Welcome to Forward Strides!

Ali Calkins, USDF Bronze Medalist and owner of Forward Strides, LLC, operates her own boarding and training business with her husband Mike, a beautiful farm located off route 26 in Mount Airy, Maryland. The peaceful 68 acre facility boasts a 25 stall barn with a 100′ x 200′ attached indoor arena with sand footing, large outdoor arena, a large treeline enclosed jump and conditioning field, and areas for hacking. She believes in offering the highest quality of care, supplying top quality feed, sawdust bedding, free choice high quality hay, and extremely attentive care.

Farm is under new ownership with new amenities starting in 2020, including but not limited to: a brand new temperature controlled boarder tack room with lockers, a resurfaced outdoor arena, and more turn out options.