Associations

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1000 Friends of Maryland
purpose: to stop costly sprawl development, preserve open spaces, and revitalize older communities
Dru Schmidt-Perkins • 1209 North Calvert St, Baltimore, MD 21202 • 410-385-2910 • dru@friendsofmd.org • www.friendsofmd.org

4-H Country Rebels
Mary Delia Ripley • 3019 Davidsonville Rd., Davidsonville, MD 21035 • 410-798-0732

4-H Silver Spurs
Mason Polatzke • 22542 Dover Bridge Road, Preston, MD 21658 • 410-829-0095

4-H Therapeutic Riding of Carroll Co
4-H service project providing therapeutic riding for children (age 3 and up) and adults with disabilities. Small group lessons, horse shows and preparation. Volunteers needed.
Karen Scott • 700 Smith Ave., Westminster, MD 21157 • 410-878-1760 • trp4h@comcast.net

Allegany County 4-H
Youth development.
Lacie Ashby • 1 Commerce Drive, Cumberland , MD 21502 • 301-724-3320 • lashby@umd.edu • extension.umd.edu/allegany-county

Amateur Jousting Club of Maryland
Open to riders and non-riders. Maryland Jousting runs from April to September with state Championship. A family sport - all are welcome to learn the Maryland State Sport.
Tiffany Ramsey • 242 Miller Road, Delta, PA 17314 • 443-632-7037 • amateurjoustingclub@gmail.com • sites.google.com/site/amateurjoustingclub/

American Connemara Pony Society
Breed association with local chapter (Region III). Regional meetings, events, and an annual show.
Marian McEvilly • 7310 Inzer St, Springfield, VA 22151 • 703-354-0912 • clipclop@email.com • www.acps.org

American Horse Trials Foundation, Inc.
Non-profit organization assisting event, show jump, dressage, endurance and upper level para-equestrian riders as well as drivers and organizers of these sports in raising tax deductible financial support for national and international competition. National or international level athletes can apply for grants to train or compete.
Jodi Mort • 7913 Colonial Lane, Clinton, MD 20735-1908 • 443-262-9555 • ahtf@att.net • www.ahtf3day.org

American Shetland Pony & Miniature Horse Club
81 B Queenwood Road, Morton , IL 61550 • 309-263-4044 • info@shetlandminiature.com • www.shetlandminiature.com

American University Equestrian Team
Zone 4, Region 1 of the IHSA. AU Team rides at Oatland Stables in Brookeville with Star Dalley as their coach.
Meredith Medoway • 5011 Riggs Road, Brookeville, MD 20833 • 856-649-2362 • aueqteam@gmail.com • americanuniversityequestrianteam.weebly.com

American Vaulting Association
AVA is a non-profit group with more than 100 AVA vaulting clubs and affiliates across the U.S.
Elizabeth Brigham • 11021 Dobbins Drive, Potomac, MD 20854 • 301-983-9795 • embpony4@aol.com

Andover Pony Club
Molly Gormley • 433 Andover Rd., Linthicum Heights, MD 21090 • 410-859-3099 • gormleys@juno.com

Annapolis Pony Club
Riding club serving children & young adults through 25. Building good horsemanship skills is emphasized along w/ the opportunity to learn various horse sports such as eventing, polocrosse, mounted games, foxhunting & polo in addition to traditional disciplines such as dressage & show jumping. Established in 1963.
Pennye Doud • 3102 Fern Hill Court, Edgewater, MD 21037 • 410-956-9296 • pdoud@annapolisvision.com

Arabber Preservation Society
Non-profit organization dedicated to the support and preservation of Baltimore’s horse-cart vendors (Arabbers).
Dan Van Allen • 118 S. Arlington Ave., Baltimore, MD 21223 • 410-385-1277 • cooldanvan@gmail.com • www.baltimoremd.com/arabber/

Baltimore County 4-H Horse Program
The Baltimore County 4-H horse program enables youth ages 8-18 to develop leadership abilities, character to assume responsibilities and have fun.
Nia Imoni Fields • 1114 Shawan Road, Suite 2, Cockeysville, MD 21030 • 410-771-1921 • nfields@umd.edu • extension.umd.edu/baltimore-county

Baltimore County Horse Show Association
Non-profit organization offering 16 Hunter/Jumper competitions a year along with year end awards. BCHSA will be awarding special high point thoroughbred prizes at all our shows in 2013 shows sponsored by the Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (TIP)
Sarah Fried • 11410 Marbrook Road, Owings Mills, MD 21117 • 410-581-5334 • sara@purestuff.com • bchsa.org

Barn Buddies 4-H Club
410-835-2363

Bill Mills Trail Ride
Non-profit raising funds for horse related charities, proceeds from the annual trailride are donated to charity.
Anne Ogletree • P.O. Box 547, Denton, MD 21629 • 410-479-2573 • aco@intercom.net

Bit and Spur Riding Club
Cindy Lytle • 5920 Lawrence Court, Adamstown, MD 21710 • 240-447-3353 • lytle001@yahoo.com

Bits’n Bridles 4-H Club
Washington County 4-H Club
Donna Schmidt • 301-791-4906 • schmidt.donna.m@gmail.com

Bits & Bridles 4-H Club
4-H club for the Frederick area
Vicki Bazan • 2713 Thurston Road, Frederick, MD 21704 • 301-831-8715 • nazab844@aol.com

Blue Ridge Arabian Horse Association
Betty Adams • 14722 Dorsey Mill Road, Glenwood, MD 21738 • 301-854-5142 • badams@a-alaw.com • www.4braha.com

Burntwoods Pony Club
Youth mounted and unmounted horsemanship education serving Howard and Carroll Counties. Eventing, showjumping, dressage, games, tetrathalon & polocrosse competitions.
Susan Riccio • 5749 Bethel Rd, Woodbine, MD 21797 • 410-795-4390 • burntwoodsponyclub@yahoo.com • http://burntwoods.ponyclub.org/

Capital Region Pony Club
Home to 8 Pony Clubs & 3 Pony Club riding centers. Our members hail from MD & PA, VA & WV. Members participate in all pony club disciplines including; dressage, eventing, fox hunting, games, polocrosse, quiz, show jumping & tetrathalon. See our Club’s page to find a club or riding center near you!
Sheryl Clark • 240-388-7690 • rscapitalregion@aol.com • capitalregion.ponyclub.org

Capitol Polo Club
12154 Darnestown Road # 626, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 • 240-780-3239 • info@capitolpolo.com • capitolpolo.com

Caroline County Extension & 4-H
Maryland Extension youth development program for all youth ages 5-18.
Sharon Pahlman • 207 South 3rd St., Denton, MD 21629 • 410-479-4030 • spahlman@umd.edu • extension.umd.edu/caroline-county

Carroll County Equestrian Center
Facility available for rentals. Includes jumps, ring, sound system and 2 stone dust rings.
Darlene Welsh • 300 South Center Street, Westminster, MD 21157 • 410-861-5634 • eqcentermgr@aol.com • www.carrollcountyequestriancouncil.org

Carroll County Equestrian Council
Volunteer based organization that represents all breeds & disciplines. Has provided equine recreation & education since 1984. Works with Carroll Co. Recreation & Parks. Annual membership $15. Meetings 1st Tues of month at 7:30p in Carroll Co. Office Building
Carolyn Garber • 300 South Center Street, Westminster, MD 21157 • 410-861-5634 • CCECofMD@yahoo.com • www.carrollcountyequestriancouncil.org

Carroll County Western Circuit
Open club that promotes English/Western shows, clinics, and trail rides; working towards improving the horse/human relationship through love and commitment. Annual Dues $10-Indiv, $20 Family
Lynda Arnold • 4042 Franklinvillle Rd, New Windsor, MD 21776 • Lynda1011@aol.com • www.theccwc.com

Carrollton Hounds
Juniors through adults, jumping and non-jumping. Fox chasing Sept-March, Wed & Sun. Spring & fall hunter paces. Social gatherings & trail rides.
Dulany Noble, MFH • P.O. Box 1631, Westminster, MD 21158 • 410-429-4965 • DulanyN@aol.com • www.carrolltonhounds.org

Catholic University Equestrian Team
Competes as part of Zone 4, Region 1 of the IHSA.
Emily Goudreau • 620 Michigan Ave, NE, Washington, DC 20064 • www.cua.edu

