Weekend highlight: The Virginia Horse Shows Association Championships will be held Nov. 12-15 at the Virginia Horse Center. Dedicated this year to the memory of J.T. Tallon, the hunter/jumper show starts Thursday and will be judged by Walter J. Lee and James Toon. The year-end double point show is for members of the Virginia Horse Shows Association who have competed in at least five associate member shows during the 2015 show season.
- Franklin County Equestrian Club 2nd Annual County Fair Horse Show, Nov. 14, Ginther Farm, Rocky Mount, Va.
- Western Games, Nov. 14, White Rock Stables in Huddleston, Virginia. (2329 Tolers Ferry Road)
- Rockbridge Hunt Club Fall Hunter Pace, Nov. 15, Staunton, Va.
- CANCELED Horse Head Wreath Workshop, Nov. 14, Blue Ridge Public Library. Build your own custom horse head wreath. Instructor Dee Kegley. November 14 at the Blue Ridge Public Library at 10 a.m. $50 for BCHA members, $55 non-members. Includes the pattern so you can make more. Contact Dedi Spradlin (email@example.com or 5 four 0. 353-8579 no later than noon on Friday, Nov. 13, to claim your spot.
- Mountain State Rodeo Winter Series, Nov. 20-21, Virginia Horse Center
- Franklin County Trailblazer 4-H Club Fall Fun Show, Nov. 21, The Hatcher Farm in Ferrum, Va.
- Bedford County Hunt Fall Horse Show, Nov. 22, Randolph College Riding Center in Lynchburg, Va.
- Dressage Clinic with Lauren Sprieser, Dec. 4-5, Taylor’s Store Dressage, Wirtz, Va. (Contact firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Mountain State Rodeo Winter Series, Dec. 4-5, Virginia Horse Center
- Christmas with Arabians, Dec. 5, Amethyst Acres, Buchanan, Va.
- Hear the Beat Horse Show – Christmas Edition, Dec. 12, Virginia Horse Center Anderson Coliseum
- Franklin County Equestrian Club Reindeer Games Competitive Trail Ride, Dec. 26, Waid Park, Rocky Mount
- Mountain State Rodeo Winter Series,Jan. 29-30, Virginia Horse Center
- Mountain State Rodeo Winter Series, Feb. 26-27, Virginia Horse Center
- Mountain State Rodeo Winter Series, March 25-26, Virginia Horse Center
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