October 2016

Madeira School hosts ANRC Junior Horsemanship Challenge Competition November 5, 2016

A Junior Horsemanship Challenge competition will be hosted by The Madeira School on November 5, 2016. It is a multi-phase team competition sponsored by the American National Riding Commission (ANRC) based on ANRC’s National Intercollegiate Equitation Championship, now in its 40th year.

Teams of two or three students in grades 6 through 12 will compete in four events: a Program Ride; a Medal Course; a Derby Course; and a Written Test, which is based on forward […]

January 2016

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!

December 2015

Virginia rider to compete in a world finals competition in Germany

For many athletes, representing your country on an international stage is the ultimate achievement. Suddenly, you have an entire nation supporting and rooting for your success. Sweet Briar College sophomore Makayla Benjamin will get a chance to experience that when she rides for the United States at the AIEC-SRNC World Finals.

Benjamin, an engineering major and business minor from Leesburg, VA, will be one of three riders representing Team USA in Germany from Dec. 29, 2015, to […]

7 Fun Filled Equestrian escapes to enjoy during the holidays

Have you been promising yourself a different way to celebrate the holidays?
If you are head hostess or host for the family, maybe you need a mini vacation before your holiday labors are in full swing?
Whatever your goal, Virginia and nearby locales offer a variety of horsey opportunities for weekends or day trips. Some are perfect for you and your own horse. Others provide trusty trail  mounts and guides, a great option for sharing your hobby […]

November 2015

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

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

4-H Horse Clubs Sponsor Annual Tack Swap & Sale on Nov. 22

Charles County 4-H Horse & Pony Clubs, Mounted Wanderer’s and HorseMaster’s are
partnering again this year to host a Tack Swap & Sale at the Charles County Fairgrounds located in La Plata, MD just off Rte. 301/Crain Hwy. The swap will be held rain or shine as it is held indoors on the Fairgrounds. Bring your tack, blankets, show clothes, books etc to sell or come to shop! Huge selection of Breyer Model Horses and some […]

October 2015

Nov. 19 Equine Education Seminar – Sponsored by C’ville Southern States and Blue Ridge Equine

Charlottesville Southern States Cooperative and Blue Ridge Equine Clinic are pleased to announce their fall Equine Educational Seminar. On November 19, 2015, at Restoration Restaurant in Crozet, Va.  With limited space, please RSVP early.
As always, there will be speakers on current topics, food, door prizes, new information and products, and much more. Dr. Kelly Giunta will speak on “Diagnosing lameness using lameness locator technology” and Dr. Bill Vandegrift will discuss “Hindgut ulcers and equine nutrition”.
With […]

TB Retirement Foundation Plein Air “Art at the Races” Event at Montpelier Nov 7

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation at Montpelier is hosting the Plein Air  ‘Art at the Races ‘ event at the Montpelier Hunt Races on November 7, again this year.
Noted artists Kelly Coffin, Nancy Wallace, Helen Hilliard, Carol Igleasias, D. Haskell Chuuy, James Erickson,Lilla Ohrstrom, Debbie Kozura,Richard Luschek and Elaine Hurst will be painting outside before the races and at the races. An ’ Art at the Races’ art gallery will be set up at the races […]

WIHS Silent Auction Ends Tonight at 9pm – Bid online or at the show

From tack to tickets to great getaways, the WIHS Silent Auction, has more than 130 unique and valuable products and services available for your bid.

Results from the 2015 WIHS Regional Horse Show and USHJA Zone 3 Finals

The 2015 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) hosted its Regional Horse Show in conjunction with the USHJA Zone 3 Finals October 16-18, 2015, at Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, MD. The competition leads up to the 57th annual Washington International Horse Show, which runs this week, October 20-25, at Verizon Center in downtown Washington D.C.

The regional competition gives local riders a chance to qualify to compete in the WIHS Championship Finals in the […]