4-H Country Rebels
Meets in Bryantown.
Amateur Jousting Club of Maryland
A family sport – all are welcome to learn the Maryland State Sport.Open to riders and non-riders. Maryland Jousting runs from April to September with state Championship.
American Connemara Pony Society, Region III
Breed association with local chapter. Regional meetings, events and an annual show.
American Driving Society – Mid Atlantic Region
Mid Atlantic Recreational Drive held annually at Fair Hill. One of the largest gatherings of recreational carriage drivers in the country.
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.
Blue Ridge Arabian Horse Association (BRAHA)
Affiliate of the Arabian Horse Association. Promotes the modern Arabian horse through multi-discipline shows, annual futurity, clinics and trail rides.
Blue Ridge Riding Club
Hosts horse shows and events in Boonsboro.
Burntwoods Pony Club
Youth mounted and unmounted horsemanship education serving Howard and Carroll Counties. Eventing, showjumping, dressage, games, tetrathalon and polocrosse competitions.
Capitol Polo Club
Located in Poolesville on nearly 600 acres in the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve. Facilities include three full size polo fields, one outdoor arena, one indoor arena and a full grandstand/clubhouse.
Carroll County Equestrian Council
Volunteer based organization that represents all breeds and disciplines. Providing equine recreation and education since 1984. Works with Carroll Co. Recreation & Parks. Meetings first Tues of month.
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.
Juniors through adults, jumping and non-jumping fields. Fox chasing Sept-March, Wed and Sun. Spring and fall hunter paces. Social gatherings and trail rides. Open hunt available to the public in the fall.
4-H horse club for youth 8 – 18.
Central Maryland Jousting Club
Club devoted to Maryland’s State Sport.
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 weekend during the good weather months, picnic lunches after every ride.
Chesapeake Bay Horse Show Association
Our vision is to fill the need of a competitive, yet friendly show circuit for hunter/equitation riders on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delaware.
Chesapeake Plantation Walking Horse Club
Welcomes all breeds, all gaits and all riding levels. Monthly free trail rides, camping, clinics, parades, newsletter w/classifieds. Sponsor of the Chesapeake Gaited Getaway each October.
Chesapeake Pony Club
Delmarva Region club of the United States Pony Club
Chesapeake Trail Riding Club
Family-oriented not for profit riding club with fundraisers during the year to benefit equine charities.
Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners Association
Consists of owners, trainers, drivers, grooms and other interested parties involved in the Standardbred racing industry in Maryland.
Combined Eastern Shore Horse Show Association
Hosting series of English and Western shows on the Delmarva Peninsula for over 65 years. Affialiated with U.S. Equestrian and Maryland Horse Show Association.
De La Brooke Foxhounds W
Wed and Sat meets. Fall trail ride, two hunter paces open to anyone. Six junior hunts/yr. Membership area – Charles, St. Mary’s and Calvert Co (Southern MD). Guests welcome, contact field secretary or Masters.
De La Brooke Pony Club
USPC affiliate club. Serves Charles and St. Mary’s Counties. Formed in 1978. Benefits are lessons and teamwork.
Delmarva Driving Club
Promotes an interest in and knowledge of horse-drawn vehicles and equines. Organizes drives and other activities. Founded in 1983.
Delmarva Paint Horse Club
Founded in 1991 to promote the American Paint Horse on the Eastern Shores of Maryland, Virginia and in Delaware.
Eastern Amateur Arabian Horse Association
Established in 1976. Offer amateur classes for Arabian/Half Arabian as well as All Breed classes. Family friendly club with low entry fees and year-end awards
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-confidence.
Eastern Region Andalusian Horse Club
To educate members and general public on the Iberian Horses (Andalusisan, Lusitano, Portuguese, Spanish Portugese X) standards, history and beautiful traditions. Formed in 1992.
Eastern Shore Jousting Association, Inc.
Established 1970. Appox.100 members. Hold about 14 jousting tournaments all over the Eastern Shore and hold educational clinics. All ages from leadline on up. Meet second Wednesday of every month.
