Endless Offerings at Horse Crossing Farm

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Horse Crossing Farm, the “family-owned mini farm nestled beside the railroad tracks within the town limits of Lexington, SC,” has something for everyone. There are offerings for farm lovers, enthusiasts, and beginners alike. Whether you’re looking for the ultimate farm experience or riding lessons for your little one, you’re bound to find something that is perfect for you and your friends and/or family!

Direct message Horse Crossing Farm on their Facebook page regarding gift cards for any of the farm experiences below!

Horse Crossing Farm

Animal Meet-and-Greets

These private farm tours are perfect for visitors who want the complete farm experience. Guests can view and experience an up-close and personal visit with each farm animal. Meet-and-greet sessions are with the following animals: Horses, goats, sheep, alpacas, potbelly pig, miniature horse, miniature mule, hedgehogs, chickens, ducks, turkeys, peacocks, guineas, raccoon, guinea pig and bunnies. Visitors are able to pet the animals, learn how to brush the horses and feed them treats. Children may enjoy a horse-lead ride and can play in the small animal petting pen. 

Who: Anyone
When: Schedule privately
Cost: $70 per session – 1 hour (For 1 to 2 children)
*Additional children are $10 each

Birthday Parties 

These are two-hour birthday party sessions with use of the farm facilities. Candid photography is also included with this package. Children will learn how to brush the horses, feed them treats, visit all the animals in the petting zoo, play in the small animal petting pen and experience a horse ride.

Who: Anyone 
Capacity: 8 children (*Additional children allowed for an extra fee)
When: Call or message for availability (*We do not host birthday parties on Sunday)
Cost: $350 – 2 hours ($50 deposit to hold the date)

Playing with goats at Horse Crossing Farm

Check out more birthday parties in Columbia in our Kidding Around Guide to Columbia Birthday Party Venues.

Farm Camp 

This camp includes instruction on full horse care, horse riding and farm animal care. Included each day, is water games, yard games, crafts, and photography.

Who: Ages 6 – 12 years
When: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (Morning Camp) or 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Afternoon Camp)
Cost: $250/per child

Field Trips 

Students are able to meet and learn about all the farm animals, pet them, feed them treats, and enjoy a horse lead ride during these special field trips. We teach as much about the animals as we can during these sessions! Farm owner is a former teacher with 8 years of experience in public education.

When: 9:00 am – 11:00 am (Tuesday, Thursday or Friday only)
Cost: $10 to $15/per child (Adults are free)

Horse Riding Lessons

These lessons involve complete equine instruction. These offerings include: Groundwork, brushing, tacking-up, riding, proper tack care and proper handling of a horse on and off the ground. ONLY WESTERN lessons are offered at this time. 

Who: Ages 4+ (No prior horse experience required)
When: Monday, Tuesdays, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
Cost: $40 per lesson – 1 hour (Semi-private lesson)


Horse Riding Lessons – Tiny Trots

These are equine exposure lessons/sessions for younger children, aged 18 months to 3 years. Children must be able to sit up on a saddle unassisted. Most students will ride our miniature horse, but some may be tall enough to ride a standard-sized horse. Lessons also include brush time and treat time for the horse. These 30 minute lessons are once, every other week. 

Who: Ages 18 months – 3 years 
Cost: $25 per lesson – 30 minutes

Mobile Petting Zoos

Horse Crossing Farm goes on the road. Almost all the farm’s animals are available to travel. Perfect for schools, churches, daycares, festivals, etc, Horse Crossing Farm brings animals right to you!

Cost: Call or message for a quote (Price is based on the number of animals)

Old MacDonald Mommy and Me Musical Farm Class

This class offers music, reading and farm basics. The class includes a music and reading portion followed by a farm portion. Students learn about each farm animal musically as well as in person!

Who: Ages 18 months – 4 years
When: TBA

Horse Crossing Farm Old MacDonald Mommy and Me Musical Farm Class

Find out all about the fun Mommy & Me Class at Horse Crossing Farm in our review!

Old MacDonald Mommy & Me Musical Farm Class Review

Photography Sessions

These are farm-themed photography sessions with farm or seasonal decor and live animals (horses, alpacas, unicorn pony, miniature horse, standard horse and/or bunnies). Offerings include, but are not limited to the following: Fall, Halloween, Christmas, Spring, Easter, Back-to-School, proposals/engagement. Approximately 50 edited, color photos (as well as a black and white version of each photo) are included with unlimited access to the digital downloads. 

Cost: $75 per session – 20 minutes 

*Deposit required at booking (half the cost of the session); the remainder is due at time of the session

Horse Crossing Farm
210 Railroad Avenue, Lexington, SC 29072

About the Author
Kelly is a native of Hartsville, SC and lives in West Columbia with her husband, two-year-old daughter, and pets George and Gigi. She is now a stay-at-home mom after a long career in beverage sales at Republic National Distributing Company and Sazerac Company. Kelly is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communications, and has a degree in print journalism. She’s passionate about her family, writing, shopping, and any and all crime dramas.

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