• This Week in Horse History – Black Jack, the riderless horse

    This Week in Horse History – Black Jack, the riderless horse

    Written by Juliette Beauchamp

    On February 6, 1976, Black Jack, known to many as the riderless horse in President Kennedy’s funeral, died at Fort Myer (now known as Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall) in Arlington, Virginia.

    Black Jack […]

  • Meet Anna, Dewey and Autumn

    Meet Anna, Dewey and Autumn

    I’ve always been a dreamer, but I didn’t know what it truly meant to dream with such strong passion until two special horses came into my life, and started making my dreams a reality. My name is Anna Collette and I’m 23 years old.

  • 2nd Annual VA Horse Festival coming on April 1-3, 2016

    2nd Annual VA Horse Festival coming on April 1-3, 2016

    The second annual Virginia Horse Festival, April 1-3, offers a comprehensive look at the equine industry over three days of clinics, demonstrations, exhibits, shopping and more.
    The event is held at The Meadow Event Park in […]

  • 2015 Yearbook – Congratulations to these Virginia riders!

    2015 Yearbook – Congratulations to these Virginia riders!

    Please join us in congratulating the horse and rider teams that are featured below for their accomplishments during 2015.  We love the versatility that is represented here, a true mix of ages, disciplines and breeds.
    Lisa […]

Recent News and Upcoming Events

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This Week in Horse History – Black Jack, the riderless horse

Written by Juliette Beauchamp

On February 6, 1976, Black Jack, known to many as the riderless horse in President Kennedy’s funeral, […]

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Meet Anna, Dewey and Autumn

I’ve always been a dreamer, but I didn’t know what it truly meant to dream with such strong passion until two special horses came into my life, and started making my dreams a reality. My name is Anna Collette and I’m 23 years old.

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2nd Annual VA Horse Festival coming on April 1-3, 2016

The second annual Virginia Horse Festival, April 1-3, offers a comprehensive look at the equine industry over three days of […]

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2015 Yearbook – Congratulations to these Virginia riders!

Please join us in congratulating the horse and rider teams that are featured below for their accomplishments during 2015.  We […]

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3 Virginia Riders Share Their Experiences at the FEI/Adequan North American Jr/Young Rider Championships

The NAJYRC is one of the few opportunities juniors (ages 14 - 18) and young riders (ages 16 - 21) have to participate as part of a team.

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Free Endurance 101 Clinic on Feb. 28, 2016

Learn from experienced members of the American Endurance Ride Conference what’s involved to help our horses tackle one-day rides of 25, 50 and even 100 miles.

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Paul Ebersole Gymnastics Clinics at Morven Park in January and February

The clinics will take place in Morven Park's indoor ring. Lessons will last one hour for groups of three or four riders, for all levels.

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APHA Convention and Annual Membership Meeting in Richmond, VA on Feb. 26-29

On February 26-29, the American Paint Horse Association will hold their Convention and Annual Meeting at the Omni Richmond, VA.

Convention […]

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Our Jan/Feb 2016 Issue is now available online and in stores!

Our Jan/Feb. 2016 issue is packed full of News, Events, Yearbook Photos and Highlights of some awesome Virginia riders!

January Events

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APHA Convention and Annual Membership Meeting in Richmond, VA on Feb. 26-29

January 4th, 2016|Comments Off

On February 26-29, the American Paint Horse Association will hold their Convention and Annual Meeting at the Omni Richmond, VA.

Convention is where members […]

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At Auction – 4BR Lakefront Home on 25 Acres in Appomattox, Va on Jan. 16, 2016

December 30th, 2015|Comments Off

4 BR/3 BA Lake Front Home w/basement on 25.7 +/- acres will be SOLD to the Highest Bidder Regardless of Price!!  Only $100K […]

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Virginia Horse Farm for sale in Troy, VA

December 5th, 2015|Comments Off

Virginia Horse Farm
846 Troy Road, Troy, VA 22974
$549,999
Turn-key, custom built, 2002 one story home; 2840 SF on 8.5 acres with barn and run-ins.

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2 Properties At Auction Dec. 15th – 22 Acre farm in Orange VA and 2.8 Acre Home – Both on Spicer’s Mill Road

November 19th, 2015|Comments Off

Move-in-ready brick 3 BR/2 BA ranch style home on 22.3 Acres. 2 stall barn w/tack room; equipment shed; storage building; 4 board fencing; 2 paddocks; 1 pasture

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Glenmore Farm in Keswick VA – vibrant programs and looking forward to 2016

November 2nd, 2015|Comments Off

The Glenmore Farm Equestrian Center in Keswick, Virginia has had a lot of exciting changes over the last few months. The equestrian center […]

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Harry de Leyer Breyer Horse Signing & Sale Event at Double L Tack Shop Nov. 7, 2015

October 19th, 2015|Comments Off

Double L Tack Shop in Fredericksburg, VA is proud to announce that Harry de Layer will be available on November 7, 2015 for […]

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62+ Acre Farm w/3 BR Home, Barn, Outbuildings, 4 bay garage at Auction Oct. 30, 2015

September 24th, 2015|Comments Off

This 62 acre farm will appeal to enthusiasts of all types, 10 stall barn, and 4 bay garage on the back side of the property is ready made rental income.

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At Auction on Oct. 9, 2015 – 3BR home on 20 Acres in Sperryville, VA

September 21st, 2015|Comments Off

Perfect for animal enthusiasts or investors at the PRICE YOU BID!! Solid 3 BR/1 BA 1,328 +/- sf. home on 20.84 +/- acres in beautiful Sperryville, VA (Culpeper County)

Equine Health

  • 2nd Annual VA Horse Festival coming on April 1-3, 2016

    2nd Annual VA Horse Festival coming on April 1-3, 2016

    The second annual Virginia Horse Festival, April 1-3, offers a comprehensive look at the equine industry over three days of clinics, demonstrations, exhibits, shopping and more.
    The event is held at The Meadow Event Park in […]

  • Horse 911 – Help, my horse stepped on a nail

    Horse 911 – Help, my horse stepped on a nail

    Written by Emily McNally, VMD,  Rappahannock Equine Clinic

    Penetrating wounds of the foot due to screws or nails are surprisingly common, and treatment can seem straightforward. Unfortunately, it isn’t always as simple as pulling the nail out […]

  • Join the VA Horse Council in 2016 to help your voice be heard on VA equine issues

    Join the VA Horse Council in 2016 to help your voice be heard on VA equine issues

    The 2016 Virginia Horse Council Membership Drive started on November 1, 2016, with early discounts on all membership categories. The Virginia Horse Council (VHC), a not-for-profit organization, is formed by Virginia horsemen for Virginia horsemen […]

  • Does My Horse Need Fall Vaccines?

    Does My Horse Need Fall Vaccines?

    Most people know that their horses need vaccines to maintain health and wellness, but isn’t it enough to get them done once a year? Getting vaccines in the spring before the onset of mosquitoes and […]