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The Blue & Gray Press | October 18, 2018

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Hazelwild Farm

Annual benefit show continues to support UMW riding

September 27, 2018 |

Staff Writer
The UMW riding team is based out of Fredericksburg’s Hazelwild Farm Equestrian Center, and has been for over 40 years.Read More

Volunteers support children with disabilities through horses

November 1, 2017 |


Staff Writer

Many University of Mary Washington students choose to enjoy their downtime volunteering at Hazelwild Farm with the therapeutic riding program. Hazelwild Farm, host of the UMW equestrian team, offers therapeutic horseback riding for people of all ages with physical and mental disabilities. These volunteers donate their time and energy every Tuesday night in order to help these children ride. Many of them have voiced how much they love the program and how worthwhile it is.Read More

Riding program to stay at Hazelwild Farms after negotiation troubles emerge

March 22, 2017 |


The University of Mary Washington’s equestrian team has enjoyed riding horses at Hazelwild Farm for 40 years now. After initial talk of the Hazelwild program no longer being a part of UMW, it was made public that this relationship will continue in the future. Until recently, financial problems threatened to eliminate Hazelwild Farm as UMW’s riding location. However, through communication and compromise, UMW’s athletic department and Hazelwild were able to come to an agreement.Read More