Great and Small provides Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) to children and adults of all ages affected by a range of physical, developmental, emotional, and learning disabilities. Through a supportive and therapeutic engagement with horses we strengthen and empower our riders, helping them develop their full potential.
Great and Small would not be successful without the help of our wonderful volunteers! We are always searching for more helping hands for various activities including working with our program participants, general barn chores, schooling the horses (experienced riders only), and participating in committees/special events.
Lifeline Horse Rescue and Rehabilitation, Inc. is a volunteer-based equine welfare organization in Gaithersburg that serves as a community resource for connecting horses in need to people who can help them. We provide help for abused, neglected, and/or unwanted horses via rescue, rehabilitation, retraining, and rehoming.
In addition, we strive to prevent abuse and neglect through educational programs and community outreach. We also look to give back to the community by means of interaction with the rescued horses. The populations we aim to serve include underprivileged children, veterans, military, first responders, and victims of abuse.
Lifeline Horse Rescue is always looking for volunteers to help around the farm. We welcome groups for specific projects or individual volunteers in our basic horse care program. We are approved by Montgomery County Public Schools for Student Service Learning (SSL). Our volunteers may earn SSL hours, work toward an internship or honors project, gain experience working with large animals, or fulfill other community volunteer requirements.
19961 Fisher Ave, Poolesville, MD 20837
All About Equestrian‘s goal is to serve the greater Poolesville area with fast and friendly service. Not only can they help fulfill your horse and rider product needs, but their friendly representatives are always willing to answer any questions you may have and help you find resources in the area, including saddle fitters, embroidery, clipper repair, and more.
16301 New Hampshire Ave # A, Silver Spring, MD 20905
Known as “The friendliest Tack Shop in Maryland”, Anytime Tack has been serving the community since 1996. They are a locally owned English tack shop specializing in Dressage, Hunter jumper and cross-country products. They pride themselves in having the best apparel and equipment at the best prices. You will also find great advice and reviews to help with your decisions.
14120 Darnestown Rd, Darnestown, MD 20874
Since 1953, The Surrey has supplied local horseback riding enthusiasts with clothing, equipment, and gifts for all occasions. After 56 years in Potomac, they moved to Darnestown to be closer to the horse community and are continuing our tradition of great service, excellent quality, and good friends.
The Surrey can expertly outfit beginners to advanced riders, event and dressage riders, fox-chasers, show hunters and jumpers headed to the ring and acts as a community center with our bulletin board listing horses for sale, local barns and instructors.