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horseback riding

How to Select a Horse to Buy or Lease

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
When you are finally ready for your own horse, the options can be overwhelming! Brittney Carow of the Maryland Equine Transition Service and Dr. Justin Sobota of South Mountain Equine will discuss what you should look for and considerations to be made to find the horse that is right for you!

What to Wear and Bring When Riding Horses

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Are you looking forward to starting riding lessons and realize you have no idea what you need to wear and bring? Learn about the basic gear and items a barn may require for lessons or showing so you can be prepared. Our experts from The Surrey and Fair Hill Saddlery will go through the “must have”...

How to Find a Place to Ride

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Lots of families are discovering the mental and physical benefits of horseback riding and are curious about getting involved in this great outdoor activity. If you are wondering how to find a riding barn that meets your needs, join Anne Litz of the Maryland Horse Industry Board and Katherine Rizzo...
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