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 organization. Everyone is welcome. Shows held at Caroline Co. 4-H Park.
Eastern Welsh Circuit
Established in 1991. To promote Welsh shows and to provide an incentive for competing in Welsh breeding and performance divisions. Year-end high score awards in various Welsh divisions.
Elkridge Harford Hunt Pony Club
Formed in 1952. Located in Northern/Central Maryland. Meetings, rallies, games and shows. Learning horsemanship and horse mastership.
Hunt club originally founded in 1878, believed to be a descendant of the Baltimore Fox Hunting Club. Cross-bred hounds.
Equine Mane-iacs 4-H Club
Washington County horse 4-H club.
Frederick County Equine Alliance
Nonprofit, volunteer-run. Promote equestrian activities and businesses. Preserves open spaces in Frederick Co. Provides voice that represents equestrian interests in zoning, laws pertaining to horses.
Free State Appaloosa Horse Club
Promotes the Appaloosa breed and supports its owners and trainers.
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 accomplish their goals. Third Sat from April-October. Year-end awards.Maryland-Delaware Barrel Horse Association
Frida Icelandic Riding Club
A group of Icelandic horse owners from across the Mid-Atlantic catering to the diverse interests and riding backgrounds of our membership, breed promotion, etc.
Garrett Hoof Prints 4-H Club
Garrett Co. equine 4-H club.
Founded in 1958 as a foxchasing club in the central Montgomery County. Hounds go out twice weekly from September until the end of March. Visitors are welcome to cap and should contact the Masters.
Great Falls Vaulting Club
Offers lessons in vaulting and horsemanship. Vaulters of all ages and abilities. Team practices at Rickman Farm in Boyds.
Green Spring Pony Club
Youth under 21 member of United States Pony Clubs. Offering lessons, clinics, educational programs and competitions. Club formed in 1958 and is open to the Glyndon/Green Spring Valley Hunt area.
Green Spring Valley Hounds
Territory consists of about 35 miles square in Baltimore County and all of Carroll County. Open and rolling country with great deal of grass. Some areas rough and heavily wooded. Post-rail, coops and board fences.
Harford Horse Shows Association
Family-oriented, local level hunter horse show organization. Sanctioned horse and pony shows for all rider ages in Harford and Baltimore counties as well as southern Pennsylvania.
Hearts for Horses 4-H Club
4-H club in Carroll County.
Hoofbeat 4-H Saddle Club
Meetings are held at the Carroll County Ag Center in Westminster.
Horse Force 4-H Club
Carroll County horse oriented 4-H club.
Horse-N-Around 4-H Club
Montgomery County 4-H Youth Club for kids 8-18 who love horses. Emphasis on knowledge and care of horses. Active in community service projects. Fun and chance for competition with or without horses.
Charles County horse oriented 4-H club.
Howard County Horse Shows Association
Formed with the goal of having safe and enjoyable quality horse shows at convenient locations in Howard county.
Howard County-Iron Bridge Hounds
The Howard County-Iron Bridge Hounds is a foxchasing club that has its origins in the 1930’s.
Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, Zone 4, Reg. 1
Founded on the principle that any college student should be able to participate in horse shows regardless of his/her riding ability or financial status. Collegiate riders compete individually and as teams.
International Side Saddle Organization
Offers publications, clinics, year-end awards (including novice and youth), online forum, quarterly magazine and information on show regulations. Library has the largest sidesaddle holdings in the world.
Interscholastic Equestrian Association, Zone 3
National organization offfering hunt seat equitation, western and saddleseat. Open to young riders on teams from schools or barns.
Iron Bridge Hounds Pony Club
USPC Club with members from Montgomery and Howard counties, ages 10-21. Participate in quizzes, mounted games, dressage, combined training, show jumping and lessons.
League of Maryland Horsemen
Founded in 1950. Horse enthusiast social club, organized for and devoted to recreation and the social benefit of its members. Working toward the creation and improvement of bridle paths throughout Maryland.
