February 2015

Adult Re-Riders – Back in the Saddle Again!

Reprinted from the Sept/Oct. 2014 Issue. Written by S. E. Morris
Autumn is upon us; for many, it’s time to go back to school. Perhaps we should ask ourselves, is it also time to return to riding? Adults in greater numbers have resumed horseback riding after a time lapse, whereas others are experiencing the joy of learning to ride for the first time. Several riding programs in Virginia offer lessons, support, and health advice for “those […]

September 2014

Liberty Ride at Montpelier on Sept. 20th

Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Liberty Ride starting from James Madison’s Montpelier on September 20, 2014. Bring your horse and your friends to enjoy this trail ride and join in the festivities in celebrating Montpelier’s Constitution Day. Ride begins at 10 am. Approx. 11 miles round trip, this ride is over pasture land, woods and gravel roads. Shoes are highly recommended. Lunch is provided. Pre-register by Sept. 17th.

From the Orange County website: The length of the […]

July 2014

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 […]

June 2014

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 […]

Stock Horse Summer Shootout Show

ECSHA will hold AQHA shows Sept. 6–7

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.

May 2014

Lynn Haven Hounds Fall Fun Hunter Pace on Sept. 21

Lynn Haven Hounds offers the fun fall hunter pace on Sept. 21

Kelly’s Ford Open Horse Show May 31, 2014

Kelly’s Ford Equestrian Center in Remington, Va., hosts an open horse show on May 31, 2014 with Hunter and Jumper classes throughout the day.