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“Together, – staff, board, participants, our community, and industry partners – we will succeed. We come into the office every day with an eye to providing the best facility, programming, and amenities to our participants as well as being the best neighbor and resource to our community and the state. People value us because we offer an experience. It is our job and our privilege to elevate that experience every time they return. I believe that this is the key to the longevity and success of the Virginia Horse Center Foundation.” – Katherine R. Truitt

Contact Staff

Administration & Employment Edie MacCorkle
Security Leroy Troxel
Show Office Show Manager (different per event) 540-464-2962
Special Events / Rockbridge Regional Fair Director Deborah Work
Stable Office Ellen Pennine
Maintenance Wayne Downs                                                 wdowns2013@gmail.com 540.784.0154
Operations Manager Ben Sanchez                                                         ben.sanchezops@gmail.com                           540.784.0159                    
Food Services Manager
Danny Weimer
Kasey Potter

Full Staff



Glenn Petty, Interim Executive Director
Edie MacCorkle, Executive Assistant and HR Manager
Deborah Work, Director Special Events / Director of the Rockbridge Regional Fair
Matt Crookshanks, Sponsorship & Advertising/ Coliseum & Mezzanine Administrator
Leroy Troxell, Director of Security
Ellen  Pennine, Stable Office Manager & Show Contracts Administrator
Wayne Downs, Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds
Kasey Potter & Danny Weimer, Virginia Horse Center Concessions and Catering
Ben Sanchez, Operations Manager

Show Management

Leslie Brown, Stonewall CountryI & II, Lexington Spring Premiere & Encore, Lexington National
Steve Hanks, Bonnie Blue National Horse Show & Friesian Horse Show
Clyde Poarch, Thoroughbred Celebration Horse Show Series
Keedie Leonard & "Sandy" Gerald, House Mountain Horse Show Series
Sally Moore & Tamala Nichols, Commonwealth Games/Equestrian Sport
Sally Moore, Dressage with a View show series
Blue Ridge Arabian Classic Horse Show