April 2016

Battlefield Equestrian Society Bluebell Ride on April 12, along Bull Run

Ride with BES and SWETS for a lovely ride through Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) property and some private property near Bull Run

VHSA “Ask the Judges” Clinic on April 16th at Rose Mount Farm Horse Show

The VHSA Special Events Committee will be holding an “ASK THE JUDGES” Clinic on Saturday, April 16th, at the Rose Mount Farm Horse Show. This free Clinic is open to everyone and will begin at the conclusion of the show on Saturday and will be held under the tent, weather permitting. The Judges will be Kim Dorfman, Scott Fitton and Street Moore. Contact the Virginia Horse Show Association at http://vhsa.com or email vhsa@verizon.net

March 2016

This week in Horse History – Secretariat

Written by Juliette Beauchamp

Last June, American Pharoah galloped into the history books when he won the Belmont Stakes and racing’s prestigious Triple Crown, a feat not equaled since 1978. While horse enthusiasts around the world rejoiced over the bay colt’s success, Virginian’s will always have a special love for American Pharoah’s great-great-great-grandsire, himself a Triple Crown winner.

Secretariat, bred and raised in Virginia, is one of racing’s most beloved figures. He was born at the Meadow […]

An Interview with Tom Seay

Producer and host of “Best of America by Horseback” for eleven years, Tom shares his passion for riding and adventure, as well as his tips for success on the trail

How to Prepare for Trail Competition

The Trail Challenge has become a very popular event. More and more show horse competitors and trail riding enthusiasts are discovering the excitement and challenge

233 +/- ACRE of FARM LAND FEATURING 160 +/- ACRES of TIMBER in FAUQUIER COUNTY, VA

Nicholls Auction Marketing Group has offered at Auction on April 22, 2016 – From the Ennis Estate:  233 +/- acres of beautiful farm ground that features 160 +/- acres of timber, farm house (in need of restoration) and several outbuildings.  Only $500,000 Starting Bid!!
WHEN:  Friday, April 22, 2016 @ 1:30pm
WHERE: 13783 Blackwells Mill Rd., Goldvein, VA 22720
– See more at: http://www.nichollsauction.com
The appointed Executor of the Ennis Estate has contracted Nicholls Auction Marketing Group to market and […]

Huge Birthday Celebration planned for Secretariat at the Meadow on April 1-3, 2016 during the VA Horse Festival

William Nack, author of the best-selling book “Secretariat – The Making of a Champion” and Otto Thorwarth, who portrayed jockey Ron Turcotte in the Disney film “Secretariat” will be among the headliners for the Secretariat Birthday Celebration at The Meadow April 1-3.

They are joining Kate Chenery Tweedy, daughter of Penny Chenery, Secretariat’s owner, and Charlie Davis, his exercise rider, to mark not only “Big Red’s” birthday but also the 80th anniversary of Meadow Stable.   The […]

At Auction April 15 – 5BR WATERFRONT Home on Claytor Lake

Immaculate fully furnished 5 BR/2 BA move-in-ready home located in a cove on beautiful Claytor Lake.  Situated on a double lot in Plantation Estates, this home will make a wonderful primary residence or weekend get away home.  Boats, Jet Skis and more convey w/home!!  Only $250,000 Starting Bid!!
Date:  Friday, April 15, 2016 @ 11:00am
Location: 4303 Plantation Estates Rd., Radford, VA 24141
– See more at: www.nichollsauction.com
Unable to enjoy this lovely property as much as […]

Don’t Miss the VA Horse Festival on April 1-3, 2016

The Virginia Horse Festival is planning a great lineup again this year on April 1-3 at the Meadow Event Park in Doswell, VA.
The Virginia Horse Festival will  feature clinicians and demonstrations from industry experts including host and director of Best of America by Horseback, Tom Seay; Dr. Scott Pleasant; Horse Hippie founder and nutritionist Laura Stopper Batts; Mounted Games Across America Inc.; and Parelli Natural Horsemanship. The festival will also feature show jumping and dressage clinics, the Colt Starting […]

At Auction on April 8 – Gorgeous Estate home on 10.5 Acres

GORGEOUS 5 BR/5.5 BA ESTATE HOME on 10.5 +/- ACRES IN QUAIL TRAIL ESTATES—FAUQUIER COUNTY, VA
Nicholls Auction Marketing Group is offering this picturesque 5 BR/5.5 BA Fauquier County estate on 10.5 +/- acres featuring pool, outbuildings, pond, and only 30 miles outside off the DC Beltway!!  Only $250,000 Starting Bid!!

Location: 6201 Covey Rd., Warrenton, VA 20187
Date: April 8, 2016
Time: 11:00 am

Virtual and Aerial Tour

– See more at: www.nichollsauction.com

Details:

7,500 +/- sf. 5 BR/5.5 BA luxury home on 10.57 +/- […]