May 2013

Don’t Miss the 4th Annual Tack Swap and Sale at Saddlery Liquidators, Monday, May 27th

A few Cross Country photos from The Event at Kelly’s Ford, May 18, 2013

40th IHSA National Championships: One for the Record Books

Only twice in the 40-year history of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championships have two hunter seat teams tied for the Collegiate Cup overall high point title: 1980, when Southern Seminary College tied with SUNY Stony Brook, and 1989, when Colby-Sawyer College tied with Pennsylvania State University.

Add 2013 to that short list. St. Lawrence University coach Mary Drueding and her defending national champion Saints will share the IHSA hunter seat high point team Collegiate […]

Equine Rescue League Spring Open House May 18-19, 2013

The Equine Rescue League marks a milestone this year – 23 years of service to equines in need and the local community. This year’s Spring Open House will be a reflection of all the Equine Rescue League has accomplished as well as a celebration of the horses, ponies, donkeys and mules who have come through the farm shelter. Many magnificent creatures have passed through the League’s facility. They have been physically and emotionally healed and […]

Annual Guided Historical Trail Ride with The Black Horse Cavalry, 4th Virginia, Co. H. on May 25, 2013

Saturday, May 25th, 2013
Ride and Demonstration Begins at 9:00 AM
Registration Deadline is May 17, 2013 
LIVE THE HISTORY!
 
The Black Horse was initially formed in Fauquier County in 1859 as an independent volunteer cavalry company.  The unit guarded John Brown at Harper’s Ferry prior to his execution.  With the secession of Virginia from the United States, it was mustered into the service of the Commonwealth of Virginia in May of 1861.  At First Manassas, it initially guarded […]

April 2013

IHSA to Celebrate 40 Years of America’s Oldest and Largest Collegiate Equestrian National Championships

 
In 1973 there were no cell phones, home computers, smart cars or internet but there were a determined handful of college coaches and teams who met in good-natured competition for what became the first annual Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championships.  This May 2-5, the Equine Arena of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg will host the 40th celebration of what are now the oldest and largest  collegiate equestrian national championships in America, bringing […]

Oak Ridge Fox Hunt Club Spring Hunter Pace May 25, 2013

OAK RIDGE FOX HUNT CLUB ~  SPRING HUNTER PACE 2013

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

Rain date:  Sunday May 26th

~ The beautiful Tea Time Farm ~

Nelson County, Virginia

Fun for everyone ~ english – western – young – and old!

The Hunter Pace will benefit the Hounds of the

 OAK RIDGE FOX HUNT CLUB

The members of Oak Ridge are planning a wonderful course that will

allow you to enjoy the beautiful countryside at Tea Time Farm.  The course is approximately 6-8 miles with

the opportunity […]

Tri State Riding Club New Member Ride at Camp Highroad, on May 5th, 2013

Tri-State Riding Club invites you to their new member ride at Camp Highroad, Middleburg, VA on Sunday, May 5, 2013. Ride out at 1:30
Our trail ride is a fun way to get to know what Tri State Riding Club is all about. You and your horse will ride among friends through the rolling, open fields and cool, shady woods of Camp Highroad. $20 per rider or $40 includes new TSRC membership and trail ride ($60 […]

Competitive Trail Challenge on May 18th, 2013 in Ivor, VA

May 18th – Graz’n Acres Benefit Competitive Trail Challenge (ACTHA Ride) will be held in Ivor, VA at Tidewater Horse Trails. 100% of the proceeds from this ride will go to Graz’n Acres Therapeutic Riding Center. 6 Miles, 6 Obstacles, and 6 Judges! Great prizes and ribbons 1st thru 6th place in each division, as well as additional contest and goodie bags for every rider. Kelly Gray at 757-653-4980 or ratherberidin90@aol.com for more information.

Equine Rescue League 23rd Anniversary Spring Open House and Loudoun Spring Farm Tour

May 18th & 19th 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Promise Kept Farm, 12681 Taylorstown Road, Lovettsville, VA.

This year’s Spring Open House will be a reflection of all the Equine Rescue League has accomplished as well as a celebration of the horses, ponies, donkeys and mules who have come through the farm shelter. Many magnificent creatures have passed through the League’s facility. They have been physically and emotionally healed and have gone on to wonderful careers and […]