The New London Horse Show Series continues Saturday at Coyote Crossing Cattle Company at 4178 Headens Bridge Road, Bedford. Neal Bost will judge. The arena footing at Coyote Crossing’s new show grounds has been recently redone with a new stone base. The show will begin at 9 a.m. with halter and showmanship classes. The show includes classes for English, Western, Minis, Arabians and Ranch Riding. Send pre-entries to NewLondonHorseShow@gmail.com.
VIRGINIA HORSE CENTER
The horse center will host the National Barrel Horse Association’s Colonial Nationals from Thursday, Aug. 13 to Sunday, Aug. 16. The Colonial Nationals is one of eight national shows that lead to the NBHA World Championships and attracts more than 1,000 entries from 20 states to compete for $100,000 in cash and prizes.
- The Trail Horse Clinic & Challenge with Perfect Partners Equine will be held Aug. 13-16 in Ivanhoe, Va. Clinicians Odell Grose, Jackie Turnbull, Joe Most & Trent Rhea will join riders along the New River at the Ivanhoe Show Grounds, 527 Trestle Road, Ivanhoe. Thursday and Friday will feature clinics, while Saturday and Sunday will feature Trail Horse competitions. Classes will be offered at three levels — Training, Intermediate and Masters.
- The Botetourt County Horseman’s Association will host Virginia Trail Talk with Sally Aungier, who is a member of the Governor’s State Trail Committee at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, at Fincastle Library. The talk will focus on who manages the lands equestrians ride on, places to ride and a Q&A session. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. That evening the organization will also host a BCHA Member Summer Social at Fincastle Vineyard & Winery. The event is part of a membership drive. $12 gives you a concert and wine-tasting plus a yearlong membership with the BCHA. RSVP with Debbie Mooty at 540-312-8393.
- ABT Tack will be having a tack yard sale this Saturday in Roanoke at 6109 Ashmont Drive (off Cotton Hill Road) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Find a list of items for sale here.
REMEMBER TO REGISTER
- Aug. 20 is the deadline to registration for the ACTHA at Historic Explore Park on Aug. 22-23 in Roanoke County’s Explore Park. Click here for more information and to register.
Friday Night Thunder Speed and Games Show, Aug. 21, Sprouses Corner Ranch, Appomattox, 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.
- USEF/PFHA double pointed Paso Fino horse show, Aug. 21-23, Virginia Horse Center, Lexington, 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.
- American Connemara Pony Society Region III Show, Virginia Horse Center, Lexington, Va.
- ACTHA at Historic Explore Park, Aug. 22-23, Roanoke County’s Explore Park (Register by Aug. 20)
- IALHA Andalusian Nationals, Aug. 24-29, Virginia Horse Center, Lexington, Va.
- Bedford County Fair equine competitions, Aug. 28, Huddleston, Va.
- Flashpoint Bloodstock Sporthorse Auction, 7 p.m. Aug. 28, Barn 6, Virginia Horse Center,
- 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
- Color Classic Futurity and APHA Show, Sept. 4-6, Virginia Horse Center, Lexington, Va.
- Sedalia Country Fair & Draft Horse Show, Sept. 5, Sedalia Center, Big Island, Va.
- Hear the Beat Horse Show, Sept. 6, Virginia Horse Center, Lexinton, Va.
- Virginia 4-H State Championship Horse and Pony Show, Sept. 10-13, Virginia Horse Center
- Baroque Equestrian Games & Classical Horse Competition, Sept. 18-20, Virginia Horse Center
- Adult Dressage Camp, Sept. 24-27, Penmerryl Equestrian Center, Greenville, Va.
- Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships, Sept. 29-Oct. 4, Virginia Horse Center
- BCHA Fall Lunch & Learn, Oct. 4, Green Hill Park Equestrian Center, Salem, Va. (Previously scheduled horse show is canceled.)
- 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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