April 2014

Going to the Dogs (really) in Orlean, VA

The Old Dominion Hounds will host a foxhound puppy show and open house Saturday, April 26 at the club kennels in Orlean. Competition begins at 3 p.m., with Best in Show at 5.

An international panel of judges will score unentered hounds from recognized packs in the Northern Virginia and Virginia regions of the Masters of Foxhounds Association. There will also be a junior handler class for entered hounds, and a “farm dog” class for visitors.

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An Afternoon with Arabians April 12, 2014

Join Amethyst Acres Equine Center in Buchanan, Va., for an afternoon with one of the world’s rarest horses, the Egyptian Arabian. The event will be held from 1–4 p.m. Hear from industry experts, enjoy complimentary lunch, and learn about the tax benefits and profit potential of breeding these living treasures. Free admission; reservations required. For more information, email deb@amethystacres.com, call 540.254.1017, or visit www.amethystacres.com.

Coventry Farm Hunter Show April 12, 2014

Coventry Farm hunter show will be held April 12 in Ashland, Va. The VHSA associate and CHSA show begins 8 a.m. in both rings. This month’s judges are Robin Wood and Davera Ackenbaum. Pre-entries are due the Monday before the scheduled show. For a prize list and entry form, email coventryfarm@msn.com, call 804.798.2003, or visit www.coventryfarm.com.

Kelly’s Ford Schooling Show April 12, 2014

Kelly’s Ford hosts a schooling dressage show and combined test (Dressage/SJ) on April 12 in Remington, Va. Dressage tests begin at 9 a.m., with show jumping starting at 10:30 a.m; judge TBD. Entries close April 7. For a prize list, email kellysfordequest@aol.com, call 540.399.1800, or visit http://www.innatkellysford.com/equest.html.

Open Barn on April 6th and a 35th birthday celebration for Cajun Mandate+\\

Horse Shows April 4–6, 2014

The Old Dominion Gaited Horse Association will host the Gaited Horse Show Classic on April 4–5 at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Va. Classes are scheduled for English and Western pleasure, trail, gait, and racking, plus dressage and versatility, and include various breeds and styles. Visit www.odgha.net for a prize list and more information; or contact show manager Lynne Delzingaro at twhluva@aol.com.

Sandstone Farm in Millwood, Va., will hold a VHSA jumper show on April […]

March 2014

Great American Trail Horse Sale April 4–5, 2014

Trail horses of all breeds are for sale at the Great American Trail Horse sale at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Va., April 4–5. The demonstration of sale horses begins Friday at 2 p.m., with the $2,000 Trail Competition (the Grand Entry of sale horses and the Gaited Horse “Show-Off”) opening at 7 p.m. The horse sale kickoff is noon on Saturday, with a top-of-the-line tack sale to follow at 6 p.m. Also offered […]