July 2014

Virginian Woman Rides in Mongol Derby

Rose left July 30 to ensure arrival at the Derby, which starts Aug. 6. Catch up with Rose in “real time”—visit her Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/rose4mongolderby for the most up-to-date information, stats, and fabulous pictures of her adventure! She’s also on the map at the official Mongol Derby website http://www.themongolderby2014.com, where supporters can “follow the Rose dot” and find out where she is on her trek!

Rose Sandler of Culpeper, Va., is one of 41 riders […]

Back to Basics Horse Show

The Back to Basics Horse Show Association (BBHSA) in Catlett, Va., has updated their show schedule to reflect recent cancellations because of weather. Two weekends have been added this season: July 26–27 and Nov. 8–9, 2014; the pleasure, mini, and trail classes will be held on Saturday, and gymkhana and speed events will be held Sunday. Also, the July 26 evening show has been cancelled. The show series continues Sept. 20–21 and Oct. 18–19; BBHSA […]

The Winslett Advantage to host two hunter shows at Rose Mount Farm

The second TWA hunter shows will be held Aug. 30, 2014 at Rose Mount Farm in Spotsylvania, Va.

June 2014

Celebrate “Aunt Sis” at Hazelwild Farm First Memorial Classic Show

Hazelwild Farm Educational Foundation in Fredericksburg, Va., hosts the first Memorial Classic Horse Show on August 24, 2014. The show, held in honor of Anna “Aunt Sis” Elizabeth Morrison, is a fundraising effort for the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, which offers equestrian programs including an Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) team, the University of Mary Washington Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) team, a therapeutic riding program, community and appointment riding lessons, and pony camps. A full-time preschool […]

Pleasure Shows at Silver Star Farm

Silver Star Farm in Spotsylvania, Va., continues their horse show season on June 28, 2014. The pleasure show starts at 9 a.m.; SMS, halter, and trail classes will be offered outside of the main show arena to give exhibitors a 4-hour time block to perform trail classes at own pace. Entries are $7/class for members of 4-H; nonmembers are $8/class.

This month’s judge is Katie Jackson, with Lisa-Marie Beckwith as the trail judge. Future 2014 shows […]

HITS 2014 Culpeper Series

HITS continues the hunter/jumper Culpeper series at the renovated Commonwealth Park in Culpeper, Va.

Sandstone Farm VHSA Summer Shows

Join Sandstone Farm in Millwood, Va for Hunter, Jumper and Combined Test

Coventry Farm Hunter Show Summer Season

Coventry Farm in Ashland, Va., continues their summer hunter show series June 14, 2014.

Autumn Olive Farm Hunter Shows Summer 2014

Autumn Olive Farm in Goochland, Va., will host several hunters shows this summer season

Summer Equestrian Events at Frying Pan Park

Frying Pan Park in Herndon, Va., will host a Tuesday evening hunter show series on June 24, July 15, July 29, Aug. 30, and Aug. 26. Warm-up from 3–3:45 p.m.; the show starts at 4 p.m. Class entry fees are $15/class; preentries are $12/class. Division include lead line, pre-short stirrup, hunter short stirrup, open pleasure, and hunter jumps at 2ʹ, 2ʹ3ʺ, 2ʹ6ʺ, and 3ʹ.

Frying Pan Park will also host a twilight dressage series (4 shows) […]