Susan Ujka

About Susan Ujka

Susan Ujka works as a photojournalist so that she can pay for her life love of horses and equestrian sports. Her current equine partner is a 17 hand Percheron-Paint X named Calvin Klein who loves to jump high and gallop fast, much to Susan's joy.

May 2016

Advertiser Spotlight: Agape Pet Services

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 understand that your horse is more than just a pet and respect the bond you share. As a member of the family, the loss of your horse can feel overwhelming. Allow us to assist you during this difficult time.

Agape Pet Services provides equine cremation with transportation.  Pick-up is available seven days a […]

March 2015

Hazelwild Farm Summer Show Series 2015

Hazelwild Farm in Fredericksburg, VA will be holding their 2015 hunter horse show series again this year. They also offer boarding, training, lessons and therapeutic riding.

March 22 – Jackie Lee

April 26 – Clyde Porch

May 17 – Michelle Porch

June 7 – Stephen Bickers  (Forrest Linton Pony Classic)

July 19 – (Aunt Sis Memorial Classic Show)

August 2 – Kevin Freeman

September 6 – Robin Wood (Forrest Linton Classic)

October 18 – Dale Crittenberger

Shows start at 8:30 a.m. (Oct. 18 show […]

February 2015

Triple Crown Trilogy Book Release Party in Middleburg

Virginia equestrian and author Kimberly Campbell debuts the first book in her Triple Crown trilogy at a release party hosted by publisher Mascot Books on March 7 in Middleburg.

“The Calm Before The Storm” follows the struggles of Charlie Jenkins and Genuine Storm, as together they strive to beat the odds and achieve their dreams. The story about perseverance, recovery and redemption is set against a rich background of horse racing and the Kentucky Derby.

“The characters […]

Autumn Olive Farm VHSA / BHSA Hunter Show Series

Autumn Olive Farm VHSA / BHSA Hunter Show Series
4566 Tabscott Rd., Columbia, Va. 23038
The series is recognized by the Virginia Horse Show Association and the Battlefield Horse Shows Association.  An Open division will be offered before lunch break if 3 or more entries are signed up (Western, Gaited, Dressage, etc tack and attire).  MULES are allowed in any class.
Our final hunter show in October is our annual “HOrsey Rett Syndrome Event” benefit show. The H.O.R.S.E. Benefit Show […]

Piedmont Horse and Dog Expo

UPDATE: NEW DATE IS MAY 9

The Piedmont Horse and Dog Expo will be held 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, MAY 9, 2105, in Culpeper, Va.  There will be educational exhibits, vendors, giveaways, and demonstrations by noted horse and dog experts.

The event will be held at Culpeper Agricultural Enterprises, 10220 James Monroe Hwy.   All proceeds benefit 4-H clubs, Future Farmers of  America (FFA), Rappahannock Animal Welfare League and other non-profit partners.

Admission is $5.  Children 12 […]

EKG Stables 2015 Hunter Show Dates

EKG Stables at Hill Valley Farm is hosting a series of hunter horse shows for 2015 — listed below.  For more information, visit the Show Dates page on EKG’s website.  EKG is located at 5 Appaloosa Dr., in Spotsylvania, Va.

Advertiser Spotlight: GearClean Blanket Cleaning Service

Horse Blanket Cleaning and Repair
Horse blankets are routinely exposed to the ammonias found in urine and manure that act like acid on fabric, dramatically reducing its life and strength. Equestrian equipment may be more susceptible to molds and other bacteria than a lot of other sports equipment because, in addition to the normal sweat, the equipment and blankets are often used in inclement weather conditions and stored in barns that tend to be damp—a perfect […]

Frying Pan Park Spring Horse Shows

The following horse shows are being offered at Frying Pan Park for spring 2015.  Click the hyperlinks for more information and prize lists.

Frying Pan Park is located at 2709 West Ox Rd. in Herndon, Va.

Virginia Hunters

VA Hunters Horse Shows offer an great opportunity for inexperienced horses or riders to compete in a beginner friendly atmosphere. This is a great way to build confidence and earn experience while competing for great awards! Classes range from flat to over […]

Kelly’s Ford Equestrian Center 2015 Show Schedule

For more information, visit http://www.kellysfordequestrian.com/

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 equine veterinary medicine, including the most current information available on orthopedics, neurology, diagnostic imaging, pain management and infectious disease.

There will be two tracks on Sunday — one focused again for the equine veterinary medicine professionals and one for the horse […]