The Equiery’s Directory of Maryland Clubs & Associations

Maryland Polo Club Games and information on learning how to play polo. Seneca Polo Club Located just over 30 miles outside of Washington, D.C. Off er an out- door arena program for beginners through professional polo players. Sugarloaf Mountain Polocrosse Club Maryland Polocrosse club for all ages. Practices held at Potomac Pony Club Field in Boyds.

Racing Maryland Racing Media Association Founded in 1937 to disseminate information about horse racing in all media forms. Off ers scholarships for backstretch employees, Thor- oughbred farm workers or equine vet clinic employees. Maryland Steeplechase Association Preservation and promotion of steeplechase racing in Maryland through the organization of the annual Governor’s Cup Series, the Jonathan Kiser Memorial Endowment Fund/Scholarship and other programs.

Trail Riding Central Maryland Saddle Club Trails in the central Maryland area, some in Pennsylvania and Virginia. Over night camping trips w/horses, organized trail rides most every week- end during the good weather months, picnic lunches after every ride. Chesapeake Trail Riding Club Family-oriented not for profi t riding club with fundraisers during the year to benefi t equine charities. League of Maryland Horsemen Founded in 1950. Horse enthusiast social club, organized for and devot- ed to recreation and the social benefi t of its members. Working toward the creation and improvement of bridle paths throughout Maryland. Mount Airy Saddle Pals All breed organization hosting trail rides.

Potomac Bridle and Hiking Trails Association Non-profi t organization dedicated to the conservation and mainte- nance of natural surface trails for the enjoyment of hikers and eques- trians in the Potomac vicinity. Southern Maryland Trail Riders Family oriented non-competitive trail riding and camping with horses. Trail Riders of Today (TROT) Founded in 1980. All-volunteer grassroots membership organization providing voice for the preservation and creation of sustainable trails for equestrian use. Hosts organized rides and educational activities.

Western Carroll County Western Circuit Horse show circuit at the Carroll County Equestrian Center. Over 38 years hosting shows with both English and Western classes. Family friendly. Eastern Shore Western Horse Show Association Organized in 1967. Provide opportunity for anyone to be able to show horses in a competitive and friendly atmosphere. Family based orga- nization. Everyone is welcome. Shows held at Caroline Co. 4-H Park. Free State Riding Club All Riders are WELCOME!!! Series of schooling shows at showgrounds in Bowie designed to help the green horse and novice rider accom- plish their goals. Third Sat from April-October. Year-end awards. Maryland-Delaware Barrel Horse Association Member of the National Barrel Horse Association. 20-40 competitions a year throughout Maryland and Delaware. Maryland High School Rodeo Promoting the sport of Rodeo, sportmanship and education while preserving our Western Heritage. Mason-Dixon Deputies Promoting the sport of Cowboy Mounted Shooting, safe shooting and

good horsemanship. Founded in 2014. 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 Cow- boys/Cowgirls. We have over 40 years of horsemanship experience.

Youth 4-H Country Rebels Meets in Bryantown. Bits ‘n Bridles 4-H Club Washington County 4-H Club. Bits ‘N’ Bridles 4-H Club 4-H horse club for the Frederick area. Burntwoods Pony Club Youth mounted and unmounted horsemanship education serving Howard and Carroll Counties. Eventing, showjumping, dressage, games, tetrathalon and polocrosse competitions. Centaurs 4-H 4-H horse club for youth 8 - 18. Chesapeake Pony Club Delmarva Region club of the United States Pony Club De La Brooke Pony Club USPC affi liate club. Serves Charles and St. Mary’s Counties. Formed in 1978. Benefi ts are lessons and teamwork. Eastern Bay Pony Club To provide a program for youth that teaches riding, mounted sports, and the care of horses and ponies, thereby developing responsibility, moral judgment, leadership and self-confi dence. Elkridge Harford Hunt Pony Club Formed in 1952. Located in Northern/Central Maryland. Meetings, rallies, games and shows. Learning horsemanship and horse master- ship.


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