Welcome to Woodwind Farm

family run

WoodWind Farm, a saddleseat riding facility, was established in 1980 by Bonnie Kittredge. No matter your skill level, we are eager to introduce you to the incredible world of horses.


equestrian centered

WoodWind operates as a full service training facility and lesson program which holds it’s lessons later in the day to accommodate our schedule for training horses or camps in the mornings. Catering to all ages and skill sets, we are able to teach year round in our comfortable indoor facilities. We also offer outdoor lessons for our intermediate and advanced students, weather permitting.

Exceptions can be made for the hours below for select students based on schedule, homeschooling, and etc. Please speak to an instructor about your schedule situation and we will try to help!


3:30 pm – 8 pm


3:30 pm – 8 pm


3:30 pm – 7:30 pm


3:30 pm – 8 pm


3:30 pm – 8 pm


11 am – 4:00 pm

Scout and B-Day slots available!

Closed Sundays


Or reserved for your scout or B-Day party!

Our Facility: 2721 S. Justen Road
McHenry, IL 60050

exciting events

April 16th-21st, 2018

3 pm-8 pm

Bring a Friend Week!

Bring a friend during the week of April 16-22nd to join you during your lesson and you will each receive $5 off your regularly priced lesson!

Limit of 2 friends per lesson.

April 20th, 2018


Adult Wine and Ride Night!

Our adult ride nights are always a great hit! Whether you have a child riding at the barn, are an adult who loves horses themselves, and even if you haven’t ridden in 20 years,  join us for a great night of snacking, riding, and great company, both 2-legged and 4. Space is limited! Sign up on Facebook or at the barn!

April 22nd, 2018

8Am Start!

McHenry Country 5K Human Race

This will be the Woodwind Farm Showstopper’s 4th consecutive year participating in the McHenry County Human 5k Race. As we register, we pledge our entrance fees to Main Stay Therapeutic Farm who helps those with disabilities interact and ride horses.

Whether you are a Showstopper, family member, or friend, help support a great cause and sign up to walk or run below!


If it let’s you select a team, we are the Woodwind Farm Showstoppers!

Group Code: Justen

May 6th, 2018

10AM Start!

Woodwind Farm Spring Horse Show

It’s time to shine and show off what you’ve been working on! Whether you are new to the show ring, have done a few barn shows, or compete throughout the Mid-West circuit off the farm, practice your skills at the friendly but competitive Spring Barn Show!


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