October 2013

Educational Seminar Targets Help for Neglected Equines – Nov. 1, 2013 in Berryville, VA

The Clarke County Humane Foundation, along with the Clarke County Equine Alliance, is hosting an educational seminar on Friday, Nov. 1 featuring answers to what local residents can do to help in suspected cases of equine neglect or abuse. A reception begins at 7 p.m. and the program starts at 7:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting area of the Camino Real Mexican Restaurant in Berryville. Light refreshments and door prizes will be available. The event […]

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

Equine Extravaganza coming to Meadow Event Park on Nov. 1-3, 2013

Don’t Miss the Unbridled Excitement of the NEW EQUINE EXTRAVAGANZA at the MEADOW EVENT PARK

NOVEMBER 1 – 3, 2013, DOSWELL, VA

NEW OWNERSHIP •  NEW PERMANENT LOCATION  •  NEW PROGRAM

Equine Extravaganza, the popular Virginia equestrian festival and expo, has a new owner, a new location and an exciting new program this year. The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation announced the purchase of the show this spring. Its new permanent location is the historic Meadow Event Park in Caroline County, where the legendary Triple Crown champion Secretariat was born and raised.

The show offers three full days of “everything equine!” From educational clinics, exciting entertainment to extensive shopping, horse lovers can find it all at Equine Extravaganza!   […]

May 2013

RRTP Seeks 26 Trainers for Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium

Retired Racehorse Training Project, an organization dedicated to increasing demand for Thoroughbreds off the track, is celebrating Derby weekend by accepting applications from trainers for its Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium.

The Makeover will feature twenty-six trainers who select and train twenty-six Thoroughbred ex-racehorses throughout the summer in preparation for a public appearance at the RRTP Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium on October 5 and 6 at Pimlico Racecourse. Application forms are to be filled out […]

April 2013

Friesian Demonstration at Rolex 2013

Photos by Susan Ujka.

Total Equine Vet Assoc. offers Equine Lameness Workshop at Morven Park this Thursday, April 11, 2013

Join Total Equine Vet Associates for a series of seminars at Morven Park in Leesburg, VA. The first seminar is Thursday, April 11. The topic will be Equine Lameness: An Interactive Workshop. On May 9, the topic will be Cutting Edge Treatments to heal your Horse. On June 13 the topic will be: The Team Approach to Foot Disease: You, Your Vet and Your Farrier.

For information call 703-505-2320 or go to www.totalequinevets.com

Snap Shots from the Piedmont Horse Expo

February 2013

Free Chili & Chocolate Equine Seminar Presented by CFC Farm & Home and Old Waterloo Equine Clinic

CFC Farm & Home Center and Old Waterloo Equine Clinic present another in the “Chili & Chocolate Equine Seminar Series,” Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 6:00 p.m., at the Fauquier County Fairgrounds.

The Chili & Chocolate Equine Seminar Series has become a spring favorite, combining an evening of various kinds of chili for supper, and assorted chocolate desserts, with equine experts speaking on matters of interest to horse owners.

On Wednesday, March 13, the speakers will be […]

Alivio Farm Classical Horsemanship In-hand Workshop at Spyder Lake on Feb. 9 and March 9

Alivio Farm Presents: Portuguese Classical Horsemanship In-Hand Workshop: Effective Horse Handling

February 9th and March 9th from 12 to 4 p.m.

We have space for 4-6 ship-in participants. We are located in Orange, Virginia. Come learn about the benefits of in-hand work and how you can use it every time you handle your horse to build a confident relationship.

Each session will be 35 minutes , Tina will assess each horse and handler and demonstrate classical handling principles, educating […]