November 2013

Averett University IDA team has outstanding show on Nov. 23, 2013


On Saturday November 23, 2013, Averett Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) hosted the final competition of the semester. Among the visiting schools were NC State, Longwood University, and fierce rivals St. Andrews University. Despite a freezing cold start, the day warmed up and the rides definitely reflected the gorgeous weather! Averett’s Team A finished 3rd and Team B finished 1st, thanks to the great rides by the team members:

At First Level: Shannon Stone placed 1st

Jessie Hayes […]

2013 VHSA Associate Championship Horse Show Photos

Photos from VHSA Associate Championship Show on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Congratulations to all the riders for a great job and an awesome show. Click on the Gallery link to view each day.


Clifton Saddlery Holiday Sale this weekend Nov. 16-17

Don’t miss the Holiday Sale at Clifton Saddlery – Feed & Pet this weekend Nov. 16-17. Lots of gift ideas for the horse and pet lover!
Conveniently located 1/4 mile from the intersection of Routes 28 and 29, just off of Route 66 in Centreville, VA. 

In addition to our variety of products for horse and rider, we offer a broad assortment of products, including feed, shavings and hay as well as products for your dogs, cats, […]

News from Tranquility Farm Education and Renewal Center in Culpeper, VA

Tranquility Farm in Culpeper, VA has partnered with Benefit Wines “America’s Charity Wine Shop” in a new fundraising venture.  Benefit Wines will help to promote Tranquility Farm through creative promotion of TQ Farm’s own label of wines.  Their winery-direct buying power enables Benefit Wines to give 100% of the online retail profit to the farm from purchases of wines under the TQ label. 

A suggestion…Consider buying from the Farm’s wine assortment for gifts for the upcoming holidays!  Purchases will help the farm.  Check […]

October 2013

Equine Extravaganza starts tomorrow, Nov. 1-3, 2013

Don’t miss the all new, exciting Equine Extravaganza at the Meadow Event Park in Doswell, VA. The schedule is full of great clinicians including Julie Goodnight, Ken McNabb, Jane Savoie, Brock and Leisha Griffith, Dr. Robert Miller, and lots more. Be sure to check out the ad in Horse Talk for a coupon worth $3 off the general admission. For schedule and more information go to

Chili and Chocolate Equine Seminar Series Nov. 13, 2013

Chili and Chocolate Equine Seminar Series
Sponsored by Old Waterloo Equine Clinic and CFC Farm and Home Center

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.,  Fauquier County Fairgrounds, 6203 Old Auburn Road in Warrenton, VA

Alisha Oehling, DVM, Old Waterloo Equine Clinic, will discuss: “No Hoof No Horse”. At the base of everything is the hoof, so come learn how to keep it healthy and your horse sound.

Kathleen Crandall, PhD Equine Nutritionist, Kentucky Equine Research, will discuss: “Advanced Carbohydrate Control”



6:00: Manufacturer’s […]

Day 7 Ticket Giveaway – Rendez-vous VIP passes to Cavalia!

We are happy to continue our 7 days of ticket giveaway! Today, Oct. 23, 2013 is our final day – 1 lucky fan will win 2 Rendez-Vous VIP tickets to Cavalia’s Odysseo. These tickets are amazing! Here is what you get:

Access to the private RENDEZ-VOUS VIP Lounge 90 minutes before the show, during the intermission and after the show
Center-row seats
VIP Pass
Buffet with a wide variety of complimentary foods served before the show
Wine, bubbly and beer at will
Dessert […]

Our Ticket Giveaway Day 5 – Win two Equine Extravaganza tickets

Day 5 – Win Two Tickets to the Equine Extravaganza

We are happy to continue our 7 days of ticket giveaway! Today, Oct. 21, 2013 – 1 lucky fan will win 2  Tickets to the Equine Extravaganza in Doswell, VA

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 this once during the contest (Your email will be added to receive our weekly […]

Fall Foliage Trail Ride & Potluck Lunch in West Friendship MD on Nov. 3, 2013

Fall Foliage Trail Ride & Potluck Lunch on Sunday, November 3, 2013
Sponsored by the Free State ApHC and held jointly with the Mount Airy Saddle Pals
Location:  West Friendship Park, home of the Howard County Living Farm Heritage Museum
Address: 12985 Frederick Road, West Friendship, MD 21794

Ride is approximately two hour leisurely ride across this 300 acre property through wooded trails, stream crossings, meadows and around crop fields. Enjoy Maryland’s fall beauty as the leaves will be […]

Educational Seminar Targets Help for Neglected Equines – Nov. 1, 2013 in Berryville, VA

The Clarke County Humane Foundation, along with the Clarke County Equine Alliance, is hosting an educational seminar on Friday, Nov. 1 featuring answers to what local residents can do to help in suspected cases of equine neglect or abuse. A reception begins at 7 p.m. and the program starts at 7:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting area of the Camino Real Mexican Restaurant in Berryville. Light refreshments and door prizes will be available. The event […]