Maryland offers 216+ miles of horse friendly park trails. Depending on which side of the state you are on you can expect hot and humid summer and very cold, wet, and windy winters.
Horseback riding opportunities are the Atlantic coast, plateaus and the Appalachian Mountains. While out riding be aware that black bears, timber rattlesnakes and copperhead snakes are native here. Common forage pastures will contain Kentucky bluegrass, tall fescue, orchard grass and clover. Boarding barns will vary in offerings of stall, pasture with run-ins and some covered arenas.