Cecil County Jumper Show Series
Offers jumping classes such as Puddle Jumpers, Hopeful, and Schooling Levels I & II. $10/year membership qualifies you for year end awards.
JoAnn Kricker • 27 Blue Jay Dr, Elkton, MD 21921 • jkricker@dol.net

Centaurs 4-H Club
Membership is on an annual basis: $50 per member or $75 per family.
Marcie Barnard • 410-461-3985 • marcie.barnard@ngc.com • www.centaurs4hclub.org

Central Maryland Jousting Club
Mike Virts • 4350-C St. Marks Rd., Knoxville, MD 21758 • 301-834-7629

Central Maryland Saddle Club
Trail riding club, using trails in the central Maryland area and some in Pennsylvania and Virginia. Over night camping trips w/ horses, organized trail rides most every weekend during the good weather months, picnic lunches after every ride. Dues - Single $20.00, Family $30.00. Contact for membership applications.
Patricia Merson • 10004 Masser Road, Frederick, MD 21702 • 301-898-3251 • lilgreyhrs@aol.com

Chesapeake Plantation Walking Horse Club
Memberships: $10, Single; $15, Family. Friendly help with all breeds of gaited horses; monthly FREE trail rides, camping, clinics, parades, newsletter w/classifieds. Welcomes all breeds, all gaits and all riding levels. Sponsor of the Chesapeake Gaited Getaway October 11-14.
Jacquelyn Cowan • 1218 Sunrise Beach Rd., Crownsville, MD 21032 • 410-923-6157 • jacquiecowan@comcast.net • http://cpwhclub.wordpress.com/

Chesapeake Pony Club
Established in 1959. Part of the USPC, Delmarva region. One of the leading junior equestrian organizations. Teaches riding, horse management and teamwork. Mounted & unmounted meetings, dressage show, jumping, eventing, and mounted games.
Linda Williams • 5120 Cooper Rd., Eden, MD 21822 • 443-513-0044 • lindaswms@comcast.net

Chesapeake Pony of the Americas Club
Nancy Shuster • 3708 Green Spring Road, Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • 443-655-1718 • mudman21078@yahoo.com

Chesapeake Trail Riding Club
Family-oriented not for profit riding club with fundraisers during the year to benefit equine charities. $10/single, $20/family membership.
Catherine Peloquin • 4104 Conowingo Rd. Trlr. 20, Darlington, MD 21034 • 410-652-3454 • cpenguin57@aol.com

Churchville Pony Club
Training tomorrows horsemen today. Members of the USPC. Serving Harford and York Counties.
Amy Scampton • 2442 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, MD 21015 • 410-688-1051 • amy5111@verizon.com

Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners Assoc
Sharon Roberts • P.O. Box 156, Temple Hills, MD 20748 • 301-567-9636 • cloverleaf@erols.com • www.cloverleafsoa.org

Combined Eastern Shore Horse Show Assoc
Show membership only, no individual membership required. For year end points to count: $15 for performance horses/ponies and $10 for equitation riders. Series of English & Western horse shows held on the Delmarva Peninsula. Affialiated with USA Equestrian and MHSA.
Myra & Wayne Spencer • 22011 Nanticoke Road, Tyaskin, MD 21865 • 410-873-2708 • invitefarm@msn.com • www.ceshs.com

Days End Farm Horse Rescue, Inc.
Fostering compassion and responsibility for horses through intervention, education and outreach.
Caroline Robertson • P.O. Box 309, Lisbon, MD 21765 • 301-854-5037 • defhr@erols.com • www.defhr.org

De La Brooke Foxhounds W
Foxhunting Club w/ kennels @ Mt Victoria, MD; professional Huntsman & 40 couple of hounds; Weds, Sats, & every other Mon. 3hr Spring&Fall trailride w/views of Wicomico/Potomac Rivers. Six junior hunts/yr. Membership area - Charles, St. Mary’s & Calvert Co (Southern MD). Two hunter paces spring & fall (open to anyone). Guests welcome, contact field secretary or Masters.
Kathleen Blanche • P.O. Box 337, Port Tobacco, MD 20677-0337 • 301-934-1016 • jbservs@peoplepc.com

Delmarva Driving Club
Promotes an interest in and knowledge of horse-drawn vehicles and equines. Organizes drives and other activities.
Pao Lin Hatch • 22988 Fairgale Farm Lane, Chestertown, MD 21620 • 240-274-6180 • www.delmarvadrivingclub.com

E Training Center and Pony Farm
William Eperthener • 208 Latimore Creek Rd, York Springs, PA 17372 • 717-528-8936 • info@etrainingcenterandponyfarm.com • www.etrainingcenterandponyfarm.com/

Eastern Amateur Arabian Horse Association (North East MD Chair)
Promotes pure and part bred Arabian horses through futurities and competitions. Various membership types $10 - $25. Family organization for amateurs. Show entry fees under $10. Fifty+ classes for all ages and seats, year end banquet.
Sally Shepperd • 4416 Fox Chaser Lane, White Hall , MD 21161 • 410-692-5870 • tazz622@earthlink.net • www.eaahsc.com

Eastern Bay Pony Club
Polly Irons • 3006 Bennett Point Road, Queenstown, MD 21658 • 410-304-2317 • pmirons@atlanticbb.net

Eastern Region Andalusian Horse Club
The purpose of the ERAHC is to educate both members and the general public of the andalusisan breed standards,history and beautiful traditions that have flourished for centuries. Formed in 1992. Membership Fees-Farmily-$50, Full-$40, Juniors(18+under)-$10. Includes-six newsletters per year, free classifieds in newsletter, reduced fees for clinics and annual show/membership directory.
Jeanne Bond • 494 Christopher Rd, Warwick, MD 21912 • 410-275-1858 • halcyonfarm@hotmail.com • erahc.org

Eastern Shore Jousting Assoc, Inc.
Dues-$5 per year- Established 1970- Appox. 100 members-Hold about 14 jousting tournaments all over the eastern shore and hold educational clinics. All ages from leadline on up. Meet 2nd Wednesday of every month.
Diane Sherwood • PO Box 181, Queen Anne, MD 21657 • 410-364-5172

Eastern Welsh Circuit
Sally Steinmetz • 4048 Wilkinson Road, Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • 410-734-4515 • rosehavenfarm@comcast.net

Easy Riders 4-H Club
Organization in Harford County, Maryland, mainly based around the horse project. We have horse shows, educational clinics, parties and other activities throughout the year. Meetings on the second Thursday of each month at the Extension Office in Forest Hill, MD beginning at 7:00 p.m
Rachel Buckler • 3460 Mill Green Road, Mill Green , MD 21154 • 443-617-1918 • bucklerra@ymail.com

ECTRA (Eastern Competitive Trail Riding Association)
ECTRA is an organization built around furthering the education of distance riders and the sport of distance riding. We have all levels of competition from 10 miles to 3 day 100 mile rides. Everyone is welcome.
Catherine Peloquin • 4104 Conowingo Rd. Trlr. 20, Darlington, MD 21034 • 410-652-3454 • cpenguin57@aol.com • www.ectra.org

Elkridge-Harford Hunt
P.O. Box 5255, Timonium, MD 21094

Elkridge-Harford Pony Club
Formed in 1952. Located in N. Central MD. Meetings, rallies, games, shows, learning horsemanship and horse mastership.
Louise Gill • 2912 Ayres Chapel Road, White Hall , MD 21161 • 410-459-4405 • louisenice@aol.com • www.ehhpc.org

Equestrian Partners in Conservation (EPIC)
Equestrian Partners in Conservation (EPIC) is a Montgomery County-focused community organizing effort to engage the equestrian community in a strategic effort to conserve land for equestrian purposes and increase equestrian access to private and public lands.
David Tobin • P.O. Box 69, Boyds, MD 20841 • 240-338-0072 • info@epicmontgomey.com • www.epicmontgomery.org

Equitarians OPRC
OPRC welcomes riders from all disciplines over the age of 21. Founded in 1998. Goals: To create a club for over 21 equestrians based on the high standards of USPC and have safe, enjoyable riding activities, meet other riders with a fresh new outlook on the sport, and encourage knowledge of horses. Do not have to own a horse to join.
Joanne McAlpin • 301-390-0380 • Tobi_xp@verizon.net • www.oldpeoplesridingclub.org/chapters/equitarians.php

Fair Hill Volunteer Mounted Patrol
300 Tawes Dr, Elkton, MD 21921 • 410-398-1246 • fairhillvmp@hotmail.com

