Saturday, November 11 – No Stirrups Balance Clinic with Ashley – 5pm.  Ashley’s no stirrup clinic is a great way
to find and improve your seat.  Depending on your stirrups interferes with your own skills.  Build your skills and
develop more confidence with Ashley!  Open to riders’ level 2 and up.  Signup sheet is in the office.  Cost is $55.  

Thursday, November 23 – Thanksgiving Mini-Clinics – 9 & 10AM.  Woodland is offering four mini-clinics on
Thanksgiving morning.  9AM is a Jumping Clinic with Ashley for kids and adults level 2 and up.  10AM Ashley will
offer a higher level Jumping Clinic for riders’ level 3 and up.  Julie Renfro is teaching a 9AM and 10AM Dressage
Clinic for interested riders. Cost is $40 per clinic.  Signup sheets are in the office.

Friday, November 24 -Thanksgiving Day Just Jump It starts at 10.  Come on out and join the Jumping fun!!  Sign
up notebook is in the office.  There are classes for all levels, so we hope to see you there!!

Saturday, November 25 – Rollbacks Clinic with Ingrid – 5:30pm.  Work on perfecting your way around a jump
course that includes rollbacks.  Open to riders’ level 2 and above, confident jumpers only…please.  Signup sheet
is in the office.  Cost is $55.

Coming in December…Holiday Camp: December 26, 27, 28, 29.  Make it the best holiday every with our Holiday
Camp.  Winter Break and horses…it doesn’t get any better than that!  Cost: $360 for all days with extended care
available at $25 per day.  Individual days of camp are available at $90.00 per day. Camp hours are 9:00 – 4:00
with extended care beginning at 8:00 and ending at 6:00.  Registration forms available on our web site or in the
office.  Sign up now as this camp fills quickly!  Please register 48 hours before first day of camp.  And Happy

#woodlandhorsecenter   Let’s get our Social Media outlets working together!  If you are active on-line, please use
our official tag so new students or curious folks can get a sense of what we are all about.  Thanks!!!

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 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.  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

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 – Sally 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 and explain your responsibilities and give you the opportunity to work with the knowledgeable Barn
Managers.  This program is available to children and adults.

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.
Woodland Horse Center’s
Fun Facts Newsletter
November Edition
Woodland Horse Center
16301 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20905
301-421-9156          fax: 301-421-9049
No Stirrups Clinic
w Ashley - 5pm
Mini-Clinics at
9am & 10 am
Just Jump It Show
starting at 10am
Rollbacks Clinic w
Ingrid at 5:30pm