February 2015

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Benefit Ride

On March 20-22, 2015 there will be a fundraiser/ benefit ride for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at Raccoon Creek Sports, LLC 19260 Raccoon Creek Drive, Capron VA 23829. Three exciting trails will be available, each between 3.5 and 8 miles long (16+ total); no shoes needed. Primitive camping will be available the nights of the 20th and 21st.

On the 20th farm gates will be open at 5-8p.m for campers. On the 22nd gates will close at 3pm. […]

January 2015

CVHR’s Sweetheart Trail Ride

Central Virginia Horse Rescue will be hosting a trail ride on Saturday, February 14. Blow the winter dust off those saddles, bundle up your sweetheart and come for an afternoon ride on the trails surrounding Miracle Meadows.  Finish up with a Pot Luck dinner at the Cabin at Double A Farms.   CVHR is providing the Hamburgers and hot dogs.  Suggested donation $20 and a dish!  Got Children who want to ride?  Bring an extra […]

December 2014

Clifton Horse Society holiday parade Dec. 6

Come join in the holiday spirit, complete with Christmas caroling, through Clifton, Va., on Dec. 6.

September 2014

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, […]

June 2014

Celebrate “Aunt Sis” at Hazelwild Farm First Memorial Classic Show

Hazelwild Farm Educational Foundation in Fredericksburg, Va., hosts the first Memorial Classic Horse Show on August 24, 2014. The show, held in honor of Anna “Aunt Sis” Elizabeth Morrison, is a fundraising effort for the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, which offers equestrian programs including an Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) team, the University of Mary Washington Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) team, a therapeutic riding program, community and appointment riding lessons, and pony camps. A full-time preschool […]

Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Show on July 25-27 will offer something for everyone!

The Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Show isscheduled for July 25–27, 2014, at Meadow Event Park in Doswell, Va.