Formidable Founders Chapter Old People’s Riding Club
For the horse enthusiasts age 21 and older. Riders from all disciplines welcome. Host clinics in various disciplines. Quarterly dinners and occasional speakers.
Dianne McClary • 58 Queen Anne Bridge Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774-8725 • 301-249-5137 • diannedm@aol.com • formidablefounders.oldpeoplesridingclub.org

Foxatbay Foxhounds
Kathy Phillips • jkwphill@shore.intercom.net

Frederick County 4-H Therapeutic Riding Program
Volunteer organization. Enjoy fresh air and friendships. Come volunteer as grooms, horse leaders, or side walkers. Bring a friend, make new friends. See the joy and pride in our clients. No horse experience necessary. Volunteers must be 14 years of age. Help Frederick County disabled citizens to enjoy freedom on horseback.
Debbie Endlich • 11515 Angleberger Road, Thurmont, MD 21788 • 301-898-3587 • fc4htrp@aol.com • www.fc4htrp.org

Frederick County Equine Alliance

The Frederick County Equine Alliance is a nonprofit volunteer run organization that has a three point mission: 1) To promote equestrian activities and preserve open spaces for all youth and adults in Frederick County, ultimately bringing together all disciplines and breeds of equine enthusiast.2) To provide a voice in the county that represents equestrian interests in terms of zoning, laws pertaining to horses and the development of facilities for the enjoyment of equestrian pursuits.3) To support activities that provide for further education of all equine enthusiasts and the general public alike, while at the same time increasing the awareness of equine businesses in our county.We will work in conjunction with the Maryland Horse Council, Frederick County Office of Economic Development and Maryland Farm Bureau.
Arlene Atkins • 2606 Station Rd, Middletown, MD 21769 • 301-401-1618 • info@frederickcountyequine.org • www.frederickcountyequine.org

Frederick County Equine Alliance
Thomas & Judy Smith • 4935 Ijamsville Road, Ijamsville, MD 21754 • 301-662-2532

Free State Appaloosa Horse Club
Promotes the Appaloosa breed and supports its owners and trainers. Membership dues $15-individual, $25- family.
David or Mary Kessler • 4929 Deer Park Rd, Owings Mills, MD 21117 • 410-922-2694 • drkessler@comcast.net • www.freestateaphc.com

Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding Program Inc.
Not for profit organization working on a donation basis. Offers equine experiences to the mentally, physically, and emotionally challenged including horseback riding therapy, hippotherapy, sports riding, horse shows, recreational riding, and stable management and life skills.
Renee Dixon • P.O. Box 222, Port Deposit, MD 21904 • 410-378-3817 • fhtrp@freedomhills.org • www.freedomhills.org

Free State Riding Club
All Riders are WELCOME!!! Free State Riding Club presents a series of schooling shows that are designed to help the green horse and novice rider accomplish their goals. Shows are held on the third Saturday of the month from April through October. Year-end awards given.
12300 Fletchertown Road, Bowie, MD 20715 • 443-532-1112 • freestateridingclub@gmail.com • www.freestateridingclub.org

Frida Icelandic Riding Club
The Frida Icelandic Riding Club (FIRC) is an engaged and friendly group of Icelandic horse owners from across the Mid-Atlantic States.The Club caters to the diverse interests and riding backgrounds of our membership. We gather year-round across our entire reach for trail rides in national, state, regional parks, and other beautiful venues with endless trails. Members host riding clinics with the best instructors from both sides of the Atlantic. The Club works to introduce this special horse at events such as the Horse World Expos in Maryland and Pennsylvania, in parades and other drill team demonstrations. We support USIHC sponsored shows and hold schooling shows and just-for-fun shows throughout the showing season.
Tony Colicchio • 301-856-7540 • acolicchio@Verizon.net • firc.us

Friends of the Woodstock Equestrian Park
A not-for-profit organization promoting private-public partnership in promoting equestrian facilities and trails at Woodstock Equestrian Park in Montgomery County. Friend us on Facebook “Friends of Woodstock Equestrian Park.”
Karen Kraushaar • 20207 Darnestown Road, Beallsville, MD 20839 • kraushaar@verizon.net • www.montgomeryparks.org/parks_facilities_directory/woodstockequestriansp.shtm

Garrett Hoof Prints 4-H Club
Barb Lake • McHenry, MD 21541 • extension.umd.edu/garrett-county/4-H-youth-development/4-H-clubs

Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue
Christine Hajek • 17250 Old Frederick Road, Mt. Airy, MD 21771 • 443-285-3835 • gentlegiantsdhr@gmail.com • gentlegiantsdrafthorserescue.com

George Washington University Equestrian Team
Competes in Zone 4, Region 1 of the IHSA. GWU team rides out of Tulip Pond Farm in Poolesville under the instruction of coach Daphne Ross.
Daphne Ross • 14901 Partnership Road, Poolesville, MD 20837 • 240-687-3183 • tulippond@aol.com • www.tulippondfarm.org/gwet.php

Goshen Hounds
Founded in 1958 as a foxchasing club in the central Montgomery County Maryland area w/ territory adjoining Potomac to the west & Howard County Iron Bridge to the north. Hounds go out twice weekly from September until the end of March. Visitors are welcome to cap & should contact the Masters.
C. Thompson Pardoe, jt-MFH • PO Box 222, Olney, MD 20832 • tom.pardoe@comcast.net • www.goshenhounds.com

Goucher College Equestrian Team
Competes in the Zone 4, Region 1 IHSA Competione and in the ANRC National Intercollegiate Championship annually. The equestrian facility is on campus.
Jen Bunty • 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson, MD 21204 • 410-337-6247 • Jennifer.bunty@goucher.edu • http://athletics.goucher.edu/sports/equest/index

Great Falls Vaulting Club
Great Falls Vaulters is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit group that offers lessons in vaulting & horsemanship to the community. In 2009, Great Falls Vaulters celebrated their 30th year as a registered American Vaulting Association Club! We welcome vaulters of all ages & abilities & invite you to stop by one of our practices & learn more about the team. Team practices at Rickman Farm, home of Great and Small, a therapeutic riding program in Boyds.
Jennifer Williams • 15825 Deer Creek Court, Laurel, MD 20707 • greatfallsvaulters@gmail.com • greatfallsvaulters.weebly.com/

Green Spring Hounds Pony Club
Formed in 1958. Membership is the Glyndon/Green Spring Valley Hunt territory area.
Beckie Gurley • 16813 Yeoho Road, Sparks, MD 21152 • giftcal@aol.com

Green Spring Valley Hounds
The Green Spring Valley territory consists of about 35 miles square in Baltimore County and all of Carroll County. The home country and north country are open and rolling with great deal of grass. Some sections lying in between are rough and heavily wooded. Post-rail, coops, and board fences predominate. The east side of the country adjoins Elkridge-Harford Hunt; on the west and northwest side of the country adjoins Howard County Iron-Bridge Hunt and the Frederick county line.
Edward Halle • PO Box 1123, Westminster, MD 21158 • 410-472-3382 • nedhalle@aol.com • gsvhounds.com

Harford Horse Shows Association
Promotes and sponsors horse shows, clinics, and special horse related events for its members, families and friends. Offers performance and equitation classes, 15 competitions per year, and year end awards. Ind. $40 Family $50
president@hhsamd.org • www.hhsamd.org

Heritage Equestrian Association
Nancy Saylor • 11614 Wilhide Road, Thurmont, MD 21788 • 301-898-5017 • mikecadd@aol.com

Hood College Equestrian Team
Competes in Zone 4, Region 1 of the IHSA, as well as ANRC. The team rides under the instruction of co-head coaches Anita Bartgis and Karen Fenwick, owner of North Fork School of Equitation.
Lisa Mitchell • 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD 21701-8575 • 301-696-3874 • mitchelll@hood.edu • www.hoodathletics.com/sports/equest/index

Hoofbeat 4-H Saddle Club
Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of every month at 7:15 pm at the Carroll County Ag Center in Westminster, MD. Dues are $20. There is no August meeting. 4-H is open to all.
Kathleen Drzewianowski • 1045 Poole Road, Westminster, MD 21157 • 410-848-0731 • kadski4h@qis.net

