2018 Day of the Horse October 13!

September 30, 2018

This year will be the 10th anniversary of the Woodside Day of the Horse. Held annually on the second Saturday of October, it is a great family fun and equine loving event. This year’s Day of the Horse will be held October 13th 2018.

There are 2 main features for Day of the Horse:

The Horse Fair where you can learn about the “Horse’s heritage and legacy in shaping the character of Woodside” and find out about local horse organizations and riding programs. There will be kid’s activities and craft projects as well as demonstrations. Admission to the

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Woodside Vaulter’s

September 14, 2018

Horses and Woodside go together like a hand and glove so we want to give a shout out to the Vaulting teams from Woodside and Portola Valley that are sending their winning riders and horses to compete at the International Federation for Equestrian Sports World Equestrian Games. The games are being held between September 11–23 near the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina. More than 1,300 riders and horses in eight disciplines are participating.

The World Equestrian Games (WEG) are held every four years between summer Olympics, and feature elite competitions in eight equestrian disciplines governed by the Fédération …

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September 6, 2018

We frequently hear from COWs that the building approval process is a “nightmare” “overly burdensome” and “unfair”. We have been writing about concerns about permitting issues and policy for years.

While a few things have improved, a sampling of comments from Woodside Citizens from the Town’s COWmmunity Survey show there is still a lot of improvement needed. There were some positive responses but the vast majority were negative. The most consistent issues are that there was no response from the Town to multiple emails or calls from residents; the process was unnecessarily arduous; Staff were more obstructionists than helpful; and …

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