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 Horse Foundation 12 Days of Giving Campaign
Maryland Stallion Season Online Auction
Maryland Horse Library Christmas Open House
November 4, 2023 5:00 pm
High Ridge Farm LLC | 2966 Manchester Baptist Church Rd, Manchester VISIT SITEMovie begins at 6pm Ponies & Popcorn - a fun, family-friendly movie & activities including: groom a pony, petting farm, pony rides, games, pony kissing booth, popcorn and more. Enjoy the Spirit movie show on our outdoor screen. This event is scheduled for outdoors but may be moved into the barn. Kid's 12 and younger $10. Ages 13+ free to enter with canned good donation. This event is geared to ages 2-14 but all are welcome. For more information please contact Candy at 443-375-0140
November 4, 2023 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Graham Equestrian Center 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 behaviour, 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.
November 4, 2023 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Freedom Hill Horse Rescue | 7940 N. Flint Hill Rd, Owings, MD 20736 VISIT SITECome volunteer with us and our horses! Please email our volunteer coordinator, Cathy, at email@example.com to register for volunteer orientation. You must email to attend.
November 4, 2023 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rosecroft Raceway | 6336 Rosecroft Drive | Fort Washington, MD 20744 VISIT SITEWatch and Wager the 40th Breeders’ Cup World Championships from Santa Anita at Rosecroft. Free Parking & Free Admission. Upgrade your experience with the Rosecroft Best Bet Breeders’ Cup Package which includes Saturday Upstairs Reserved Seating, Breeders’ Cup Best Bet Buffet, Breeders’ Cup Program, and Entry into Grand Prize Drawing.
November 4, 2023-November 5, 2023
Adamstown, MD VISIT SITEThe Starter Horse Trial consists of all three phases (dressage, show jumping, cross country) in an unrecognized/starter format. Levels offered are Introductory through Prelim/Modified. The November Starter HT will feature the end of year Championships for each division. Modified,Training and Novice Championship Divisions will be held on Saturday and Beginner Novice, Elementary and Introductory Championships will be held on Sunday. Regular (Non Champ) Divisions will be held on both days as well. Photo attached by Erin Gilmore Photography
November 4, 2023 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.
November 3, 2023-November 5, 2023 7:00 pm
Delaware State Fairgrounds. Harrington, DE VISIT SITENov 3 @7pm and Nov 4 @ 7pm performances. Slack will run Nov 4 and 5 @9am Cowboys and Cowgirls from MD, PA, DE, NJ and VA age Kindergarten through 12th grade, competing in this MultiState Rodeo, in 8 rodeo events, including Barrel Racing, Roping and Bull Riding. These athletes will compete this weekend for all around cowboy and cowgirl plus event winner awards and cash payouts. In addition to MD getting individual points toward their year end awards, this event is also pointed for NJ and VA High School Rodeo Association. All associations compete for the chance to qualify for the National High School and Junior High School Rodeo Finals
November 2, 2023 7:00 pm
Rosecroft Raceway 6336 Rosecroft Drive Fort Washington, MD 20744 VISIT SITEAuthor Amber Sawyer tells the story of her classy bay gelding standardbred racehorse Derek Bromac N in the book “Love to Race”. Meet Amber Sawyer in person at Rosecroft and have “Love to Race” signed.