Summer Camp Registration is OPEN…AND…FILLING FAST!! Early Bird Camp is June 12-16. Pony Pals and
Horsemanship Camps begin June 19! You still have a little time to get your preferred session so send in those
forms! See you there!!
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!
Tuesday, June 6, Wednesday, June 7 & Thursday, June 8 – Dressage Test Review with Erica - 6pm-8pm. Sign
up for a half hour tune up session to get ready for the show! Please be warmed up and ready to go for your time
slot. Cost is $30 and signup sheet is in the office.
Friday, June 9 – CIT Interest Meeting – 6:30pm. If you are interested in learning more about this great
opportunity to help young Pony Pal campers and spend more time with the horses then come to this
informational meeting. Parents must attend with the interested student. See you there!!
Saturday, June 10 – NO CLASSES as we are holding the In-House Dressage Show. Please schedule a makeup
Saturday, June 10 – First Annual In-House Combined Training/Dressage Show. Come on out and show off your
skills! You can combine your English or Western dressage tests with your jump course(s) or ride just dressage.
You decide!! Registration forms are in the notebook on the office desk. Remember to pay in advance for your
Tuesday, June 13 – Free Longeing Clinic w Erica – 6:30pm. Sign up for this un-mounted educational clinic
where you will learn the ins and outs of free longeing your horse and why it can help your relationship with your
horse. Cost is $30 and you will work in 30-minute sessions with your horse of choice. School horses only with
instructor permission. Signup sheet is in the office.
Friday, June 16 – Working Student Orientation with Katy & Nicole – 5PM. For our current students interested in
learning how to help in the barn, please come to this orientation and learn all about the duties and
responsibilities of this great job!!
Friday, June 24th – “Just Jump IT!!” Jr. Young Riders In-House Fundraising Show. Let’s help our young riders
earn some money so they can get to the show. There will be equitation, jumping and trail classes for all. Cost
per class is $15. Upcoming Just Jump It dates are…July 22 and August 12. Should be fun!!
Saturday, July 8 - Competitive Trail Riding FINALE with Karen (PART 3 of 3) – 5:30 PM. Show off the confidence
you have built in both you and your horse! In Part 3 of this three-part clinic, only riders who have participated in Part
2 will compete in a small, but challenging, Competitive Trail Course and show how they can introduce their horse
to unusual and/or horse-scary items like tarps, mailboxes, balloons, umbrellas, sparkly things and more. Cost is
$50 per rider. Sign-up sheet is in the office. Come on out and cheer these great riders on!!
#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 (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.
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
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|Woodland Horse Center
16301 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20905
301-421-9156 fax: 301-421-9049
CIT Interest Meeting
Combine It" Show
Early Bird Camp
Early Bird Camp
"Just Jump It"