September 2015

Bridgewater College announces the addition of Dressage and Eventing Team

The Bridgewater College equestrian program has announced the addition of two new teams beginning this fall. A dressage team and an eventing team will be offered alongside the program’s IHSA (Intercollegiate Horse Show Association) team.

Located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, the college is ideally situated to take advantage of the outstanding eventing community in Northern Virginia and the competition hub of the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington.

Jerry Schurink, Bridgewater’s director of riding, has […]

May 2015

Ashley Trier Eventing Clinic June 5-7, 2015 in The Plains, VA

Great Opportunity to ride with an accomplished CCI** rider who specializes in green horses and riders as well as the more seasoned competitors! Conveniently located in The Plains, VA. Clinic is open to horse and rider from the Green to Preliminary levels.

Friday, June 5th – Private dressage lessons with Ashley Trier – Times will be sent out to individuals interested.

Saturday, June 6th – Stadium lesson for groups of 4-6 – Focusing on techniques that […]

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 […]

February 2015

Kelly’s Ford Equestrian Center 2015 Show Schedule

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

Mary King Clinic at Morven Park Nov. 20-21, 2014

Written by Jenna Calcaterra

On November 20–21 Mary King came to the area to teach a two-day clinic at Morven Park in Leesburg, Va. For those of you who don’t know about Mary, she is a British eventer who has won many medals among the Olympics, World Equestrian Games and European Championships. She has been part of six Olympic three-day teams and is, in the eventing world, an icon of Team Great Britain. Over the course […]

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 […]

December 2014

Great Meadow announces details of its new CIC3* Eventing competition

Planning for the Great Meadow International CIC3* on June 19-21, 2015 is well underway.

October 2014

Great Meadow to host CIC3* eventing competition in June, 2015

Great Meadow is excited to announce it will host a CIC3* eventing competition at Great Meadow on June 19-21, 2015 that will be called, Great Meadow International.

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 […]


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