Thorni Ridge Exotics provides hours of family fun education and entertainment with a true hands-on animal experience. This is what sets our petting zoo above any other. Visiting families enjoy a personal, hands-on opportunity with exotic and farm animals . We encourage touching, hugging and feeding offering a true PETTING ZOO experience.
WE PROVIDE panels, animal handlers and an assortment of all our Exotic and farm babies which could include; Fainting and Pygmy goats, Potbellied pigs, llama, Alpaca, Kangaroo or Wallaby, Lemur, African Spurred Tortoise, Flemish rabbits, Zebra, Camel, Eland, Nilgai, Water Buffalo, Bison, Elk, Fallow deer, African Crested Porcupine, and sometimes a surprise baby animal. Admission to the petting zoo is FREE with our charging for cups of feed.
We provide hand sanitizer at all time during the event.
WE NEED a grassy area or barn/tent, access to cold and hot water, electricity with 4 outlets, lighting.
Pony rides with petting zoo: either $250.00/ per pony and handler per hour for FREE rides (organization may charge) OR $150.00/ per pony per day with handler and we charge for rides.
Only pony rides ... $500.00 minimum. Additional pony and handler + $250 per hour. Additional time +$150 per half hour.
COST is determined by travel distance, and attendance. Generally per day cost is approximately $750.00.
Bounce house rentals.
Photo Kiosk: getting your picture with a kangaroo/ wallaby / lemur / baby alligator.
When booking a 50% deposit is required to confirm time and date with balance due day of party.
All-inclusive event: free admission, handlers, cups of animal feed and free pony rides, free photo kiosk, free bounce house(s) starting at $1,000 per hour. Each additional pony & handler +$250.00
THORNI RIDGE EXOTICS LLC IS USDA INSURED.