GET YOUR HORSE FIX: Equestrian events in the Roanoke area July 11-12

OPEN SHOWS

  • The Bedford County Hunt Club will hold it’s BRHF Summer Fun Show on Sunday, July 12 at the Patrick Henry Girls Home (1039 Brookneal Hwy, Rustburg, Va., 24588). The show, which includes classes on the flat for Hunters, Western, Ranch Riding and Gaited, is sanctioned by the Blue Ridge Horse Force and will be judged by Kenny Davis. Classes will start at 9 a.m. with Open Showmanship.
  • The Pine Spur Hunt Club will hold it’s 62nd annual all-breed horse show on Saturday, July 11, in Vinton, Va. (1049 Pine Spur Road) The show is Blue Ridge Horse Force sanctioned. The show starts at noon and admission is $5 if you aren’t showing. The club also will be hosting a tack consignment sale during the show. Gary Altizer and Faith Copenhaver will judge. The show is a qualifiying show for ASHA-LOUISVILLE, ASHAV HIGH POINT, ASHA SUMMER SHOW SERIES. For more information call Tommy Barron at 540-890-2211
    Pine Spur Hunt Club All-Breed Horse Show.

COMBINED TRAINING/DRESSAGE

  • Roanoke Valley Pony Club’s Fun Frolic Series will be held Sunday, July 12, at Green Hill Park in Salem. RVPC’s Fun Frolic Series is a series of Combined Test and Dressage Show. It is a great way to move up a level or just enjoy showing, with a fun, relaxed atmosphere, and inexpensive entry fees. The series welcomes riders of all levels, from Intro-level to 2nd-level Dressage, Western Dressage, and Combined Tests from Cross-Rails up through Prelim.

VIRGINIA HORSE CENTER

  • The horse center will host Dressage at Lexington on Friday, July 10, through Sunday, July 11.  The USDF and USEF recognized dressage show offers training level through Grand Prix. Friday features Sport Horse in Hand classes. Saturday features an afternoon of musical freestyles. This show is free to spectators. Find the Prize List here for the schedule.

LOOK AHEAD

Like Roanoke Equestrian on Facebook for continued updates on horse shows in the area. Have a show coming up? Contact us at Roanoke.Equestrian@gmail.com to add it to our calendar.

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