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Horse Show Safety- Are You Doing All You Can?

It’s horse show season again! For many of us, it’s a time of fun, seeing friends from last year, getting […]

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189 Acre Spotsylvania County Farm (6 parcels) at Absolute Auction on JUNE 19

Hickory Hill Farm – 189 acres (6 parcels) w/farm house, tenant house and outbuildings will be sold to the highest […]

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Enter to Win a Spot in the Clinics! Enjoy the Ride Horse Fair – August 29th

Write an essay for a chance to win a spot in the clinics at the Enjoy the Ride Horse Fair, August 29, 2015 at the Fauquier Fairgrounds

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History, Horses, Hauntings Trail Ride on June 6-7 in West, VA

The first annual “History, Horses, Hauntings” equine trial ride will open the previously private historic 237 acre Stephenson, Virginia property […]

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Alumni Tournament of Champions on June 14 in Stevenson, MD

The Alumni Tournament of Champions is the only horse show that solely celebrates alumni of the IHSA. In its 4th […]

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Ashley Trier Eventing Clinic June 5-7, 2015 in The Plains, VA

Great Opportunity to ride with an accomplished CCI** rider who specializes in green horses and riders as well as the […]

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Roanoke Valley Horse Rescue Open House Yard & Tack Sale – May 30 – 31, 2015

It’s that time of year again! Please join RVHR at the Spring Open House Yard & Tack Sale. Come meet the […]

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56th Annual Hunt Country Stable Tour this weekend May 23-24, 2015

The Hunt Country Stable Tour is a self-driven tour held on Memorial Day weekend, May 23rd & 24th from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. All […]

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Bellemount Stables looks forward to meeting you in 2015

Bellemount Stables offers many amenities to the horse enthusiast.  Once an antebellum plantation circa 1810, Bellemount Stables is owned and operated […]

Equine Health

  • Horse Show Safety- Are You Doing All You Can?

    Horse Show Safety- Are You Doing All You Can?

    It’s horse show season again! For many of us, it’s a time of fun, seeing friends from last year, getting to spend time with our horses, and perhaps bringing home some ribbons, trophies or prize […]

  • It Makes Sense to Vaccinate Most Horses Now

    It Makes Sense to Vaccinate Most Horses Now

    State Veterinarian’s Office Urges Horse Owners to Check with Their Veterinarians Now Regarding Vaccination Schedule.

  • Potomac Horse Fever: What’s the Big Deal?

    Potomac Horse Fever: What’s the Big Deal?

    By: Dr. Emily McNally, VMD with Rappahannock Equine Clinic.
    Published in the July/Aug 2014 issue

    With the wet weather we had at the start of this summer, there was an increase in the number of Potomac Horse […]

  • Common Equine Eye Problems

    Common Equine Eye Problems

    The equine eye is not unlike the eyes of many other species. Because horses are prey animals, they have evolved to be constantly on the lookout for predators. Their eyes are very sensitive to movement.

  • What you should know about Equine Herpesvirus

    What you should know about Equine Herpesvirus

    In February of this year, there was a confirmed case of the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) in Albemarle County, Virginia.

  • 2nd confirmed case of Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy in Loudoun Co. VA horse

    2nd confirmed case of Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy in Loudoun Co. VA horse

    On Thursday, February 12, 2015, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) was notified of a horse in Loudoun County that tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), a neurological disease of horses […]

  • Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHM) confirmed in a Virginia horse

    Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHM) confirmed in a Virginia horse

    On Thursday, February 5, 2015, VDACS was notified of a positive result for Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHM) on a horse displaying neurologic signs in western Albemarle County, Northwest of Charlottesville. The affected horse is located […]

  • Feeding A Champion: Le Cavalier and HorseSense™

    Feeding A Champion: Le Cavalier and HorseSense™

    Written by S.E. Morris

    Emmett Turner, of Ryland Knoll Farm in Rixeyville, Va. was the breeder of Le Cavalier, a 16.2 hand Oldenburg stallion (now gelded), foaled in 1998, and credits HorseSense™ Balanced Optimal Nutrition as […]

  • Equine Health Symposium for Veterinary Professionals & Horse Enthusiasts

    Equine Health Symposium for Veterinary Professionals & Horse Enthusiasts

    North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine is hosting an Equine Health Symposium Saturday, Feb. 28, and Sunday, March 1, 2015.

    Saturday’s lectures for veterinarians, veterinary technicians and veterinary students will focus on trends in […]

  • Soothing Sore Equine Muscles

    Soothing Sore Equine Muscles

     Equine Massage treatments can release stress and improve movement.
    By S. E. Morris
    With a soft voice and gentle hands, Jill Deming begins massage treatment on her latest equine patient. Her calm demeanor transfers to the horse, […]

  • Always Something New at EMC

    Always Something New at EMC

    There is no “normal” for the vets of the Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center.

  • How To Prevent Impaction Colic

    How To Prevent Impaction Colic

    At is every horse owner’s nightmare to come outside to discover your horse acting uncomfortable.

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Bellemount Stables looks forward to meeting you in 2015

May 16th, 2015|Comments Off

Bellemount Stables offers many amenities to the horse enthusiast.  Once an antebellum plantation circa 1810, Bellemount Stables is owned and operated by trainer Erin […]

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Canterbury Farm – An Equestrian Paradise in Christiansburg, Va

May 15th, 2015|Comments Off

One of a kind horse farm on 45.8 acres in Christiansburg, VA. Custom built 12 stall center aisle barn w/tongue & groove pine walls, wash area w/hot & cold water, hay storage

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Clean and Dry Horse Blankets – Only $18 cleaning for all turnouts and blankets until May 31

May 6th, 2015|Comments Off

Take advantage of our $18 cleaning special for all turnouts and blankets if dropped off or picked up by May 31.

Keeping your horse […]

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10 acre horse farm for sale just outside Asheville, NC

May 2nd, 2015|Comments Off

Ten acres of beautiful pasture with an immaculate spacious ranch house move-in ready. This handcrafted eight stall barn is perfect with a tack room, office, and feed stall.

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Touch Point Farm has shows, camps and more!

March 26th, 2015|Comments Off

Touch Point Farm is a beautiful equine facility located in Culpeper, VA. Offering Boarding, Lessons, Training, Horse Shows and Summer Camp for 2015.

Touch Point Farm offers quality riding instruction […]

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The Great American Trail Horse Sale is on April 10-11, 2015

March 18th, 2015|Comments Off

The largest group of horse enthusiasts are those whose interest is in trail riding or just riding for pleasure. Finding the right horse […]

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Advertiser Spotlight: Agape Pet Services

March 16th, 2015|Comments Off

Agape Pet Services will honor your request for the care and handling of your horse’s remains in an accurate courteous, compassionate and timely manner.

We […]

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Amazing Horse Property – Christy Farm in Stafford, VA

March 10th, 2015|Comments Off

Offered for sale, find peaceful living with this Amazing Horse Property! Grand 2 Story Foyer, Library w/ Built-ins, Kitchen w/ Granite, Stainless Steel […]