Memorial Day Picnic at TREC

You are invited to a Talbot Run Memorial Day Celebration!

When: Monday, May 30

Who: Talbot Run Families and Friends

Pony Club Games Play Day at 1 pm. – Come cheer on your favorite Pony Club Games Teams as they compete for prizes starting in the outdoor. All pony club members participating in the Games Rally are encouraged to attend. If you are a pony club member not playing in the rally but would like to come and play – let me know and we will schedule you in if we have a horse available or you have your own.

Potluck Picnic at 4:30 pm. – Bring a side dish/dessert, chairs and your own drinks – we will cook hotdogs and burgers by the pond.

Swimming and fishing at your own risk – Parents are responsible for monitoring your kidsJ



Talbot Run – Dressage Clinic with Phoebe Devoe – May 15


Join us for an exciting opportunity to ride with Phoebe Devoe Dressage Clinic at TREC – May 15, 2016

Cost : $80 for a 45 minute private

$65 for a semi private (two riders) – We will try to match up riders

$15 additional if you need to borrow a Talbot Run Horse

Phoebe has trained and competed many dozens of horses at the USDF and FEI levels, earning her the USDF Bronze Medal, USDF Silver Medal and USDF Musical Freestyle Bronze Bar. She has attended the regional CBLM and GAIG/USDF Championships with a long list of mounts. In addition to technical test riding, she has choreographed and successfully competed musical freestyles, pas de deuxs, and quadrilles.

Phoebe’s love of competition naturally led her into a desire to teach lessons. With over 20 years of teaching experience, Phoebe’s instruction always relates to the training scale, biomechanics of the horse and rider, and the correctness that the movements develop from the basics. Thornridge Manor has been awarded MDA Trainer of the Year for every year that their students have competed.

In addition to riding and teaching, Phoebe began her journey as a judge in 1999, when she completed the L Program with distinction. She received her “r” status in 2006.





Private or semiprivate (Circle one)

Payment Total: Clinic fee__________   Horse Rental yes/no?

If you are not currently a Talbot Run client but would like to attend – contact Ann at 301-648-7602 to registerJ


Talbot Run Jumper Show rocks!

All of our Talbot Run riders and horses had a great time despite the rain at yesterday’s jumper show.   Many thanks to all our outside riders who braved the downpours and rode with us.  And of course – we couldn’t have done it without our wonderful Pony Club Parents – thank you especially to Tiffany for organizing the spring jump paint and spruce up!  Next jumper show in August !

Ride into Spring at Talbot Run!

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Let’s ride into Spring together! Winter is over! The power of positive thinking!

Our next 8 week session begins March 8 (Tuesday).   Early bird special due March 1.  Please sign up soon for your day and time – we have a lot of returning riders and we want to be sure we can schedule everyone in a time that works for them. We will be planning some special events during this session including trail rides, our exciting Jumper Show on March 13th and Spring Egg hunts and helmet decorating.

Our adult riding club will kick off this Friday with an organizational meeting.  Bring all your ideas and we will start planning.  We will also be discussing the Pony Club Horsemaster Program for those who are interested in joining.

Make-up Schedule for Winter Session

Saturday, Sunday and Monday: We will extend the session by three days (Originally new session began March 5) for the blizzard in January. Monday does a make-up this Friday for the day off on Feb. 15th. (Already did the other make-up previously on Wed. in January) Saturday and Sunday for Feb. 13 and 14– We will give you a voucher for a make-up lesson or a trail ride. Trail rides will be March 20 (evening), 25 (day off from school – day time ridesJ and on April 1 (evening). Make-up lessons will be available throughout the next lesson session. Let Ann know what you would like to do and what days you are available and we will fit you into the schedule over the next few weeks.

Friday (January Blizzard day) – We will be scheduling a make-up day on Monday, February 29 – times to be announced. If Mondays are bad we will work something else out!

We are more than happy to work with you to be sure you get all your missed ridesJ

No Lessons Monday – We are ready for Summer!

get-attachment-2.aspxHi All – just one more cancellation and spring will be here (we hope). Due to the ice forecast we will not have lessons tonight (Monday) – – Liane will be here on Friday and you can make-up your lessons at your regular time (4:30,5:30,6:30) Please let me know if you a re going to be able to come. If it doesn’t work – we will try to schedule another day and time. Saturday and Sunday make-ups – we will extend the lesson session by one week to cover the blizzard days – this past weekend – we will give you a voucher for an extra lesson to be taken during the next session or a trail ride – we will be scheduling – March 20, March 25 and April 1. Stay warm and safe! Ann

Sunday Abridged Lesson Schedule

Hi all -the cold weather is kicking us – we will cancel lessons in the am tomorrow – Angela and Tiffany – check with Robin – I think you are still on unless you change your minds – but the 11 and 12 group lesson is cancelled and we will arrange a make-up for all of you – Pony Club is still a go – we will practice dressage tests – please dress warm!!!!!!!!!

Spring is coming!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Early Bird Camp Payments – don’t miss out!!!!!

Hope you are all keeping warm – we are extending our deadline for early bird payments for summer camp until February 15th due to the recent cold weather and snow. Take advantage of this great opportunity to save – you can pre-purchase a week and let us know by April 15th to confirm the week of your choice. Warm temperatures are just around the bend…..If you have any questions – feel free to contact Ann. 301-648-7602  Go to to find application form!