Horse’n’ Around 4-H
Montgomery County 4-H Youth club for kids 8-18 who love horses. Emphasis on knowledge and care of horses. Active in community service projects. Fun and chance for competition with or without horses. Meetings are held at 7pm on the third Monday of each month at the Montgomery Co. Fairgrounds, Building 6, Hall 2.
Val Willis • 301-674-9187 • extension.umd.edu/montgomery-county/4-h-youth-development/4-h-clubs

Horse Tales 4-H Club
Christi Biddle • 573 Lewisville Road, Elkton, MD 21921 • 302-299-3987 • achristib7@comcast.net • lewisvillestablesinc.com

Howard County Farm Bureau
Private, non-profit membership organization. Promotes and facilitates farming and rural life. Year formed: 1920’s, currently approx. 500 members, affiliated with the American Farm Bureau and the State Farm Bureau, serves Howard County. Annual dues are $60. 10% off nationwide insurance with membership. Newsletter 6x’s a year, every other month breakfasts at fairgrounds with guest speakers.
Leslie Bauer • PO Box 282, Glenelg, MD 21737 • 410-531-6261 • labauer5@verizon.net • www.howardfarmbureau.org

Howard County Horse Shows
Year end awards and Medal Finals, newsletters, various events. Hunter, Pleasure, Equitation and Jumper shows in Howard, Montgomery, Carroll and Frederick counties.
Miki Carroll • 1000 Rivermist Ct., Brinklow, MD 20862 • 301-774-4451 • carroll6454@aol.com • www.hchsa.net

Howard County Pony Club
Member of USPC. One of the leading Jr. Equestrian organizations in the world. Not necessary for child to own pony/horse but must have access to one when needed. Opportunities offered in Dressage, eventing, show jumping, mounted games and others. During unmounted meetings members learn about horse management. Ages 7-21 are invited.
Debbie Walker • 2015 Watkins Way, Mt. Airy, MD 21771 • 301-829-8037 • debbielwalker@aol.com

Howard County Youth Horse Show Series
Schooling show classes ranging from English Equitation, to Western Pleasure, to Trail, held at Schooley Mill Park and the Howard Co. Fairgrounds. Fundraises for 4-H.
Joan Bosmans • 5454 Harris Farm Lane, Clarksville, MD 21029 •410-917-1249 • joanbosmans@gmail.com

Howard County-Iron Bridge Hounds
Established 1930. Recognized 1932. Meet: Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays until deer season. Then Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt - for details contact the Honorary Secretary or one of the Masters. The country extends about 20 miles east to west and 10 miles north to south in Howard County. It is rolling with wooded areas. All types of jumps. Under agreement with the New Market-Middletown Valley Hounds, a portion of Frederick County is hunted by both hunts.
18821 Windsor Forest Road, Mt. Airy, MD 21771 • crystalsecretary@comcast.net • http://www.hcibhounds.com

Inter-School Horse Show
The Inter-School Horse Show series (ISHS) offers riders in grades 6th -12th a unique opportunity to compete in a sport that is normally not offered in schools. We give the student riders an opportunity, whether they own a horse or not, to compete as a member of a team representing their school. We emphasize a positive atmosphere of fair play, goodwill, and sportsmanship. We allow riders of all levels, the chance to compete in a safe environment. Shows held 1-2 times a month during the achademic year.
Devereaux Raskauskas • 9 Beall Spring Court, Potomac, MD 20854 • 301-977-2326 • devereaux03@msn.com • www.interschoolhorseshow.org

Intercollegiate Horse Show Assoc
IHSA provides collegiate riders of all skills the opportunity to compete individually and as teams in equestrian competition. It was founded on the principle that any college student should be able to participate in horse shows regardless of his or her riding ability or financial status.
Jennifer Bunty • 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, MD 21224 • 443-604-8904 • jennifer.bunty@goucher.edu

International Side Saddle Organization
Offers publications, clinics, year-end awards (including novice & youth), online forum, quarterly magazine, and information on show regulations. Our library has the largest sidesaddle holdings in the world, offering inter-library loan of hard-to-find and out of print volumes.
P.O. Box 161, Stevensville, MD 21666 • 706-471-4776 • info@sidesaddle.com • www.sidesaddle.com

Iron Bridge Hounds Pony Club
Members from Montgomery and Howard counties, ages 10-21. Participate in quizzes, mounted games, dressage, combined training, show jumping, and lessons.
Rumsey Keefe • P.O. Box 186 / 1201 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860 • 301-452-6094 • timandrumsey@yahoo.com • http://ironbridgehounds.ponyclub.org/

It’s A Horse Thing 4-H Club
This club is a dynamic, energetic group of young horse lovers welcoming anyone interested in expanding his or her knowledge of horsemanship through presentations, demonstrations from members and experts, and real-life activities that provide hands-on experience. We schedule regular meetings the second Tuesday of each month from 7-9pm (depending on activities) at the 4-H office and schedule occasional weekend adventures filled with fun activities.
18400 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD 20855 • itsahorsethingclub@gmail.com • 4hitsahorsething.weebly.com/contact-us.html

Kent County 4-H Horse Program
$10 participation fee. Benefits inlcude research-based knowledge from the University of Maryland, comraderie, and fun!
Beth Hill • 709 Morgnec Rd #202, Chestertown, MD 21620 • 410-778-1661 • emshill@umd.edu • www.equinestudies.umd.edu

League of Maryland Horsemen
Founded in 1950, LOMH is a horse enthusiast social club, organized for & devoted to recreation, & the social benefit of its members; raising the standards in the breeding, feeding, caring, stabling, training, riding, driving, showing, and judging of horses; disseminating horse information; cultivating understanding, cooperation, & fellowship among horsemen; working toward the creation and improvement of bridle paths throughout Maryland; & sponsoring rides and activities that benefit its members.
P.O. Box 90, Woodstock, MD 21163 • 410-795-9737 • info@lomh.net • lomh.net

Lehigh Riding Club
Hunter/Jumper shows in Westminster.
Beverly Abbott • 121 W. Deep Run Rd., Westminster, MD 21157 • 410-259-2575 • lehighridingclub@yahoo.com • www.stableandarena.com/lehigh/lehigh_index.html

Linthicum 4-H Hi Riders
Donna Umberger • 410-760-4148 • 4hhiriders@gmail.com • www.linthicum4hhiriders.org

Long Green Pony Club
LGPC is a member of the Maryland Region of United States Pony Clubs, Inc. Most of our activities take place in the Long Green and Monkton areas of Baltimore County, Maryland. We also participate in rallies and other competitions throughout the Maryland Region and nationally. Some of the organized interests of LGPC include Dressage, Cross Country, Show Jumping, Quiz, Polocrosse, Fox Hunting, Tetrathlon, and Games.
Laura Jenifer • 11230 Glen Arm Road, Glen Arm, MD 21057 • ljenifer@mrrlaw2.net • longgereen.ponyclub.org

Marlborough Hunt 6
Foxhunting club. Established 1936. Registered 1944. Recognized 1949. Meet: Thursdays and Sundays, visitors should call secretary. The country has rolling hills, open fields, wooded areas.
Katherine Cawood, MFH • P.O. Box 1250, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 • 410-867-281

Marlborough Pony Club

Part of the USPC Capital Region
Sandra Wiseman • 6350 South Osborne Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 • 301-627-8248 • wisemanst@aol.com • http://marlborough.ponyclub.org

Maryland 4-H Foundation
The Maryland 4-H Foundation was founded in 1959 with the purpose of supporting national trips, Maryland 4-H events, Maryland county grants and programs, awards and scholarships and program endowments for the youth of Maryland. Some of these Maryland 4-H programs include National 4-H Congress and Conference, Animal Science Judging Trips, the State Diamond Clover Program, the Berlage Innovative Grants Program for after-school programs, Maryland State Teen Council, the State Communications Contest, ten scholarships for senior Maryland 4-H members and alumni, and twenty-five program endowments that support ongoing Maryland 4-H programs in all project areas.
Amanda Clougherty • 8020 Greenmead Dr., College Park, MD 20740-4000 • 301-314-7835 • akbrown@umd.edu • www.mymaryland4hfoundation.com

Maryland Arabian Horse Association
Dedicated to promoting the Arabian Horse at the grassroots level. Offers trail rides, clinics, special events etc.
Susan Waters • 1808 South Mill Dr, Salisbury, MD 21804 • 410-749-4452 • yourn@verizon.net • marylandarabian.com

