- 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.
- 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.
- Southwest Virginia Dressage Association Schooling Show, July 18, Green Hill Park, Salem, Va.
- Southern States Horse Show, July 16-18, Wiley Arena at the Virginia Horse Center during the Rockbridge Regional Fair
- Shenandoah Valley Cutting Series, July 17-18, Coliseum at the Virginia Horse Center during the Rockbridge Regional Fair.
- New London Horse Show Series, July 18, Coyote Crossing Cattle Company, 4178 Headens Bridge Road, Bedford, Va.
- Star City Classic All-Breed Horse Show, July 25, Green Hill Park, Salem, Va.
- New Castle CTC (ACTHA): 2-day trail ride benefiting Craig County Public Library, July 25-26, Craig County Fairgrounds. For info call Jennifer Mulligan 540-797-0775.
- Eastern Arabian Horse Show & East Coast Championships, July 30-Aug. 2, Virginia Horse Center
- Pine Spur Hunt Club 2015 Hunter Show Series, Aug. 1, Vinton, Va.
- Horseplay 4-H Benefit Show, Aug. 2, Alphin-Stewart Arena, Virginia Tech
- Julie Winkel Clinic (hunt seat equitation), Aug. 4, Virginia Horse Center. Deadline to register is July 24.
- Franklin County Equestrian Club 5th Annual Open Horse Show, Aug. 8, Ginther Farm, Rocky Mount
- Lexington National Horse Show “AA”, Aug. 5-9, Virginia Horse Center.
- Trail Horse Clinic & Challenge with Perfect Partners Equine, Aug. 13-16, Ivanhoe, Va.
- National Barrel Horse Association Colonial Nationals, Aug. 13-16, Virginia Horse Center.
- New London Horse Show Series, Aug. 15, Coyote Crossing Cattle Company, 4178 Headens Bridge Road, Bedford, Va.
- Richard Winters Horsemanship Clinic with Cattle, Aug. 21-23, Crockett, 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.
- Sallie B. Wheeler East Coast Hunter Breeding National Championship, Aug. 28-29, Virginia Horse Center
- Astride with Pride Benefit Horse Show, Aug. 29, Green Hill Equestrian Center, Salem, Va.
- New London Horse Show Series, Sept. 5 (postponed from June 6), Coyote Crossing Cattle Company (4178 Headens Bridge Rd.) Bedford
- Adult Dressage Camp, Sept. 24-27, Penmerryl Equestrian Center, Greenville, 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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