Summer Deal!! Lots of vacations, lots of camps, but this does not mean that you must stop riding! If you cannot
renew for 13 weeks during the summer, because of your activities, for the months of June, July, and August
we are offering a "pay as you go" plan. On the weeks that you are in town, just give us a call and plan to ride that
week in your regular lesson or a lesson equal to it. The summer lessons are available at a special rate of
$65 per lesson. This offer is for current students ONLY…Thanks!
Saturday, August 11 – Woodland’s Annual Montgomery County Ag Fair Performance. Come on out and
support our Team as they perform at the Horse Arena Saturday afternoon. Saturday our Show Team is doing a
drill and jumping demonstration so…let’s make some noise for Woodland!! They should go on between 4 and
5pm. See you there!!
Saturday, August 18 – “Just Jump IT!!” In-House Show – 6:00pm. Let’s have some summer jumping fun in this
casual summer series!! There will be jumping classes for all levels. Cost per class is $15. Signup notebook is
in the office.
August 20 – Poles Galore with Julie Renfroe – 6:00pm for beginners, 7:15pm for Intermediate and up. Join
Julie Renfroe for a lesson full of new and exciting pole exercises. (Levels C-1+/A-1+and up – open to English and
Western riders) This clinic will use various combinations of poles and cavalettis to help our horses become
aware of their hoof placement and encourage consistency in their pace, help you strengthen your trust in your
horse over obstacles, improve your balance in the saddle. These basic but vital skills are necessary for pleasure
riding or training for competitions. Upon completion of the clinic, participants will receive a FREE riding guide of
pole/cavaletti exercises for your personal use. Cost is $45 per rider. Sign up in the office.
Saturday, August 25 - Parents Ride Night... with a mixer after - 6-8pm. Join Julie and find out why your son or
daughter loves riding so much! Intro to horse safety lecture, walk/trot lesson. Afterwards, meet some of the other
Woodland parents and relax in the spectacular Woodland sunset with a glass of red or white wine and light
snacks! Meanwhile Natalie will lead your kids in games and activities while you relax! (Yes — that’s babysitting,
too!) $50 per person plus $10/ kid (max 8 kids, over 3 years old please). Sign up in the office and we will have a
ton of fun!! Taking only 8 riders so sign up soon!!
Week of August 27-31 - Eventing Camp with Ashley – starting at 5:45pm. Let Ashley introduce you to the world
of eventing!! If you already have been introduced, then we will continue with learning more!! Cost is $350 for the
entire week! Sign up in the office!
Tuesday, August 28 – Saddle Club Reunion – 6:30pm. For all current Saddle Clubbers ONLY, let’s get together
and play some games on horseback! We will have mounted relay races, Sharks and Minnows too. No charge
and Woodland will provide refreshments! See you there! Questions…see Karen. You must sign up in the office
and Karen will assign the horses
Mark your Calendar!! Monday, September 3 - Children’s and Adults Labor Day Horse Show. Come join in all
the fun! Show off all your talent to your family and friends as we put on our annual Labor Day Show. There are
classes for EVERYONE! Adults start at 9 AM with “on the flat” classes (no jumping) then move on to jumping and
trail classes. The young riders start at 10 AM with “on the flat “classes and then command, jumping and trail
classes. Sign up notebooks are in the office. Cost is $15 per class. Hope to see you there!
COMING SOON! Tuesday, September 4 – First day of Saddle Club!! Interested in riding after school? Join Saddle
Club for tons of fun and it’s just like owning your own horse!! Questions? See Karen.
Saddle Club is gearing up for the 2018 -19 School Year! Hey kids!!! Join our After-School Program for lots of
riding fun. It’s like having your own horse!! We pick up from area schools, see web site for specific zip codes.
Start anytime as we have classes for all riding levels. Questions…see Karen Parker
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 (www.woodlandhorse.com) 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.
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
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
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.
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