The Robin S. Cramer hall is one of the largest indoor college arenas in the nation at 120 feet by 300 feet. Photo by Sweet Briar College
Sweet Briar College winter horse show
Sweet Briar College will host its Winter Show Feb. 21 at Sweet Briar College. Ellen Shavella will judge the show for hunters and jumpers. The show starts at 8:30 a.m. in the indoor arena and includes classes sanctioned by SWVHJA. Fax entries To: (434) 381-6457 by 3 p.m. Friday. Entries the day of the show will be charged a $10 office fee.
Also this weekend at the Virginia Horse Center
The horse center is hosting a variety of events this weekend including Saddlebreds, a Jumper Derby and dog agility for jumping of a different sort.
- Jumper Derby: Eventing In Virginia & College Team Challenge Team Challenge, Feb. 20, Virginia Horse Center, East Complex. A Jumper Derby combines stadium jumps and cross country jumps that might typically be encountered at an event or horse trial. Competition is open to any eventer, hunter or jumper who wants to practice for the upcoming season or wants to add a little variety and fun to their jumping. Low key, casual atmosphere.
- Star City Canine Agility, Trials from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. daily, Anderson Coliseum
- Virginia Winter Tournament & UPHA Horse Show (Saddlebreds), Feb. 19-20, Virginia Horse Center Barns 5 & 6. Show starts at noon.
Looking ahead: Chase away the winter blues at Jacobs Run Equestrian Center show in Forest on Feb. 28
Jacobs Run Equestrian Center hosts its Winter Blues Horse Show on Feb. 28 at Jacob’s Run Equestrian Center in Forest, Va. Shelby Turner Rader will judge the Blue Ridge Horse Force- sanctioned open show that includes classes for English, Western, Games, Equitation, Minis and Ranch. All hunter classes are on the flat.