WELCOME TO WOODWIND FARM

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!

monday

3:30 pm – 8 pm

tuesday

3:30 pm – 8 pm

wednesday

3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

thursday

3:30 pm – 8 pm

friday

3:30 pm – 8 pm

Saturday

11 am – 4:00 pm

Scout and B-Day slots available!

Closed Sundays

They are reserved for your Scout or B-Day party!

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

exciting & upcoming events!

Three Hour- Three Day- Horse Lover’s Camp

9AM- 12PM

June 15-17th

July 13-15th

For 3-hour camps, lunches will not be required but please bring lots of water and a small snack.

Enjoy a morning of horseback riding, horse related activities, learn basic horsemanship and equine facts and enjoy the company of new and returning friends!

Camps cater to our beginner riders all the way up to our more advanced riders who have prior experience at Woodwind or elsewhere!

For campers 7-13 years of age!

Thursday, June 11th

12-4PM

Equitation Boot Camp- Day of Riding

For those current riders at Woodwind Farm that are either wanting to get their riding legs back after quarantine to those who are showing at the Summer Solstice Horse Show, this is the day for you!

Test your legs, mind and more! Sign up at the barn or on our Facebook event today by “Buy Tickets”!

5 Hour- 3 Day- Horse Lover’s Camp

9AM-2PM

June 22-24th

July 20-22nd

For 5-hour camps, please pack a lunch for your child and bring lots of water.

Similar to our 3 hour camps but longer! Riders will be participating in horseback riding, horse related activities, learn basic horsemanship and equine facts and more!

Camps cater to our beginner riders all the way up to our more advanced riders who have prior experience at Woodwind or elsewhere!

For campers 7-13 years of age!

Thursday, July 16th

12-4PM

“Future Traîner” Day of Riding

For those riders who currently ride at Woodwind Farm who are wanting to see what it is like to be a horse trainer for an afternoon. Learn new ways to work horses and new skills to use in your lessons going forward! There’s so much more to being a trainer that we think! Learn to work well with horses, other riders, learn medical terms about horses and more and this day of riding!

3 Hour- 3 Day- Tiny Tot Camp

9AM-12PM

August 3rd-5th

For 3-hour camps, lunches will not be required but please bring lots of water and a small snack.

Enjoy a morning of horseback riding, horse related activities, learn basic horsemanship and equine facts and enjoy the company of new and returning friends!

This camp caters to our youngest of riders whether they are beginner riders to those who have already started lessons!

For campers 5-7 years of age!

Thursday, August 6th

12-4PM

Game Day of Riding!

For those riders who currently ride at Woodwind Farm that are looking for a fun afternoon of “horsing around”! Enjoy games on horseback and on foot! Get out and play before returning back to school!

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