April 2015

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 www.rideiea.org: 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 (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 […]

The Great American Trail Horse Sale is on April 10-11, 2015

The largest group of horse enthusiasts are those whose interest is in trail riding or just riding for pleasure. Finding the right horse for these activities can be a costly and time-consuming process. The Great American Trail Horse Sale and Competition, held April 10–11, at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Va., caters specifically to the trail and recreational rider. This will be the 15th year for this unique, annual horse auction. They will be […]

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 […]

The Tale of Tape

Written by Berry E. Childers. From our January/February 2015 issue

Appaloosa horses, one of God’s most beautiful creatures, are known famously for two things: Beautiful color, and, often, an almost complete lack of a tail.

It is as a result very popular when showing the Appaloosa breed to intricately weave in a false tail with their real one- a tail that majestically reaches the ground and dances with their every movement. So it was that we found […]

Picturesque Farm has something for everyone in 2015

We are proud to say that if you have not heard of Picturesque Farm yet you will soon! We have to be one of the busiest, most successful, fun and diverse barns out here. With 36 acres at the main farm, 200 acres at the annex, indoor and outdoor arenas, on and offsite horse shows, cross country jumps, 100+ acres of trails, summer day camps, a proven breeding program and a huge variety of sale […]

Hazelwild Farm Summer Show Series 2015

Hazelwild Farm in Fredericksburg, VA will be holding their 2015 hunter horse show series again this year. They also offer boarding, training, lessons and therapeutic riding.

March 22 – Jackie Lee

April 26 – Clyde Porch

May 17 – Michelle Porch

June 7 – Stephen Bickers  (Forrest Linton Pony Classic)

July 19 – (Aunt Sis Memorial Classic Show)

August 2 – Kevin Freeman

September 6 – Robin Wood (Forrest Linton Classic)

October 18 – Dale Crittenberger

Shows start at 8:30 a.m. (Oct. 18 show […]

River City Horse Show

On March 28, 2015 River City Horse Shows will be hosting its first show of the year.  River City Horse Shows is a series of all-breed, open horse shows held at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds.To be held at 10300 Courthouse Road. Chesterfield, Va. 23832. It will be eligible for Open Horse Show Association points. Gates will open at 7:00 A.M. and the show will begin at 9:00 A.M. There will be a Sunday rain date. $6 per class […]

February 2015

Autumn Olive Farm VHSA / BHSA Hunter Show Series

Autumn Olive Farm VHSA / BHSA Hunter Show Series
4566 Tabscott Rd., Columbia, Va. 23038
The series is recognized by the Virginia Horse Show Association and the Battlefield Horse Shows Association.  An Open division will be offered before lunch break if 3 or more entries are signed up (Western, Gaited, Dressage, etc tack and attire).  MULES are allowed in any class.
Our final hunter show in October is our annual “HOrsey Rett Syndrome Event” benefit show. The H.O.R.S.E. Benefit Show […]