Animal Enterprises

has over 40 years of experience in animal hire for TV, Film plus Reindeer Hire and Sales.

We operate under a Performing Animal Licence, Zoo Licence and Riding Establishment licence. We are fully insured with public liability and our staff DBS checked.

We’re Founder members of the British Reindeer Herders Association.


Dedicated to the welfare of the reindeer herds throughout Europe and promoting public awareness of these wonderful animals.

The British Reindeer Herders Association is a non-profit making organisation which has been set up by British reindeer owners to advance, educate and promote the welfare, husbandry and knowledge of reindeer kept in the UK, to owners, prospective owners and the general public including veterinary colleges and zoos.

Hire our reindeer

and festive Scandinavian Sleighs for events in Shopping Centres, Schools, Town Centres and Garden Centres.

Christmas hire can include a Reindeer and Sleigh for Santa’s arrival or just in the Grotto for people to admire and fuss.

We can also hire Reindeer and Sleigh for your Wedding!

Famous Animals

Animal Enterprises has experience with many TV and Film clients including, BBC, Channel 4, Paramount, Warner Brothers, ITV and many more!

  • Braveheart (Albert the Red Deer)
  • Robin Hood (Bill & Ben Longhorn Bulls)
  • Clash of the Titans (Bill & Ben Longhorn Bulls)
  • Coronation Street (Charlie the Macaw)
  • Hollyoaks (Dogs Max and Barry)
  • Doctors (Meg the Cat)
  • Land Girls (Various animals)
  • Get Santa (All of Santa’s Reindeer)

Animal Hire

Animal Hire can include anything from our own Reindeer, Donkeys, Horses, Dogs and even parrots!

Contact Animal Enterprises

Tel: 01889 504300