March 2011

Morven Park schedule includes events for every discipline!

Saturday-Sunday, April 2-3, all-day event.
Spring Horse Trials
Entertain your family with the triathlon of horse sports. Horse trials are the most exacting and exciting of all equestrian sports, as riders compete in dressage, cross-country, and show jumping.
Competitors can enter the Horse Trial on-line at
Free admission for spectators.

Saturday, April 16, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Morven Park Dressage Series Championship
Enjoy spring scenery at Morven Park and stop to watch beautiful horses flaunt their fanciest steps. Local […]

Don’t Miss the April 2 Hunter Show at Union Ridge Equestrian Center

Mark your calendars for the 1st hunter show of the season at Union Ridge Equestrian Center on April 2, 2011. This show will kick off a series of Hunter and Jumper shows. Union Ridge is located in Centreville, VA on Bull Run Post Office Road.

Be sure to check out their website for more information: This year they are offering high point awards including a golf cart for the high point trainer, Custom Der-Dau Boots […]

February 2011

Horses at Work and Play – Exhibit to Open at the National Sporting Library and Museum

MIDDLEBURG, VA – The National Sporting Library and Museum announces that a new exhibit, Horses at Work and Play, will be on view from March 1, 2011 – June 30, 2011, in the Forrest E. Mars, Sr., Exhibit Hall. Horses at Work and Play highlights literature and art from the NSLM holdings and features antique toys from the renowned Athelstan and Kathleen Spilhaus collection.

Horses at Work and Play is suitable for adults and children. This […]

Morningside Training Farm Upcoming Schedule

Updated schedule of events:
March: Ellen Shevella – 3/5-6 Conformation Clinic;Aidan O’Connell – 3/18-20  Cross Country jumping; Sue Lyman & Laura Rowley – 3/26-27, Hunter-jumper ridability, course riding and riding with the right side of your brain.  See article below for details. April: Tommy Serio, 4/9-10 Training your Show Hunters;
* New * Nina Fout 4/16 Open format Clinic.May: Stephen Bradley 5/7-8 Gymnastics & Cross Country Jumping;Susan Harris 5/13-15 Centered Riding;Hunt Country Stable Tour 5/28-29 Open House, riding demos.Jo-Ann Wilson 5/30 *(moved from April 17th)* Equine sportsmassage hands-on workshop     
August: Wendy Murdoch 8/26-28 The Murdoch Method  
We will have regular Jumper […]

January 2011

Tuesday Talks Schedule for 2010-2011 Announced

Virginia  Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center has announced its 2010-11 Tuesday Talks schedule.  This series of free lectures is designed to provide veterinarians, horse owners, and horse professionals with valuable insight and practical advice related to a wide array of equine health care topics.  This year, faculty from the equine medical center and the Middleburg Agricultural Research and Extension (MARE) Center will discuss the most recent developments in regenerative medicine, lameness, performance, and dentistry.

The […]