October 2014

Interested in Driving a Horse and Carriage?

The James River Classic Carriage Driving Pleasure Show will be held at Rose Mount Farm in Spotsylvania, VA on October 25, 2014

Trail Ride on Nov. 9 through Keswick Hunt Club Territory

Don't miss this once in a lifetime chance to ride on the private property through the Keswick Hunt Club territory.

September 2014

Join the fun at the Clinton Anderson Walkabout Tour

Begin your journey toward real horsemanship, attend the Walkabout Tour at the Sen. Bob Martin Eastern Ag Center in Williamston, NC on October 11-12, 2014

Don’t miss the excitement at the WIHS 2014 Barn Night

Don't miss the excitement of the 2014 WIHS Barn Night on October 23rd.

Extreme Mustang Makeover entries now being taken for youth & adult trainers

The Extreme Mustang Makeover is coming to the Virginia Horse Festival in 2015! We are seeking youth and adult trainers to compete in this wild horse training event. The application deadline is October 10, 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 […]

August 2014

2014 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Finals Prize List available now

As one of the best shows on the local show circuit, the WIHS Regional offers the opportunity for area riders to qualify for the Washington International Horse Show at Verizon Center (October 21-26).

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 […]

Birthday Bash for CVHR on July 19!

Central Virginia Horse Rescue (CVHR) hosts its 4th annual birthday bash at Hunters Hollow in Emporia, Va., on July 19, 2014 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Open house, stall dedications, silent auction, tack swap, vendors, flea market, and—new this year—a Trail Obstacle Challenge! Four divisions with 8 to 12 obstacles; awards will be presented for high scoring rescue horse in any division, high scoring adult rider, best dressed rider, best dressed horse, best costume, […]

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 […]