Introductory Lesson: Horseback Riding Lessons in Maryland (MD) at Woodland
Horse Center
If you have ever wanted to experience horseback riding in a safe environment, Woodland Horse
Center, Maryland (MD) will prove to be the ideal destination.  The Center offers riding lessons for
beginners as well as lessons for experienced riders in Maryland (MD).  The riding lessons offer
an excellent opportunity for those who want to pursue horse riding as a hobby and for those who
wish to pursue horseback riding as a sport.  English and Western riding lessons are offered in
our horseback riding programs.
How it Works...

  • Riders MUST be Age 5 year old and up to participate.  No exceptions.

  • $20 FEE per person.   We accept cash and credit cards for the Intro Lesson.  
    Refundable upon sign up of Lessons within 30 days.

  • Please arrive by 12:45 PM, at the latest, to register.  We will ask you to come back
    another Sunday if you arrive after 1 exceptions...thanks!

  • Please wear long pants and closed-toed shoes for your safety and comfort.  If you
    wear open shoes or shorts we will ask you to come back another Sunday.

  • The Introductory lesson is NOT held on Major Holidays (Christmas Day, New Years
    Day, Easter Sunday)...Thanks for understanding.

Note:  The Introductory Lesson is open to individuals who are  interested in
attending our camps, after school program or our riding lessons.  This is not a weekly
lesson.  It is intended for folks to try one lesson before enrolling in our lesson program
or camp.  All children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their parent or an
authorized care taker.

"Your instructor, Michelle, is wonderful.  She has a great demeanour and was very informative.  
Thank you for a wonderful experience."

"I liked the lecture provided and the opportunity to ride."

"I really enjoyed my lesson.  I have never been on a horse before but was made very comfortable
by both the instructor and helper."

"It was great.  The instructor and the learning lesson was very informative.  Thank you Woodland
for the wonderful experience."

"Very welcoming staff and instructor!  Warm, friendly atmosphere.  Emphasis on safety - great."

"The instructor was
very helpful and attentive.  She gave clear, concise instructions.  The
assistant for my horse was very encouraging."

"We had a great introductory lesson!  I can't believe how much we learned!  The instructors were
so helpful.

"Very educational, great patience from instructors and great place for kids.  Thank you very

For the safety of both rider and horse there is a 240 pound rider limit.  Thank you.
Woodland Horse Center
16301 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20905
301-421-9156          fax: 301-421-9049
Horseback Riding is great outdoor exercise with
a purpose.  Don't believe us?  Come try if for

We offer an
Introductory Lesson every
Sunday at 1 pm
.  All that is required are jeans,
hard-soled shoes with closed toe and a sense of

You are invited to try horseback riding on us.  
With no pressure or sales pitch.  We genuinely
just want you to try it because we know you are
going to enjoy yourself and then hopefully you
will tell your friends.

We are NOT offering the Introductory Lesson at this time.

Thank you.