GET YOUR HORSE FIX: Equestrian events in the Roanoke region Feb. 6-7


Stonewall Country Horse Show at VHC

The second in the Stonewall Country Horse Show series is Feb. 5-7 (Friday through Sunday) at the Virginia Horse Center. Jerre Frankhouser and Claudia Roland will judge the USEF “National” rated show. It includes hunter/jumper, equitation and model classes.

Audit Bernie Traurig clinic free at Sweet Briar

Sweet Briar College is hosting a clinic with Bernie Traurig this weekend (Feb. 6-7). The first group starts on Saturday and Sunday at 9 a.m. and the clinic will go through to 4:45 p.m. on both days. Auditing is free at Rodgers Riding Center.

Traurig has represented the United States Equestrian Team both at home and abroad on many occasions and reached the top of the sport in all 3 of the International Equestrian Olympic disciplines: Show Jumping, Dressage, and Eventing. As a teacher and trainer, he is one of the most sought after clinicians in the country.

BCHA monthly meeting welcomes Scott Stevens

Scott Stevens, of the Rockingham Co-Op, with talk at the Botetourt Country Horseman’s Association on Tuesday, Feb. 2, about nutrition, field maintenance and just what is going on at the Southern States store. The talk, held at Bellacino’s in Daleville at 7 p.m., is free and open to the public. For more information, contact club president Debbie Mooty at 312-8393.

Get ready for Polar Bear Show at Virginia Horse Center

Looking ahead to next weekend (Feb. 13), the Virginia Horse Center will host its annual Polar Bear Horse Show in the East Complex. Stephen Bickers will judge the hunter/jumper show. Casual attire is allowed except for equitation classes.

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