May 2015

Horse Show Safety- Are You Doing All You Can?

It’s horse show season again! For many of us, it’s a time of fun, seeing friends from last year, getting to spend time with our horses, and perhaps bringing home some ribbons, trophies or prize money. But all it takes is one accident, illness, injury or theft, and suddenly the show isn’t as much fun anymore.

We’ve looked at some ways exhibitors can take steps to insure that when the show is over, the only memories […]

Alumni Tournament of Champions on June 14 in Stevenson, MD

The Alumni Tournament of Champions is the only horse show that solely celebrates alumni of the IHSA. In its 4th year, it invites anyone who showed as part of their collegiate career to compete, on horses provided, for Championship titles in Equitation Hunt Seat and Western.
The 2015 tournament will be held at St. Timothy’s school in Stevenson, MD. The facility boasts two rings and therefore we were able to combine both Western and Hunt Seat […]

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 […]

Bellemount Stables looks forward to meeting you in 2015

Bellemount Stables offers many amenities to the horse enthusiast.  Once an antebellum plantation circa 1810, Bellemount Stables is owned and operated by trainer Erin Oliff Culpeper. Bellemount Stables is a family friendly 80 acre farm in Beaverdam, VA, about 10 miles off the Ladysmith exit on I95. We are a full service boarding and training facility providing hunt seat instruction, shows, camps, and more. Two large stables with matted stalls, large tack rooms, feed rooms, wash […]

Airfield Western Dressage Series

The Airfield Western Dressage Series will begin this month on May 23-24th, 2015. The shows will be held at the Airfield 4-H Conference Center at 15189 Airfield Rd. Wakefield, VA 23888. Saturday May 23rd will include a clinic, Fix-A-Test, and cookout. Sunday May 24th will include performances of tests and opportunity to qualify for Year-End rewards . Entry fees for regular classes will be $25 per test and $40 per Fix-A-Test. The closing date for […]

April 2015

Virginia Equine Games Association Events

On July 18th, 2015 the Virginia Equine Games Association will be hosting a series of classes at Anna Valley Farm that will begin at 11:00 a.m. and end at 7:30 p.m. The farm is located at 1351 Evergreen Rd. Louisa, VA 23093. Virginia Equine Games Association (VEGA) promotes friendly competition, learning, and fun. It hosts obstacle themed shows, games, jackpots and other events. Want to improve communication or body control? Skills can be refined by attending […]

Cowboy Camp

On May 30-31, 2015 Cornerstone Horsemanship will be hosting a Cowboy Camp for rider’s who wish to introduce their horse to ranch work or improve upon their skills. Located at 5229 Homestead Trail, Reva, Virginia 22735 Cornerstone Horsemanship specializes in starting horses under saddle, ranch versatility, ranch horse pleasure, trail challenge, and stock horses. Cowboy Camp is a fun and informative weekend for riders of all levels to learn more about cowboy ranch work. No […]

Woodpecker Farm’s IEA team wins at Zone Finals and will travel to Nationals!

We caught up with Woodpecker Farm’s IEA team coach, Beth Linton just days after her high school team won at the IEA Zone 3 finals on March 28 and 29, 2015. Beth, also the trainer at Woodpecker Farm in Woodford, Va., shared some of the highlights of the exciting weekend with us.

The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) is a national organization: This description is taken from their website for student equestrians in grades 6-12, the Interscholastic Equestrian […]

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 […]

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 ( 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 […]