March 2016

BCHA Annual Tack ‘n’ Trade on March 26

Clean out your barn and make some cash by selling your used tack and apparel. Sell or market your equine service including training, lessons, stabling, breeding, equine sales, etc. Or perhaps sell items you make yourself that would appeal to the equine enthusiast like jewelry, apparel and more. The cost is $10 a table. Register by March 19.
The sale is free and open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information contact: JoAnn Dester […]

January 2016

2nd Annual VA Horse Festival coming on April 1-3, 2016

The second annual Virginia Horse Festival, April 1-3, offers a comprehensive look at the equine industry over three days of clinics, demonstrations, exhibits, shopping and more.
The event is held at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County, the historic birthplace of famed racing legend Secretariat. The weekend includes the Colt Starting Challenge USA, during which eight trainers will gentle and ride a previously unridden horse. As they work with the horses Friday and Saturday, they […]

October 2015

TB Retirement Foundation Plein Air “Art at the Races” Event at Montpelier Nov 7

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation at Montpelier is hosting the Plein Air  ‘Art at the Races ‘ event at the Montpelier Hunt Races on November 7, again this year.
Noted artists Kelly Coffin, Nancy Wallace, Helen Hilliard, Carol Igleasias, D. Haskell Chuuy, James Erickson,Lilla Ohrstrom, Debbie Kozura,Richard Luschek and Elaine Hurst will be painting outside before the races and at the races. An ’ Art at the Races’ art gallery will be set up at the races […]

WIHS Silent Auction Ends Tonight at 9pm – Bid online or at the show

From tack to tickets to great getaways, the WIHS Silent Auction, has more than 130 unique and valuable products and services available for your bid.

Thursday night at WIHS has something for everyone

The 2015 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) has an exciting schedule of events set for each night of competition throughout its six-day stay at Verizon Center in downtown Washington, D.C. WIHS Barn Night, presented by Dover Saddlery, draws a fantastic crowd of equestrian enthusiasts and will be held on Thursday, October 22. Full competition for WIHS runs October 20-25, 2015.

WIHS Barn Night, presented by Dover Saddlery, is a favorite with young riders, barn mates and […]

2015 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Finals this weekend

The highly anticipated 2015 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Finals will be hosted at Prince George’s Equestrian Center (PGEC) in Upper Marlboro, MD, from Friday, October 16, to Sunday, October 18, offering local and regional riders a final opportunity to punch their qualifying ticket to show at the world-renowned Washington International Horse Show (WIHS).
 
Entries for the WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Finals close Friday, October 9. View the prize […]

Poker Run hosted by Sandstone Farm on Nov. 1 to benefit Millwood TB Rescue and Adoption Foundation

November 1, 2015 Sandstone far will host its third Poker run on horseback. A timed cross country event for the benefit of the Millwood TB Rescue and Adoption Foundation.

September 2015

Get Ready for WIHS Barn Night – Oct. 22, 2015

The 2015 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is pleased to announce the details of this year’s WIHS Barn Night, presented by Dover Saddlery. Barn Night is a favorite with young riders, barn mates and horse lovers who attend in groups and have a chance to enter contests, win great prizes, and enjoy a fun, horse-filled evening. This year’s Barn Night, themed “Keeping Up With the Equestrians,” will be held Thursday evening, October 22, during the 57th […]

August 2015

VA State Fair announces Schedule of Equine Events – Sept. 25 – Oct. 4, 2015

From Sept. 25 through Oct. 4, fairgoers can enjoy an exciting array of equines from all over Virginia.
Draft horses will be pulling; miniature horses will be prancing; ranch horses will be pushing cattle. There will be drill teams and rodeo thrills. A Showcase of Breeds will educate and entertain. The fair’s annual Salute to Secretariat will pay homage to the legendary Triple Crown champion who was born at what’s now The Meadow Event Park.

“The State […]

July 2015

WIHS Announces Exciting News for 2015

The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), the country’s premier metropolitan indoor horse show, announces exciting news for its 57th annual event, which will take place October 20-25, 2015, at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. The official 2015 WIHS Prize List is now available online.

Longines FEI World CupTM Jumping Washington

The highlight event of WIHS, the $125,000 President’s Cup Grand Prix, presented by Events DC, has been selected as one of seven events to comprise the East Coast […]