Columbia Horse Center

10400 Gorman Road | Laurel | MD 20723

Mon - Fri • 9:00 - 9:00
Sat - Sun • 9:00 - 6:00 

A fun and relaxed place to learn how to ride horses.

Monday, September 7th: Barn Closed, No Lessons
In Celebration of Labor Day, thank you.

Stop wishing, start doing!

Pony Pal | Children | Adult

Beginner - Advanced
Ages 5 - 95 

Group | Semi-Private | Private
Daytime | Night | Weekend
Home School Sessions 


Professional and caring staff.
Well trained school horses.
Clean and organized facilities.
Conveniently located near

Routes 95, 29, and 32. 

Saturdays at 1:00

Want to try us out before signing up for lessons or camp?




Arrive by 12:45. Limited space.

No more then two per
family or group.
Minimum age of 5 to ride.

Receive $20.00 voucher toward lessons.

Come play with the ponies!

Summer | Winter | Spring

Day At the Barn


Open to ages 5-15.
All level of riders.


Ride two times a day.
Horse related lectures. 

Hours 9:00 - 4:00

Before & after care available.

Time to ride and socialize!

Want more riding time?
Want to go to more horse events?


For a quarterly fee,
you can join Equi-Lease!


Lots of time in the saddle and several social events to attend!

Limited and unlimited packages.

Join us for a fun day of showing!

Looking for fun and low-key shows to take your horse or rider to?

Our shows are inviting and a great atmosphere for competitors just starting out and veterans looking to school their horses.

Our experienced staff is helpful, professional, and friendly. 

Happy horse, happy rider.

Picking the right place to board your horse can be a tough.

Assuring their happiness and well being are important.

We understand that horses are our best friend, our pet, and our partner in crime. 

Their care means the world to us and it is our mission to provide the best service for you and your horse. 

• Experienced  & friendly staff
• Feed, hay, and water
• Stall cleaning
• 12 x 12 stalls
• Turn out

All boarders are required to take lessons.

Columbia Horse Center is always on the go with lots of fun and exciting activities for kids and adults.  Students can participate in horse shows, clinics, camps, parties, social outings, and much more. There is something to do almost every weekend!  Stay connected with upcoming events by signing up on our email list.


Beach Party

Saturday, August 11, 2018

7:00 PM


What a great way to spend a summer night!


Our famous BIG Pool | Live Band | Volleyball |Hula hooping | Lots of food

Open to our students with their family and friends.

Bring a dish to share. Sign up in the barn office.


Come help us celebrate the summer before the kids go back to school!

Beach Party at Columbia Horse Center

Beach Party at Columbia Horse Center

Halloween Party


Friday, October 25, 2019 

6:00 - 9:00 PM


A fun evening for the family!

Lots to do for the little ones.
And, something scary for the older kids.
Lots of refreshments


No evening lessons.
Open to our students with their family and friends of all ages.

6:00 Horse's Costume Contest

♦ Bring stuff to dress up your favorite pony.

♦ Students can sign up to pick a school horse.

♦ Boarders always welcome to participate.

♦ Must be horse-proof; nothing breakable.

♦ Come early to dress them up.

♦ How creative can you get?

♦ Winner receives a prize!


6:30 Kid's Costume Contest

♦ For all ages.

♦ Lots of prizes.

♦ Come dressed to impress!

7:00 Trick-or-treating on horseback

♦ Ride around and get candy from each station.

♦ The 2 best things: riding and candy!


7:00 - 8:30 Very Scary Haunted Trail

♦ Enter by foot if you dare! 

♦ Weave through spiderwebs and past the monsters.

♦ Can you survive your worst nightmares?!

♦ For the older kids and adults.

♦ $2.00 per ticket.

Halloween Party at Columbia Horse Center

Halloween Party at Columbia Horse Center

Holiday Barn Party


Sunday, December 15, 2019

5:00 PM


Open to our students with their family and friends.

Sign up to be located in the barn office.


Come join us for a fun evening to celebrate the Holidays!
Lots of activities for the entire family!

Stall Decorating

• Bring horse friendly items to decorate your favorite horse's stall.

• Must be non-breakable.


6:00 Drill Team Presentation

• Come watch our Show Team members put on an entertaining show.

• Listen to holiday music while watching the horses work closely together, performing intricate riding patterns.


Visitor from the north coming!

• Presents for all children.

• Visit with Santa, Mrs Claus, their sweet horses, & all the great helpers.



• Light refreshments, desserts, hot chocolate & hot apple cider.

• And, our huge holiday cake, YUM!

Holiday Party at Columbia Horse Center

Holiday Party at Columbia Horse Center

Preakness Party


Saturday, May 16, 2020

5:30 PM

Student's Friends and family welcome.

Sign up to be posted in the barn office.


Cheer on your favorite student or horse!

Watch some of the instructors go head-to-head in a heated battle!

See who makes it to the top of the hill 1st. Ready, set, go!!

Pot Luck Dinner

• Lots of food to share!

• Everyone brings a dish to share.

• CHC will provide drinks, chips, etc.

• Grill open for everyone to use.


Watch the Preakness Race

• Watch the race with lots of friends.

• Root for your favorite horse.


Pairs Racing!

• Open to CHC students only.

• Must be C/A2+ and up

• Boarders allowed


Kids Race

• We save the best for last! Watch the kids fly around the corner and up the hill. See who has the energy to keep going.


Lots of games

• volleyball | bad mitten | soccer | kickball | wiffle ball

Preakness Party at Columbia Horse Center

Preakness Party at Columbia Horse Center

All Events Camps
Shows Parties

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Hunter/Jumper Schooling Shows

Dates    Placings    Forms
Sunday, 9/27/15    09/27/15    Entry Form
Saturday, 10/24/15    10/24/15    Prize List
Sunday, 11/15/15    11/15/15    Points

Dressage Schooling Shows

Date   Opening   Closing   Forms
Sunday, 09/20/15   08/23/15   09/14/15   Entry Form
Sunday, 10/18/15   09/28/15   10/12/15   Ride Times
Sunday, 11/22/15   11/02/15   11/18/15   Results

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