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.
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.
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.
Caitlin Jones started out as a preschooler in our Country Day School and continued riding and competing on the Camp Olympia Riding team. She has many years experience teaching horseback riding to our summer campers and year round students. Caitlin is a CHA Certified Level 4 Riding Instructor. When Caitlin is not working at Camp Olympia she is working the show circuit in various parts of the United States and Europe.
Helde, known as Momo, started out as a young camper. She enjoyed the horses so much that she decided to continue her passion and pass her knowledge on to our campers and year round riding students. Momo is a CHA Certified Riding Instructor and always says she has the best job because she gets to teach others to enjoy the sport of riding.