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“Wonderful family attraction”

Land of Little Horses
Ranked #31 of 103 things to do in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A hands-on interactive Farm Park with numerous farm animals. Our full-time staff of performing animals take the stage for guaranteed laughs! Get up close and personal with our famous namesake miniature horses and their farm animal friends. Play areas, a Western Town, Educational Displays, and Special Events are sure to delight the kids and “kids at heart”. Pack a lunch or enjoy the food at the Hobby Horse Cafe.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Charleston, South Carolina
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60 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Wonderful family attraction”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

We have been to Gettysburg many times but this was our first visit to the Land of Little Horses. What a pleasant surprise! We had our 5 year old grandson with us and we were looking for something he would enjoy and this was the perfect choice. He loved the animals and we all enjoyed the show with the little horses, the dogs and the goat! Our grandson especially was amazed by the talking dog and the horse that could count! And, we all loved the baby pigs who were only 3 weeks old and just adorable. We will definitely visit here again!

Visited October 2013
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Thank Longlkburd
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LOLHFP, Owner at Land of Little Horses, responded to this review, October 25, 2013
Where else can you go and see "talking dogs" and "counting horses"?!! It is our pleasure for you and your family to have been our guests and to provide a fun family atmosphere for everyone. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review and we do hope that you will be able to visit us again to find out what more our talented animal family can come up with in our arena performance! Wishing you safe travels!
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Falls Church, Virginia
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Better than I remembered”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2013

Made a return visit here after 30 years and had as much fun as I did as a kid! Was so amazing to see it through a grownup's eyes with my goddaughters. Love being able to have hands on time with the little horses and other animals. (If there are baby piglets, I dare you not to be charmed by them.)

So glad to know the farm is still thriving! Happy to see rescue dogs in the show too.

I used this as a way to break up a road trip home from Hersheypark back to DC. Wonderful time!

Visited June 2013
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Thank SuzieDerkins1986
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LOLHFP, Owner at Land of Little Horses, responded to this review, September 14, 2013
We are absolutely thrilled to see generations of families returning to visit us to share what they enjoyed in younger years. It gives us great satisfaction to share what we have with others and to see the happiness that our animal friends bring to everyone. Our gratitude to you and your family for remembering the fun times that you had before and bringing others to visit with us. Here's hoping that our little park can continue to bring joy to our guests for many more years. Thank you so much for your kind review and we wish you safe travels!
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New jersey, united states
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great place for the kids...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2013

I visited the Land of Little Horses 35 years ago as a child, and I loved it. I recently brought my own children on a family vacation in Gettysburg, and it was even better than I remembered. There were so many animals for my children to interact with, including some that wandered around freely. We learned a lot about the horses, and even got to watch a show. There was a small old western town that the kids enjoyed playing in, as well as pony rides and a cart ride. We spent hours visiting, despite the 90+ degree heat that day. My only complaint is that the admission price was a bit steep.

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Lisa R
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LOLHFP, Owner at Land of Little Horses, responded to this review, August 18, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review our park. Even I mean to do these things sometimes but by the time I return home, it slips my mind so "kudos" to you and all of our other reviewers for remembering to do this! All of us are so glad that your visit was a enjoyable and that you were able to spend time with us and take advantage of what our little park has to offer. We are grateful to all of our guests and we hope that the memories made here will bring them back for another visit. Please know that your complaint is completely understood and totally legitimatebut we hope that you will be able to understand that the admission price is what funds our park for the entire year although we are only open for 6 months of it and basically 3 of those months are when most of our guests visit. We try to add small improvements as the years pass so that returning guests may find something different on each visit as well as supporting the costs of our feed and veterinary and animal maintenance, liability insurance, payroll costs, building, equipment and grounds maintenance.... and well you get the idea. All things aside, we wouldn't be doing it if we didn't love sharing what we have with others and are so glad that you found pleasure in visiting our little farm. Thanks again and we hope that we will see you in the future. Wishing you safe travels!
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Columbia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Cute Adventure for the Young & Old”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

This is such a cute place to visit whether you are 5 years old or 60 years old. The Little Horses are adorable. You can purchase horse food and feed the different ponies. Inside the little barn/stable you can learn about different horses from one of the care takers. Some of the ponies even walk freely while others are in pens. For a little fee, your child can get a pony ride. There is also other animals there you can visit with and feed. Around 4:15 pm they get the horses ready to be let out in the pasture with the help of the resident dog. That was cute. There are plenty of places to sit down and relax too. There is even a snack bar that is reasonably priced. We spent around 2 - 2 1/2 hours there. Oh, and finally they offer a AAA discount of 10% off admission. My kids love it there. (Even my oldest, she's 20 yrs old).

Visited June 2013
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LOLHFP, Owner at Land of Little Horses, responded to this review, July 27, 2013
The staff at Land of Little Horses Farm Park are delighted that you were able to visit us and enjoy your time here. Thank you so much for your wonderful review and such kind words about our park. Our goal is to make sure that all of our guests enjoy their visit as much as it sounds like you did. We hope that you will be able to visit again. Wishing you safe travels!
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New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Just an awesome place for children to have a great time seeing the ponies and the other miniature animals.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

I would recommend anyone with children to take them here, it's an adventure they will never forget. They get to feed, pet and even brush the ponies along with the other animals. My granddaughter just loved it and can't wait to go back. There is much more than the little horses to see. We were there for hours.

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Joyce17019
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LOLHFP, Owner at Land of Little Horses, responded to this review, July 27, 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for our park. It gives us great pleasure to provide a family friendly atmosphere that is relaxing and enjoyable for our guests. We hope that your last visit will be the first of many and we will continue to work hard to make a memorable experience for you and your family. Wishing you safe travels!
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