Days End Farm Horse Rescue (DEFHR) welcomes field trips to its main facility in Woodbine, Maryland, allowing students and teachers to experience a day of learning and fun on the farm.
A typical schedule for the day includes (TIMES ARE FLEXIBLE!):
- 9:45 AM: arrival and check-in
- 10:00 AM - Noon: activity rotations - Students are divided into groups to move through a series of learning activities around the facility. Topics covered include:
- facility Tour
- minimum standards of care for horses
- grooming a horse
- leading a horse
- riding demonstration
DEFHR has a spacious pavilion and grassy lawn available for groups to enjoy a picnic lunch following the learning activities. However, DEFHR does not provide any meals to tour groups.
Field trips are available for all grade levels. Large groups can be accommodated.
For more information or to schedule a tour, click here to e-mail DEFHR or call 301-854-5037.