Friday, September 19, 2014

ASHAV Horse Show - VHC 9/25-9/28

The American Saddlebred Horse Show Association of Virginia will be hosting a ASHAV horse show Sept 25-28, 2014 at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, VA.

The American Saddlebred Horse Association of Virginia invites you to the ASHAV Horse Show, September 25th – 28th, 2014 at the beautiful Virginia Horse Center in Lexington Virginia. Whether it is your first time at our show or you are a returning exhibitor, we feel that this will be an experience that you will remember. We hope that you will join us for this year’s premier event.

This year’s show will feature a full line-up of classes for Saddlebreds, Hackneys, & Friesians, as well as UPHA Classics, Futurities Classes and Academy Classes. Come join us Saturday September 27th. And “Ride for the Cure” to support St. Jude Children’s Hospital!

An exhibitor’s early arrival welcome picnic, junior judging, exhibitor’s and sponsor’s reception, Fun Dog show, and the “fundraiser for “Ride for the Cure”, as well as other activities we feel will prove again to make this year’s show exceptional.

We believe that ASHAV is the pride of the Virginia Saddlebred Horse community. The horse show committees, along with the many ASHAV members, are here to help make your stay an enjoyable one.

On behalf of ASHAV, the horseshow committee and the many volunteers who work to make this competition a reality, we Thank-You for considering this show.

We look forward to seeing you at the Virginia Horse Center for the 2014 American Saddlebred Horse Association of Virginia Horse Show and hope you will place September 25th- 28th , 2014 on your schedule.

We appreciate your business, friendship, and support and hope that you will return for many years to come.  Carol Reedy - ASHAV President and Kent Moeller - Horse Show Manager

This is a USEF Cup Competition. Double Points for ASHAV High Points. Entries Close on September 6, 2014.

Walnut Springs Fall Frolic Oct 4, 2014

The Walnut Springs Fall Frolic will be held on Saturday October 4th at Walnut Stables at 3589 Glade Road in Blacksburg, VA 24060. Classes include, Hunter, English, Western, Ranch, and Games.

You can send email and pre-entries to

Due to insurance regulations ALL RIDERS must wear approved helmets while mounted, NO EXCEPIONS

Pre-entries are welcomed and may be emailed to by Friday Prior To The Show at 5pm.
Any questions about classes, stabling, etc may be directed to Reesie Fensom or Heather Flynn; 

This is a BRHF sanctioned horse show, while formal show attire is not required; riders are expected to present themselves and their horses in a neat and safe fashion. This is an Open horse show and you do not have to be a member of the BRHF to participate.

Concession will be available for purchase. Click her to view the show flyer.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Franklin County Equestrian Club 4th Annual Open Horse Show

The 4th Annual Franklin County Equestrian Club Horse Show will take place on September 27, 2014 starting at 9:00am. Registration begins at 8:00am.

Location: Ginther Farm in Rocky Mount VA

Sanctioned by The Blue Ridge Horse Force adn the Franklin Co. Equestrian Club.
Concessions will be available

Contact Patricia Wrapy at 540-352-2953
Prize list and class sheet. 

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Handling a head shy or hard to catch horse video


Thoroughbred Celebration Horse Show - VHC 9/20-9/21

Thoroughbred Celebration Horse Show

 Category: Hunter/Jumper

Dates: 9/20/2014 - 9/21/2014
Location: Virginia Horse Center

This is a two day Hunter/Jumper horse show for Off the Track Thoroughbreds or those bred to race. Contact: Clyde Poarch 804-732-2138

Prize List 

Arenas:  Anderson, Wiley and Fletcher

Monday, September 15, 2014

ASHAV Horse Show 9/25-9/28 - VHC

ASHAV Horse Show

Category: Saddlebred

Dates: 9/25/2014 - 9/28/2014

Halter and performance classes for Saddlebred horses and Hackney ponies.

Contact: Kent Moeller at 804.363.3085


Location: Virginia Horse Center
Areana:  Anderson Coliseum

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Glenmore Hunt Pony Club Horse Show

Category: Hunter/Jumper

Date: 9/27/2014

This is a major fund raiser to benefit Glenmore Hunt Pony Club programs and is a SWVHJA recognized show. It offers classes for Hunter, Jumper and Pleasure riders and for all ages, levels and interests.
Contact: Marjorie Hays Email: or 

Location: Virginia Horse Center
Arenas:  Wiley and Northern Arenas

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

BREA Clinic September 14 - Green Hill Park Equestrian Center

The Blue Ridge Eventing Association will be hosting a Ashley Adams Eventing Clinic at Green Hill Park in Salem Va on September 14, 2014. 

For more information please contact Sam Erwin at 270-438-9074 or

Monday, September 8, 2014

Virginia 4-H State Championship Horse and Pony Show - VHC 9/11-9/14

One of the largest all-youth events on the east coast, this championship show will feature six-hundred youth riders competing in a full line-up of Hunter, Western, Dressage, Saddleseat and non-trotting classes. 

