Friday, September 18, 2015

Ride With One Of The Best, Susan Graham White!

Knock a few points off your dressage score at your next competition by learning from one of the best, Susan Graham White. There's still room in next Thursday's Susan Graham White Dressage Clinic at A Bit Better Farm in Brookeville, MD! Lessons are 45-minutes each and cost $130. We typically ride until 7:30pm, so there's plenty of time for the after work/school crowd. And remember that Susan is a licensed judge, so if you want, you can bring your dressage tests and have a fix-a-test type lesson. If you want to learn more about Susan, click here: 

To sign up today, please e-mail!

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Looking For Something Fun To Do This Weekend?

Are you looking for a fun outdoor activity to do this weekend? Join the Maryland Horse Council at their 9th Annual BBQ & 30th Anniversary Celebration! Enjoy a BBQ catered meal, live music from bluegrass band, Arthur Lisi & Friends, carriage rides courtesy of Remembrance Carriage Company LLC, rodeo demonstrations courtesy of the Maryland High School Rodeo Association and an excellent silent auction full of goodies! Also, don't miss this opportunity to get a special preview into the proposed improvements to Fair Hill International and Prince George's Equestrian Center. These plans will be put on display at the event courtesy of the Maryland Horse Industry Board! 

 Bring the family, bring the barn!  

When: Saturday, September 12th
 Where: Caves Farm
              11650 Park Heights Avenue, Owings Mills, MD 21117 

                             Purchase your tickets HERE

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Upcoming Actitivites At Playland Equestrian Center

Check out all of Playland Equestrian Center's upcoming activities!

September 20th: C.O.R.E. Rider Clinic
This clinic consists of a day full of lessons with an un-mounted group session in the morning and then mounted small group riding lessons (2 riders maximum) in the afternoon.

Clinic Format:
-9:30-10:15 am: First small group un-mounted session, $35
-10:30 am-1:30 pm: First group of mounted riding lessons (1-hour lessons, 2 riders each), $65
-1:30 pm-2:00 pm: Light Lunch Provided (FREE)
-2:00 pm-3:15pm: Second small group un-mounted session, $35
-3:30-6:30pm: Second group of mounted riding lessons (1-hour lessons, 2 riders each)

Sign-up for both un-mounted & mounted sessions and save! $85
Space available on a first come, first serve basis.

PS- Don't forget that Auditing is FREE and auditors are welcome to join-in for either of the mounted sessions. This is an interactive clinic for auditors, so don't miss out on this unique clinic opportunity!

Sign-up now for your 'CORE Rider Experience' to Tara at:

September 26th: Erin Freedman Dressage Clinic
Come out to Playland Equestrian Center and practice your dressage skills with Advanced-level eventer, Erin Freedman. Erin Brooke Freedman is an established equestrian who has competed up and down the East coast in both dressage and eventing. With a special interest in Young Horse Training, Erin has successfully brought her own young horses up to the FEI levels in both dressage and eventing with an impressive resume in both equestrian sports.

Lesson Fees: $110/person for a 45-minute private flat lesson
Email to sign-up!

November 14-15th: Laine Ashker 2-Day Jumping Clinic
Come out to Playland and clinic with the one-and-only Laine Ashker!!

Laine Ashker is an international three day event rider currently competing at the CCI**** level. Laine is a dedicated instructor who enjoys coaching riders of all ages and levels. Her talent in working with young, green, and off the track horses makes her a valuable asset to any eventing program. Her enthusiasm, talent for communication, and ability to inspire confidence in the horse and rider make her an expert in instruction and a favorite clinician of many people, including her local Pony Club.
 Clinic Format:
*Saturday, 14th & Sunday 15th: Small group jumping lessons (4 persons max)

Clinic Pricing:
Saturday OR Sunday-$145 per horse/rider
Saturday AND Sunday- $275 per horse/rider
*In the event of a cancellation due to bad weather, all participants will receive their money back, minus a $25 office processing fee*

Contact Erin Murphy at: to sign-up today!

Stabling available in Playland's radiant-heated upper barn! $15/horse/day or $35/horse/night

$145/person for one day;  $275/person for two days
Contact: Erin Murphy at to sign-up!

December 5th: Stephen Bradley Jumping Clinic
Come join us for a Stephen Bradley Jumping Clinic at Playland Equestrian Center! We are very excited to host Stephen again and invite riders of all levels to come.

Cost: $115/per person for a 90-minute small group lesson. (4 riders maximum per group)

Contact: Erin Murphy at to sign-up!