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Keep up with all the news, special programs, and events at the Virginia Horse Center Foundation by checking in on the News page.

Our press releases are listed below with the most recent release first.  Special event information appears in our "News" hub on the right hand side of the site and below.

Contact 540-464-2950 for more information, to be added to our press release list, for photography credit information, or with questions.

 

2014 News and Press Releases

 

Dear Friends of the Horse Center:

The embedded link below will take you directly to the latest press release describing the most recent changes at the Virginia Horse Center Foundation.  This information will be updated frequently, so check back often. 

Sincerely,

VHCF Board of Directors

 

 

May 10, 2014: FORMER KENTUCKY HORSE PARK LEADER NICHOLSON JOINS VIRGINIA HORSE CENTER MANAGEMENT TEAM

 

April 22, 2014: PRESS RELEASE/ TRUITT ANOUNCES RETIREMENT DATE, PETTY NAMED INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FORMER KENTUCKY HORSE PARK DIRECTOR SIGNS ON AS CONSULTANT

 

April 16, 2014: PRESS RELEASE/ HORSE CENTER PRESENTS NEW MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS PLANS, OARE REPLACES McBROOM AS PRESIDENT

Dear Friend of the Virginia Horse Center:

With two major events fast upon us, the Spring Premiere AA Hunter/Jumper Show (April 23 – April 27) and the Spring Encore AA Hunter/Jumper Show (April 30 – May 5), we wanted to be sure you knew about some important changes at the Virginia Horse Center.

The Board of Directors and a variety of consultants have been listening to the input from various sectors of our audience and end-users and have been busy reacting to what we heard.   

To read about the most recent changes please check back here often.

Look for more changes and more of these updates in the weeks and months to come and good luck with all your equine endeavors.

The Board of Directors

Virginia Horse Center Foundation

 


2013 Information and Press Releases

Potomac Horse Fever Alert

 

Turn Up the Lights Campaign - Team Winner!

12/5/2012
We are pleased to announce that the Middlebrook General Store team raised the most money for the Turn Up the Lights campaign!

Hurricane Sandy - VHCF Evacuation Site

10/26/2012
The Virginia Horse Center is an evacuation site for horses. Please call 540-464-2966 for reservations and more information.

Members' Choice - Lexington Spring Premiere!

10/22/2012
The VHCF's Lexington Spring Premiere voted Members' Choice show.

Manager Update - Thoroughbred Celebration

9/14/2012
Krista Hodgkin is named manager of Thoroughbred Celebration Horse Show series.

Interview with Olympian Nina Ligon

9/4/2012
Q&A with Nina Ligon of Esmont, Virginia covering her career and her experiences at the London Olympics.

Trailer Safety Seminar

8/13/2012
Participate in this unique informational and hands-on trailer safety seminar on September 23 from 1-4pm.

2012 Barn Tour

8/13/2012
Enjoy ten area farms while supporting the Virginia Horse Center through the VHCF Equestriennes 2012 Barn Tour!

New Sponsor - Cool Spring Organics Market & Cafe

6/8/2012
The VHCF is pleased to announce a new sponsor partnership with our neighbor - Cool Spring Organics Market & Cafe

New Sponsor - Devils Backbone Brewery

3/29/2012
We are thrilled to welcome Devils Backbone Brewery to the VHCF family!