Day of the Horse
October 8-10, 2021
Friday, October 8
Equestrian Art Show
Saturday, October 9
Progressive Trail Ride
Sunday, October 10
A Fun-Filled Celebration for All
The Woodside Day of the Horse celebrates the unique equestrian heritage of Woodside and the extraordinary contribution horses make to the quality of life throughout San Mateo County. Made possible by a public-private partnership of Woodside-area Horse Owners Association (WHOA!), The Town of Woodside and our generous Sponsors and Volunteers.
Art of the Horse Exhibit
Friday October 8, 2021
Online and in person events in 2021
In 2021, the Art of the Horse exhibit will be in person and online for your year round viewing pleasure!
Stay Tuned for Details
The exhibit includes original equestrian themed art created by Bay Area residents.
Artwork must be the artist’s original design, and may be in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, pen and ink, graphic and charcoal, colored pencil, photography, sculpture, miniatures, or mixed media, as long as the artwork celebrates the horse.
Details TBD. stay Tuned!
Progressive Trail Ride
Saturday October 9, 2021
Historically, participants from all over California enjoyed this legendary trail ride that gives riders a glimpse of rural America right in the heart of Silicon Valley.
- The route will be “Take Your Own Line” within the time allowed and will encourage an efficient path to all stops.
- Riders may start at any point. The official route will use only town trails without gates.
- Stop locations will be annotated on the map with directions as needed and well-marked signs.
- Stops include both public and private horse-friendly locations, concentrating in the areas near central Woodside.
- All riders must pre-register, sign a liability release, and make a minimum donation per rider.
- You must bring your own horse.
- The ride is open to the public; all participants must be mounted on the trail ride.
- Boots and helmets are strongly advised.
- No stallions or dogs are permitted.
WHOA!2995 Woodside Road, #400-466
Woodside, CA 94062
Checks should be payable to: Woodside Community Foundation- WHOA!
The Woodside Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3)
The theme for 2021 is OKTOBERFEST
Costumes reflecting the 2021 theme are encouraged, though any costumes are welcome and are optional!