Dreamland Ponies was designed to be more than just a regular business... It was created to become the crème de la crème of entertainment. Located in Maple Valley, WA, Dreamland Ponies is a full-service, family operated pony party, petting zoo, and entertainment business, consistently voted Best of Seattle’s Children's Entertainment company for 6 years in a row.
Founded by Sarah Kessler, a proud mother, respected business owner, event organizer, philanthropist, animal rescuer, equine therapy provider, riding instructor, dreamer and doer, with over 25 years of experience training and working with horses and animals.
Who We Are
Dreamland Ponies is a full-service equine entertainment company specializing in creative entertainment that brings the wow factor. We excel at creatively interpreting your mission and objectives for your party or event in a way that is appropriate for your event’s audience. Our philosophy is simple: make every event we attend seamless and magical for our client, and memorable for their guests.
At Dreamland Ponies, we operate with impeccable organization, integrity, and attention to detail. We are dedicated to always maintaining a positive working relationship with our clients, making your concerns our concerns, and always managing the services we provide in a sophisticated and professional manner. Our number one goal is to make your event be the best that it can be.
We are an award winning company and the greater Seattle area's choice for premier, upscale pony rides, parties, and entertainment. Our pony entertainment services are not your average children’s entertainment service… Dreamland Ponies is your doorstep into a real life fairy tale world of fun and excitement with our magical horses, ponies, and unicorns.
Dreamland Ponies provides stunning, immaculate, show quality, sweet and gentle ponies for a variety of children’s and adult’s events. We are professionals at planning and providing upscale pony entertainment for special occasions. Our ponies are available for pony rides, parties, events and therapy services. They are perfect for all your special events, including birthday parties, celebrations, company picnics, grand openings, holiday functions, daycare centers, church events, community events, festivals, weddings, and photo shoots.
We are dedicated to presenting exceptional, and extraordinary services for every client. We are passionate about bringing magic, joy, and awe into the hearts of children, young and old. We are dedicated to providing a memorable experience that can be reminisced upon for years to come, and never forget it is called a special occasion for a reason. Our packages are tailored to our individual client’s desires, needs and dreams, and our ponies and services are second to none. We are meticulous about the preparation and presentation of our ponies, tack, costumes and handlers. Our horses and ponies are also the heart and soul of Dreamland Ponies, and we are committed to nurturing them and prioritizing their comfort, happiness, and well-being.
About the Owner
Dreamland Ponies' owner Sarah is a veterinary technician, horse and animal rescuer, animal lover, mother, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and business owner. She grew up rescuing animals, riding horses, competing in Three Day Eventing and Show Jumping, and providing lessons and equine therapy at the early age of 14.
Today, Sarah is on a mission to help, inspire and touch lives by bringing joy to as many people as possible and creating a positive impact on the world. She works in unison with multiple nonprofits, charities, hospitals, nursing homes, and schools – it’s her true passion.
Known as a dynamic person with a warm and charismatic personality, Sarah lives life to the beat of a fast pulse. Whether it’s rescuing animals, touching a special needs child's life, bringing a smile to those in need, or launching new business ventures, she can’t help but make a name for herself catering to requests from Seattle’s big names, giving back or challenging herself. It’s in her DNA.
Why Choose Us
We are event architects.
Dreamland Ponies brings a unique approach to our profession. We view our assignments with a fresh and smart, strategic perspective and provide services with unmatched attention to detail. Whether you are planning a simple event or on a grand scale, we conceptualize and implement our equine services into your event in the most creative yet seamless manner. As a full-service pony entertainment company with extensive expertise with horses and entertainment, we act as an extension of our clients’ resources.
We are experts.
We are talented professionals that excel in the world of professional equine entertainment, with exceptional insight in understanding our clients’ needs. For events of any size or nature, we realize each event is unique. We will make sure that your event is treated as our most important affair, and that it and our services surpass your expectations. Dreamland Ponies’ experience, unique mix of skills, professionalism, dedication, commitment and a true love of what we do are the qualities reflected in all the services we provide. That’s how we stand behind each and every event we attend--with an unequivocal guarantee of service unique to the entertainment industry. We pride ourselves on being in the business of creating "Happily Ever After”.
We are unique.
We understand that each client’s needs are different. We examine each challenge from every angle. We look at things through a unique professional lens. And we never settle for a compromised solution. We go above and beyond to cater to your needs. Our mission is to deliver a service that wows, delights and engages you and your guests. At Dreamland Ponies, we engage our creativity in learning about our client's unique needs before we embark on implementing an event. With years of multifaceted experience, Dreamland Ponies turns ideas into action in a seamless, yet professional manner.
A look behind the scenes...
The moment our phone rings we are ready to spring into action. It may be a children’s hospital asking for help, a charity or a celebrity client looking to organize the next big party. The challenge is a mystery, but one thing we know for sure: we will spare no efforts to make it original, creative and truly memorable.
This is when all the fun begins. We put on our detectives’ hats and start asking the right questions. Diving deep into the depths of your mind to extract precious information: your goals, instructions and vision for the event. We will discuss our packages, tailor them to your desires, and devise a strategic plan with our team to make your vision a reality.
From Concept to Execution
With the strategic plan in place our team starts working to execute your vision. They discuss, fine-tune and perfect every detail with fine precision until everything is ready to impress.
Turn Your Vision into a Reality
Contact us today to discuss your upcoming event and let us help you to take your event to a whole new level.
We designed a vast portfolio of premium services that cater to your every need – here’s a quick recap:
Pony Parties: The perfect choice for children and adults! We bring our beautiful ponies to add elegance and a touch of creativity to any party. And the best part? We dress them to match any theme ranging from Unicorns, to Pegasus, to Princesses and Fairies, to real-life My Little Ponies, you name it.
Pony Entertainment: Community Events, Festivals, Grand Openings, Church Socials, Company Picnics, Schools, Fundraisers, Pony Grams, Ponies for Television, Media, Film or any Special Occasion – our ponies will brighten up any event and make it truly memorable.
Pony Pictures: There are moments worth capturing. Our pony photography services will create memories your children will cherish for a lifetime.
Unicorns: From fairy tale unicorns, white unicorns and rainbow unicorns, to mini and full-size unicorns, these fascinating unicorns will take your children on a journey to a new world.
Weddings: The perfect choice for a truly majestic wedding that will keep your guests talking about it for years! Let our magical white horses and ponies create a memorable experience that will make this day even more special.
Equine Education Programs: We teach children in a fun and hands-on environment about safety around horses, caring for horses, riding horses, proper tack, different horse and pony breeds and so much more!
Pony Therapy: Most of our ponies and miniature horses are licensed therapy animals that love touching lives by visiting children and seniors in hospitals, assisted living centers, rehabilitation centers even private homes. Let these sweet animals join efforts to contribute to a more effective therapeutic experience.
Cinderella Carriage: A gorgeous, custom pony sized Cinderella Carriage designed for the most demanding princesses to make their day truly special.
Dreamland Pony Express: An amazing trackless train that adds a touch of fun and originality to any party or event.