The New London Horse Show Series will hold its first show of the season (after the first show was postponed due to weather) on Saturday, July 18, at Coyote Crossing Cattle Company (4178 Headens Bridge Road) in Bedford, Va. Wendy Snyder is set to judge. The show includes classes for hunters on the flat, Western, Ranch Riding, Halter, Minis, Gaited, Arabian, Saddle Seat and includes several championship classes with added-money payouts. The show is Blue Ridge Horse Force sanctioned. The Jo Anne Bass Memorial Trophy will be presented to the winner of the Arabian English Pleasure Class.
VIRGINIA HORSE CENTER
The center will be hosting the Rockbridge Regional Fair this week, and two horse shows will be included. The Southern States Horse Show is July 16-18 in Wiley Arena. Brook Jacobs of Georgetown, Kentucky, will judge Saddlebreds and Bill Garvey of Hagerstown, Maryland, will judge Hunter, Western and Walking classes.
- THURSDAY, 6:30 p.m.: Saddlebred classes included Park Harness, Country Pleasure, 5- and 3-Gaited Pleasure classes.
- FRIDAY, 6:30 p.m.: Saddlebred classes continue
- SATURDAY, 8:30 a.m.: Open show classes including Saddleseat, Western, Hunter, Showmanship and Model English/Western classes throughout the day
- SATURDAY, 6 p.m.: Saddlebred Championship Classes
The Southwest Virginia Dressage Association will hold a schooling show on Saturday, July 18, at Green Hill Park in Salem, 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.
- Summertime Fun with Arabians, July 25, Amethyst Acres Equine Center, Buchanan (Reservations are required. Contact Deb at: email@example.com)
- 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.
- ACTHA at Historic Explore Park, Aug. 22-23, Roanoke County’s Explore Park (Register by Aug. 20)
- 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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