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McDonogh Equestrian Facility
Biosecurity Protocols and Requirements

McDonogh Equestrian Facility is taking active measures to protect its horses. The following announcements regarding biosecurity protocols and requirements are as follows:
A Statement of Health, provided at The Horse and Human Health Check Point at
the entrance of the McDonogh Equestrian Facility, must be signed by the owner
or designated caregiver, documenting that horse(s) has:

  •  Received regular and consistent vaccination against Equine Influenza and EHV-1/4 with most recent booster being within 180 days (as per USEF GR 845) andnot within 7 days. Under no circumstances should a horse compete within 7 days of being vaccinated.
  •  Not shown symptoms of or been treated for EHV-1/4 within the past 28 days.
  • Not been at a facility under quarantine for EHV-1/4 or exposed to any horses showing symptoms of EHV-1/4 within the past 28 days.
  •  Not had a temperature of over above 101.5 degrees Fahrenheit or any signs of respiratory or neurological disease within the last 14 days.
  • Current negative Coggins documentation.

It is our shared responsibility to keep our horses safe. Similar to the suggested
protocols in place for humans due to COVID-19, we urge all equestrians to please remember and abide by the following biosecurity measures:

  •  Take all horses’ temperature daily and report any horse with a temperature above 101.5 degrees Fahrenheit or any signs of respiratory or neurologicalndisease to your veterinarian and/or show management
  •  Take the temperature of all horses prior to shipping to McDonogh Equestrian Facility, and do not bring any febrile horses to the show.
  •  Avoid mixing of horses where possible and practice equine ‘social distancing.’
  •  Ensure good hygiene and biosecurity at the show and your home farms.
  •  Make sure your horses are currently vaccinated for influenza and EHV. Under no circumstances should a horse compete within 7 days of being vaccinated.
  •  You should be able to document your horse’s normal temperature before arrival.Please do not ship horses with elevated temperatures. It is recommended thatyou establish a log of temperatures taken at least twice daily. If there is an elevated temperature for more than a 24-hour period, please consult your local Veterinarian immediately.

Covid-19 Update - All MCdonogh Equestrian staff have been vaccinated  


March 19-21, 2021 - McDonOGH sPRING CLASSIC 

COVID Policies

You need TWO waivers to enter show grounds. 

Jan 29-31, 2021 McD Winter Classic- USEF A 

March 19-21,2021 McD Spring Classic - USEF A

May 1, 2021 McD Spring Show - USEF B 

May 2, 2021 McD Regional Spring - BCHSA/MHSA Reg


McDonogh Show Management offers an all-inclusive equestrian program for equestrians from the preschool to college years. Our state-of-the-art equestrian facility on McDonogh School's campus hosts horse shows and offers a variety of programs for students from McDonogh and other schools. Our offerings include lessons for Lower School students; Middle School, JV, and Varsity Riding Teams; Equestrian Show Travel Team; Extensive Boarding and Leasing Program; Summer Leasing Program; and Summer Afternoon Pony Program.

For more informaion on these programs, please contact us at

Equestrian Facility