Educational Seminars

April 2016

VHSA “Ask the Judges” Clinic on April 16th at Rose Mount Farm Horse Show

The VHSA Special Events Committee will be holding an “ASK THE JUDGES” Clinic on Saturday, April 16th, at the Rose Mount Farm Horse Show. This free Clinic is open to everyone and will begin at the conclusion of the show on Saturday and will be held under the tent, weather permitting. The Judges will be Kim Dorfman, Scott Fitton and Street Moore. Contact the Virginia Horse Show Association at http://vhsa.com or email vhsa@verizon.net

March 2016

How to Prepare for Trail Competition

The Trail Challenge has become a very popular event. More and more show horse competitors and trail riding enthusiasts are discovering the excitement and challenge

Huge Birthday Celebration planned for Secretariat at the Meadow on April 1-3, 2016 during the VA Horse Festival

William Nack, author of the best-selling book “Secretariat – The Making of a Champion” and Otto Thorwarth, who portrayed jockey Ron Turcotte in the Disney film “Secretariat” will be among the headliners for the Secretariat Birthday Celebration at The Meadow April 1-3.

They are joining Kate Chenery Tweedy, daughter of Penny Chenery, Secretariat’s owner, and Charlie Davis, his exercise rider, to mark not only “Big Red’s” birthday but also the 80th anniversary of Meadow Stable.   The […]

Glenmore Farm Equestrian Center plans Clinic, Hunter Shows and Summer Camps

Located in Keswick, VA, just 5 miles east of downtown Charlottesville, VA, Glenmore Farm Equestrian Center has an action packed spring and summer planned for riders of all ages. Read the information below or check out their website at www.Glenmorefarmec.com

FIX MY RIDE CLINIC
Beginning in April, Glenmore Farm EC will host a “Fix My Ride Clinic” with Ellen Shevella on April 17, 2016.  The format will be run as classes at a horse show that are placed, analyzed, […]

February 2016

Tick Borne Diseases & Emerging Infectious Diseases Educational Seminar

Rappahannock Equine Clinic invites you to a Client Education Seminar on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016. Topic: Tick Borne Diseases & Emerging Infectious Diseases

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 […]

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 […]

December 2015

Join the VA Horse Council in 2016 to help your voice be heard on VA equine issues

The 2016 Virginia Horse Council Membership Drive started on November 1, 2016, with early discounts on all membership categories. The Virginia Horse Council (VHC), a not-for-profit organization, is formed by Virginia horsemen for Virginia horsemen (and women).  The membership and Board of Directors represent all breeds and riding disciplines, equine organizations and clubs, and a multitude of equine-related businesses and interests.
2016 VHC member benefits include early alerts on important equine issues such as legislative and […]

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 […]

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 […]