Maryland Assoc for Preservation of Equestrian Sports
Non- profit organization to aid in the preservation of equestrian sports and the pursuit thereof; to encourage and support educational programs concerning issues and topics of importance in equestrian sports; to encourage the exchange of information and ideas between specialized fields of equestrian sports. $25/yr.
Sandra Crow • 7200 Crain Highway, Upper Marlboro, MD 20773 • 202-297-9014 • lurchers03@verizon.net

Maryland Association for Wildlife Conservation
MAWC’s mission is to promote and protect hunters’ rights particularly in the legislative and regulatory arenas.
Albert J.A. (Jay) Young • 2812 Pocock Rd, Monkton, MD 21111 • info@mdcountrysports.org • www.mawc.net

Maryland Association of Equine Practitioners
Association for the communication and continuing education of equine practitioners in Maryland.
Peter F. Radue, DVM • 1941 Long Corner Road, Mt. Airy, MD 21771 • 301-829-2170 • office.raduedvm@gmail.com

Maryland Combined Training Association
MCTA members compete at reduced rates, attend lectures and instructional programs for free or almost free, attend clinics with renowned instructors, compete for Year End awards, apply for Grant money, receive a free newsletter and classified ads, receive comprehensive calendar of events, opportunity to work with fun people. Membership fees: $30/individual, $35/family.
Leslie Bertram • 410-282-9313 • LJBertramart@hotmail.com • www.mdcta.com

Maryland Council for Special Equestrians, Inc.
Therapeutic riding program in Catonsville. Call for availability and please leave a message.
2501 Frederick Rd., Catonsville, MD 21228 • 410-418-4300

Maryland Council of Equestrian Therapies
MCET was formed in 1987 to provide a statewide forum for the exchange of ideas, skills, information, experiences and resources relating to all aspects of Therapeutic equine activities. Membership: $25
Mary Shunk • 4224 Beckleysville Rd, Hampstead, MD 21074 • 443-465-7809 • mstheretreat99@gmail.com • https://sites.google.com/a/marylandequestriantherapies.org/maryland-council-of-equestrian-therapies/

Maryland Draft Horse & Mule Association
Our objective and purpose are to establish friendly relationships between members and promote sportsmanship and the exchange of knowledge and ideas. We also want to encourage breeding and promote the draft horse and mule industries. This includes sponsoring events dedicated to draft horses and mules, whether they be conformation shows, pulls, clinics or other such events. We strive to do things in the best interest of draft horses and mules and the members of the association.
Dr. Mike Odian• 11942 Simpsons Mill Rd, Keymar, MD 21757 • 410-756-5007 • odianequine@aol.com • www.mdhma.com

Maryland Dressage Association
MDA’s Mission: 1) Encourage, promote, educate, and participate in the art of classical dressage on a local, state, and national level; 2) Promote good sportsmanship among MDA members, friends, and other associations; 3) Provide a means of association for those interested in the art of dressage. Memberships: Lifetime - $375, Patron - $20, Junior - $30, Senior - $35, Family - $35 + $17/person.
Toni Over • 3228 Sudath Ln., Jarrettsville , MD 21084 • 443-243-3648 • rcfstoni@zoominternet.net

Maryland Equestrian Foundation/Rosaryville Conservancy
Dorothy Troutman • 6406 South Osborne Rd., Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 • 301-627-1327 • dorothytroutman@aol.com

Maryland Farm Bureau
To promote and protect Maryland agriculture and rural life.
8930 Liberty Rd, Randallstown, MD 21133-4295 • 410-922-3426 • www.mdfarmbureau.com

Maryland Farriers Association
Jim McKeown • 26020 Mount Vernon Ave., Damascus, MD 20872 • 301-253-1404 • marylandfarriers@yahoo.com • www.marylandfarriersassociation.com/home

Maryland FFA Foundation
A 501(c)(3) organization supporting the Maryland FFA program in order to contribute to the professional and personal development of Maryland youth.
Ronald J. Seibel • PO Box 3241, Silver Spring, MD 20918 • 240-463-9829 • ronaldjseibel@verizon.net • www.mdffa.org

Maryland Fund for Horses, Inc.
Vicki Carson • P.O. Box 194, Libertytown, MD 21762 • 301-502-6929 • info@mdfundfor horses.org • mdunwantedhorse.org

Maryland Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative Coalition
Promotes voluntary and technical assistance on grazing lands and pastures. Members have access to pasture walks and technical workshops on pasture and land management.
Elmer M. Dengler • 339 Busch’s Frontage Rd, Ste. 301, Annapolis, MD 21409 • 443-482-2922 • http://www.md.nrcs.usda.gov/programs/glci/glci.html

Maryland Harness Horse Owners & Breeders Association
William Leager • 720 Carville Price Road, Church Hill, MD 21623

Maryland High School Rodeo Association
To promote the sport of rodeo and preserve our western heritage.
www.mdhsra.org

Maryland Horse Breeders Association
Breeder/Owner Membership - $100; Associate Membership - $50, includes subscription to Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred magazine, automatic NTRA membership, and other discounts. Formed in 1929, approximately 725 members.
Cricket Goodall • P.O. Box 427, Timonium, MD 21094 • 410-252-2100 • info@marylandthoroughbred.com • www.marylandthoroughbred.com

Maryland Horse Council
Since 1985, MHC has represented Maryland’s diverse equestrian community as the horse industry’s trade association. We protect and promote the equine industry to the Maryland government and the general public through media and our membership.
Margaret Rizzo • P.O. Box 141, Damascus, MD 20872 • 301-502-8929 • admin@mdhorsecouncil.org • www.mdhorsecouncil.org

Maryland Horse Shows Association
Founded in 1932, one of the oldest, continuous horse show associations in the U.S. Goal is to provide the latest news & information regarding rated shows throughout the region & to foster horsemanship, competitive riding, & equitable rules while promoting the welfare of horses & ponies. Affiliate member of USHJA.
Ericka Caslin • 9603 Northwind Rd, Baltimore, MD 21234 • 410-591-0380 • secretary@mdhsa.org

Maryland Horsemen’s Assistance Fund
A 501c-4 charitable organization established in 1947 to provide necessary financial assistance to eligible employees actively working at Maryland race tracks and/or thoroughbred farms. The Fund is supported by starting gate fees, fines levied by the Stewards and by the Maryland Racing Commission, and private donations.
500 Redland Court Suite 105 • Owings Mills, MD 21117 • 410-902-6842 • info@mdhorsemen.com • www.mdhorsemen.com

Maryland Jockey Club
Carrie Everly • Laurel Park, P.O. Box 130, Laurel, MD 20725 • 301-470-5458 • ceverly@marylandracing.com • www.marylandracing.com

Maryland Jousting Tournament Association
Promotes the sport of jousting as a family sport, where members of all ages may compete. Makes efforts to keep alive the quaint, colorful, ancient traditions of the Age of Chivalry associated with the sport.
Jackie Rosenthal • 8207 Cranwood Court, Baltimore, MD 21208 • 410-404-4976 • contactus@marylandjousting.com • marylandjousting.com

Maryland Light Dragoons
A living history group that portrays the War of 1812 cavalry of the Maryland militia. Representing Captain Frederick Wilson’s troop, which was from Kent County. The troop played a key role in the defeat of British forces at the Battle of Caulk’s Field as well as being critical to the Chesapeake Compaign against the British in 1813 to 1814.
Michael Bosworth • 357 Ayr Hill Ave., NE, Vienna, VA 22180 • 703-864-4174 • michael.bosworth@mac.com • www.MdLD.org

Maryland Morgan Horse Association
Roxann Baldwin • 5112 Roller Road, Manchester, MD 21102 • 410-374-3870 • roxy@sweetrockstables.com

Maryland Network for Injured Equestrians, Inc.
Non-profit organization dedicated to assisting equestrians with severe head or spinal injuries.
Peggy Ingles • P.O. Box 296, Jarrettsville , MD 21084 • 410-823-5579 • http://mnie.net

Maryland Percheron Horse Association
Thomas & Judy Smith • 4935 Ijamsville Road, Ijamsville, MD 21754 • 301-662-2532

Maryland Polo Club
Call 410-557-6448 for schedule of games or information on learning how to play polo.
Art Gompf • 1901 Jerry’s Rd • Street, MD 21154 • 410-557-6448 • marylandpolo.com

Maryland Pony Breeders
Formed in 1953, MPB is the oldest known pony breeding organization in the US. Members eligible for email newsletters, annual color directory, high score awards, website advertising, Facebook. Holds one 2-day show each year.
P.O. Box 2106, Easton, MD 21601 • marylandponybreeders.org

