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Contact Staff

Chief Executive Officer

John Nicholson
nicholson.johnd@gmail.com

540.464.2969
Chief Operating Officer

Leigh Anne Claywell
laclaywell@horsecenter.org

540.464.2960
Controller

Bonnie Keene

bkeene@horsecenter.org

540.464.2958
Administration & Employment

Lisa Howe

lhowe@horsecenter.org

540.464.2951
Accounts Payable

Vicky Bare

acctg@horsecenter.org

540.464.2954
Security

Leroy Troxel
ltroxellx3@gmail.com

540.784.0156
Show Office Show Manager (different per event) 540-464-2962
Stable Office

Ellen Pennine
stableoffice@horsecenter.org

540-464-2966
Maintenance

Wayne Downs                                                 wdowns2013@gmail.com

540.784.0154
Operations Manager

Ben Sanchez                                                         ben.sanchezops@gmail.com                          

540.784.0159                    
Food & Beverage Director
 

Kristina Day
kday@horsecenter.org

540.464.2959
804.651.6435

Coliseum & Mezzanine Administrator

Matt Crookshanks
mcrookshanks@horsecenter.org

540-464-2952

540-461-1564

Pure Eats Manager Kasey Potter

757.880.6517

 

 

Full Staff

Administration

John Nicholson, Chief Executive Officer
Sandra Thomas, Chief Financial Officer
Leigh Anne Claywell, Chief Operating Officer
Lisa Howe, Office Manager/Human Resources
Bonnie Keene, Controller
Matt Crookshanks, Sponsorship & Advertising/ Coliseum & Mezzanine Administrator
Kristina Day, Virginia Horse Center Catering & Winner's Ring Restaurant Manager
Leroy Troxell, Director of Security
Ellen  Pennine, Stable Office Manager & Show Contracts Administrator
Wayne Downs, Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds
Ben Sanchez, Operations Manager
Kasey Potter, Pure Eats Concessions
 
 

Show Management

Leslie Brown, Stonewall Country I & II, Lexington Spring Premiere & Encore, Lexington National
Chuck Walker, Bonnie Blue National Horse Show 
Clyde Poarch, Thoroughbred Celebration Horse Show Series
Keedie Leonard, House Mountain Horse Show Series
Sally Moore, Dressage with a View show series
Robert Obermiller, Blue Ridge Arabian Classic Horse Show