Click on the Classified Ads button on our top banner or Check it out now! We have been working hard at developing a new, easier system to include your classified ads on our website and in the magazine. BROWSE OUR ADS – search and browse classified ads by category and by location. PLACE AN AD – You can now submit your classified ad online through an online order form Option 1 – Text Ad on our website for 4 months- FREE Option 2 – Text ad on the website for 4 months and in the magazine for one issue – $20 Option 3 – Photo Classified on the website only for 4 months – $20 Option 4 – Photo Classified … Continue reading
We have 11 new intakes all ranging from a 1 to 4 on the body scale. The owner released them to RVHR to avoid these horses from deteriating any worse then they are now. Yes we know most of our supporters want to see these people doing this to these horses go to jail, but this owner asked for help. Someone told him about our post on our webpage about asking for help before it’s takes a life. So let’s say he did what was needed to get the horses help. There are 6 mare’s (one is nursing a foal), 2 gelding, and 2 18 month old stud colts (2 foals about 6 months old, the mare’s were gone, we … Continue reading
Only twice in the 40-year history of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championships have two hunter seat teams tied for the Collegiate Cup overall high point title: 1980, when Southern Seminary College tied with SUNY Stony Brook, and 1989, when Colby-Sawyer College tied with Pennsylvania State University. Add 2013 to that short list. St. Lawrence University coach Mary Drueding and her defending national champion Saints will share the IHSA hunter seat high point team Collegiate Cup with last year’s reserve champions, coach Cindy Ford and her ‘built Ford tough’ Skidmore College Thoroughbreds. “Sharing is better than losing to her,” joked Drueding about her good friend and even better IHSA Zone 2 rival. Ford and Skidmore turned up the heat in the … Continue reading
The Equine Rescue League marks a milestone this year – 23 years of service to equines in need and the local community. This year’s Spring Open House will be a reflection of all the Equine Rescue League has accomplished as well as a celebration of the horses, ponies, donkeys and mules who have come through the farm shelter. Many magnificent creatures have passed through the League’s facility. They have been physically and emotionally healed and have gone on to wonderful careers and loving homes. The Open House provides an opportunity not only to learn about the League’s rescue, rehabilitation and adoption programs, but to also meet a variety of breeds and horses of all ages that are available for adoption. … Continue reading
VHSA Associate, BHSA & SWVHJA Sanctioned Trainer’s Award presented by Chuck Pinnell Custom Leather High Point Coolers presented by The Clothes Horse Full range of hunter and equitation divisions and medal classes Saturday, July 27, 2013 Judges: Michael Rooks, Cricket Stone Featuring $500 Hunter Classic and Exhibitors’ Party! Saturday, August 24, 2013 Judges: Glen Moody, Matt Payne Saturday, September 21, 2013 Judges: Clyde Poarch, Michelle Poarch … All on the grounds of the beautiful Keswick Hunt Club. Prize list is attached; please call 540-817-0270 or email email@example.com for stabling or further information! * * * Please support our very generous sponsors! DJL Equestrian Services, Krysia Carmel Nelson, Esq,The Clothes Horse, Chuck Pinnell Leather, Southern States Feeds, Gift Horse Baskets, and … Continue reading
Saturday, May 25th, 2013 Ride and Demonstration Begins at 9:00 AM Registration Deadline is May 17, 2013 LIVE THE HISTORY! The Black Horse was initially formed in Fauquier County in 1859 as an independent volunteer cavalry company. The unit guarded John Brown at Harper’s Ferry prior to his execution. With the secession of Virginia from the United States, it was mustered into the service of the Commonwealth of Virginia in May of 1861. At First Manassas, it initially guarded the commander but was later released to pursue the retreating Federals. As part of a squadron composed of the Black Horse Troop, Captain Payne and the Chesterfield Troop, Captain Ball, under the overall command of Lt. Col. Thomas T. Munford, … Continue reading
