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Ridge to Bridges 2021
The Ridge Trail is partnering with Bay Area Barns and Trail in support of their 2021 Virtual Trail Challenge.
2021 Woodside Day of the Horse -OKTOBERFEST!
Get ready for the 2021 Woodside Day of the Horse. Three days of festivities starting on Friday October 8 until Sunday October 10, 2021.Details for each day and event
APPLY for the Woodside-area Equestrian Merit Scholarship Award
  Local High School Seniors Are Invited to Apply for the $10,000 Woodside-area Equestrian Merit Scholarship Award (Woodside, CA) January 28, 2021 – The Mounted Patrol Foundation and the
2020 Costume Winners Selected – You have spoken!
VIEW WINNERS Congrats to our 2020 winners! 1st Place: Melinda Stoker 2nd Place: Kat Tischler 3rd Place: Suzie Bruch Sarah Greathouse Kim Hansen Mckenzie Mangus Christine Newberg Annie Tyo
The Results of Your Votes-Congratulations to our 2021 Calendar Artists
The results are in from our “People’s Choice” Woodside Art of the Horse, 2020. While all of the art was magnificent, the following 12 pieces were chosen by the public for our 2021 Calendar:
Art of the Horse – Request for Submissions
Submit up to 3 Pieces Established during our 15th anniversary event in 2019, the Woodside Art of the Horse features the creative work of artists from the greater San Francisco Bay
$10,000 to help the evacuated animals displaced by the CZU August Lightning Fires
WHOA! is eager to assist our friends and neighbours who are suffering during these fires. We have donated $10,000 to help feed and care for the displaced horses that
WHOA! Donates $25,000 for the Central Trail Bridge project
Several years ago, there was a washout/slide on Bear Gulch Creek that closed the Center Trail, one of the most important trails in Woodside. The Center Trail Bridge replacement project
$10,000 Woodside-area Equestrian Merit Scholarship Awarded to Rebecca Refaee
Congratulations to Homestead High School senior Rebecca Refaee on being awarded this new scholarship. Rebecca will attend Stanford University in the fall.
Grants Available -Bay Area Barns & Trails
Grant Application Deadline: May 1stBay Area Barns & Trails (BABT) spring Grant Program deadline is May 1. $2500 is our maximum standard grant with up to $5000 for projects
Deadline for Submission EXTENDED – May 15, 2020
Due to the Covid-19 health crisis, WHOA! and the Mounted Patrol Foundation are extending the deadline for submission of the Equestrian Merit Scholarship Award application to May 15, 2020.
Easter 2020- Staying Safe
Spring and Sprite protecting themselves and others during this pandemic. Some lovely flowers and bunny ears to celebrate the Easter weekend!