June 2015

Scenes from Upperville Colt and Horse Show, Wednesday June 3, 2015

Scenes from the hunter side of the Upperville Colt and Horse Show on Wednesday including Regular Conformation Hunters, High Performance Hunters, Take 2 TB Hunters and the Adult Amateur Hunters

May 2015

Back to Basics Horse Show June 20th-21st

Since 2000, Back To Basics Horse Show Association has taken pride in promoting a love of horses in a relaxed, fun, and family-oriented atmosphere. BBHSA welcomes all breeds of horses to their organization, and prides themselves  on a diverse show schedule that includes English, Western, Timed Events, Driving, Over Fences, various Mini Horse classes and Gaited Country Pleasure classes where English, Western or Period Attire is allowed. It also has In-Hand Halter classes, Lead Line, […]

March 2015

Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Show

On April 25-26, 2015 the Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Show will be held at Rose Mount Farm at 9601 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553. This year’s show will benefit the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation–Montpelier. Equine Event Photos will be attending (https://www.facebook.com/equineeventphotos). All horses must have a Thoroughbred Incentive Program ID from The Jockey Club in order to compete. Entry forms will be due April 18th including entry form, signed waiver, copy of your horse’s current negative Coggins, a copy […]

February 2015

Frying Pan Park Spring Horse Shows

The following horse shows are being offered at Frying Pan Park for spring 2015.  Click the hyperlinks for more information and prize lists.

Frying Pan Park is located at 2709 West Ox Rd. in Herndon, Va.

Virginia Hunters

VA Hunters Horse Shows offer an great opportunity for inexperienced horses or riders to compete in a beginner friendly atmosphere. This is a great way to build confidence and earn experience while competing for great awards! Classes range from flat to over […]

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 […]

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 […]

August 2014

2014 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Finals Prize List available now

As one of the best shows on the local show circuit, the WIHS Regional offers the opportunity for area riders to qualify for the Washington International Horse Show at Verizon Center (October 21-26).

Manuel Torres and Cinderella win top honors in the $40,000 Grand Prix at HITS Culpeper

The clock didn’t strike midnight on Cinderella and Manuel Torres at HITS Culpeper this weekend. The eight-year old Westphalian mare carried Torres (Leesburg, Virginia) to top honors in the $40,000 Grand Prix presented by Zoetis.
With only a handful of grand prix in her repertoire, Cinderella picked up her second high-performance blue on Sunday. “She’s peaking really young,” said Torres of the mare his daughter Andrea Torres Guerreiro purchased as a five-year old. “We started moving her […]


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