Ways to Participate


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  • To advocate awareness and appreciation of horses and to celebrate the rich equestrian heritage of the Woodside area by organizing annual public events
  • To facilitate communication among equestrian organizations and to coordinate action on significant issues affecting the keeping of horses and the maintenance of trails
  • To enhance communication between equestrians and non-equestrians
  • To inform residents and visitors about the safety concerns of horsemen and about trail etiquette
  • To preserve the rural ambience of the Woodside area by promoting the restoration and maintenance of barns and trails



  • Established the Folger Stable Committee to preserve the Folger Barn in Wunderlich Park.
  • Support of the Junior Riders Program for children of the Woodside Fire Protection District.
  • Published two brochures: "Woodside is Horse Country & " What a Difference a Horse Makes".
  • In 2005, created Woodside's signature event "The Day of the Horse". This annual event brings together well over 1500 horse lovers each year to celebrate Woodside's equine heritage.


Gifts to the Community:

In addition to the many hours that Horse-shoeS.jpgsupporters volunteer to the community, they also donate funds raised from events such as the Woodside Day of the Horse to local horse related projects.

  • Pedestrian and equine trails in the town of Woodside, Huddart Park and the Mid-Peninsula Regional Open space District (MROSD).
  • Support of the Folger Estate Stable Project.
  • Support of the Junior Riders Program for children of the Woodside Fire Protection District.


For general donations or Day of the Horse sponsorship you may process the payment online through the Woodside Community Foundation - the fiscal umbrella for WHOA!




(for Day of the Horse sponsorship, please put "DOTH" in the message field on the form)


Useful Information


"Woodside is Horse Country" Brochure



"What a Difference a Horse Makes Brochure



Woodside History

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Town of Woodside Website

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Board Your Horse in Woodside

Many boarding opportunities exist, ranging from small private facilities to larger and public options.

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