Sunday, March 1 – Working Student Program: Jumping for Confidence with Marine – 6:00pm.  For all our
working students…Have fun and build your confidence over varied but sensible jump heights.  Spend time with
Marine as she helps you with all your jumping skills!  Signup sheets are in the office.  Cost is one WSP Coupon.

Saturday, March 14 – Boarders Morning Trail Ride to Woodstock – 9am.  Let’s hit the trail!  Ashley will take a
small group of boarders to Woodstock Park so sign up SOON!!  Signup sheet is in the office and cost is $75.

Saturday, March 14 – Transitions with Katy PART 2 – 5:30pm.  Let Katy help you continue to improve your
smooth transitions as we move into and out of the canter.  The clinic is open to riders level 2 and up.  You must
be comfortable at the sitting canter.  Cost is $55 and signup sheets are in the office.

Tuesday, March 17 – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!!

Sunday, March 22 – Bridling /Saddling Clinic with Ashley – 2pm.  Having trouble with your tacking and bridling
skills?  Let Ashley help you build you confidence and knowledge as you perfect these important “on the ground”
skills.  Cost is $10 and is open to all current Woodland students.  Please sign up in the office.

Sunday, March 22 – Boarders Medical Clinic with Ashley – 3:30pm.
 For those who own our horses, let Ashley
teach you some of the many skills needed to care for and treat injuries with our horses.  Cost is $10 and is open
to all current Woodland boarders.  Please sign up in the office.

Sunday, March 22 – Working Student Program: Dressage Nite with Marine – 6:00pm.  Let Marine help you with
your Dressage skills to include truly straight lines and correct bends.  Maybe even work on your test memorization
too!  Cost is one WSP Coupon.  Please sign up in the office.

Saturday, March 28 – #1 “Just Jump IT!!” In-House Show – 5:30pm.  Let’s have some jumping fun in this casual
series!!  There will be jumping classes for all levels.  Cost per class is $15.  Signup notebook is in the office.

Saturday, April 4 – Trivia Game Nite with Ashley – 6:00pm.  Let’s adults get together to have some fun in the
Lounge!  The Trivia Questions may be horse related…or not ��.  All Woodland’s adult students are welcome!!  
Cost is $15 for food and drinks.  Signup in the office for another really great nite!

Sunday, April 12 – Easter Morning Clinics – Stay tuned for more info coming soon!

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.

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 ( for any
cancellation of classes due to extreme conditions.  Up to the minute announcements are found on facebook as

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 – Marine Tellier 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 Marine 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