May 2016

America’s Mustang Stops in Arizona, Missouri and Virginia

Celebrate American Mustangs through Second-Annual Tour
Don’t miss the 2016 America’s Mustang tour! Now in its second year, the campaign—which educates Americans about wild mustangs and the public lands that support them—is building upon the successes from its 2015 inaugural tour to inspire everyone to take interest in the breed. This year’s campaign will have three celebration expos along its nationwide route: Queen Creek, Ariz., Sedalia, Mo. and Lexington, Va.
“Last year, we had more than 16,000 […]

Looking for something to do? Visit our Calendar of Events page!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Our Calendar of Events page has been updated to include as many Shows, Hunter Paces, Trail Rides, Clinics and Events that we could find throughout Virginia. Here is a list for the next week.

5 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Local Landowners Happy

Whether  you ride with a hunt, love to trail ride, or want to keep horses on your property, having a good relationship with surrounding landowners is critical. With the encroaching developments eating up a lot of open spaces, those that remain are vital resources. Here’s a brief list of things you can do to help keep the relationship with your local landowners a happy one – for everyone involved.
1. Show Some Respect
If the respect issue […]

This week in Horse History – Civil War Horses in Battle

Over 620,000 men died during the course of the Civil War, due to combat, starvation, and disease. It has been estimated that for every soldier killed, at least three horses died. The total number of horses and mules killed during the Civil War has been estimated at up to 3.5 million.

Preakness Party to Benefit Loudoun Therapeutic Riding on May 21, 2016

The 6th Annual Preakness Party, to benefit Loudoun Therapeutic Riding, will be held at the Middleburg Community Center on May 21, 2016 at 4:30 pm. Ms. Sue Jones will chair the event. The Honorary Chair is Andy, one of the most honored therapy horses in the nation, and he will be in attendance, weather permitting. Andy has recently been inducted into the Horse Stars Hall of Fame, and last year received the prestigious Klinger award. […]

The Importance of a Prepurchase Exam

So, you’ve decided to add a new horse to your herd? Congratulations! Owning a horse is a big investment in time, money and emotion.

Advertiser Spotlight: Agape Pet Services

Agape Pet Services will honor your request for the care and handling of your horse’s remains in an accurate courteous, compassionate and timely manner.

We understand that your horse is more than just a pet and respect the bond you share. As a member of the family, the loss of your horse can feel overwhelming. Allow us to assist you during this difficult time.

Agape Pet Services provides equine cremation with transportation.  Pick-up is available seven days a […]

April 2016

At Action May 12 – 3 BR/1.5 BA WATERFRONT HOME on 1.6 +/- ACRES in REEDVILLE, VA

3 BR/1.5 BA WATERFRONT HOME on 1.6 +/- ACRES in REEDVILLE, VA

Thursday, May 12, 2016 @ 5:00pm
  2072 Fleeton Rd., Reedville, VA 22539
See more at: http://www.nichollsauction.com

Downsizing their real estate portfolio and unable to utilize this gorgeous property, the owners have contracted Nicholls Auction Marketing Group to market and sell this 3 BR waterfront Northern Neck home at public auction.  Located in a cove with easy access to the amazing Chesapeake Bay, the well built home will […]

At Auction on May 6, 2016 – 47 Acres with 3BR, 2BA Home in King George Co.

This property has been in the same family for many years, and you have the opportunity to purchase a wonderful parcel of rural King George County real estate!!

March 2016

This week in Horse History – Secretariat

Written by Juliette Beauchamp

Last June, American Pharoah galloped into the history books when he won the Belmont Stakes and racing’s prestigious Triple Crown, a feat not equaled since 1978. While horse enthusiasts around the world rejoiced over the bay colt’s success, Virginian’s will always have a special love for American Pharoah’s great-great-great-grandsire, himself a Triple Crown winner.

Secretariat, bred and raised in Virginia, is one of racing’s most beloved figures. He was born at the Meadow […]