Maryland Pony of the Americas Club
Devoted to the development of youth riders. Offering shows with various class types, including open classes which allow non-member participation. Members qualify for year-end awards.
Lisa Vaught • 560 Hopewell Road, Rising Sun, MD 21911 • 443-907-8405 • lkvaught@harfordpublicsafety.org

Maryland Region Pony Club
Kimberly Cranford • 7046 Boston Avenue, North Beach, MD 20714 • 410-286-0997 • kimberly.cranford@jhuapl.edu • marylandregion.ponyclub.org

Maryland Rough Riders
Frances Kinnamon • 25460 Hill Rd, Greensboro, MD 21639 • 410-482-8514 • rosemarykg@aol.com • www.tuckahoeequestriancenter.net

Maryland Saddle Association
MSA creates a supportive learning environment where riders, regardless of age, skill level, gender, and physical and mental ability, can reach their potential as capable and competent eqestrians. MSA seeks to reach out to all segments of our diverse community, and bring together, under uniform rules, people sharing a mutual interest in the showing of all types of horses. Formed in 1962. Holds shows at PGEC.
Crystal Massey • Po Box 717, Cheltenham, MD 20623 • 301-758-6535 • showmanager@mdsaddle.com • www.mdsaddle.com

Maryland Standardbred Breeders Association
Promotion of Standardbred breeding and ownership.. Associate members dues $25 for the first family member and $15 for each additional member.
Dan Myer • 28722 Waller Road, Delmar, MD 21875 • mdbreeders@live.com • www.mdbreeders.org

Maryland Standardbred Race Fund
Incentive program encouraging breeding and racing in Maryland.
Cheri Stambaugh • P.O. Box 540, Union Bridge, MD 21791 • 410-775-0152 • info@msrfonline.com • www.msrfonline.com

Maryland State Quarter Horse Association
Promote and improve the American Quarter Horse breed and stimulate the sale, breeding, exhibition, general use and enjoyment of the Quarter Horse.
Rick Buckwalter • 1416 Ridge Rd, Westminster, MD 21157 • 410-857-0032 • cindy@liquagrow.com • msqha.org

Maryland Steeplechase Association
For the preservation and promotion of development of steeplechase racing in Maryland through the organization of the annual Governor’s Cup Series. the Jonathan Kiser Memorial Endowment Fund and Scholarship and other programs.
Crystal Kimball • P.O. Box 651, Lisbon, MD 21765 • 410-489-7826 • crystalsecretary@comcast.net • crystalsecretary@marylandsteeplechasing.com

Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association
Non-profit organization that services trainers and owner-trainers in Maryland.
David Richardson • 500 Redland Court Suite 105, Owings Mills, MD 21117 • 410-902-6842 • info@mdhorsemen.com • www.mdhorsemen.com

Maryland Western Horse Association
Promotes interest in horses, horsemanship, and horseback riding as a recreational activity, and encourages and facilitates the training of horses in the state of MD. Open to all breeds, many disciplines offered at shows. Classes for all ages and skill levels. Memberships- Family: $20, Individual: $10, Youth: $7
Heidi Kern • 1010 Belgarden Lane, Pasadena, MD 21122 • 443-848-1924 • mwhaheidi@yahoo.com • www.mwha.org

Mason-Dixon Appaloosa Horse Club, Inc.
Sheila Hewitt • 19414 Resh Mill Road, Hampstead, MD 21074

Mason-Dixon Miniature Horse Association
Serves both youths & adults in all aspects of Miniature Horse ownership. Provides fun, safe & educational atmosphere, focusing on Miniature Horse conformation & showmanship. Halter, trail, jumping, driving.
Kris Morgan • P.O. Box 47, Lemasters, PA 17231 • 717-328-3646 • Krismorgan1@centurylink.net • www.themdmha.com

Mason-Dixon Paso Fino Horse Association
Offering parades, clinics, drill teams, shows, and trail rides. Classes for all ages at local and national shows.
Lisa Gorsuch • 4988 Middleburg Rd, Taneytown, MD 21787 • 410-596-5586 • middlefieldfarm@verizon.net • www.masondixonpfha.org

Mayberry Hunt Club
Hunts out of Taneytown.
Gil Abbott • 3660 Hyser Road, Taneytown, MD 21787 • 410-751-1366

Mid-Atlantic Lipizzan Association
Purpose: to promote the Lipizzan breed on a regional level, to educate the public about this noble breed and to encourage Lipizzan owners to participate in equestrian events.
Melanie Adams • 157 Jolly Acres Road, White Hall , MD 21161 • madams8550@aol.com • http://malalipizzan.net/

Mid-Atlantic Saddlebred Association
Promotes the use of American Saddlebreds in all disciplines, as well as the breeding of part American Saddlebred sport horses.
Diane Hauslein • 38 North Highland Street, Arlington, VA 22201 • 703-525-9238 • diane.hauslein@gmail.com

Middletown Valley Beagles
James Farber, Sr. • 1415 Mountain Church Road, Middletown, MD 21769 • 301-371-5325 • gonaway@adelphia.net

Morgan Midgets Youth Group
Youth group comprised of students & members of Sweet Rock Stables and the American Morgan Horse Youth Association.
Roxann Baldwin • 5112 Roller Road, Manchester, MD 21102 • 410-374-3870 • roxy@sweetrockstables.com • www.morganhorse.com

Mount Airy Saddle Pals
Annual dues $15/family, $10/single. All breed organization hosting trail rides.
Patti Lee Mathes • 7600 Damascus Rd., Gaithersburg, MD 20882 • 301-253-4391 • dmathes105@aol.com

Mount Carmel Hounds
foxhunting club
William & Barrie Reightler • 4969 Jolly Acres Road, White Hall , MD 21161 • 410-692-6270 • breightler@marylandthoroughbred.com

Mountain Top Saddle Club, Inc.
Hold competitions at the Garrett County Fairgrounds in McHenry, MD.
1324 Hoyes Sang Run Rd., Friendsville, MD 21531 • 301-746-8259 • maryvmsw@hotmail.com

Mounted Games Across America, Inc
MGAA is a non-profit, all volunteer organization devoted to playing, promoting, and teaching the discipline of mounted games. Membership: $25/individual, $40/family.
Anita Vassallo • 19651 Roxbury Rd., Boonsboro, MD 21713 • av19651@gmail.com • www.mountedgames.org

Mounted Wanderers 4-H Horse & Pony Club
English and western open show circuit at Oak Ridge Park in Hughesville.
Kim Gladwell • 3011 Fraser Rd, Bryans Road, MD 20616 • 301-375-7511 • mw4hclub@verizon.net • www.mw4hclub.com

Mt. St. Mary’s College Equestrian Team
Competes as part of Zone 4, Region 1 of the IHSA. Team rides under the instruction of head coach Janis Groomes.
Janis Groomes • Emmitsburg, MD 21727 • 717-334-7519 • middlecreekstables@embarqmail.com • http://www.msmary.edu/student-life/recreation/club-sports/equestrian-team/

My Lady’s Manor Driving Club
Offers a variety of clinics and events to help you get started driving, and diverse acitivities to continue your interest. Our events cover a range of different tastes and levels which can be casual or formal, relaxing or challenging. From pleasure and picnic drives to international-caliber competitive events; our members do it all.
Lenore Huffman • 410-788-9090 • lenorehuffman@gmail.com • www.mlmdc.org

National Capitol Adult Equest. League
The league provides an opportunity for adult riders to be a viable part of a team, promote the art of equitation, foster competition and camaraderie, as well as encourage social functions centered around equestrian activities. Good sportsmanship and a no stress competiton atmosphere are emphasized.
Laura Johnson • 10301 Old Indian Head Rd, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 • 443-995-0981 • wbcoachlaura@yahoo.com • www.ncelaffiliates.com

National Capitol Short Stirrup Equestrian League
The league provides an opportunity for junior riders to be a viable part of a team, promote the art of equitation, foster competition and camaraderie, as well as encourage social functions centered around equestrian activities. Good sportsmanship and a no stress competiton atmosphere are emphasized.
Emily Merkel • 15108 St. Thomas Church Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 • 301-661-6453 • willowbendmd@yahoo.com • www.ncelaffiliates.com

