Please remember, just because schools are closed for school doesn NOT mean we are! If the roads are unsafe to travel, we will offer a makeup.

We will announce all closings for weather here and via e-mail.  Please check your e-mail if the weather is bad.

Linden Farm Riding Academy

Established in September 2000, the Riding Academy has grown to over 100 students.  Our students range in age from 3 years old to 63.  Designed to introduce young people and adults to the wonderful world of horsemanship, Linden offers riding programs for students of all levels.  Programs include:

  • Hunt-seat
  • Sidesaddle
  • Over Fences
  • Driving
  • Lease program
  • Training
  • Summer Camps

Classes are held every day of the week--some are for adults only.  Whether you prefer to ride in the morning and evening, our schedule of classes is designed to accomodate your busy schedule.  All classes are semi-private with no more than four students per instructor per class.

Our facilities are among the finest in Charles County.  We also offer professional horse training.

4-H: Teaching Life Skills to Young People

Through Linden Farm's 4-H chapter, young people have the opportunity to learn what it is like to work on a farm.  Youth and adults form partnership that allows them to learn, grow and work together.  Learn how you can participate in Linden's 4-H projects.

Preserving Historic Charles County

The Friends of Linden are dedicated to preserving the private residence and historic tobacco barns on the property.  They also work to ensure that equestrian activities remain part of the Charles County landscape.  Learn more about upcoming activities and events sponsored by the Friends of Linden.

Visit Linden Farm in Historic Charles County, Maryland

8530 Mitchell Road
La Plata, MD 20646

Get directions to Linden Farm using Google Maps.

For more information contact:

Karen Altieri
301-934-9003 Phone
301-392-9643 Fax
301-266-9220 Cell  

or Paula Linneman at 530-415-3980
Maryland Horse Industry Board
Maryland Department of Agriculture

Instructors Certified by:

All Assistant Insructors Teach under the supervision of a Certified Instructor.