bbhsaThe Back to Basics Horse Show Association offers its first show of the season on March 29–30, 2014. Held at the Lucky Drive Ranch in Catlett, Va., gates open at 7 a.m. for parking and the ring is open until 8:45 a.m. for schooling; the show begins at 9 a.m. On Saturday, pleasure, flat, jumping, and driving classes will be held, with Western classes beginning the show; Sunday offers the speed events and Gymkhana. A new division for mini horses—with jumping classes—has been added this season! The show is open to all breeds and disciplines; classes are $7 for members, $10 for nonmembers, with a $3 judge’s fee (per entry). BBHSA offers shows that “promote a love of horses in a relaxed, fun, and family-oriented atmosphere.” For more information, contact BBHSA at 703.283.4151 or

EKG Stables at Hill Valley Farm Winter Hunter Show Series continues March 30 in Spotsylvania, Va. The VHSA-associate and BHSA show begins with open schooling from 7 a.m.–8:45 a.m. and short/pre-short stirrup schooling from 8:45 a.m.–9 a.m.; the show starts at 9 a.m. This show’s judge is Lisa Hammerschmidt. Entries are $12/class. For information, visit or call 540.582.6272.