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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.
 


 


Friesian Keuring

Category: Breed Shows

9/30/2014

Friesian Keuring (Inspection)

World & Grand National Friesian Championship Horse Show

Category: Breed Shows

10/1/2014 - 10/5/2014

International Friesian Show Horse Association presents the World & Grand National Championship Horse Show Horse Show

Rockbridge Farmer's Market

Category: Agriculture

10/4/2014

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

Therapeutic Riding Association of Virginia Fall Horse Show

Category: Therapeutic Riding

10/4/2014 - 10/5/2014

This annual show for riders with disabilities will feature a variety of classes including dressage, equitation, obstacles, pole bending, costume and United Professional Horseman's Association classes.

Old Dominion Saddlebred Show

Category: Saddlebred

10/10/2014 - 10/11/2014

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

10/11/2014 - 10/12/2014

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

Rockbridge Farmer's Market

Category: Agriculture

10/11/2014

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

32nd Annual Col. Bengt Ljungquist Memorial Championships & VADA Fall Competition.

Category: Dressage

10/16/2014 - 10/19/2014

The VADA is proud to host the 32nd Annual Col. Bengt Ljungquist Memorial Championships, a USEF Level 4 Dressage competition, USDF recognized and one of the two premier Championships to be held in USDF Region 1 in 2014.

Rockbridge Farmer's Market

Category: Agriculture

10/18/2014

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

Rockbridge Farmer's Market

Category: Agriculture

10/25/2014

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

Blue Ridge Brew Ha Ha Craft Beer Festival

Category: Other

10/25/2014

Introducing Virginia Horse Center's first Brew Fest!

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

11/13/2014

Short Documentary that chronicles one soldier's journey back from the brink of suicide. All proceeds go to Hoofbeats Therapeutic Riding, Inc. program.

VHC Equine Education Day

Category: Clinics

12/13/2014

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

12/13/2014

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.