September 2013

Montebello Fall Trail Ride coming up on October 11-13, 2013

This News Added 10/10/13 –
We’re sad to report that we will need to cancel the ride this weekend due to the government shutdown. They have closed the national park so we cannot use it for our trails.
We will still be making apple butter on Saturday and Lynn Coffey will still have her book signing at the firehouse from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. It will be a beautiful weekend and we would love to see […]

July 2013

Senate Amendment Threatens Recreational Trails Program – AHC Action Alert

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is planning to offer an amendment (S. Amdt1742) to the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations act (S.1243) that would strip all funding from the Recreational Trail Program (RTP).

The Paul amendment would transfer all funding from the Transportation Alternatives Program to pay for bridge repairs. RTP is part of the Transportation Alternatives Program and would lose all its funding in FY 2014 if this amendment passes and the bill becomes law.

The […]

Ride for the Cure Virginia set for Sept. 21, 2013 at Locust Hill Preserve in Culpeper, VA

The Fifth Annual Susan G. Komen Central Virginia Ride for the Cure will be held September 21 at Locust Hill Preserve in Culpeper, Virginia. Travel through beautiful Bull Run Hunt countryside during the ride and end the day with dining, dancing, and a silent auction.

This year’s event is sponsored by United Country Piedmont Real Estate, Capital Party Rentals, Old Waterloo Equine Clinic, Squeaky Pig BBQ, Mike and Betty Long of Locust Hill Preserve, the Bull […]

Old Dominion Endurance Rides Inc. plans an exciting weekend on July 27-28

The Old Dominion Endurance Rides Inc. has a great weekend planned in Orkney Springs, VA for July 27-28.

Have you ever wanted to try Ride N’ Tie? Wonder what Ride N’ Tie is? Want to attend a clinic or learn about horse camping? Would you like to try night riding before entering your first 100 mile endurance ride? Want to try a little endurance riding at a short distance? Come on down!!!

Here is a link to more info about […]

May 2013

SPRING & SUMMER TRAIL RIDES Sponsored by the Blue Ridge Hunt

Members Clarke County Equine Alliance


Sat. June 8th: Pigeon Hill Farm 9 AM 6827 Lord Fairfax Highway, Berryville VA

Sat. June 15th: Salter Hill 9 AM 154 Clay Hill Road, Boyce VA

Sat. June 22nd: The Clearing 9 AM 516 Clay Hill Road, Boyce VA

Sat. June 29th: Trelawny Farm 9 AM 2055 Springsbury Road, Berryville VA


Sat. July 6th: EVENING RIDE @ 5 PM!!! 5 PM Glendale Farm 1318 Old Charles Town Road, Berryville VA. Ride and […]

Annual Guided Historical Trail Ride with The Black Horse Cavalry, 4th Virginia, Co. H. on May 25, 2013

Saturday, May 25th, 2013
Ride and Demonstration Begins at 9:00 AM
Registration Deadline is May 17, 2013 
The Black Horse was initially formed in Fauquier County in 1859 as an independent volunteer cavalry company.  The unit guarded John Brown at Harper’s Ferry prior to his execution.  With the secession of Virginia from the United States, it was mustered into the service of the Commonwealth of Virginia in May of 1861.  At First Manassas, it initially guarded […]

April 2013

Tri State Riding Club New Member Ride at Camp Highroad, on May 5th, 2013

Tri-State Riding Club invites you to their new member ride at Camp Highroad, Middleburg, VA on Sunday, May 5, 2013. Ride out at 1:30
Our trail ride is a fun way to get to know what Tri State Riding Club is all about. You and your horse will ride among friends through the rolling, open fields and cool, shady woods of Camp Highroad. $20 per rider or $40 includes new TSRC membership and trail ride ($60 […]

Competitive Trail Challenge on May 18th, 2013 in Ivor, VA

May 18th – Graz’n Acres Benefit Competitive Trail Challenge (ACTHA Ride) will be held in Ivor, VA at Tidewater Horse Trails. 100% of the proceeds from this ride will go to Graz’n Acres Therapeutic Riding Center. 6 Miles, 6 Obstacles, and 6 Judges! Great prizes and ribbons 1st thru 6th place in each division, as well as additional contest and goodie bags for every rider. Kelly Gray at 757-653-4980 or for more information.

March 2013

St. Jude Children’s Hospital Benefit Ride April 27-28, 2013

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Benefit Ride At Raccoon Creek Sports, LLC 19260 Raccoon Creek Drive, Capron VA 23829.

Three lovely trails available, each between 3.5 and 8 miles long (16 plus total). No shoes needed. Primitive camping available the nights of the 26th and 27th. On 26th- farm gates opened 5-8 p.m. On 27th- gates open 8 am. Ride begins at 10 a.m..

Admission by donation of $40 minimum per person, includes t-shirt, and dinner. Cash […]

Mechanicsville Riding Club hosts benefit Trail Ride for St. Jude’s

Go at Your Own Pace Trail Ride to benefit St. Judes Childrens Hospital

Hosted By: The Mechanicsville Riding Club

Date: April 27, 2013 – Gates Open at 8:00am – Ride Starts at 9:00 am, Rain Date: May 4, 2013

Location: Millstone Farm – 10600 Cosby Mill Road, Quinton, Virginia

Cost: $30.00 per rider (helmet and negative coggins required) Enjoy a delicious lunch at the pavilion.  (Pre-registration guarantees lunch)  Lots of Raffle Items. Lunch to be served between 12:30 and 2:00 […]