Happy New Year!  Woodland wishes you a year full of great rides and learning more about this fabulous sport!  
This month we have a variety of activities to offer.  Sign up and join in the educational fun!!  Remember, it may be
cold outside, but we can still have lots of fun in the winter with our horses.  

And the 2017 School Horse of the Year is BRUNO!!   
He will have an entire week off from January 8 – 12 plus a
Saturday or Sunday too and will enjoy resting, extra grooming, extra turnout time, grazing and lots of loving!!  Thanks
for all your votes!

Monday, January 1 – HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

Saturday, January 13 – Ground Clinic w Ingrid - 1pm.  
Ingrid will hold a horsemanship ground clinic covering
grooming, tacking, bridling and leading. All great skills to have!  Cost is 35$ but free to working students and open
to all levels.  Please sign up in the office.

Saturday, January 13 – Working Student Orientation/Continuing Education w Ingrid - 5:30pm.  Ingrid will host a
new and continuing working student orientation and training for the non-adults. Free to all working students and
mandatory for new working students.

Sunday, January 14 – Strength/Mobility Exercises for Equestrians w Jen – 10am.  New Year....new strength! Join
Jen Middleton for a power hour of strength and mobility exercises targeting the muscle systems we use in riding.  
We’ll focus on our lats, core and legs - with special emphasis on all the smaller muscles in our hips and pelvic
areas that are essential to our position in the saddle.  We’ll finish off with deep breathing practices and a nice, long
stretch.  All fitness levels welcome.  Please wear comfy clothes and tennis shoes.  Also, please bring a yoga mat or
towel and water bottle.  Cost is $35 per participant and sign up sheet is in the office.  See you there!

Saturday, January 27 – Introduction to Dressage for Western and English riders w Ashley – 5pm.   We will go
over geometry, transitions, parts of test and what the judge is looking for in an Intro Level Dressage test.  Open to all
levels.  Cost is $55 per rider and sign up sheet is in the office.  This is a GREAT way to get started and discover how
approachable Dressage really is!!
January Calendar of Events
Woodland Horse Center
16301 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20905
301-421-9156          fax: 301-421-9049
woodland16301@verizon.net
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1pm-Ground Work
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