Places to Go, Horses to See
Maryland hosts a multitude of horse-related events throughout the year. Feature events – think Jim McKay Maryland Million Day, Maryland 5-Star at Fair Hill and Preakness – can be found at the top of the page, but the opportunities to experience all the Maryland horse industry has to offer don’t stop there.
Pick a category to highlight an area of interest or scroll through events chronologically if you are only in town for a short time; the Maryland horse world is your oyster!
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Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill
37th Jim McKay Maryland Million Day
Washington International Horse Show
2022 Legacy Chase
August 13, 2022-August 14, 2022
4640 Telegraph Rd | Elkton, MD 21921 VISIT SITEFair Hill International Recognized H.T. | Elkton, Maryland (AREA 2) USEA Event ID: 17999 Event Date: Aug 13 - 14, 2022 | Open Date: June 28 | Close Date: July 26 DIVISIONS USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized: T,TR,N,NR,BN,BNR USEF/USEA Recognized: I,P,PR TENTATIVE SCHEDULE Friday: Cross-country course open-3 pm. Saturday: Dressage (OI/OP/PR/OT)-8 am; Show Jumping (OI/OP/PR/OT)-10 am; Cross-country (OI/OP/PR/OT)-10:15 am. Sunday:Dressage (TR/ON/NR/OBN/BNR)-8 am; Show Jumping (TR/ON/NR/OBN/BNR)-10 am; Cross-country (TR/ON/NR/OBN/BNR)-10:15 am. Schedule is Tentative and could be altered depending on entry numbers. Starting Times: Available Wednesday, August 10th after 6 pm at www.fairhillinternational.org EVENT AND ENTRY INFORMATION→
August 14, 2022 9:00 am
4326 Louisville Road | Finksburg, MD 21048 VISIT SITELEARN MORE→
August 14, 2022 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
16900 Clagett Landing Rd | Upper Marlboro, MD 20774 VISIT SITEWant to volunteer at PLF? The first step is to attend an orientation, so please register and join us! Orientation covers an introduction to the facility, an overview of equine-assisted activities, volunteer responsibilities, emergency procedures, confidentiality issues, safety rules and regulations, and an introduction to the population that is served by our program. LEARN MORE→
August 16, 2022 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
378 Fair Hill Drive | Elkton, MD 21921 VISIT SITESign up to participate in Fair Hill International's Cross Country Schooling Night! Course levels available: Beginner Novice, Novice, Training, Preliminary Schooling registration will open approximately one week before the schooling date -- slots are limited, so pre-register while you can! LEARN MORE→
August 17, 2022 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7940 N. Flint Hill Rd, Owings, MD 20736 VISIT SITEBefore heading back to school come on out to the farm to enjoy an evening with our very own horses! Children can participate in several activities which will be fun and prepare them for the upcoming school year! Cost: $25 per child. Ages 7-18yrs LEARN MORE→
August 17, 2022 4:00 pm
1235 Park Mills Rd | Adamstown, MD 21710 VISIT SITEMid-week Blues? Quick, fun, casual - never get bored at Twilight Eventing! 2022 Dates: April 13, April 27, May 18, June 1, June 15, August 3, August 17, August 31 Twilight Eventing with all 3 disciplines (M-Elem). Scheduling backwards from dusk: We will start as early as entries warrant. We have an Elementary division, too, so bring the youngsters (4-legged and 2-legged)! We will be running multiple dressage rings and will offer CTs (Combined Test: Dressage and SJ only). (No fix-a-tests this year, sorry!) Can't ride? Sign up to volunteer at eventingvolunteers.com!! Volunteers get a cross country schooling pass and join in our pizza and beer/soda party. Various positions are available. Learn More and Register→
June 27, 2022-August 19, 2022 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
13757 Broadfording Church Road | Hagerstown, MD 21740 VISIT SITEEquine Summer Adventures at Star Equestrian Center! 9am - 3pm M-F Four separate weeks to sign up for: June 27th - July 1st July 11th - July 15th July 18th - 22nd August 15th - 19th Call 301-791-6222 to sign up.
June 13, 2022-August 19, 2022 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
1372 Woodbine Road | Woodbine, MD 21797 VISIT SITEDays End Farm offers 2 programs for horse loving kids, in addition to our education internship program for anyone over 16! Our Junior Legacy Camp is for kids 7-11 years old and our Youth Legacy Camp is for kids 12-17 years old. Our camp has grown its stellar reputation because of our passion for horses, education and fun. Summer after summer, kids have awesome experiences at our horse rescue while developing important skills that we know will transfer to your home too. Junior (ages 7-11) Sessions | 9 am to 4 pm June 13-17 June 27-July 1 July 18-22 August 1-5 August 15-19 Youth (ages 12-17) Sessions | 8:30 am to 4:30 pm June 20-24 - Let's Run a Rescue! July 11-15 - Training the Rescue Horse July 25-29 - Want to Be a Vet? August 8-12 - Equine Cruelty Investigators Learn More→
June 20, 2022-August 19, 2022 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
2966 Manchester Baptist Church Rd | Manchester, MD 21102 VISIT SITEThe summer riding camp is a hands-on horse camp that covers safety both on and around horses and ponies. We also cover the handling/grooming of horses as well as the parts of the horse and various types of tacks. All of our camp helpers are CPR & First Aid Certified! 2022 Camp Sessions: June 20th – 24th June 27th – July 1st July 11th – 15th July 25th – July 29th August 15th – 19th Learn More→