March 2014

Upcoming Events at Morven Park March 20–23, 2014

Join Dr. Jay Joyce for a movie, popcorn, and discussion on the biomechanics of equine movement on March 20 from 7-9:30 p.m. at Morven Park, Leesburg, Va. Increase your understanding of the equine muscular-skeletal system and learn how to improve performance, reduce risk of injury, and make the horse more comfortable. Free admission; preregistration required. For registration information, contact Laura Doyle at or visit

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February 2014

Senior Horse Care Management Feb. 20, 2014

Join Dr. Jay Joyce from Total Equine Veterinary Associates on Feb. 20, 2014 for discussion about senior horse management with topics including nutrition, skin, dental, parasites, endocrine, and athletics at Morven Park in Leesburg, Va. Free! RSVP: 703.777.2890 or email (website

Equine Confidence Course & De-Spooking Clinic March 8 & 9, 2014

Fox Pointe Farm is proud to host a De-spooking Clinic and Equine Confidence Course presented by Charles Pellham of Cornerstone Horsemanship of Reva, VA.

Teaches riders why horses spook and what triggers their escape mechanisms…
Improve Horsemanship Skills
Improve communication between horse and rider
Helps to build confidence in both the horse and the rider
Teaches training methods for dealing with the spooky horse, and how to resolve spooking issues

Participant fee: $200 (2/Day Clinic)
Auditor fee: $25 per day
Reservations and Deposit […]

Carriage Clinic Feb. 8, 2014

A Carriage Clinic with Tracey Morgan is scheduled for Feb. 8, 2014 at Morven Park Equestrian Center, Leesburg, Va. Tune up your pony and sharpen your carriage driving skills in hazards, cones, and dressage. The morning session will be for beginner/training level, with the afternoon for preliminary/intermediate. A potluck lunch and discussion included. Cost is $75. Contact Laura Doyle at 703.777.2890 or visit

Equine Demonstration Feb. 8, 2014

Horseman’s Day at Rockin J Ranch in Amissville, Va., will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and hosted by Dr. Jana Froeling. Demonstrations including dental, farrier, and shockwave; horse skulls; and practical knowledge, such as intravenous and temperature administration, and checking teeth. Cost is $50 per person; call to reserve a space (540.937.1754) or visit

October 2013

Equine Extravaganza starts tomorrow, Nov. 1-3, 2013

Don’t miss the all new, exciting Equine Extravaganza at the Meadow Event Park in Doswell, VA. The schedule is full of great clinicians including Julie Goodnight, Ken McNabb, Jane Savoie, Brock and Leisha Griffith, Dr. Robert Miller, and lots more. Be sure to check out the ad in Horse Talk for a coupon worth $3 off the general admission. For schedule and more information go to

Cross Country Clinic on Oct. 27th with eventer Mark Combs

Sunday October 27th Lynn Haven Hounds will be hosting a Mark Combs clinic at Orange Springs Farm in Unionville, VA.  Mark’s expertise will focus on getting us comfortable mastering the jumping obstacles in the hunt field. He will take out groups of five and concentrate on navigating each jump safely. There will be approximately 5 riders in each session which will last 1 and 1/2 to two hours. We would like to have at least two sessions so please be […]

Ryan Rose Workshops! 4* Senior Parelli Professional on Nov. 1-3, 2013 in Berryville, VA

Want help with your horse?
Sign up today for a workshop Nov. 1-3, 2013 in Berryville, VA at The JBit Ranch
Ryan will be offering 4 – 3 hour workshops over 2 days covering:
• Advancing Online- Responsiveness, Distance, and Quality
• Riding Naked – Rein Positions, Impulsion, and Carrot Stick riding
• Liberty Quadrants Game – Backward “S” pattern, draw, connection
• Hit the Trail – knot savvy, riding in groups, navigating trail obstacles

Bring your horse and participate for only $150 […]

August 2013

Mary Schwentker Clinic on Oct. 5th at Win Green Farm

The CFC Farm & Home Center proudly presents the Mary Schwentker Clinic to be held at Win Green Farm in Rhoadsville, VA on October 5th, 2013.

Mary Schwentker is a leading three-day event rider. Mary has competed successfully at the international level, including the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event, Fair Hill International, Radnor Hunt Three Day, and Essex Three Day. She was the winner of the inaugural Foxhall advanced horse trials. In 1999, Mary was short-listed […]

July 2013

USHJA Julie Winkel 2 Day Clinic at Fox Pointe Farm on Oct. 19 – 20, 2013

Fox Pointe Farm in Quinton, VA is hosting a clinic with Julie Winkel on October 19 and 20, 2013.
RIDER / Clinic FEES:  1-Day Clinic ($225) 2hrs/day. 2-Day Clinic ($400)
Trailer-In Fee/No Stall
Stall Overnight $25 per night   *Bring your own bedding, and feed*
Auditor Tickets $40 • One free w/ rider.

ABOUT JULIE WINKEL: Julie Winkel is an R USEF judge, as well as a CEF judge. She has held a license since 1984, and judged all the most prestigious shows […]