, Angus (at present)
- watch a
I can show you how we milk by hand or machine.
I started learning how to tend dairy cows just as I was turning 10 years old
when I was blessed to live across the street from a Dairy in Germany. Based
upon milk availability.
- brush a
out those long donkey ears!
a miniature horse to a huge Percheron Draft horse
- See & Learn
the difference between miniature horses, ponies, horses, and draft horses.
- Climb up
the ladder into the hay loft (while chaperons stand by ladder)
- Go for a
nature hike out in the pasture with your chaperone
your camera and get your picture taken on a pony or horse
- RSVP to
sit on our Oxen: "Cowboy", "Houston", "Antonio" for an
additional fee. Great photo opportunity!
- Wash yer
hands after visiting the USDA licensed petting zoo and as many times as you
like while yer here!
closed toed shoes or boots
Please have your children pet our animals
along their necks and backs only. The animals will appreciate it if we
don't pet their heads and ears.
Thank you so much!
FIELD TRIPS ARE 1 1/2 - 2 HOURS
available for larger groups)
Please send Field Trip form with your 50% deposit
Field Trip Form
Guidelines & Safety Rules
Field Trips are available Tuesday through Friday by reservation with $160 minimum
[$4/guest] for advance bookings.
Please have a
"free" chaperone per:
3-4 children ages 3-4 yrs
ages 5-6 yrs
7-10 children ages 7 and up
Pony or Horse Rentals: $15/15 minutes.
smaller groups we can reserve the
The Family Hour or
Please forward this to any and all your sister schools or day cares! I look
forward to sharing my "little farmyard" with your "little wranglers"! So
plan on coming out and having a great time! Don't forget yer cameras!
Happy Trails, Tall Tales & Tickly Tails,