VIRGINIA HORSE CENTER
- The center is hosting the Thoroughbred Celebration Horse Show June 20-21 in Anderson Coliseum. The two-day show features Off-the-Track Thoroughbreds in their second careers. Erin Grampp and Judy Spitzer will judge.
- The Old Dominion Pony Club Show Jumping Rally is set for June 19-21 on top of the hill.
- In the middle of next week, June 23-24, the center will host the House Mountain Horse Show, a regional schooling show for hunters and jumpers. Peg Seals, Dale Crittenberger and Judy Spitzer will judge.
The Sprouses Corner Ranch Mid-Summer Evening Horse Show is Saturday, June 20, at 16680 W James Anderson Hwy., Buckingham, Virginia. (About 2-hour drive from Roanoke.) There is an afternoon session that begins at noon and and evening session that begins at 5 p.m. The afternoon session is for hunters, both on the flat and over fences. Trail classes will be at the end of that session. The evening session will include Western, Racking, English Pleasure and Gymkhana classes. The show is Blue Ridge Horse Force sanctioned.
Virginia Highlands Competitive Trail Ride will be held June 20-21 at Iron Mountain Horse Camp in Ivanhoe, Virginia. Patrick Regier, DVM from Kansas, and Wayne Tolbert of Tennessee for horsemanship will judge. Camping is available and all breeds are welcome. Register online at http://www.natrc5.org (click on ‘need an account’ — you don’t have to be a member to participate.)
- Cross View Show Series – Aloha, June 27-28, Green Hill Equestrian Center, Salem, Va.
- Micheal Lyons Performance Clinic, Saturday, June 27, Walnut Springs Stables, Blacksburg. $175 to ride, $25 to audit. Limited spaces are available. (336) 267-1086
- Commonwealth Games – Equestrian Sports, June 27-28, Virginia Horse Center
- Equestrian Vaulting Region IX Championship, June 27-29, Virginia Horse Center
- Glad Mountain Saddle Club Horse Fest, June 26-28, Rural Retreat Fairgrounds
- Pine Spur Hunt Club Horse Show, July 11, Vinton, Va.
- Bedford County Hunt BRHF Summer Fun Show, July 12, Rustburg, Va.
- New London Horse Show Series, July 18, Coyote Crossing Cattle Company, 4178 Headens Bridge Road, Bedford, Va.
- Trail Horse Clinic & Challenge with Perfect Partners Equine, Aug. 13-16, Ivanhoe, Va.
- New London Horse Show Series, Aug. 15, Coyote Crossing Cattle Company, 4178 Headens Bridge Road, Bedford, Va.
- Equi-Fest at the Sedalia Center, 9 a.m. Aug. 22, Sedalia Center in Big Island, Va.
- Clinton Anderson Walkabout Tour, Aug. 22-23, Virginia Horse Center, Lexington, Va.
- Cross View Show Series – Dog Days of Summer, Aug. 22-23, Green Hill Equestrian Center, Salem, Va.
- Bedford County Fair equine competitions, Aug. 28, Huddleston, Va.
- Annual BCHA Horse Show, Oct. 4, Green Hill Park Equestrian Center, Salem, Va.
- New London Horse Show Series, Oct. 24, Coyote Crossing Cattle Company, 4178 Headens Bridge Road, Bedford, Va.
- Cross View Show Series – Halloween, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, Green Hill Equestrian Center, Salem, Va.
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