Retired Racehorse Training Project, an organization dedicated to increasing demand for Thoroughbreds off the track, is celebrating Derby weekend by accepting applications from trainers for its Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium. The Makeover will feature twenty-six trainers who select and train twenty-six Thoroughbred ex-racehorses throughout the summer in preparation for a public appearance at the RRTP Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium on October 5 and 6 at Pimlico Racecourse. Application forms are to be filled out online at this link, and must be completed no later than Friday May 17 at 5pm Eastern Time on the eve of the Preakness. Applications Applicant trainers may enter as professionals, amateur adults, or juniors. They will identify the equestrian disciplines in which they have … Continue reading
The 2013 recipient of Virginia Tech’s highest honor, the William H. Ruffner Medal, is Michele “Shelley” Duke of Middleburg, Va., who is being recognized for the substantial difference she has made to the university through her volunteer service and support. Duke, who owns and operates Rallywood Farm in her adopted hometown, was the first female vice-rector on the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. She is the second woman to win the Ruffner Medal, which was established in 1976 and was issued in 1979 to Lucy Lee Lancaster. The medal is presented at University Commencement each spring. In two terms on the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors, Duke served on its executive, academic affairs, research, nominating, and by-laws committees. Her relationship … Continue reading
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New Zealand’s Andrew Nicholson and Quimbo won top honors at the 2013 Rolex Three-Day Event in Kentucky Sunday. It was Nicholson’s first Rolex win and Quimbo’s first competition at the four-star level. They scored 41.0 Nicholson was the last of 29 riders to navigate Richard Jeffery’s Show Jumping course, and he preserved the lead he’d gained in Cross Country, following his second place finish in the Dressage portion of the competition. Defending champion William Fox-Pitt (GBR) finished second on Seacookie TSF, with a score of 46.2. They moved up from finishing 10th in Dressage and fourth in Cross Country. Nicholson also took third place honors on his horse Calico Joe. The two had remained top contenders throughout the competition, finishing … Continue reading
Gothenburg, Sweden: Beezie Madden and Simon, a 14-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Abigail Wexner, rose to the top of the Rolex FEI World Cup Finals leader board today to be crowned the 2013 Champions, keeping the title for the United States of America and becoming only the 5th woman to hold the title. After 3 rounds made up of 6 courses of world-class competition over 4 days, Beezie and John Madden are on top of the world! “It feels fantastic, I am so proud of Simon and my team. I can’t thank Abigail Wexner enough for her support,” said Madden of her win. Madden started the competition at the Gothenburg Horse Show with a bang on Thursday, April 25th … Continue reading
OAK RIDGE FOX HUNT CLUB ~ SPRING HUNTER PACE 2013 Saturday, May 25th, 2013 Rain date: Sunday May 26th ~ The beautiful Tea Time Farm ~ Nelson County, Virginia Fun for everyone ~ english – western – young – and old! The Hunter Pace will benefit the Hounds of the OAK RIDGE FOX HUNT CLUB The members of Oak Ridge are planning a wonderful course that will allow you to enjoy the beautiful countryside at Tea Time Farm. The course is approximately 6-8 miles with the opportunity for fast and slow teams with many jumping efforts. There are go-arounds for those who wish not to jump. Divisions: First Flight / Full Cry: For those seeking a very fast pace and the thrill of … Continue reading
Jim Wofford has attained tremendous success as both a rider and instructor. He has had at least one student on every U.S. Olympic, World Championship, and Pan-American team since 1978. Location: Win Green, 27510 Mine Run Rd., Rhoadesville, VA 22542 (for directions, please go to www.wingreenxc.com). Levels: Preliminary, Training, and Novice (beginning at 9:00 a.m. each day with the Prelim horses and riders) Cost: $140.00 payable at the time you make your reservation. Please mail two checks with your application, one made out to Jim Wofford for $100.00, and one made out to WinGreen for $40.00. (Refund, less $40.00 office fee, only if your space can be filled.) Auditors are welcome: $20.00 fee.
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