February 2014

Horse World Expo Feb. 27–March 2, 2014

The 18th annual Horse World Expo opens Feb. 27 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Pa., and continues through March 2. The 4-day indoor event features clinics and seminars from equestrian professionals nationwide. Two arenas and two seminar halls offer continuous activities regarding horse care and training, including mounted demonstrations on riding techniques and training skills; a parade of breeds; a trail champions challenge; a musical equine variety show; Stars of the Thoroughbred […]

Hunter Show at EKG Stables

EKG Stables at Hill Valley Farm Winter Hunter Show Series continues Feb. 23, 2014 in Spotsylvania, Va. The VHSA-associate and BHSA show begins with open schooling from 7 a.m.–8:45 a.m. and short/pre-short stirrup schooling from 8:45 a.m.–9 a.m.; the show starts at 9 a.m. This month’s judge is DeDe Shumate. Entries are $12/class. For information, visit EKGstables.com or call 540.582.6272.

Senior Horse Care Management Feb. 20, 2014

Join Dr. Jay Joyce from Total Equine Veterinary Associates on Feb. 20, 2014 for discussion about senior horse management with topics including nutrition, skin, dental, parasites, endocrine, and athletics at Morven Park in Leesburg, Va. Free! RSVP: 703.777.2890 or email info@totalequinevets.com (website www.totalequinevets.com).

Horse Shows Feb. 8–9, 2014

The Virginia Hunters Horse Show will be held Feb. 8, 2014, at Frying Pan Farm Park in Herndon, Va. The VHSA-associated show begins at 9 a.m.; preregistration is $12/class or $15/class the day of the event; Handy Hunter Classic is $20/class. Visit http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/fryingpanpark/equest.htm for prize list and online entry form.

Hazelwild Farm Winter Hunter Show Series continues Feb. 9, 2014 in Fredericksburg, Va. The VHSA-associate and BHSA show, held in the indoor ring, begins with open […]

Rappahannock Equine Clinic Feb. 6, 2014

Join Mark Crisman, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM, on Feb. 6, 2014 for dinner and discussion about equine emergencies at the Rappahannock Equine Clinic in Locust Grove, Va. Dinner served at 6 p.m., with the clinic starting at 6:30 p.m. Free! RSVP: 540.854.7171 or email revc@rappahannockequine.com.

Champion Saddlery Tack Auction Feb. 7, 2014

Champion Saddlery’s midwinter saddle and tack auction will be held Feb. 7, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Doswell Ruritan Club in Doswell, Va. New and used saddles, bridles, bits, and miscellaneous horse equipment will be offered. Most merchandise is new. Call Champion Saddlery (804.227.3434) or http://www.championsaddlery.com/pages/events.php for more information.

Carriage Clinic Feb. 8, 2014

A Carriage Clinic with Tracey Morgan is scheduled for Feb. 8, 2014 at Morven Park Equestrian Center, Leesburg, Va. Tune up your pony and sharpen your carriage driving skills in hazards, cones, and dressage. The morning session will be for beginner/training level, with the afternoon for preliminary/intermediate. A potluck lunch and discussion included. Cost is $75. Contact Laura Doyle at 703.777.2890 or visit www.morvenpark.org.

Equine Demonstration Feb. 8, 2014

Horseman’s Day at Rockin J Ranch in Amissville, Va., will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and hosted by Dr. Jana Froeling. Demonstrations including dental, farrier, and shockwave; horse skulls; and practical knowledge, such as intravenous and temperature administration, and checking teeth. Cost is $50 per person; call to reserve a space (540.937.1754) or visit http://www.fullcircleequine.com/page17/page18/index.html.

December 2013

Full Circle Equine Service is having Horseman’s Day Demo in Amissville Feb. 8, 2014

SAVE THE DATE!!  February 8th, 2014 from 10-3 (with an open session with the DVMs from 3-4 PM)!

Demo’s including but not limited to:

*Dentistry:  Learn how to check the condition of a horse’s teeth so you know when action is needed.  We’ll also be doing an actual dental float.

*Farrier:  What you should look for when it comes to basic hoof health and care.

*Practical Knowledge:  Learn how to do IV administration, taking temperatures, general horse care, etc.

***Fee is $50 per person.  Contact the […]