Bay Meadow Farm's combined 110 acres of idyllic, verdant pasture and facilities give range to hale school horses equally suited to riding rookies and saddle specialists. Aspiring equestrians first receive a primer on horse anatomy, breeds, colors, and markings, learning to identify a three-stocking chestnut with a blaze or a silver dapple with vestigial shoulder nubs from ancient pegasi ancestors. After mastering proper grooming and saddling techniques, pupils will practice riding skills while learning to safely lead, mount, and dismount their four-legged companions. The farm’s environs span a riverbank pavilion and nearby deciduous forest, with plentiful long-stemmed grasses enabling famished riders to graze to their hearts’ content.
A gleaming wood bar reflects the rows of spirits lining the shelves as well as the eyes of pool players, which dart in a calculated fashion across the emerald felt. At Bel Air Billiards Sports Pub, colorful spheres clatter and roll across eleven tables, which include 7-foot bar-box units and 9-foot Olhausen models. Tucked away from the smooth trajectory of cues and the wild arm gestures of dishonest fishermen, a scattering of tables boosts patrons as they sip beers by the glass or bottle and nosh on sandwiches and other finger foods. From the kitchen, one can hear hot oil crackling in applause as wings leap beneath shelves brimming with Old Bay and more than 20 spicy, barbeque, and mustard-based sauces. Ten high-definition plasma televisions situated around the perimeter flicker with images from live sports or public apologies to knocked-over hurdles, and karaoke nights flesh out the chatter with raucous choruses.
James Run Equestrian Center cofounders Sandrine Goble and Rachael North bring with them more than four decades of equestrian experience as well as championships on the French, American, and World circuits. Instead of carrying on an international rivalry that might’ve ended in a no-holds-barred underground jousting tournament, they decided to combine their talents and open an equestrian center. Sprawling across more than 40 acres of sylvan countryside, James Run Equestrian Center welcomes riders with a large indoor arena, an outdoor riding area, many miles of riding trail, and a training track. Sandrine and Rachael use the extensive facility to pass on their English-riding expertise to budding equestrians during 60-minute lessons, where they nurture young talents while focusing on the areas of eventing, jumping, and dressage.
In addition to keeping guests safe by maintaining range rules, the staff also leads classes?including the NRA First Steps Pistol Orientation and Handgun Qualification License Course?teaching students firearm basics such as how to aim or clean a handgun. The range also connects to a pro shop, where a gunsmith repairs and customizes arms.
We are Harford County's only School of Music and Dance, offering families the convenience of music lessons and dance classes in one location. Located near the intersection of Bel Air Rd. and Harford Rd., we are just minutes from I95. We are a family friendly studio offering top quality instruction without the high pressure.
Welcome to MaGerk's Pub and Grill. We are located in the historic downtown area of Bel Air. Come on in and enjoy one of our Philly Cheese Steaks or a Jumbo lump crab cake! We've recently expanded and our new side has plenty of seating, Shuffleboard, and several plasma tv's for all the games!