When you need a quality shelter for your horses, you can count on Capitol Sheds for the right building for your horses needs.
Located in beautiful Warrenton, Virginia, Ashland Farm pre-dates the Civil War. The property includes two barns, an indoor ring, as well as easy access to miles of beautiful trails.
The newly renovated horseshoe shaped main barn features 10 12’x14’ matted stalls, tack room, feed room, office and an indoor wash rack. The second barn has seven additional stalls and an outdoor covered wash rack. Ashland Equestrian has a 75′ x 190′ indoor ring with top of the […]
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 […]
Have you been promising yourself a different way to celebrate the holidays?
If you are head hostess or host for the family, maybe you need a mini vacation before your holiday labors are in full swing?
Whatever your goal, Virginia and nearby locales offer a variety of horsey opportunities for weekends or day trips. Some are perfect for you and your own horse. Others provide trusty trail mounts and guides, a great option for sharing your hobby […]
48+ ACREAGE WITH Large main house with a detached in-law suite w/office in St. Leonard, Maryland in the Heart of Hunt Country in Southern Maryland.
As you pull up you will see the Antebellum style main house with in-ground salt water pool. 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bath, recreated custom colonial estate. Antique finishes with modern amenities. Granite counter tops, eat-in kitchen and large soaking tub.
Also includes a detached in-law Cape Cod, both have full finished basements, 2 […]
Take advantage of our $18 cleaning special for all turnouts and blankets if dropped off or picked up by May 31.
Keeping your horse clean and dry requires proper care and maintenance of your blankets and turnouts. There are three simple things you need to do to make your blankets last and Clean & Dry helps you with all three:
1.) Clean—Dirty blankets don’t just smell bad they function bad too. Dirt, manure, urine, sweat and oils […]
Reprinted from the Sept/Oct. 2014 Issue. Written by S. E. Morris
Autumn is upon us; for many, it’s time to go back to school. Perhaps we should ask ourselves, is it also time to return to riding? Adults in greater numbers have resumed horseback riding after a time lapse, whereas others are experiencing the joy of learning to ride for the first time. Several riding programs in Virginia offer lessons, support, and health advice for “those […]
Horse Blanket Cleaning and Repair
Horse blankets are routinely exposed to the ammonias found in urine and manure that act like acid on fabric, dramatically reducing its life and strength. Equestrian equipment may be more susceptible to molds and other bacteria than a lot of other sports equipment because, in addition to the normal sweat, the equipment and blankets are often used in inclement weather conditions and stored in barns that tend to be damp—a perfect […]