On Saturday April 18, 2015 the Little Fork Volunteer Fire and Rescue will be hosting a benefit trail ride and BBQ dinner at Three Oaks Farm 7073 Cedar Crossing Way, Rixeyville, VA 22737. The trail ride will be raising funds to build a fire and rescue station and support their Technical Large Animal Rescue Team. All of the TLAR equipment is outside including one of the Medic units and heavy rescue truck. It needs to be sheltered […]
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 […]
On April 4, 2015 the SouthEastern Association of Trail Riders will be hosting a Benefit Poker Run Trail Ride at 37093 Warrique Road at Tidewater Horse Trail in Ivor, VA. It will be held for a fellow equestrian who was hurt in a horse related accident. The proceeds will go towards her medical bills. Donation for ride will be $25 which includes lunch if pre-registered. There will be primitive overnight parking available Friday night for $10.
A current negative […]
On March 20-22, 2015 there will be a fundraiser/ benefit ride for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at Raccoon Creek Sports, LLC 19260 Raccoon Creek Drive, Capron VA 23829. Three exciting trails will be available, each between 3.5 and 8 miles long (16+ total); no shoes needed. Primitive camping will be available the nights of the 20th and 21st.
On the 20th farm gates will be open at 5-8p.m for campers. On the 22nd gates will close at 3pm. […]
Central Virginia Horse Rescue will be hosting a trail ride on Saturday, February 14. Blow the winter dust off those saddles, bundle up your sweetheart and come for an afternoon ride on the trails surrounding Miracle Meadows. Finish up with a Pot Luck dinner at the Cabin at Double A Farms. CVHR is providing the Hamburgers and hot dogs. Suggested donation $20 and a dish! Got Children who want to ride? Bring an extra […]
Written By S. E. Morris. Photos by Rose Sandler
Rose Sandler, of Culpeper, Va., was one of 48 riders who competed in the 2014 Mongol Derby, “the longest, toughest horse race in the world,” held Aug. 6–15. The course recreates Genghis Khan’s postal route, which was organized in 1224, and stretches across 1,000 km (621 miles) of wilderness. Sandler rode 30 Mongolian horses along the way, resting at urtuus (horse stations where horses are swapped out […]
Don't miss this once in a lifetime chance to ride on the private property through the Keswick Hunt Club territory.
Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Liberty Ride starting from James Madison’s Montpelier on September 20, 2014. Bring your horse and your friends to enjoy this trail ride and join in the festivities in celebrating Montpelier’s Constitution Day. Ride begins at 10 am. Approx. 11 miles round trip, this ride is over pasture land, woods and gravel roads. Shoes are highly recommended. Lunch is provided. Pre-register by Sept. 17th.
From the Orange County website: The length of the […]
Central Virginia Horse Rescue (CVHR) hosts its 4th annual birthday bash at Hunters Hollow in Emporia, Va., on July 19, 2014 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Open house, stall dedications, silent auction, tack swap, vendors, flea market, and—new this year—a Trail Obstacle Challenge! Four divisions with 8 to 12 obstacles; awards will be presented for high scoring rescue horse in any division, high scoring adult rider, best dressed rider, best dressed horse, best costume, […]