We welcome everyone to join us for our annual Open House this holiday season on Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 10am – 10pm.
Judging our stall decorating contest Family photo opportunity in a vintage wagon or sleigh Short pony cart ride Silent Auction Meeting the horses of Linden Farm Evening Festivity!
One of Southern Maryland’s popular bands, GIRL CRUSH, will be performing at our barn from 6pm to 10pm!
Mully’s Brewery will also be present, offering a selection of their locally brewed craft beers for purchase. (evening hours only)
This event is free but we will be accepting donations to Friends of Linden, a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping Charles County Horse Country.
The barn will be completely open for this event, both double barn doors and all windows. Thus, we will have for all intents and purposes an outdoor event. During the hours of 6-10 when “Girl Crush” is playing, the band will be segregated by a physical barrier from guests. Families and Groups arriving together are expected to wear masks and to take all required precautions for social distance, and to stay in the group with which they arrived. Disposable masks will be available for those who have forgotten theirs. It would be helpful for those wishing to attend and support us to indicate an hour during which their group will be attending to help us manage occupancy. Scheduling your arrival will help us to help you maintain social distance.
If interested in attending or would like to donate, please contact us at
On September 19, 2020, Linden Farm hosted a side saddle clinic to allow individuals to learn of the history and how to ride side saddle. Linden Farm offers side saddle lesson taught by long time certified side saddle instructor, Karen Altieri.
Linden Farm is offering free, clean manure while supply lasts. Manure will be self load so please bring something in which you can transport the manure in. You can come by between 8am – 12pm or 2-4 p.m.
Flyer for Linden’s Haunted Trail 2020
Linden’s Haunted Trail is back with spooks and fun for all! This event is open to both equestrians and non-equestrians!
The trail will include
A self-guided walk on foot (no horseback riding) through our haunted forest with an optional tour of our haunted historic house. A directions sheet will be handed out. Bake Sale
Date and Time
October 24 (Saturday) 6pm to 9pm
$10 per person for each tour Cash or Check Only! We respect any precautions attendees take to mitigate the risks of COVID-19. Attendees will also be going on the trail in family groups or groups which they have signed up with.
At this time, Linden Farm is open for lessons and independent riding for boarders and leasers. However we ask that all riders obey the following protocols while at the barn.
All riders should wear riding gloves We have Nutrile gloves available at the barn entrance for those who don’t have them or have forgotten them All riders should wear masks until they are mounted. Then they may put masks in their pockets because the height of the horse separates them from the instructor. For riders who don’t have masks, we have adult and children’s sizes at the entrance table. We ask for a $5 donation to cover cost if you take one of our masks which are washable. There is a basket of hand sanitizer packets on the entrance table. Riders are asked to saddle soap their tack after use. We have been informed that the use of saddle soap serves the same purpose as washing your hands except this is for tack. There are two spray bottles of surgical disinfectant for anyone wanting to disinfect their clothes or riding gloves before leaving the barn.
All barn doors have been opened since March 13 to allow for the continuous circulation of fresh air.
Join us for our public open house this holiday season! Admission is free but donations will be accepted for Friends of Linden.
Judging our holiday stall decorating contest
Photo opportunities at our vintage sleigh and wagon
Meeting the horses of Linden
Item raffle (Horse Gift Basket, Mounted Charles County Fox, and more!)
(If you would like to make a donation, please indicate so in the RSVP)
Returning for another year is Linden’s Yankee Candle Fundraiser. With the holiday season around the corner, this is your chance to get your favorite seasonal scents while supporting Linden Farm. 40% of all sales go directly towards Linden Farm which in turn will be used to fund new footing for our indoor arena. Candles will be shipped directly to your home.
For more information on the fundraiser, please see our
Over the past several weeks some of our Linden riders had the opportunity to take part in a 3 part fox hunting clinic put together by De La Brooke Fox Hounds. Our riders were able to meet and interact with the foxhounds, learn the proper etiquette and attire for fox hunting, and take part in a cubbing which is a training session for both horse and hound. Riders were also able to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Mount Victoria where the clinic took place. We would like to thank the wonderful staff of De La Brooke Fox Hounds for this learning opportunity.
Bring friends and family along and join us for Linden’s Haunted Trail! This event is open to all, equestrians and non-equestrians alike!
The trail will include
A guided walk
on foot (no horseback riding) through our haunted forest and historic house Supervised children’s play area
Date and Time
November 1, 2019 (Friday)
6pm to 9pm
$15 per person
$5 for children 7 and under
Cash or Check Only! All children 10 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian!
All proceeds will go towards the care of our beloved horses.
Linden welcomed an all silver litter on April 23rd, of which there is one little girl still available.
Yesterday, May 5th, Pandora had our newest litter of 7 puppies: 4 males and 3 females. Two males and two females are not yet reserved.
If you are interested in applying for any of our puppies, please submit the