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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 2015 calendar here.

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


Old Dominion Saddlebred Show

Category: Saddlebred

10/9/2015 - 10/10/2015

Show benefiting the Old Dominion Futurity will feature 3-gaited, 5-gaited, fine harness, park, pleasure prospect, equitation, academy, children's, fun classes and more.

House Mountain Horse Show

Category: Hunter/Jumper

10/10/2015 - 10/11/2015

Two-day regional schooling horse show for hunter and jumper riders.

Rockbridge Farmer's Market

Category: Agriculture


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

Therapeutic Riding Association of Virginia Fall Horse Show

Category: Therapeutic Riding

10/10/2015 - 10/11/2015

Largest therapeutic horse show in Virginia for riders with challenges, including physical and mental and behavioral differences.

Great American USDF Regional Dressage Championship and VADA Fall Show

Category: Dressage

10/15/2015 - 10/18/2015

Regional Chmpionships and qualifying for Natuional Dressage Championships, featuring training through grand prix plus musical freestyles.

Rockbridge Farmer's Market

Category: Agriculture


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

Rockbridge Farmer's Market

Category: Agriculture


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

Thoroughbred Celebration Horse Show

Category: Hunter/Jumper

10/24/2015 - 10/25/2015

Two day Hunter/Jumper horse show for Off the Track Thoroughbreds or those bred to race.

Fall Virginia Horse Trials

Category: Eventing

10/30/2015 - 11/1/2015

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

Trimble's Ridge Horse Show

Category: Hunter/Jumper


SWVHJA recognized hunter/jumper competition.

Southwest Virginia Hunter Jumper Association Finals

Category: Hunter/Jumper

11/6/2015 - 11/8/2015

End of year Hunter/Jumper horse show for SWVHJA

Virginia Horse Shows Association Championships

Category: Hunter/Jumper

11/12/2015 - 11/15/2015

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 2015 show season.

Hear the Beat - Christmas Edition

Category: Therapeutic Riding


Christmas show just for the fun of it!

Lexington Rockbridge Christmas Baskets

Category: Community

12/16/2015 - 12/19/2015

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