family run and student oriented

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.

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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!


2023 Lesson Hours


3:00 pm – 7 PM


3:30 pm – 7:30 PM


3:00 pm – 7:30 PM




3:00 pm – 7 PM


9:00am – 3:00 PM

Time slots are available after lessons on Saturdays for you to Birthday Party or Girl/Boy Scout event here!


Closed Sundays!


We have 2 separate facilities!

Visiting our “School Barn” Facility: 2910 S. Justen Road
McHenry, IL 60050

Just a 1/4 mile down the road from our show barn, this is where you start! Whether your first lesson at Woodwind is your first time on a horse ever or you have previous experience, our instructors have over 100 years of combined horse experience. ere you can purchase your next riding partner, take an advanced lesson.

At our school barn, we offer summer camps, days of riding, birthday parties, scouting events and more!

The love for horses starts somewhere! Let it be at Woodwind Farm’s School Barn!

Visiting our “Show Barn” Facility: 2721 S. Justen Road
McHenry, IL 60050

Here you can purchase your next riding partner, take an advanced lesson in our indoor or outdoor arena or inquire any information about horseback riding in general!

Here we host our in-house barn shows, special ride night events and more!


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