Talbot Run at the MD Horse Chase Kick Off – Come and Join US!

Talbot Run is participating in the Maryland Horse Chase over the next three weeks.  It might be something you all would like to do….lots of cool prizes and opportunities to learn more about horses andsee a variety of horse farm and places.  Check out the links below for more info!  On Monday, we have been invited to the kickoff at Full Moon Farm in Finksburg at 8 am.  There will be TV and newspaper coverage and booths, things to do and you can complete your first challenges.  I would love to have a bunch of kids/adults there with me in their Talbot Run gear promoting the farm and helping kick off this great event.  Let me know if you can come and we can figure out the details.  Thanks for your support!   Ann, Bob and Robin

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland Horse Chase Kicks Off April 6 at New Location
Statewide Horse-Focused Scavenger Hunt to Highlight Horse Discovery Centers, April 6-26

NOTE TO EDITORS: The location of the kick off has changed.

Maryland Horse Chase logoANNAPOLIS, MD (April 1, 2015) – The Maryland Horse Chase is a new, three-week statewide horse scavenger hunt designed to introduce people to the joy of horses and to showcase the state’s new network of Horse Discovery Centers. It is sponsored by the Maryland Horse Industry Board (MHIB), a program within theMaryland Department of AgricultureThe kickoff will be held Monday, April 6, from 8 a.m. to noon at Full Moon Farm in Carroll County. The Horse Chase scavenger hunt runs from April 6 through April 26.

Those who participate in the Horse Chase will comb the state, earning points by completing 75 simple horse-related photo, action and text challenges at 35 physical locations and online. There is also the opportunity to earn points by answering bonus challenges. Participants who earn the most points will be able to redeem them for nearly 130 horse-themed prizes. All entrants will receive free admission tickets to the 2015 Maryland Million on October 17; horse treats provided by Flax Jax, the official Treat Sponsor of the Maryland Horse Chase, and other items. Registration starts April 4 at www.marylandhorsechase.com.

The kickoff event and all Horse Chase activities are open to all residents, especially those who have limited or no experience with horses but would like more.  For more information.

WHATMaryland Horse Chase Kickoff Event – Festivities will include horse demonstrations; booths from various horse organizations and Horse Discovery Centers; and an opportunity to complete Chase Challenges at Full Moon Farm.
WHEN: Monday, April 6, from 8 a.m. to noon

WHERE: Full Moon Farm, 4326 Louisville Road, Finksburg (Carroll County)

WHO: Maryland Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder, Maryland’s High School Rodeo Queen Madison Iager; and members of the Maryland Horse Industry Board and various Discovery Centers.

The public is invited to attend. For more information, contact MHIB Executive Director Ross Peddicord atross.peddicord@maryland.gov or 410-841-5798.

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Follow MDA on Twitter @MdAgDept or MHIB @MdEquines

Spring Lessons are blooming at Talbot Run

IMG_1247Our Spring lesson session is starting this week at Talbot Run – Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get into the saddle now that the winter cold is fading and the warm weather is in the forecast.  Feel free to contact us to discuss a schedule that works for you – we are flexible and more than happy to work with you on finding times to ride!

Talbot Run Trail Rides this Sunday!

IMG_0155 1Hi All – We are offering trail rides this Sunday afternoon at 2 and 3 pm. Please confirm even if you have already talked to me that you are coming – there will be a walk only ride and a faster ride depending on our numbers and we want to get you in the right group:) There are still spots available if you would like to sign up – email Ann and let her know. You can use a make-up or join in ($30) if you are interested. Let’s get out side and ride!

At Talbot Run, Spring is in the air – Its time to enjoy the warmer weather and ride!

IMG_0155 1Don’t miss out on reserving your lesson spot for the spring.  Its been a long winter but signs of spring can be seen around the barn!  Our Spring riding session begins on March 27. Pay by March 20 and receive a 10% discount for the 8 week session.  (Please note that you must pay for a full 8 weeks to receive the discount:)  Some lessons slots are already full – please check in with your instructor to let us know your plans.  As always we are flexible in scheduling around spring sports and school activities.  Summer camp is also starting to fill – let us know what weeks you would like and we will put you on the list.

Talbot Run – Sunday Jumper Show Update – Jump into Spring – One Week Later!

1916711_1424987983384_1743274_nHello All – With the amounts of snow we received we have decided to postpone this Sunday’s Jumper Show to March 15 same time – same details.  Projected temperature – 50 degrees! If you ride at TREC and are signed up – please let us know if you are still able to ride.  If you are coming from other places – and can still come  – we would love to have you.  If you can email and give us a heads up on trailer numbers – we can figure out the parking – Hopefully we will have a big melt this week.   Thank you everyone for your patience and understanding – Spring is coming -!

Talbot Run – erring on the side of caution…..No lessons Tuesday!

Hey Everyone – we decided to cancel in response to all the school cancellations and the ugly forecast – perhaps a bit premature – but truly we are hoping that tomorrows’ rain will clear the ice in front of the barn – we will make it up to you:) Tomorrow – we are back on track…for good we hope!!!! Take care and be safe!

Jumper Show this Sunday – Kick the winter blues and Jump into Spring!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACome and jump with us this Sunday – 9 am.  Starts with the Cupcake class (poles and 12 in cross rails) to 3 ft.  Optimum time, Power and Speed and Jump off rounds.  $30/division.  $60 with a TREC horse.  Great food on site and very pretty ribbons:)  Call 301-648-7602 or email talbotrunec@aol.com for more info.

TREC Spring Open Jumper Show

Sunday, March 8, 2015

9 am. til ?

Cupcake Division

Class 1 – Walk/Trot Flat Warm-up class

Class 2 – 4 to 6 poles – simple course

Class 3 – 6 to 8 poles – Modified Jumper Course

Division 2 – 18 inches

Class 4 – Optimum Time

Class 5 – Power and Speed

Class 6 – Timed Jump Off

Division 3 – 2 foot

Class 7 – Optimum Time

Class 8 – Power and Speed

Class 9 – Timed Jump Off

Division 4 – 2 foot 3

Class 10 – Optimum Time

Class 11 – Power and Speed

Class 12 – Timed Jump Off

Division 5 – 2 foot 6

Class 13 – Optimum Time

Class 14 – Power and Speed

Class 15 – Timed Jump Off

Division 6 – 2 foot 9

Class 16 – Optimum Time

Class 17 – Power and Speed

Class 18 – Timed Jump Off

Division 7 – 3 foot

Class 19 – Optimum Time

Class 20 – Power and Speed

Class 21 – Timed Jump Off

Classes may be combined if less than 3 entries.

$12/class or $30 per division on your own horse

Each division has 3 classes –

Optimum Time, Power and Speed and Jump Off

Coaching available – see Robin

$60 per division on a TREC Horse – coaching included. Must sign up/pay in advance – Horses are first come first available.

Talk to Ann or Robin in person or via email talbotrunec@aol.com

Lunch will be available for purchase.

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