Sunday, March 17 – Hoof Care Clinic w Ingrid – 5:30 pm.  Let’s learn about hoof anatomy and how to properly
care for our horses amazing feet.  Open to all Woodland Students.  Cost is $20.  FREE to ALL Working Students!  
See you there!!

Saturday, March 23 - Introduction to Jumping a Course w Ingrid – 5 pm.  Ready for more?  Let Ingrid show you
how to correctly maneuver your way over a jump and around a jump course.  You will take your time building
confidence and learning the proper elements of a jump and proper approach too!  Cost is $50 per rider.  Open to
levels 2 and up.  Sign up in the office.  You will have fun!!

Friday, March 29 – Advanced Jumping Clinic w Ashley – 6 pm.  For our advanced jumpers level 3 and up.  Let
Ashley guide you thru scary jumps while building confidence in our horse and yourself!  Cost is $50 per rider.  
Sign up in the office!

Saturday, March 30 – Lunging for Position Clinic w Ashley - 5-9 pm.  Ashley will do 30 min sessions of lunging
to develop a riders better seat and core.  Open to riders level 1+ and up.  Sign up for your 30-minute block in the
office.  Cost $50 per rider.

COMING SOON!  Event Camp for WHC Boarders April 8 – 11.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR!!  ADULT CAMP is April 29 – May 3.


Announcements:
Spring Fling Camp Registration is OPEN!!  Don’t miss out on this great chance to spend your Spring Break on
horseback!  Camp Dates are April 17, 18, 19, 22.  Do all dates or just one or two.  Registration forms are
available on-line or in the Barn Office.  Remember…forms must be received 48 hours before start of camp.  
Thanks, and see you there!

Summer Camp Registration is OPEN!!  2019 Summer Camp forms are available on our web site and in the
office.  FYI…Early Bird Camp is June 10-14.  Pony Pals and Horsemanship Camps begin June 17!  It’s never
too early to get your preferred session so send in those forms!  See you there!!

Woodland’s Hours of Operation:
 Our barn hours are Mon – Fri., 8 to 8 and Sat. – Sun., 8 to 6.  Visitors, students,
and working students should be picked up before the barn closes.  Thank you.

Also, there are times when Woodland will cancel lessons because of other activities, major holidays and
inclement weather.  Lessons are always cancelled when Montgomery County Snow Emergency Plan is in effect.  
For those times, students will call the Center (301-421-9156) to schedule a make-up lesson in a different class,
but appropriate-level class.  Instructors will help students pick a make-up class.  Students MAY NOT credit
missed lessons towards their next bill.  Thank you.


FYI:
PLEASE NOTE…Children are not to be dropped at Woodland off unless they are attending a lesson or are a
working student or in camp.  Children must be picked up within ½ hour of the end of a lesson.

Woodland’s Extreme Weather Policy:
Don’t forget to check our Weather Policy located on our web site (www.woodlandhorse.com) for any cancellation
of classes due to extreme conditions.  Up to the minute announcements are found on facebook as well!

Woodland Dog Policy: Reminder.  All visiting dogs must be on leashes at all times.  Thank you.

Lesson Payment:
Like all businesses on time payment for lessons is extremely important to our financial status.  Our horses and
staff count on your timely payments.  Please be sure to include your child’s name on the check or credit card
payment, especially if the name is different from the parent’s name.

Our policy is that lessons are CONSECUTIVE and PREPAID in advance of the first lesson.  Makeup lessons are
to be made within 30 days of a missed lesson.  Thank you.



Year-Round Activities & Programs:
Show Team - Show team for our young riders’ and adult rides’ and is an all year round happening.  If you are
interested in joining the Show Team, contact Ashley or Katy.  We are limited in the number of riders for the Show
Team, but we will try to have as many of you as possible. Let them know of your interest and they will give you all
the details.

Adult Dressage Team - Any adult who has even a slight interest in dressage and can post the trot is welcome to
join.  We ride every Friday night. For additional information, contact Ashley C.

Adult Drill Team – Our Drill Team is for our “over 18” riders and is a lot of fun!   We ride in patterns to music and
present our drills at our In-House Shows and area events like the Montgomery County Ag Fair!  We practice on the
1st and 3rd Saturday of each month.  Interested?  See Karen Parker for more info.

Working Student Program – Ingrid Dietrich is the Program Manager for both the Working Student Program and
the Adult Grooming Program.  This program is available for all our students (Adults and Children ages 8 and up).  
She will train you and explain your responsibilities and give you the opportunity to work with the knowledgeable
Barn Managers.  

Adult Grooming Program –This is a super program for the adult that cannot commit to a certain time every week
but would like to spend more time at Woodland and with horses.  This is an excellent program, which will teach
you how to groom and correctly care for a horse.  After your training session, you can choose your own schedule
to groom and spend quality time with the school horses.  Please see Ingrid Dietrich for more info.
Woodland Horse Center’s
Fun Facts Newsletter
March Edition
Woodland Horse Center
16301 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20905
301-421-9156          fax: 301-421-9049
woodland16301@verizon.net