December 2013

What’s going on this weekend??????

Dec. 14 – Virginia Hunters Horse Show,  Frying Pan Farm Park, Herndon, VA 703-437-9101,

Dec. 14 – TWA Jumper Show at Hazelwild Farm, Fredericksburg, VA 540-972-1342,
Dec. 14 – Amazing Grace Stables Horse Show, Carrollton, VA 757-846-8176,,
Dec. 15 – South Run Winter Series, Nokesville, VA 571-224-8486,,
Dec. 15 – TWA Hunter Show at Hazelwild Farm, Fredericksburg, VA 540-972-1342,



October 2013

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 […]

September 2013

Cavalia is back with their new show, Odysseo! At the National Harbor starting on Oct. 9th

Under a gleaming white tent towering above the Potomac, the equine stars of Cavalia’s Odysseo will be delighting audiences starting Oct. 9 and continuing for several weeks.

The horses, 64 in all, are just one part of the iconic show, which is the world’s largest live entertainment spectacle. On its self-contained stage at the National Harbor, Odysseo blends elements of acrobatics, aerialists, music, dance, equestrian expertise and stagecraft genius into a two-hour treat for the senses. […]

April 2013

Equestrian Talent Search held at Bridgewater College on April 12-13, 2013

Collegiate EQUESTRIAN TALENT SEARCH concluded their most successful and active season 2012-13 season at Bridgewater College in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of central Virginia, April 12-13.  The event began with a classroom seminar on Friday night, offered mounted clinics with college equestrian coaches on Saturday, then concluded with a horse show in the IHSA collegiate format.  Clinicians were Matt Arrigon of St. Andrews University, the 2013 IHSA Zone 5 Champion Coach; Jim Arrigon, the only […]

Total Equine Vet Assoc. offers Equine Lameness Workshop at Morven Park this Thursday, April 11, 2013

Join Total Equine Vet Associates for a series of seminars at Morven Park in Leesburg, VA. The first seminar is Thursday, April 11. The topic will be Equine Lameness: An Interactive Workshop. On May 9, the topic will be Cutting Edge Treatments to heal your Horse. On June 13 the topic will be: The Team Approach to Foot Disease: You, Your Vet and Your Farrier.

For information call 703-505-2320 or go to

Do you want to be the next WIHS Youth Ambassador? Or a member of the WIHS Junior Committee?

WIHS is now accepting applications for the 2013 WIHS Youth Ambassador and WIHS Junior Committee.  Don’t delay! The deadline is Sunday, April 21.

About the Program: Introduced in 2009, the WIHS Youth Ambassador Program was created to engage young equestrian enthusiasts from the local community who have an interest in learning about WIHS and working side by side with the WIHS staff to produce the show. In addition, WIHS relies on the youth perspective in developing many […]

March 2013

Colonial Downs and Owners of Strawberry Hill Races Resolve Dispute

Colonial Downs and partners of Strawberry Hill Races, Christie Harrell and Mildred Dotson, announce today that their dispute regarding the “Strawberry Hill Races” trademark has been amicably resolved. The Strawberry Hill Races will be conducted in April beginning in 2014 and during subsequent years. Colonial Downs will conduct the Dogwood Classic Races on April 6, 2013 and during subsequent years. There is no relationship between the Strawberry Hill Races and Colonial Downs or the Dogwood […]

February 2013

Dressage at Devon Horse Show Receives USEF Heritage Competition Status

The Dressage at Devon Horse Show has been honored with the United States Equestrian Federation’s (USEF) designation as a USEF Heritage Competition. The Heritage Competition title is the highest honor currently held by any Federation horse show and Dressaage at Devon is the first dressage show to receive this honor.

The designation of a USEF Heritage Competition is reserved for competitions that have been in existence for a quarter century or more, promoted and grown the […]

May 2012

Adventures in AGsploration offered this summer

The University of Maryland Extension AGsploration action team is excited to announce that they will be offering six “Adventures in AGsploration” programs this summer throughout Maryland.  Each will be a one-day educational program for youth who have completed 5th through 8th grade by the end of the school year.  Participants will have the opportunity to learn about agriculture by engaging in fun, hands-on science-related activities, network with people involved in the Agricultural Industry, tour and […]

April 2011

AQHA Dressage

Are you looking to earn points for your Quarter Horse? Why not try Dressage? Dressage was approved as an official AQHA event in 2010. To find out about the program, go to the AQHA website (  You can find approved Dressage shows in your area by going to the Show Schedule.  Go to the Manager Resources section to get the details of the program and find out how to earn points.  There is […]