Get your horse fix: Sept. 27-28


  • The American Saddlebred Horse Association of Virginia will hold their 2014 horse show at the  Virginia Horse Center Sept. 25-28. A full schedule of classes for Saddlebreds, Hackneys and Friesians will be offered, as well as UPHA Classics, futurities and Academy classes. Prize book with class schedule can be found online.
  • Also this weekend at the Virginia Horse Center, the Glenmore Hunt Pony Club will hold its fundraiser show for hunters and jumpers in the Wiley and Northern arenas. Find a class list here online


The Franklin County Equestrian Club’s annual open horse show will be held Sept. 27 at Ginther Farm in Rocky Mount. The show will offer a mix of Western, English and game classes. Find directions and a class list here.


The North Carolina Quarter Horse Association is holding the Tar Heel Classic this weekend at the Hunt Horse Complex in Raleigh, North Carolina. That is just under 3 hours of driving from Roanoke for top AQHA competition just before Congress.