July 2016

Celebrate America’s Mustangs at the VA Horse Center Aug. 25-27, 2016

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.
Headlining each of the expo locations is the 100-day Extreme Mustang Makeover […]

March 2016

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 […]

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 […]

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

Full Circle Equine Service offering Horseman’s Day on Sept. 26, 2015

Horseman’s day will be held September 26th from 10-4 at Full Circle Equine Service, Amissville Va. Topics offered are shock wave, Tui Na, wound treatment, chiropractic and acupuncture demonstrations, advanced topics with the farrier, and presentations on equine search and rescue, as well as body balance and fitness for the rider by Rock’N’Horse Fitness.  To sign up go to fullcircleequine.com or call their office at 540-937-1754.

July 2015

2015 Clinton Anderson Clinic Schedule with Sept. Clinic in Frankfort, KY

Renowned horseman Clinton Anderson is instructing three levels of horsemanship clinics this year at the Downunder Horsemanship Ranch in Stephenville, Texas, and he is also taking his Fundamentals Clinics on the road for the first time since 2009. Spectators are welcome to attend the Fundamentals Clinics held on the road.

Fundamentals Clinic

Participants will gain first-hand knowledge on how to transform a stiff, heavy and unwilling horse into a soft, supple and cooperative partner, and learn […]

February 2015

Equine Health Symposium for Veterinary Professionals & Horse Enthusiasts

North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine is hosting an Equine Health Symposium Saturday, Feb. 28, and Sunday, March 1, 2015.

Saturday’s lectures for veterinarians, veterinary technicians and veterinary students will focus on trends in equine veterinary medicine, including the most current information available on orthopedics, neurology, diagnostic imaging, pain management and infectious disease.

There will be two tracks on Sunday — one focused again for the equine veterinary medicine professionals and one for the horse […]

January 2015

Rappahannock Equine Clinic “Educate & Vaccinate”

Rappahannock Equine Clinic will be hosting a client education seminar about equine disease: “Educate & Vaccinate.” Stop by for an evening of delicious food, great company and fun learning. Everyone will have a chance at winning various door prizes including a Kindle Fire!

When: It will be held Thursday, February 5th, 2015. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. There is no cost, everyone is welcome!

Where: Rappahannock Equine […]

Old Dominion Endurance Rides Clinics

Photo Credit: Dominika Nawro

The Old Dominion Endurance Rides, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that promotes and sponsors the equestrian sport of endurance riding. They will be hosting two clinics this coming February.

On Saturday, Feb 21st 2015 (9A.M-4P.M.) – there will be an AERC Endurance 101 Clinic: designed for the beginner and endurance wannabees with lots of fantastic information on how to not only get started in the sport of endurance, but how to succeed from start […]