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
64th Annual Washington International Horse Show
October 28, 2022 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
1136 Priestford Road | Street, MD 21154 VISIT SITEChesapeake Therapeutic Riding is hosting its first ever "Trunk or Treat" on the farm event on Friday, October 28th from 5:00-7:00. Wear your costumes and bring your treat bags to fill as you trick-or-treat through the barn and meet some of our horses. There will be a pony grooming station, and some fun photo ops, too! This event is FREE and will happen RAIN or SHINE. Space and parking is limited so you must pre-register your child for this event. Adults do not need to register. Ticket arrival times will be staggered to help control crowds and parking. Please arrive during your designated ticket window only. Please NO DOGS and NO SMOKING anywhere on the property. You will be asked to sign a release form upon entry. LEARN MORE→
October 29, 2022 8:00 am
1235 Park Mills Rd. | Adamstown, MD 21710 VISIT SITEStarts at 8 am and runs all day We offer all levels of dressage tests (including western and leadline). Show jump rounds from Introductory through Advanced. Schedule your dressage time close to your show jump time. LEARN MORE→
October 29, 2022
1235 Park Mills Rd. | Adamstown, MD 21710 VISIT SITEThis clinic will be held at Loch Moy Farm in Adamstown, MD for anyone that has volunteered in the dressage for MDHT/Loch Moy Farm. If you have volunteered this year at MDHT, you are eligible for this free clinic by Judge Suzy Floyd. Email email@example.com to get on the list. Auditors are welcome at no charge. There is still time to volunteer before the clinic! Sign up at 2022 MDHT October Starter Horse Trial (eventingvolunteers.com)
October 1, 2022-October 30, 2022 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10500 Clarksville Pike | Ellicott City, MD 21042 VISIT SITEClark's Elioak Farm has a new fun activity for October's Horse Month! Monday through Friday we are still offering Pony Rides 10 am to 5 pm daily. $2.50 per ride (Admission to the farm is $8 per person) Saturdays and Sundays we are offering "Playing with Ponies" to our visitors. Our great ponies will be available for mini sessions of petting, brushing, decorating, hugging and cuddling—and of course, great photo ops (since its all about the photo!!!) This activity is part of our price of admission ($8.00 per person) but you are welcome to make a donation to Kidsave.org for Relief Efforts in Ukraine. We've already raised $1,500.
October 30, 2022 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
4326 Louisville Rd | Finksburg MD 21048 VISIT SITERegistration is open! Get your entries in now for the Fall Recognized Horse Trials. Full Moon Farm will be running new courses for Poles through Modified/Training. LEARN MORE→
October 30, 2022 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
13601 Glissans Mill Road | Mount Airy, MD 21771 VISIT SITEGet creative with your costume, grab that trick or treat bag and join us for Hallowhinny, Foxie G’s annual Halloween party, October 30, 2022 from 1 to 4 PM at Linganore Winecellars! Participate in costume contests for you and your dog, meet Foxie G graduates, dance to live music from The Knight Brothers, bid on great auction items, get gear for you and your horse at the tack sale, start your trick or treating early and much more while enjoying Linganore wines! Hope to see you there!
November 5, 2022 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7940 Flint Hill Rd | Owings, MD 20736 VISIT SITEMust be 13 or older with some horse experience. Freedom Hill Horse Rescue is looking for dedicated people to join either morning or afternoon feed shift teams. The orientation covers our specific feed shift routine, a barn tour and a meet and greet with our horses. This is a hands on class, so please wear closed shoes, preferably boots. Learn More→
November 5, 2022 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
10301 Harford Rd | Glen Arm, MD 21057-9230 VISIT SITEThis is a free event! Stop by Graham Equestrian Center to meet and greet some of our horses, pet/brush them and ask questions about horses, horse behavior, horse health and riding. While you are here you can watch a riding lesson or check out some of the trails in this section of Gunpowder Falls State Park. Tickets are not required but please click the ticket link so that you can fill out our waiver before you arrive. This event does not including any riding or pony rides. LEARN MORE→