Horses and History in the Wissahickon – Oct 15

Posted by Monastery Stables on October 3, 2023

Have you ever encountered horses or horse-drawn carriages in the Wissahickon Valley? Are you curious about their heights, weights, ages, lifespans, and breeds? And are you interested in the connection between horses and history in Fairmount Park?

Horses and History” is a FREE event that will be offered from 10 AM to 2 PM on Saturday, October 15, 2023. It will be held at the Monastery Stables, located at 1000 Kitchens Lane. All are welcome to a day of grooming lessons and horseback riding demonstrations, barn tours, historic tours, children’s activities, and opportunities to meet and pet the horses.

For information, visit the Monastery Stables website or email In the event of rain, the event will be cancelled – so please check the website or phone Nancy Peter at 215-760-5308.

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