WHOA! It’s the Weekend – Calling youth artists – tell your friends – deadline Tuesday 10/1

Calling all artists age 17 and under!

Woodside Art of the Horse wants YOUR artwork for the youth art show, October 11-13, during the weekend of Woodside Day of the Horse.

Deadline for entries is Oct. 1st.

All youth artists will be awarded a ribbon, and entered in a raffle to win prizes such as tack, gift certificates for riding lessons, and more. Tell your friends!

Visit https://whoa94062.org/art-show/for more information. 

August 31 Deadline – Don’t Miss it!!

TWO important deadlines are almost hereRegister to Ride in Woodside Day of the Horse, and entrance in the Woodside Art of the Horse Art Show for ADULTS 18+.

Early Bird rider registration for the Progressive Trail Ride is just $50 when paid by Aug. 31 – registration goes up to $75 after Aug. 31 and is $90 on ride day. (You’ll get a special gift too…) More info at https://whoa94062.org/rider-registration-2019/

Woodside Art of the Horse submissions are due online for artists age 18 and over – click here https://whoa94062.org/art-show/ for more info. (Artists 17 and under: deadline is October 1st.)

Riding Magazine Cover Story – WHOA!

WHOA! and Woodside Day of the Horse are the cover pin up and story in the August edition of California Riding Magazine. The exciting cover shot celebrating our 15th year theme “Super Heroines and Heroes” features Petra Beltran and her Kladruber stallion Generale Ariosa XLVIII-4, who channel Supergirl, cousin of Superman, and her super-powered horse Comet. 

Make sure to get your copy and also read the full article by Nan Meek online. Start of with an excerpt below:

Celebrate the 15th Anniversary Woodside Day of the Horse.
by Nan Meek

What do horseback riders who enjoy dressing in super heroines and heroes costumes to ride the Woodside trails, equine artists of all ages, and families throughout the Bay Area have in common? The 15th Anniversary Woodside Day of the Horse, which this year expands to three days of equestrian festivities, Friday through Sunday, October 11, 12, and 13, with events throughout the Northern California “horse country” community of Woodside.

Woodside Art of the Horse begins the festivities with a reception for the winners of this new equine art contest, on Friday, October 11, 6:00 to 8:00 PM, at the historic Independence Hall in Woodside Town Center.

Supergirl had a great time recreating the look of Superman’s cousin, a popular super heroine from 1959. Petra Beltran of White Horse Dressage in Woodside, with her Kladruber stallion, Generale Ariosa XLVIII-4. Photo: Debbie Hansen/Hansen Images

Progressive Trail Ride finds riders dressed in themed costumes enjoying the renowned trail system of The Town of Woodside on Saturday, October 12, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, followed by the After-Ride Party from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at the Mounted Patrol Grounds.

Horse Fair is the family-friendly gathering where local equestrians introduce kids and their parents to horses, ponies, and a real Wells Fargo stagecoach, and share interactive learning experiences, on Sunday, October 12, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, at the Woodside Town Center.