5511 Muncaster Mill Road Rockville Maryland 20855 | 301-926-9281

Riding Facilities and Licensing

MD youth pictured next to her horse during riding lessons

Camp Olympia Riding Center, established in 1958, offers a unique environment, close to the city yet with a strong country feeling. Once you arrive, you feel like you are miles away! The riding center is located in the heart of Montgomery County on Muncaster Mill Road, Rockville, Maryland. We feel very fortunate to offer lots of open space for high quality instructional riding. In addition, Camp Olympia backs onto Rock Creek Park and offers great cross-country trail rides for our students. We are licensed through Montgomery County and the State of Maryland. We are also members of CHA, Certified Horsemanship Association for Safety and Education. We are a fully equipped high quality instructional facility.

Facilities Include

  • 16+ school horses for all levels of abilities
  • One indoor arena
  • Two outdoor lighted rings
  • Two large grass dressage rings
  • A jumping field
  • And miles of cross country trails

Directors and Staff

Andrea Lingwood

BS in Elementary Education from University of Maryland, Camp Olympia Director. Former eventing competitor with over 40 years riding, stable management and teaching experience. CHA Advanced Level Riding Instructor.

James Robinson

BA in Horsemanship from Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, VA. Former competitor on the Hunter/Jumper Show Circuit. Over 40 years experience in breaking, training horses and teaching children and adults of all ages to enjoy the sport of riding.

Naseem Najafi

CHA certified riding instructor with years of riding and teaching experience. Proud owner of Remy who is in training for competition. Naseem is a former member of the Camp Olympia Show Team. She is currently attending Savannah College of Art and Design where she is majoring in Equine Studies.

Gabby Fano

CHA certified instructor and former member of the Camp Olympia Show Team. Gabby is a very experienced rider and trainer. She is currently attending the University of Maryland, College Park where she is majoring in business.

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