October 2016

Vote now in our 2016 Cover Photo Contest

Voting has ended! Congratulations to our 2016 Cover Photo contest winners!

Vote for your favorite Photo!
Voting begins on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at 12:01 am.  Each person may vote once per day, per IP address. Share with your friends and family to get as many votes for your favorite photo. Voting ends on Oct. 15, 2016 at midnight. The winner will be announce on Oct. 16, 2016. Good luck to all our entries!

Click here to vote on Facebook

September 2016

Barn Night Returns to the Washington International Horse Show at Verizon Center on October 27

Popular night for young riders and horse lovers  features contests and prizes! 

One of the most popular nights during the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is Barn Night, presented by  Dover Saddlery with the generous support of The Peterson Family Foundation and National Harbor, which will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. Barn Night is a favorite with young riders, barn mates and horse lovers who attend in groups and have […]

SEFHA Colt Starting Challenge Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016

Competitors will try to take green horses from round pen to rideable in a single day at the Colt Starting Challenge, returning Sept. 29 and Oct. 1, 2016.

Enter our 2016 Cover Photo Contest!

Entries are now being taken for our 2016 Cover Photo Contest. Open to both Amateur and Professional Photographers, the 3 photos with the most votes on our Facebook page will be featured on the cover of a future issue of Horse Talk. 

In addition to having the top 3 winning photos featured on the cover, the 1st Place winner of the cover photo contest will win  $100 Gift Certificate  to Saddlery Liquidators AND 4 tickets to any performance of […]

March 2016

$1,500,000 Virginia Farm offered as a prize in an Essay Contest

Now’s your chance to become a country gentlemen (or lady) and own that gorgeous mansion you’ve always wanted. The owner of Newstead Farm, in Cumberland County, historically known as Newstead on the James, Cartersville VA is retiring and handing over the keys to the person who best writes in 200 words telling why “I would like to own Newstead Manor and operate Newstead Farm.”
What will it take to win not only the 5-bedroom historic mansion […]

September 2015

VOTE NOW in our 2015 Cover Photo Contest!

CLICK HERE and vote now for your favorite cover photo! 
1st Place winner of the cover photo contest will win  $100 Gift Certificate  to Saddlery Liquidators AND 4 tickets to any performance of the 2015 Washington International Horse Show! The 2nd and 3rd place winners will each receive 2 tickets to any performance of the 2015 Washington International Horse Show.

Voting ends on Oct. 12, 2015 at 11.59pm. Winners will be notified by Oct. 14, 2015. Each person is allowed one vote per day […]

Now accepting entries for our 2015 Cover Photo Contest!!!

It’s that time again! Enter your best photo(s) to win the top prize of $100 gift certificate at Saddlery Liquidators and 4 tickets to any performance of the Washington International Horse Show. 2nd and 3rd place will win 2 tickets to the WIHS.

Submit your entry by Sept. 27, 2015. Voting will be on Facebook and begin on Sept. 28- Oct. 12, 2015.  Winner will be announce Oct. 14th, 2015.

 Good luck to everyone!

Click here to enter contest

A special […]

May 2015

Enter to Win a Spot in the Clinics! Enjoy the Ride Horse Fair – August 29th

Write an essay for a chance to win a spot in the clinics at the Enjoy the Ride Horse Fair, August 29, 2015 at the Fauquier Fairgrounds

April 2015

Rock Spring Farm essay contest: winner to receive 35-acre Virginia horse farm

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCT. 31, 2015 – entries must be postmarked by this date.

Virginia is for Horse Lovers! So where better than to own a horse farm – especially one you can own for a 1,000 word essay and an entry fee of $200? The 35-acre Rock Spring Farm will become the property of an essayist who can convince a panel of judges – educators and horse enthusiasts – he or she loves horses and […]

March 2015

River City Horse Show

On March 28, 2015 River City Horse Shows will be hosting its first show of the year.  River City Horse Shows is a series of all-breed, open horse shows held at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds.To be held at 10300 Courthouse Road. Chesterfield, Va. 23832. It will be eligible for Open Horse Show Association points. Gates will open at 7:00 A.M. and the show will begin at 9:00 A.M. There will be a Sunday rain date. $6 per class […]