|www.Top Run Farm.com
|Frequently Asked Questions
*Where can I get a riding helmet and boots? Any Tractor Supply, Fleet Farm, Pleasant
Hills Saddle Shop Lakeville or Rogers, MN, or online at any horse supply store.
*Is there an age limit? Children and teens can enjoy our horses. At times some
parents like to ride. There is a weight limit on some of our horses. If the child is very
young, the parent will be asked to walk along side the pony or horse while the child
*Do I drop my kids off and leave? No, sorry we are NOT a daycare. All children must
be under adult supervision. There is an exception for experienced children and teens.
*What if it rains? We have an indoor riding arena and will be riding if it rains. We will
not ride during lightning.
*How often should I book an appointment? Our lessons and riding fill up fast. Please
book in advance as you can.
*What does "Registered Name" mean? Papered pedigree on file with a breed
association, like a dog might have.
*What does "Breed" mean? What kind or type of horse/pony it is.
*Is he/she full grown? Yes, some people think a pony is a young horse, a pony is a
small horse. Ponies by definition are under 14 hands at the wither (the highest point
of the back) that's 56 inches in human height. A young horse would be a foal, a colt
(male) or filly (female).
*What is a hand? One hand equals 4 inches, based on the width of the hand.
*Do Unicorns only come when you turn 4? Yes, and sometimes when your 5!