Linthicum 4-H Hi Riders
Youth group for children and young adults ages 8-18. Clover group for younger children also available.
Long Green Pony Club
Maryland Region of USPC. Most activities take place in the Long Green and Monkton areas of Baltimore Co. Participate in rallies and other competitions throughout the Maryland Region and nationally.
Foxhunting club established in 1936. Registered 1944. Recognized 1949. Meet on Wed, Sun and occasional bi-days. Visitors should call secretary. The country has rolling hills, open fields and wooded areas.
Maryland Arabian Horse Association
Dedicated to promoting the Arabian Horse at the grassroots level. Offers trail rides, clinics, special events, etc.
Maryland Association for Wildlife Conservation
Formed in 1976 to promote and protect all hunters’ rights in general, and those who purse game with hounds or dogs in particular.
Maryland Association of Equine Practitioners
Association for the communication and continuing education of equine practitioners in Maryland.
Maryland Combined Training Association
One of the oldest local combined training associations in the U.S. Benefits include year-end awards, scholarships, reduced entry fees for MCTA sponsored events and advertising for clinics/events.
Maryland Draft Horse & Mule Association
Promote sportsmanship and exchange knowledge. Encourage breeding and promote the draft horse and mule industries through sponsoring events such as conformation shows, pulls and clinics.
Maryland Dressage Association
Encourage, promote, educate and participate in the art of classical dressage on a local, state and national level. Promote good sportsmanship among members, friends and other associations.
Maryland Farm Bureau
To promote and protect Maryland agriculture and rural life, and act as an advocate of safe, environmentally responsible and economically sound food and fiber production.
Maryland Future Farmers of America
Youth leadership organization of almost 3,000 student members comprising of 47 FFA chapters. Developing potential for leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
Maryland High School Rodeo
Promoting the sport of Rodeo, sportmanship and education while preserving our Western Heritage.
Maryland Horse Breeders Association
Formed in 1929 to encourage, promote, protect and improve the horse breeding industry in Maryland. While emphasis traditionally has been on production of TB racehorses, MHBA encourages all equine sports.
Maryland Horse Council
Since 1985, MHC has represented Maryland’s diverse equestrian community as the horse industry’s trade association. Protect and promote the equine industry to Maryland government and general public.
Maryland Horse Shows Association
Founded in 1932. Affiliate member of USHJA. One of the oldest continuous horse show associations in the U.S. To foster horsemanship and competitive riding while promoting the welfare of horses and ponies.
Maryland Jousting Tournament Association
Promotes the sport of jousting as a family sport where members of all ages may compete. Makes efforts to keep alive the quaint, colorful, ancient traditions of the Age of Chivalry associated with the sport.
Maryland Light Dragoons
A living history group portraying the War of 1812 cavalry of Maryland militia. Representing Captain Frederick Wilson’s troop (Kent Co.) that played key role in defeat of British forces at the Battle of Caulk’s Field.
Maryland Open Horse Show Series
A series of schooling shows designed to help both horses and riders. Fundraiser for various charities chosen by the MOHSS Junior Board with a portion of proceeds made from each show donated.
Maryland Polo Club
Games and information on learning how to play polo.
Maryland Pony Breeders
Formed in 1953, MPB is the oldest known pony breeding organization in the U.S. E-newsletters, annual directory, high score awards, website advertising, Facebook. Holds one 2-day show each year.
Maryland Pony of the Americas Club
Devoted to the development of youth riders. Offering shows with various class types, including open classes which allow non-member participation. Members qualify for year-end awards.
Maryland Racing Media Association
Founded in 1937 to disseminate information about horse racing in all media forms. Offers scholarships for backstretch employees, Thoroughbred farm workers or equine vet clinic employees.
Maryland Standardbred Breeders Association
Organization for the promotion of Standardbred breeding, ownership and racing.
Maryland State Quarter Horse Association
Established in 1960 to promote and improve the American Quarter Horse breed and stimulate the sale, breeding, exhibition, general use and enjoyment of the Quarter Horse.
