Minutes from downtown Washington, DC

Equestrian Activities...

IN PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY


 

 

Allan & Clover Sport Horses
11903 Cedarville Road
Brandywine, MD 20613
301-579-9054
www.allancloversporthorses.com
Lessons on location and clinics available by special arrangement. Contact us for details.

The Big Purple Barn at Hidden Haven
6407 Hillmeade Road
Bowie, MD 20720
301-957-7747
www.bigpurplebarnbowie.org
Private instruction for children and adults are offered.  Lessons are individualized to allow each student to progress at his or her own pace. We offer instruction in basic english/hunt seat equitation for recreational riding as well as instruction for individuals looking to compete.

Center Peace Farm
Lanham, MD 20706
917-686-5071
www.centerpeacefarm.com
Private instruction for children and adults. Specializing in equitation teams.

Classic Touch Equines
12201 Cedarville Road
Brandywine, MD 20613
703-581-7555
www.ctequines.com
Private lessons include, grooming, tacking and riding. Private and semi-private lessons available for children and adults.

Clay Hill Stables
9911 Ardmore Road
Springdale, MD 20774
301-773-0444
www.clayhillstables.com
Clay Hill Stables provides private and group lessons, horse rentals for shows, summer camps and more. 

The Educated Horseman
PO Box 27
Suitland, MD 20746
202-421-4804
www.theeducatedhorseman.com 
Offering horseback riding lessons for kids and adults throughout the year. Our indoor riding arena provides uninterrupted riding.

Hideaway Horse Center
12301 Cross Road Trail
Brandywine, MD 20613
301-782-3200
www.hideawayhorsecenter.com
Hideaway Horse Center is a full service equestrian facility in Southern Maryland offering lessons in Hunt Seat, Jumpers, and Eventing for children and adults, beginner through advanced. In addition to our Lesson Program, we offer a horse lease program, camps, boarding, horse sales, an after school program and much, much more.

Liberty Ridge Stables
202-276-5744
Clinton, MD 20735
www.libertyridingstables.com
Liberty Ridge offers instruction from well-qualified instructors for all riding levels, ranging from the absolute beginner through advanced. Riding lessons are offered in group, semi-private, and private sessions. Both mounted and unmounted sessions are offered to provide students with the best understanding of all equine aspects.

Loftmar Stables
17620 Central Avenue
Bowie, MD 20716
301-249-7893
www.loftmarstables.com 
Loftmar has an established reputation as an excellent teaching barn. Lessons are taught to riders of all ages and levels of proficiency. Competent, certified instructors teach in private, semi-private or group formats. 

 Merkel Farm Equestrian Center 
9439 Merkel Road
Bowie, MD 20715
301-526-4205
www.merkelfarm.net 
Offering horseback riding lessons, competitive riding as well as summer and winter camps.

Nottingham Landing Farm
17309 Tanyard Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
410-610-7595
www.nottinghamlanding.wix.com
Offering a unique and reasonably-priced lesson package which includes three lessons and a trail ride. You will learn ground safety around horses, grooming, picking feet, leading, pressure points, saddling, bridling, mounting, steering and going forward at the walk and trot.

Patuxent Riverside Farm
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
301-627-0095
www.patuxentriversidefarm.com
Our farm is an excellent place for equestrians who just want to lay back and enjoy their horses, or for those horses who just want to lay back and enjoy grazing with the occasional ride in the park. We do have a 90 x 180 outdoor sand arena with show quality jumps for those who are still interested in jumping and competing as well as a large grass field in which to ride. We have access to riding instructors who will gladly teach Dressage, Hunter, and Eventing upon request or you are welcome to bring your own instructor as well.


Prince Georges Equestrian Center
14900 Pennsylvania Avenue
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
301-952-7900
www.showplacearena.com
The Prince Georges Equestrian Center offers free events for spectators. Special events, expos and much more. Horse shows are held in the outdoor show rings in the back of The Show Place Arena. Several shows also use the climate controlled Arena. Includes locker rooms, concession area, box office and hospitality suites. 

Queenside Stables
Brandywine, MD 20613
206-465-5656
www.queensidestables.com
A private training group dedicated to providing basic skills for riders to achieve thier goals.
 

 Rosecroft
6330 Rosecroft Drive
Fort Washington, MD 20744
301-567-4500
http://www.rosecroft.com 
Rosecroft is home to one of Maryland's most historic harness racing tracks. Living harness racing begins in the fall and runs through middle summer. Open daily from 12:00pm to 12:00am for harness and thoroughbred simulcasting. Daily schedules will vary based on racetrack schedules from around the country. Parking and admission is free every day. 

Soft Landing Stables 
207 Farmington Road West
Avcokeek, MD 20607
703-944-9456
www.softlandingstables.com
Private and group lessons are offered to ensure both horse and rider have the opportunity to get the attention and interaction they need. 

Willowbend Farm
15108 St. Thomas Church Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
443-995-0981
www.willowbendmd.com 
Offering quality riding instruction in a low stress enjoyable setting. During the summer we run several weeks of summer day camp along with attending a variety of shows and events.