Date: 9/11-9/14
Contact: Celeste Crisman at 540.231.9162


Location: Virginia Horse Center
Arenas:  Entire Facility

Friday, August 29, 2014

Cross View Farm Show Series - GHPEC - August 23 - 24

The 2 Day Cross View Farm Dog Days of Summer Horse Show Series will take place on August 23 and August 24, 2014 at Green Hill Park Equestrian Center in Salem, Va.

Saturday August 23, will be the Hunter Jumper Show classes with Judge Liz Hinds
Sunday August 24*, will be the Open/Trail/Games/Western classes with the honorable Judge Barbara Prather and Judge Ken Davis

Contact Tabitha Thompson at

Location: Green Hill Park Equestrian Center in Salem VA.

* Identifies classes are sanctioned by the Blue Ridge Horse Force

Click here to view the Show Flyer

Thursday, August 28, 2014

VADA Dressage Schooling Show - VHC - Aug 21, 2014

There will be a Dressage Schooling Show at the Virginia Horse Center on August 23, 2014. This schooling show will take place in the East Complex.

For more information contact Allison Head at
or call her at 540-729-4847

Monday, August 25, 2014

ERAHC Virginia Classic Andalusian/Lusitano Horse Show August 29 - VHC

The Eastern Region Andalusian Horse Club Show - Virginia Classic Andalusian/Lusitano Horse Show will take place at the Virginia Horse Center on 8/29/2014 - 8/31/2014 Type R Zone: 3

2014 Virginia Classic Championship Show This year's Virginia Classic Shows marks the 22nd anniversary of ERAHC with the Open Dressage Show on Thursday followed by the three-day Andalusian/Lusitano Region 6 Championship Breed Show. We will be again at the Virginia Horse Center in historic Lexington, Virginia.

The Andalusian/Lusitano breed show is a USEF regional championship show, so it's a great opportunity to rack up points for the USEF Horse of the Year awards - and, of course, bragging rights. In 2014, we will also have specialty classes for Puro Sangue Lusitano (PSL) horses under a Portuguese judge.

As always, the dressage show is open to all breeds. It is a USEF/USDF "A" rated and approved for GAIG Region 1 qualification. And for the first time this year it also will qualify for AQHA Dressage Register of Merit and year-end high point awards.

Virginia Classic Open Dressage Show August 28, 2014 Virginia Classic Andalusian/Lusitano Region 6 Championship Breed Show August 29 - 31, 2014 Virginia Horse Center, Lexington, VA - Anderson Coliseum Entry Deadline has been extended - August 18, 2014 
USDF/USEF " A" rated. Approved for BLM Qualifying championships and GAIG Region 1 qualifying championships.
Contact Tel: (301) 447-6240 Email: 
Click her to view the Prize List


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Astride With Pride Horse Show - August 30, 2014 - GHPEC

The 11th Annual Astride With Pride Benefit Horse Show will take place at Green Hill Park Equestrian Center on Saturday August 20, 2014 starting at 9:00AM

This horse show is sanctioned by the Blue Ridge Horse Force. There will be home cooked food on the show grounds.

Officials: Hunter - The Honorable Jennifer Sydnor Fessler
All Breed, Gaited, Trail, Ranch Horse and Games the Honorable Lauren Maddox
Show Manager- Jody Toms
Announcers: Lynda McGarry
Limited Stalls available for $15 each (paid before the stalls will be unlocked and opened).
For more information please call 540-816-0049
Proceeds benefit Astride with Pride Therapeutic Riding Program.
Contact Stormie Shelton at 540-816-0049 or email

Click here to view the show flyer and prize list. 

Friday Night Thunder - Under The Lights Speed and Games Horse Show

The Friday Night Thunder Under The Lights speed and games horse show will take place on August 22, 2014 at the Sprouses Corner Ranch starting at 6PM.

Ladies Barrel Racing III photo by Barbara Read -

This show is sanctioned by the Blue Ridge Horse Force but you do not have to be a member of the BRHF to participate.

Jackpot payout is 75% of entry fees for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners plus ADDED MONEY!

Sprouses Corner Ranch is located at 16680 W James Anderson Hwy, Buckingham, VA 23921
Phone: 434-983-8181

Click here to view the Show Flyer

Monday, August 18, 2014

Virginia Presidential New World Show Paso Fino Horse Association Event IX

The Virginia Presidential PFHA Event will be held August 22nd - 24th, 2014. See the current Prize Book for our August 2014 show.

The Prize Book contains the prize list, map to the show grounds, class list, entry forms, and important USEF notices. Note! Please be sure you have the most current version of our Prize Book (Revision 5 - updated on 29 July, 2014). 

Some classes have been deleted and/or changed and we've moved the start time of the Friday, Aug. 22nd show to 10:00am.The Paso Fino Horse Show Association will be hosting this wonderful breed show at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, VA from August 22 - 24, 2014

Arena Location: Anderson Coliseum

For more information on this show go to