MD Horse Chase posterDo you love horses, but don’t typically have access to them?  Now is your chance to learn more about what the Maryland Horse Industry has to offer you!  Join the Maryland Horse Chase!The Maryland Horse Chase is a statewide horse scavenger hunt where you can get up close and personal with the horses of Maryland, using the browser on your cell phone ( or internet accessible device) to complete challenges and win points for prizes. Ever wanted to visit Maryland’s most beautiful horse farms? Learn more about horses? Get to know the great folks who train, ride, drive, care for and love them? Sign up here now!

MD Horse Chase mapFrom April 6-26, our barn doors are wide open as we invite you to our NEW statewide network of Horse Discovery Centers as well as locations furnished by our racing partners. We are ready to greet you at 35 locations across the state with 75 total challenges to complete in 4 regions! Discover why Maryland is called “The Horseback Riding Capital of America.” Win great horse prizes. Explore the state in glorious springtime weather on your own, or with family and friends. When it is over, you will know why folks from all over the world refer to Maryland as a “Horse Lover’s Paradise!”


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How to play:

  • Register by entering the information requested.  Please create and re-enter your own password.
  • Click on a challenge listed to open and complete it:
    • You can complete challenges in any order.
    • Most challenges are location-specific, meaning you must be within a 5-mile radius of the location listed to open and complete the challenge.  Please ensure you have – and have enabled – Location Services on your device.​


Click here for the list of Prizes worth over $10,000 ​​

Official Rules – Click here


Game Tips:


  1. After you register, be sure to check challenges daily. Most of the location based challenges have particular days and times when the challenge will be unlocked and available. You will not be able to view challenges until they unlock.
  1. Plan ahead! Many of the challenges are located in clusters so you can visit a few at a time. Many of the challenge locations are situated in beautiful areas where you will probably want to take in some local sights and grab a bite to eat.
  1. Share the chase with family and friends. While the Chase doesn’t accept team registrations, individuals can certainly enjoy the chase together in groups! Travel in a herd, just like horses do!
  1. Wear appropriate clothing when visiting physical chase locations. You will be at a barn so party dresses and heels are not a good idea, you will want to wear comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting a little dirty. You will want to wear closed toe shoes, like a boot or sneakers, as well. Spring often means mud at horse farms so plan for that!
  1. Identify yourself when you arrive at chase locations. Most of the locations have daily business activities going on and while they know to expect you, it is helpful to identify yourself as a chase participant so they can guide you in the challenges.
  1. Remember that location based challenges are geo specific so you will need to enter your answer before you move on to the next challenge.
  1. Go beyond the basic challenge questions! The Horse Discovery Centers are ready and willing to share more with you and answer your burning horse questions.
  1. Take photos, share them with us on social media and have a great time! On Twitter @MdEquines or on Facebook – MarylandHorseIndustryBoard
  1. Complete the web based challenges! They point to horse history in our state and lead you to discover even more locations!​

NOTE: If you experience an issue or need to reach someone for assistance during the chase, please email and provide the phone number you registered to play with. Happy chasing.

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