October 2013

DAY 1 of our 7 Days of Ticket Giveaways! Oct. 17-23, 2013

Day 1 – Today’s Winner Gets Two Tickets to the Equine Extravaganza
We are happy to begin our 7 days of ticket giveaway! Today, Oct. 17, 2013 – 1 lucky fan will win 2 Tickets to the EQUINE EXTRAVAGANZA at the Meadow Event Park in Doswell, VA on Nov. 1-3, 2013
It’s easy to enter:
1) Become a fan of our Facebook Page
2) Share and like our Ticket Contest Facebook post!*
3) Fill out our contest ENTRY FORM. You only need to do […]

Ticket Giveaway! Starts Thursday, Oct 17 through Oct. 23, 2013

Get ready to Win!!! Starting tomorrow October 17, 2013 we will be giving away 2 tickets to a random winner each day to either the Washington International Horse Show, Cavalia’s Odyssio, or the Equine Extravaganza! Watch for our Facebook posts and website announcements each day so you will know which tickets are up for grabs that day.

 

There is no purchase necessary. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

You will never forget Cavalia’s new show “Odysseo”! Now open under the big top at National Harbor.

The horses, the riders, the acrobats, the music! Where to begin? Odysseo is unbelievable. Performed under the big top, a tent that is 125 feet high, and the size of two NFL football fields, this magical show leaves you breathless. Equestrians can appreciate the hard work and training that goes into bringing 64 different horses onto a stage. During various acts of the show, there are horses at liberty, some gallop across the stage […]

October is a busy month for our advertisers! Horse Shows, Trail Rides, Events, Colt Starting Challenge, Sales, and More!

With the cooler weather comes a whole lot of horse shows and events in Virginia. We thought we would give our readers a quick look at our advertiser’s upcoming events for the rest of October and into November. Click on the links in red for more information.

 

Oct. 12-13 – Parelli Horse and Soul Tour – at the PG Equestrian Center, Upper Marlboro, MD. 2 fun days of demos from Pat and Linda Parelli. Colt Starting, […]

1st Annual Masquerade Horse Show at Hill Top Stables on Oct. 18, 2013

UPDATED ON OCT. 11, 2013 – SHOW IS POSTPONED TO OCT 18TH DUE TO RAIN

Hill Top Stables in Fredericksburg, VA will host their 1st Annual Masquerade Horse Show on Oct. 18th to benefit Animal Awareness & Assistance, a local non-profit charity.

Hill Top Stables will host many activities at this horse show to raise money for Animal Awareness & Assistance. Buffalo Wild Wings will be there 10AM until 2:00OM serving up great food. Also, hay rides, cookie […]

Morven Park Horse Trials Oct. 4-6 will include 12 Olympic riders & 2 Pan Am Games gold medal winners

Morven Park’s fall Horse Trials has long been a favorite annual stop for the nation’s top riders, many of whom live within a few hours’ drive from this Northern Virginia icon.

This year will be no exception, as the Horse Trials draw more than 350 horse/rider combinations over the weekend of Oct. 4-6, one of the most spectacular times of year at what is already a stunning setting.

In his official capacity as Course Advisor for the […]

September 2013

Cavalia is back with their new show, Odysseo! At the National Harbor starting on Oct. 9th

Under a gleaming white tent towering above the Potomac, the equine stars of Cavalia’s Odysseo will be delighting audiences starting Oct. 9 and continuing for several weeks.

The horses, 64 in all, are just one part of the iconic show, which is the world’s largest live entertainment spectacle. On its self-contained stage at the National Harbor, Odysseo blends elements of acrobatics, aerialists, music, dance, equestrian expertise and stagecraft genius into a two-hour treat for the senses. […]

VA State Fair opens with “Salute to Secretariat” Day on Friday, Sept. 27

The  “Salute to Secretariat’ Day at the Virginia State Fair is Friday Sept. 27, beginning at 10 am when the Fair opens.   It will take place on the north side of the Fairgrounds in the “Harvest Landing” section.  This is where the original yearling and stallion barns built in the 1930s are located.  Two descendants of Secretariat:  Covert Action, a grandson, and Multiple Choice, a great-grandson, will be on display near the barns.  They are […]

VA Hunt Week – October 12 – 27, 2013

Virginia Hunt Week 2013!   October 12 through 27 — Join us!

Tentative schedule

Saturday, October 12 – Middlebrook Hounds

Sunday, October 13 – Rockbridge Hunt

Monday, October 14 – Glenmore Hunt

Tuesday, October 15 – Stonewall Hounds

Wednesday, October 16 – Bedford County Hunt

Thursday, October 17 – Farmington Hunt

Friday, October 18 – Oak Ridge Fox Hunt

Saturday, October 19 – Deep Run Hunt

Sunday, October 20 – Rappahannock Hunt

Monday, October 21 – Bull Run Hunt

Tuesday, October 22 – Casanova Hunt

Wednesday, October 23 […]

20-Year Anniversary for the Capital Challenge Horse Show Sept. 28-Oct. 6, 2013

The 2013 Capital Challenge Horse Show (CCHS) is quickly approaching and there are many exciting highlights to look forward to as the competition celebrates its 20-year anniversary. The show runs September 28 through October 6 at Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, MD.
The Capital Challenge Horse Show has a great variety of competition this year, including the popular Developing Pro Rider Challenge and Future Hunter divisions for young horses. The show will also highlight […]