July 2013

Derby Day at Kelly’s Ford Equestrian Center this Saturday, July 27, 2013

Hunter, Medal, Jumper and Event Derby Day! Don’t miss the fun!

Don’t Miss the Dover Saddlery Tent Sale This Weekend at Chantilly and Lexington VA Stores


The sale is at both the Chantilly VA and the Lexington, VA stores! July 26-28, 2013. Hours: Fri. and Sat. 9-8, Sunday 11-4.


Make sure you enter to win your order FREE (up to $500) by clicking on the ad box it will take you to an entry form to fill out and bring with you to enter or just print the ad and bring it with you. Lots of great products on sale!

Chantilly VA Sale […]

VQHYA Fun in the Sun Open Show July 27

The Virginia Quarter Horse Youth Association is hosting an all-breed open horse show on July 27, 2013 – featuring showmanship, western pleasure, horsemanship, ranch pleasure, hunter under saddle, equitation, gaited/racking/non-trotting, barrel racing, and pole bending. Only $5 per class to enter. Jackpot classes and great prizes. All Around Highpoint Challenge. Random prize drawings and 2 exhibitors will win a free show.

Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road – Gate 4, Chesterfield, Virginia, 757-641-2896, chrisjringer@verizon.net, www.myvqha.com.


Four National Jousting Champions from Maryland to be Recognized with Touch of Class Award by Maryland Horse Industry Board

Marylanders swept all four divisions at the 2012 National Jousting Finals, and the Maryland Horse Industry  Board (MHIB) will honor all four of them with a Touch of Class Awards at the 92nd Petersville Farmer’s Club Joust, Sunday, July 21, at the Petersville Farmer’s Club grounds, 3816 Petersville Road, in Brunswick (Frederick County). Jousting is Maryland’s official state sport.

The four jousters to be honored are: Corey Minnick, 31, of Washington County, who took first place […]

Old Dominion Endurance Rides Inc. plans an exciting weekend on July 27-28

The Old Dominion Endurance Rides Inc. has a great weekend planned in Orkney Springs, VA for July 27-28.

Have you ever wanted to try Ride N’ Tie? Wonder what Ride N’ Tie is? Want to attend a clinic or learn about horse camping? Would you like to try night riding before entering your first 100 mile endurance ride? Want to try a little endurance riding at a short distance? Come on down!!!

Here is a link to more info about […]

New Film Premier to Benefit Tranquility Farm Equestrian Education and Renewal Center July 27

Romance! Drama! Adventure! The film, DANCING ON A VOLCANO, details the newly discovered story of Nadja Merino, a woman trying to save her family, and a senior diplomat struggling to decide whether to follow his God or the dictates of his state. This new World War II documentary will bring tears to your eyes with its incredible home movie footage of the actual escape from Nazi occupied Austria and with the message it conveys about […]

May 2013

SPRING & SUMMER TRAIL RIDES Sponsored by the Blue Ridge Hunt

Members Clarke County Equine Alliance


Sat. June 8th: Pigeon Hill Farm 9 AM 6827 Lord Fairfax Highway, Berryville VA

Sat. June 15th: Salter Hill 9 AM 154 Clay Hill Road, Boyce VA

Sat. June 22nd: The Clearing 9 AM 516 Clay Hill Road, Boyce VA

Sat. June 29th: Trelawny Farm 9 AM 2055 Springsbury Road, Berryville VA


Sat. July 6th: EVENING RIDE @ 5 PM!!! 5 PM Glendale Farm 1318 Old Charles Town Road, Berryville VA. Ride and […]

Announcing the new Keswick 2013 Summer Hunter Horse Show Series!

VHSA Associate, BHSA & SWVHJA Sanctioned

Trainer’s Award presented by Chuck Pinnell Custom Leather High Point Coolers presented by The Clothes Horse

Full range of hunter and equitation divisions and medal classes

Saturday, July 27, 2013 Judges: Michael Rooks, Cricket Stone Featuring $500 Hunter Classic and Exhibitors’ Party!

Saturday, August 24, 2013 Judges: Glen Moody, Matt Payne

Saturday, September 21, 2013 Judges: Clyde Poarch, Michelle Poarch

… All on the grounds of the beautiful Keswick Hunt Club. Prize list is attached; […]