National Steeplechase Association, Inc.
Membership fees-Regular-$150 General Admission, Member PinPatron $500-Parking Pass, voting rights, annual yearbook, pins.
Peter D. McGivney • 400 Fair Hill Drive, Elkton, MD 21921 • 410-392-0700 • info@nationalsteeplechase.com • www.nationalsteeplechase.com

National Steeplechase Foundation
The National Steeplechase Foundation is dedicated to the preservation and advancement of American Steeplechasing through programs that promote education, health and safety, and the spirit of amateurism.
400 Fair Hill Dr Suite, Elkton, MD 21921 • 410-392-0700 • info@nationalsteeplechase.com • www.nationalsteeplechasefoundation.org

New Market-Middletown Valley Hounds
Fox chasing, great tail gates, parties, terrier races, hound shows, and more.
Bonnie Kepner • 1600 Marker Road, Middletown, MD 21769 • 301-582-2686 • bonskep@aol.com • www.nm-mvh.com

OPRC Freedom Chapter
Based in Hollywood and catering to the rider over 21 years. Provides a combination of leasrning events, trail rides and trying new things just for the fun of it. English and Western riders are welcome as well as non-riders. Monthly unmounted meetings plus mounted events.
Robin Goebel • PO Box 927, Solomons, MD 20688 • 410-610-5748 • goebelkr@comcast.net • http://freedom.oprc.us/index.html

Pasadena Horse and Pony Assoc
Family(3 or more) membership $25 yearly, Single membership $15 yearly 2 persons $20 yearly.
Cindy & Katie Holt • 4808 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122 • 410-302-1914 • rholt@erols.com • www.pasadenahorse.org

Peninsula Dressage Association
Chapter of PVDA
Jenny Mlyniet • 443-359-8449 • peninsuladressage.wordpress.com/

Penn-Marydel Welsh Pony & Cob Society
Host a Gold Rated show in June each year at the Bel Air Equestrian Center.
Louise Gill • 2104A Furnace Road, Fallston, MD 21047 • 410-459-4405 • louisenice@aol.com

Plantation Driving Club
Club organizes and sponsors activities such as pleasure and picnic drives, clinics, video meetings, trips to competitions, and visits to local harness makers shops.
Susan Kreckman • 28610 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown, MD 20650 • 301-751-8991 • skreckman_PDC@verizon.net • www.plantationdrivingclub.org

Plantation Walking Horses of Maryland
Join for a trail ride, clinic, demo, or show. Members eligible for versatility and high point awards, receive monthly newsletter, monthly club meetings, often with guest speakers, participation in parades and hands-on clinics, friendly help and fun. Specialize in gaited horses, but all breeds welcome. Dues are $15 for Individual, $20 for Family.
Louise Semancik • 1137 Corbett Road, Monkton, MD 21111 • 410-329-3940 • corbettmanorfarm@yahoo.com • www.pwhm.net

Potomac Hunt Club
Formed in 1931. Provides foxchasing activities and has social functions for all members. Dues
Skip Crawford, II MFH • 17201 Whites Store Rd., Boyds, MD 20841 • 301-972-7621 • vickiskip@intairnet.com • www.potomachunt.org

Potomac Pony Club
Program for youth teaching riding, mounted sports, and the care of horses & ponies, thereby developing responsibility, moral judgment, leadership and self-confidence. Offers riding lesson programs, educational meetings, and follows the USPC curriculum.
Roberta Johnson • 19301 Bucklodge Road, Boyds, MD 20841 • 301-916-1167 • jhrjohnson@intairnet.com • potomac.ponyclub.org

Potomac Valley Dressage Association
Member benefits include many schooling shows, recognized shows, clinics, scholarships, awards, newsletters and special youth programs. Established 1964 approx. 1200 members.
Betty Thorpe • 2208 Washington Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910 • 301-562-0798 • betty.thorpe@pvda.org • www.pvda.org

Preserve Harness Racing Group, LLC
To help preserve harness racing in Maryland.
Arthur Lisi • 8002 Murray Hill Drive, Ft. Washington, MD 20744 • 703-470-4270 • arthur_lisi@yahoo.com

Prettyboy Hunt Club
Baltimore/Carroll counties
Katherine Powder • 3234 Catholic Valley Road, Glen Rock, PA 17327 • 717-227-1729 • overdew1@msn.com

Queen Anne’s County Extension 4-H
For 4-H members, ages 5-18 years. Volunteer leaders, agricultural community - adult horse owners, nutrient management plans and pasture information for horse owners.
Christine Johnston • 505 Railroad Ave., Suite 4, Centreville, MD 21617 • 410-758-0166 • cjohnstn@umd.edu • http://extension.umd.edu/local/QueenAnnes/

Reber Hounds/Flint Hill Hounds
Edwin R. Fry • 10118 Augustine Herman Highway, Chestertown, MD 21620-3240 • 410-778-2372 • edwinGfry@gmail.com

Red Ribbon 4-H Horse Club
Washington County 4-H Club
Jenna Smedley • 17159 Sprecher Road, Boonsboro, MD 21713 • 301-223-6731 • farm@heritageharvest.com • www.heritageharvest.com

Redland Hunt Pony Club
Founded in 1958. Organization for youths 6-25 teaching riding, mounted sports, horse management, and equestrian knowledge. Most activities occur in and around Sandy Spring and Olney in Montgomery county.
Sember Greenleaf • 301-593-9430 • sember.greenleaf@hp.com • redlandhuntponyclub.org

Rolling Hills Ranch Pony Club
Renee Dixon • 55 Rolling Hills Ranch Lane, Port Deposit, MD 21904 • 410-378-3817 • renee.dixon7669@gmail.com • www.rollinghillsranch.org

Rose Hill Carriage Society
$10 Non-horse owner, $20 Individual, $30 Family Membership. Membership in this organization is open to those interested in the furtherance of driving. The purpose of this organizaiton is to provide education about carriages and driving and to promote good fellowship among those interested in driving.
Mary Ann & Fred Scire • 10809 Gambrill Rd, Frederick, MD 21702 • 301-293-3065

Rough Riders Horsemen
Mission: to spread love, education, and enjoyment of horses everywhere we go.
Darin Coleman • 8106 Dogwood Lane, District Heights, MD 20747 • 240-731-8133 • roughriderspresident@yahoo.com

Saddle Gals & Guys Equest. Drill Team
$20/year membership. Perform synchronized drills to music at fairs, shows, horse events, and parades.
Patti Lee Mathes • 7600 Damascus Rd., Gaithersburg, MD 20882 • 301-253-4391 • dmathes105@aol.com

Saddles & Spurs 4-H
Washington County 4-H Club
LeAnn Johnson • 301-432-5358 • drlajohn@aol.com

Seneca Valley Pony Club
Local affiliate of the USPC. Teaches riding, horse knowledge, and horse management to young riders. Sponsors 2 USEA-recognized horse trials a year.
Judy Barnhard • 8012 MacArthur Blvd., Cabin John, MD 20818 • 301-320-2582 • 2012svpcdc@gmail.com • www.senecavalleyponyclub.org

Shenandoah Valley Pony Club
Part of the Capital Region Pony Club.
Nicole Potter • PO Box 6, Big Spring, MD 21722 • 301-988-7927 • pottenic@wcps.k12.md.us • www.shenandoahvalley.ponyclub.org

Shore Dressage Chapter of PVDA
Chapter members must be paid PVDA members. Benefits include newsletters, clinics, lectures, demonstrations, schooling shows. Year end awards, fun!
Deri Jeffers • 23278 Grey Drive, Onancock, VA 23417 • 757-302-0224 • deripiaffe@aol.com • http://shoredressage.com/

Southern Maryland Quarter Horse Association
To promote the American Quarter Horse breed. Membership dues: $25-standard, $5-youth
Stephanie Lemke • 10325 Tayloes Neck Road, Nanjemoy, MD 20662 • 240-271-6187 • smlemke@hughes.net • www.smqha.org

Southern Maryland Trail Riders
Our club was founded to enable equestrians in Southern Maryland and the surrounding areas the opportunity to enjoy the trail riding experience. We are non-competitive, and riders can enjoy the pre-marked trails at their own pace. We host monthly rides that usually end with a covered dish dinner.
Helene Simpson • 301-392-1177 • smtr.org

St Margaret’s Pony Club
Field trips, meeting, horse shows, camps, rallies. USPC member.
Karen Soneira • 503 Corbin Pkwy., Annapolis, MD 21401-6549 • 410-266-0500 • www.stmargarets.ponyclub.org

