"We are so lucky to have this facility in our state," Williamson said. "It's a great opportunity for our 4-H kids to be able to show at a facility of this caliber, an opportunity that they would not normally have. We have the next group of horsemen coming up and a lot of them are being touched by... Read More
The inaugural United States Eventing Association (USEA) Intercollegiate Eventing Championship begins today at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Va. Beginner Novice through CCI* level riders from ten colleges and universities around the East Coast make up ten teams that will compete for the... Read More
"The IEA is one of the most important organizations in equestrian sport today," expressed Virginia Horse Center Foundation CEO John Nicholson. "By providing young people an organized forum for safe and fair competition, IEA not only is making a critical contribution to the future of our sport,... Read More
The Virginia Horse Center has utilized the winter months to begin tackling many major maintenance improvements, including brand-new, state-of-the-art footing in the Wiley Ring and warm-up ring! Providing exhibitors with the highest quality footing available is one of the first objectives of the... Read More
The Virginia Horse Center Foundation's Board of Directors is composed of highly talented and committed individuals, and newest among them is accomplished Virginia horseman Chris Wynne. The board proudly welcomed Wynne to the team earlier this month. Read More
Following popular demand, the Virginia Horse Center is pleased to offer winter schooling and boarding beginning on Dec. 6, 2015 and continuing through Feb. 29, 2016. Boarding and schooling at the Virginia Horse Center gives horses and riders access to the barns and to the expansive indoor arenas... Read More
More than a year ago Ernie Oare the Virginia Horse Center Foundation President, and Bill Rube, the Sallie B. Wheeler/U.S. National Hunter Breeding Championship Committee Chair, began discussing the future of the championships. Both men place high value on the prestigious national hunter breeding... Read More
Like Custom Saddlery, Johnson values every part of competing in dressage—realizing that it’s especially important to have a great attitude toward her horse and other competitors at a show. “It’s simply more fun to be friendly and create a positive atmosphere,” she said. “We are here to compete,... Read More
The accomplished horsemen presented two days of clinics geared toward improving horse and rider performance in the show ring. The clinic, held in the Wiley Ring of the Virginia Horse Center, offered sections for riders at 2'6", 3' and 3'3", and each two-hour session incorporated flat work,... Read More
Leading arena and footing company Premier Equestrian values riders who show kindness towards their horses and demonstrate an overall exceptional attitude while competing. The company rewards these riders by dubbing them “Premier Equestrians” and presenting them with the Premier Equestrian... Read More


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