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Events at the Virginia Horse Center

There is an event for everyone at the Virginia Horse Center Foundation!  As an all-breed, all-discipline facility, every weekend offers a variety of opportunities for competitiors and spectators.  The VHCF is also host to an array of community events, farmers' markets, concerts, training clinics, industry seminars, and the Rockbridge Regional Fair & Farm Show.

We encourage you to use the calendar embedded to the right and visible on each page to view events by month and day.

There are several ways to use the calendar:

  1. If you know the date of your event find it by scrolling through the months to that date.  When you click on the date, the event will appear to the left with details, prize lists, secondary websites, and contact information if available.
  2. You can scroll through our events below which are listed in date order.
  3. You can search for your event in the search window at the top right of the site.
  4. Or you can view the entire 2014 calendar here.

In addition to competition and community events, the VHCF organizes special events throughout the year to raise funds and provide unique experiences.


Rockbridge Farmer's Market

Category: Agriculture


Area farmers sell fresh produce, eggs and wares to the general public.

Fall Virginia Horse Trials

Category: Eventing

10/31/2014 - 11/2/2014

The Virginia Horse Trials, an abbreviated version of a three-day eventing competition, draws several hundred eventing riders from around the country.

Southwest Virginia Hunter Jumper Association Finals

Category: Hunter/Jumper

11/7/2014 - 11/9/2014

End of year Hunter/Jumper horse show for SWVHJA

Virginia Horse Shows Association Championships

Category: Hunter/Jumper

11/13/2014 - 11/16/2014

Year end double point show for members of the Virginia Horse Shows Association who have competed in at least five associate member shows during the 2014 show season.

Riding My Way Back

Category: Therapeutic Riding


"Riding My Way Back" is a compelling documentary, chronicling one soldier's journey back from the brink of suicide. All proceeds go to Hoofbeats Therapeutic Riding Center.

VHC Equine Education Day

Category: Clinics


Full day of equine educational seminars and clinics featuring area equine professionals as well as renowned horsewoman Betty Oare teaching a judging clinic in the afternoon.

Hear the Beat - Christmas Edition

Category: Therapeutic Riding


Christmas show just for the fun of it!

Lexington Rockbridge Christmas Baskets

Category: Community

12/17/2014 - 12/20/2014

Charity Christmas Basket program for those in need in Rockbridge County. Basket organization takes place on the concourse of the Anderson Coliseum.