Clinics / Camps / Other Events

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 […]

3 Virginia Riders Share Their Experiences at the FEI/Adequan North American Jr/Young Rider Championships

The NAJYRC is one of the few opportunities juniors (ages 14 - 18) and young riders (ages 16 - 21) have to participate as part of a team.

Paul Ebersole Gymnastics Clinics at Morven Park in January and February

The clinics will take place in Morven Park's indoor ring. Lessons will last one hour for groups of three or four riders, for all levels.

APHA Convention and Annual Membership Meeting in Richmond, VA on Feb. 26-29

On February 26-29, the American Paint Horse Association will hold their Convention and Annual Meeting at the Omni Richmond, VA.

Convention is where members come together to be informed of the progress of the APHA. The Executive Director’s presentation gives members highlights into the past year, statistics regarding the prosperity of the association and forecasts into the future.

ALL APHA members are invited to attend this event.

Members attend standing committee meetings where the mission of […]

November 2015

4-H Horse Clubs Sponsor Annual Tack Swap & Sale on Nov. 22

Charles County 4-H Horse & Pony Clubs, Mounted Wanderer’s and HorseMaster’s are
partnering again this year to host a Tack Swap & Sale at the Charles County Fairgrounds located in La Plata, MD just off Rte. 301/Crain Hwy. The swap will be held rain or shine as it is held indoors on the Fairgrounds. Bring your tack, blankets, show clothes, books etc to sell or come to shop! Huge selection of Breyer Model Horses and some […]

October 2015

Nov. 19 Equine Education Seminar – Sponsored by C’ville Southern States and Blue Ridge Equine

Charlottesville Southern States Cooperative and Blue Ridge Equine Clinic are pleased to announce their fall Equine Educational Seminar. On November 19, 2015, at Restoration Restaurant in Crozet, Va.  With limited space, please RSVP early.
As always, there will be speakers on current topics, food, door prizes, new information and products, and much more. Dr. Kelly Giunta will speak on “Diagnosing lameness using lameness locator technology” and Dr. Bill Vandegrift will discuss “Hindgut ulcers and equine nutrition”.
With […]

Harry de Leyer Breyer Horse Signing & Sale Event at Double L Tack Shop Nov. 7, 2015

Double L Tack Shop in Fredericksburg, VA is proud to announce that Harry de Layer will be available on November 7, 2015 for a Breyer Horse Signing and Sale Event.

Harry bought Snowman, a broken down Amish plow horse he rescued off the slaughter truck for $80. Less than two years later Snowman won the 1958 horse show jumping Triple Crown — the American Horse Shows Association Horse of the Year, Professional Horseman’s Association Champion and Champion of […]

September 2015

Healing Strides of VA offering Phillip Dutton Clinic Nov. 7, 2015

Healing Strives of Virginia is thrilled to be able to have Phillip Dutton for the day! Phillip's career as one of the top 5 event riders in the World is truly inspiring

August 2015

Enjoy the Ride Horse Fair – Aug. 29th at the Fauquier Fairgrounds

CFC Farm & Home Centers are celebrating the horse this summer with a brand new equine event, August 29, at the Fauquier Fairgrounds in Warrenton, VA
If you have attended any of the “Chili & Chocolate” series of educational seminars, you know that CFC is committed to presenting helpful information on equine nutrition, medical care, grooming and general welfare.  The Enjoy the Ride Horse Fair was created as a “hands-on” event, with local veterinarians presenting horse-care […]

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 […]