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Equestrian Overview

"Whether you have a disability or you do not, here at Wheatland Farm,  we believe that ALL riders should have the same access to excellent coaching".

 

Muriel Forrest

Executive Director

Wheatland Farm's programs are designed to include ALL riders - riders with disabilities, their siblings and family members, and non-disabled riders in the community. This pioneering approach to equestrian sport provides the support that riders with disabilities require to learn and compete on equal footing with their able-bodied peers. It brings the community together and fosters greater awareness of the challenges facing disabled individuals.

Wheatland Farm has 16 horses in its program, from Grand Prix to first level,  along with nine staff members and over 75 trained volunteers. 

 

In addition to riding lessons, Wheatland Farm offers full training board,  dressage shows for both able-bodied and para-dressage riders, monthly jumper shows, quarterly clinics with five-star eventing and dressage riders, and family focused events.

Wheatland Farm is also a USEF Para-dressage Center of Excellence -- just the fourth center to have been awarded this designation nationwide. Honored to host the USEF 2018 Para Dressage Team Observation Event for the World Equestrian Games, Wheatland Farm's facility includes an FEI-quality outdoor competition arena, an ADA-compliant indoor arena, a fully accessible 18-stall barn with auto mounting lift for wheelchair-dependent athletes, and miles of outdoor trails where athletes and their families can stroll and enjoy time together outdoors.

Serving more than 100 riders each week in para-dressage, adapted riding, US Pony Club, and traditional riding lessons, Wheatland Farm is pioneering the concept of equestrian programs for both able-bodied and disabled riders in a wholly inclusive equestrian center.

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We offer free riding assessments for prospective students interested in riding. Please click on the link to schedule your assessment!

703-574-0511

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