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.
Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association
Officially authorized organization that represents, assists and promotes the interests of Maryland’s Thoroughbred owners and trainers.
Maryland Western Horse Association
MWHA is an all-breed horse association offering English, western, ranch and speed classes with divisions for riders of all levels. Beginners and new members are always welcome, though you don’t have to be a member to compete. Shows held at the Howard County Fairgrounds.
Maryland-Delaware Barrel Horse Association
Member of the National Barrel Horse Association. 20-40 competitions a year throughout Maryland and Delaware.
Mason Dixon Paso Fino Horse Association
Offering parades, clinics, drill teams, shows and trail rides. Classes for all ages at local and national shows celebrating the Paso Fino.
Promoting the sport of Cowboy Mounted Shooting, safe shooting and good horsemanship. Founded in 2014.
Mason-Dixon Miniature Horse Association
Serves both youths and adults in all aspects of Miniature Horse ownership. Provides fun, safe and educational atmosphere, focusing on conformation, showmanship, halter, trail, jumping and driving.
Mid-Atlantic Lipizzan Association
To promote the Lipizzan breed on a regional level, to educate the public about this noble breed and to encourage Lipizzan owners to participate in equestrian events.
Mount Airy Saddle Pals
All breed organization hosting trail rides.
Mount Carmel Hounds
Mountain Top Saddle Club, Inc.
Holds competitions at the Garrett County Fairgrounds in McHenry. Open pleasure shows. Everyone welcome. All breeds.
Mounted Games Across America, Inc.
Non-profit, all volunteer organization devoted to playing, promoting, and teaching the discipline of mounted games. Open to all ages, offers family memberships.
Mounted Wanderers 4-H Horse & Pony Club & Open Horse Show Circuit
30 years of hosting English and Western open show circuit at Oak Ridge Park in Hughesville.
My Lady’s Manor Driving Club
Formed in 1979, the club takes its name from a historic tract of land in Maryland. Purpose is to promote owning, training, driving and exhibiting equines. Offers clinics, shows and fun drives.
National Capitol Adult Equestrian League
Provides an opportunity for adult riders to be part of a team, promote the art of equitation, foster competition and camaraderie, as well as encourage social functions centered around equestrian activities.
National Capitol Equitation League
League equitation competition. Teams from area barns and schools participate round robin meets patterned after the IHSA. Points earned by each rider are cumulative throughout the year for the team.
National Capitol Short Stirrup Equestrian League
Provides an opportunity for junior riders to be part of a team, promote the art of equitation, foster competition and camaraderie, as well as encourage social functions centered around equestrian activities.
New Market-Middletown Valley Hounds
Fox chasing, great tail gates, parties, terrier races, hound shows and more.
Old People’s Riding Club Equitarians Chapter
Founded in 1998 for over 21 equestrians based on the high standards of USPC and have safe, enjoyable riding activities, meet other riders and encourage knowledge of horses. Do not have to own a horse to join.
Old People’s Riding Club Formidable Founders Chapter
Open to anyone 21 years and up. Very supportive to both beginner riders and young horses. Social events both on and off the horse. Members from Anne Arundel, Calvert, PG and Charles counties.
Old People’s Riding Club Freedom Chapter
Based in Hollywood and catering to the rider over 21 years. Provides a combination of learning events, trail rides and trying new things just for the fun of it. English and Western riders are welcome.
Pasadena Horse & Pony Association
Established in 1995 to promote interest in horses, horsemanship and horseback riding as a recreational activity. A 501(c)4 organization. Clinics, trail rides, contests, horse shows, camps and speakers at meetings.
Plantation Walking Horses of Maryland
Trail rides, clinics, demos, parades and shows. Members eligible for versatility and high point awards, monthly newsletter and club meetings often with guest speakers. Specialize in gaited horses, but all breeds welcome.
Pony Express 4-H Club
Horse oriented 4-H club for Queen Anne’s County.
