Experience Days

A Day for a Horse Enthusiast to Treasure Forever!

Some of the full day activities may include:

  • Gain some real ‘hands on’ experience
  • Experience the basics of care whilst preparing one or more of the horses for work and for show
  • Learn about the breeds and their differences
  • Explore different types of harnessBHC32
  • Harness your horse for use in a wagon, cart or exercise vehicle and head off for a heavy horse driving experience!

Some of the half day activities may include:

  • Includes a brief introduction to the heavy horse
  • Grooming and harnessing
  • Heavy Horse drawn drive in the countryside

The Heavy Horse experience is available to those aged 16 years and over.

Activities may be subject to change on the day due to welfare or operational factors.

This experience is not available during school holidays.

This experience must be booked in advance.Experience-Days1

Full Day Experience: 10:00am – 4:00pm

£155.00 single person or £210.00 for two people

Price includes zoo admission and a £10.00 lunch voucher for the participant.

Where a single full day Heavy Horse experience is booked, an accompanying guest is given free admission to the zoo, and may also accompany the Head Horseman for the afternoon’s Farm and Countryside Drive.

Half Day Experience: 9.30am – Midday

£90.00 single person or £150.00 for two peopleIMG_1379

Includes a brief introduction to the heavy horse, grooming and harnessing and preparing a mid-day feed for the horse followed by a heavy horse drawn drive in the countryside.

Please Note: A Half Day Experience does not include zoo admission or provision for a guest. Where two have jointly booked, no provision is made for a guest.

To book a Heavy Horse Experience, please call Guest Information at Banham Zoo
where our horses live. Tel: 01953 887771 option 2

All experience gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date that the voucher is to be presented as a gift, so no date is required at the time of purchase. Once the voucher has been presented to the recipient they can phone the experience bookings team at Banham and book a date at their convenience.