St. Augustine Pony Club
USPC member. Holds horse trials in Chesapeake City. Learn all about horses, make new friends, and have fun!
Sherri Bednash • 216 Acorn Dr., Middletown, DE 19709 • slb091485@yahoo.com • staugustineponyclub.com

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Equestrian Team
Hunt seat equitation team competing in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Zone 4 Region 1.
Ashley Bailer • 18952 E. Fisher Rd, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686 • 240-434-5165 • ambailer409@gmail.com • www.smcm.edu

Standardbred Pleasure Horse Organization
Breed organization affiliated with the U.S. Trotting Association.
Jane Warrington • 31930 Lambson Forrest Rd., Galena, MD 21635 • 410-648-5850

Sugarloaf Mountain Polocrosse Club
John Cook • 19301 Bucklodge Road, Boyds, MD 20841 • sugarloafmouontainpolox@gmail.com • sugarloafmountainPolocrosse.com

The Maryland Hunt Cup Association
Formed in 1894. Affiliated with the National Steeplechase Association. Annual steeplechase held at Worthington Farms.
Sherlock S. Gillet, Jr. • P.O. Box 2342, Westminster, MD 21158 • www.marylandhuntcup.com

The Ranger Foundation
All volunteer, non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Retirement home for service horses (police, military, and therapeutic riding).
Ann Corcoran • 5564 Porterstown Road, Keedysville, MD 21756 • 301-797-8051 • acorco9104@aol.com • www.rangerhorse.org

The Red Hat Riders
Peggy Bree • 311 Oxbow Dr, Stevensville, MD 21666 • 410-242-8804 • peg1212@gmail.com

Tidewater Pony Club
Joanne Harvey • 4415 Cabin Creek Rd, Hurlock, MD 21643 • 410-967-8920 • harveys4415@verizon.net

Trail Riders of Today - TROT
TROT is dedicated to the preservation of existing equestrian trails and the establishment of new trails in Maryland. Membership (per year): $20/family, $30/contributing, $50/sustaining. Annual Judged Pleasure Ride, trail clearing projects, and group trail rides.
Richard Huffman • 35 Cinder Rd, Timonium, MD 21093 • 410-252-0635 • trotmembership@hotmail.com • trot-md.org

Trails & Tails
Promote safe horsemanship and education, exchange ideas and knowledge. Enjoy horses and horse people with varying interests and knowledge and experience. Formed in 2003, serves Frederick County.
Debra Peebles • 8544 Pete Wiles Road, Middletown, MD 21769 • 301-371-5534 • windwood3@aol.com

Tri-State Trotters 4-H Club
4-H Club centered in Cecil County, MD.
Bryan Bradley • 117 Church Road, Warwick, MD 21912 • 302-373-3008 • granitesprings@aol.com

Tri-State Walking Horse Association
Sandra Busico • 15959-C Monahan Rd., Sabillasville, MD 21780

The Truth Equestrian Group
Family oriented equestrian group located in the Maryland (DC Metro area). It is with honor and pride that we tell the history of Black Cowboys/Cowgirls. ??We have over 40 years of horsemanship experience. We provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every individual has an opportunity to develop leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth.
Angel Green • 240-392-4992 • datsthatruth@gmail.com • www.datsthetruth.com

Tuckahoe Equestrian Center
A non-profit 501 C-3 organization, TEC provides a facility (arena, barn, clubhouse, jousting path, sound system) for equestrian events and seeks to promote education and enjoyment by family and youth of all equestrians. Annual dues are $15(indiv), $25(family) $30 (club).
Rob Creel • PO Box 1187, Stevensville, MD 21666 • 410-253-0161

Tuckahoe Pony Club
A local member of USPC, the premier equestrian youth organization in the US, excellent, safe and affordable riding instruction, fun days, clinics, and competitions, based in Kent and Queen Anne’s counties
Susan Sughrue • 140 Hidden Acres Farm Road, Centreville, MD 21617 • 410-353-5640 • tuckahoeponyclub@gmail.com • www.tuckahoeponyclub.blogspot.com

Twin Oaks Farm
John Bolinski • 986 Irishtown Road, North East, MD 21901 • 410-398-0257 • bolinsj@myshorelink.com

U.S. Pony Racing/Chasin’ For Children
Dedicated to preserving and promoting the sport of steeplechase racing for all ages.
Regina Welsh • P.O. Box 51, Butler, MD 21023 • 410-329-3749 • reginawelsh@msn.com

UMBC Equestrian Club
IHSA Zone IV, Region 1. Ride out of Patapsco Horse Center with coach Sherri Fram
1000 Hilltop Cir, UMBC Commons Box 138, Baltimore, MD 21250 • umbcequestrian@gmail.com • sites.google.com/a/umbc.edu/umbcequestrian/

United States Naval Academy Equestrian Team
Competes as part of Zone 4, Region 1 of the IHSA.
Dr. Eric Bowman • 121 Blake Rd., Annapolis, MD 21402-5000 • ebowman@usna.edu • usna.edu/MidActivities/ECA/EQUESTRIAN.php

Univ. of Delaware Equestrian Team
IHSA team rides out of Granite Spring Stables in Warwick. Part of Zone 4 Region 4.
Bryan Bradley • 205 N. Dillwyn Rd., Newark, DE 19711 • 302-373-3008 • granitesprings@aol.com • udel.edu/stu-org/udet/index.html

Up County Horse Shows
USHJA affiliate organizatoin. Offering schooling hunter show series with year-end awards.
Renee Terselic • 14211 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 • 301-208-0200 • webmaster@potomachorse.com • www.upcohorseshow.com

US Polo Assoc Eastern Circuit
Includes 39 polo clubs.
James H. Burton III • 14515 Cutstone Way, Silver Spring, MD 20905 • 301-717-7161 • jimburton@USPAEasternCircuit.com • www.USPAEasternCircuit.com

Wakefield Valley Pony Club
Mission: to develop and encourage a knowledge of horsemanship including horse care and fair and friendly competition. Offering youth rallies, monthly meetings, access to group lessons for members only. Annual Dues $125
Stacie Nichols • 4166 Middleburg Rd., Union Bridge, MD 21791 • 443-324-6128 • tomstacie2525@comcast.net • wakefieldvalley.ponyclub.org/

Waredaca Pony Club
Waredaca offers a USPC recognized Pony Club Riding Center. Members do not have to own a horse to participate. Horses provided by Waredaca for rallies and lessons. Club is part of the Maryland Region.
Katherine Rizzo • 4015 Damascus Road, Laytonsville, MD 20882 • 301-570-4191 • korizzo@smcm.edu • www.waredaca.com

Washington Bridle Trails Association
The Washington Bridle Trails Association was organized in 1940 to encourage an interest in horses and horseback riding. Hosts Hunter/Jumper shows at Meadowbrook.
Anne Wynne Taylor • 1108 East Captitol St. NE, Washington, DC 20002 • 202-543-1946 • info@wbtahorseshows.org • www.wbtahorseshows.org

Washington County Horse Council
Meetings held on the second Friday of every month at 7:30 pm at the Extension Office on Sharpsburg Pike.
Lori Bellerive • P.O Box 922, Funkstown, MD 21734 • 301-432-4079 • wchorsecouncil@aol.com • wchorsecouncil.org

Washington International Horse Show
Invitational for the top hunter/jumper horse and rider combinations in the country. Hosting top International riders as well. Show location at Verizon Center, Washington, DC.
Linda Macklin • 3229 K St., NW # 600, Washington, DC 20007 • 202-525-3679 • linda@wihs.org • www.wihs.org

Western Maryland Jousting Club
$5.00 each per year. Membership and voting rights with the association. A voice in the association.
Linda Minnick • 301-748-7755

Wicomico Equestrian Center
Chuck Poole • 28302 Owens Branch Rd, Salisbury, MD 21801 • wec.equestrian@live.com • wicomicoequestriancenter.org/index.html

Wicomico Hunt
Annual Dues: $450 Single, $700 Family, $225 Inter. (18-24yrs College Students), $100 Jr. (under 17yrs), $100 Social (non-hunting) Membership includes unlimited hunting on the Delmarva Peninsula
Gale Cayce • P.O.Box 164, Selbyville, DE 19975 • 302-436-6011 • grc51@msn.com • www.wicomicohunt.com

 

(updated 02/05/2014)

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