Doc Quarter Horse

The doorman

The first animal to greet you at Shepperly Farm, Doc is one of the friendliest animals around. Being a rescue and battling a neurological disorder, Doc is night and day different from when he first arrived here at the farm. You can be assured you'll make a friend for life as he follows you around the corral looking for love.

Shepperly Farm Fun Facts

Horses ears are a mood indicator. Ears forward means happy or interested and pinned to the back indicates anger or annoyance.

A horse can detect and change your heartbeat from over four feet away!

In the wild they are a pack animal.

There are more than 300 different breeds of horses!

The average lifespan of a horse is 30 years.

The name quarter horse comes from the fact that these horses can outrun other horses in a quarter mile or less. Sometimes reaching 44 miles per hour!

Shepperly Farm Petting Zoo

Where Fur and Fun Meet

Join us at Shepperly Farm Petting Zoo, where our animals are family. We have over 100 animals who love to be around people. All of our animals love to be pet, scratched and loved on by our visitors to the farm. We hope you come to Shepperly Farm and learn something new and leave with a new found appreciation and respect for animals. But it's not just animals here- we also have concessions, yard games and a party room with vintage, coin-operated arcade games. 

So come down to the farm, relax, and have fun with our furry pals! 

Shepperly Farm Petting Zoo

Meet Our Furry Friends

We are proud to have over 100 animals at our petting zoo for your family to enjoy. All of our animals are taken care of and loved every day. We have wallabies, chickens, goats, alpacas, rabbits, donkeys, ponies, ducks, pigs and more. During your time here, feel free to pet, scratch and love on all of the animals who call this farm home. Animals can provide great comfort and relaxation, so we hope your soul feels refreshed after visiting Shepperly Farm Petting Zoo in Cañon City, Colorado.

Enjoy meeting all of our furry friends here at Shepperly Farm Petting Zoo!