Potomac Bridle and Hiking Trails Association
Non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation and maintenance of natural surface trails for the enjoyment of hikers and equestrians in the Potomac vicinity.
Foxchasing club in Montgomery County with roots tracing back to 1828.
Potomac Pony Club
Program for youth teaching riding, mounted sports and care of horses/ponies. Developing responsibility, moral judgment, leadership and self-confidence. Offers riding lessons, meetings and follows USPC curriculum.
Potomac Valley Dressage Association
Promoting education in the art and sport of Dressage since 1964. Offers several regional chapters throughout the state.
Red Ribbon 4-H Horse Club
Washington County 4-H Club.
Redland Hunt Pony Club
Founded in 1958. For youths 6-25 teaching riding, mounted sports, horse management, and equestrian knowledge. Most activities occur in and around Sandy Spring and Olney in Montgomery county.
Saddle Gals & Guys Equestrian Drill
Club performs synchronized drills to music at fairs, shows, horse event, and parades.
Saddles & Spurs 4-H
Washington County 4-H Club.
Seneca Polo Club
Located just over 30 miles outside of Washington, D.C. Offer an outdoor arena program for beginners through professional polo players.
Seneca Valley Pony Club
Local affiliate of the USPC. Teaches riding, horse knowledge, and horse management to young riders. Sponsors two U.S. Eventing Association recognized horse trials a year.
Shenandoah Valley Pony Club
Capital Region member pony club.
Silver Spurs 4-H Club
Garrett Co. equine 4-H club.
Southern Maryland Quarter Horse Association
The Southern Maryland Quarter Horse Association is a 501(c)(5) non-profit organization founded in 1969 and works to promote the American Quarter Horse in the State of Maryland
Southern Maryland Trail Riders
Family oriented non-competitive trail riding and camping with horses.
Spur & Stirrup 4-H Club
Howard County 4-H horse club.
St. Augustine Pony Club
USPC member club. Holds horse trials in Chesapeake City. Learn all about horses, make new friends and have fun!
St. Margaret’s Pony Club
Maryland Region Pony Club.
Sugarloaf Mountain Polocrosse Club
Maryland Polocrosse club for all ages. Practices held at Potomac Pony Club Field in Boyds.
Tailwinds Trotters 4-H Club
Cecil County – 4-H horse club.
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 Cowboys/Cowgirls. __We have over 40 years of horsemanship experience.
Tidewater Pony Club
Delmarva Region Pony Club member.
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.
Tuckahoe Equestrian Center
A non-profit 501 C-3 organization, TEC provides a facility for equestrian events and seeks to promote education and enjoyment by family and youth of all equestrians. Also offers Buckaroo Club for youth.
Tuckahoe Pony Club
Delmarva Region USPC, the premier equestrian youth organization in the U.S. Excellent, safe and affordable riding instruction, fun days, clinics and competitions. Based in Kent and Queen Anne’s counties
US Hunter Jumper Association – Zone 3
The official hunter/jumper affiliate of the U.S. Equestrian Federation. Competition-based sport organization that serves members through educational programs, awards and recognition, communication and rules.
Wakefield Valley Pony Club
To develop and encourage a knowledge of horsemanship including horse care and fair and friendly competition. Offering youth rallies, monthly meetings, access to group lessons for members only.
Waredaca Pony Club
USPC recognized Pony Club Riding Center. Members do not have to own a horse to participate. Horses provided by Waredaca for rallies and lessons. Club is part of the Maryland Region.
Washington Bridle Trails Association (WBTA)
Organized in 1940 to encourage an interest in horses and horseback riding. Hosts Hunter/Jumper shows at Meadowbrook.
Western Maryland Jousting Club
Membership and voting rights with the association.
Wicomico Equestrian Club, Ltd
A non-profit club that leases and manages the Wicomico Equestrian Center.
Wicomico Hunt Club
“Riding to hounds” on horseback on the DelMarVa peninsula since the 1920s, when it was organized by a group of Salisbury men. Formally recognized by the Masters of Foxhounds Association of America in 1929.