March 2015

Touch Point Farm has shows, camps and more!

Touch Point Farm is a beautiful equine facility located in Culpeper, VA. Offering Boarding, Lessons, Training, Horse Shows and Summer Camp for 2015.

Touch Point Farm offers quality riding instruction for all ages in a safe, FUN and friendly environment. Lessons are available year-round in hunt-seat, dressage and combined training with ample opputunities to compete in horse shows. Summer Camp sessions are also offered every summer.

Touch Point Farm offers a large, show-quality arena that is made available to riders. And if you’re a rain-or-shine rider […]

Mitchell Dressage at Southern Heritage Farm

On April 12 the Mitchell Dressage Series will be hosting a dressage show at Southern Heritage Farm in Midland, Virginia. The judge will be Aviva Nebesky (L- Grade.) They are now welcoming gaited dressage and western dressage. They are also affiliated with The Jocky Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program. There will be show awards and year end award offerings. Entry costs per tests will be $25 until March 15 then $30 dollars to the entry deadline […]

February 2015

River Bend Pony Club Combined Test & Schooling Show March 15, 2015

The River Bend Pony Club will host their combined test and schooling show on March 15. Build up from First Timers (18″) through Baby Novice (2’3″), Beginner Novice (2’7″), Novice (2’11”) and Training (3’3″) to Preliminary (3’7″).  Schooling Rides earn you a judged dressage ride and/or 3 minutes in our jumping arena for you to do whatever you want!

The event will be held at Frying Pan Park in Herndon, Va; Opening Date – January 12 (Entries […]

Kelly’s Ford Equestrian Center 2015 Show Schedule

For more information, visit http://www.kellysfordequestrian.com/

Feeding A Champion: Le Cavalier and HorseSense™

Written by S.E. Morris

Emmett Turner, of Ryland Knoll Farm in Rixeyville, Va. was the breeder of Le Cavalier, a 16.2 hand Oldenburg stallion (now gelded), foaled in 1998, and credits HorseSense™ Balanced Optimal Nutrition as critical to the early development of this horse.

Le Cavalier has an impressive collection of awards. Le Cavalier was ranked champion at his foal presentation in 1998 to the ISR registry, and was first-placed stallion in his age group at large […]

January 2015

Virginia Equine Organizations Take a Look Back on 2014

Written By Penny Hawes.
The photos included in this article were contributed by our Facebook fans. They exemplify the diversity of breeds and disciplines of riding in Virginia. We congratulate all of our readers for their success in 2014.
  This year was an active one for many equine organizations in Virginia. Although there was record attendance at some events, participation was a bit lower for others. Several individuals with their fingers on the pulse of hunter/jumper […]

October 2014

Lessons from a “Real” Dressage Horse

As the days grow shorter, and the horses’s coats grow longer, I like to look back over my year, see what I learned, what I’m grateful for, and what I can change for the better for next year.

July 2014

Kelly’s Ford Jumper Derby Day

Kelly’s Ford Equestrian Center in Remington, Va., hosts an event and jumper derby day on July 26, 2014. The VHSA and BHSA show starts at 8:30 a.m. with eventers (dressage); jumpers will not start before 10 a.m.

The Event Derby is run under USEA Rules as a combined test; the show jumping will have solid obstacles and terrain, to include hedge, grob, stonewall, liverpool, coops, and berm. It will be the same extended course. For Jumper […]

Horse Talk to sponsor the “Unlock the Potential: Adopt a Thoroughbred” Program at TB Heritage Show

The excitement is building with only a few weeks left until the Thoroughbred Heritage Show, being held at the Meadow Event Park, in Doswell VA on July 25-27.  Horse Talk is proud to be a sponsor of the “Unlock the Potential: Adopt a Thoroughbred” Program at the show. We have added a page to our website that contains a summery of all of the participating non-profit organizations. As we get closer to the show, we will […]

June 2014

Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Show on July 25-27 will offer something for everyone!

The Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Show isscheduled for July 25–27, 2014, at Meadow Event Park in Doswell, Va.