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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 2016 calendar here.

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


 


Southern States Regional Fair Horse Show

Category: Breed Shows

7/28/2016 - 7/30/2016

Sponsored by Southern States this horse show features Saddlebreds, Gaited, English, Mountain, Walking and Western Classes.

Rockbridge Regional Fair & Farm Show

Category: Community

7/28/2016 - 7/30/2016

Virginia Presidential Paso Fino Association Horse Show

Category: Breed Shows

7/29/2016 - 7/31/2016

USEF/PFHA double pointed Paso Fino horse show.

Rockbridge Farmers Market - July 30

Category: Agriculture

7/30/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Market featuring locally produced produce, arts, crafts, baked goods, eggs, meats, etc.

East Coast Arabian & East Coast Championships

Category: Arabian

8/4/2016 - 8/7/2016

East Coast Championship horse show for Arabians, featuring a variety of classes.

Rockbridge Farmers Market - August 6

Category: Community

8/6/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Market featuring locally produced produce, arts, crafts, baked goods, eggs, meats, etc.

VHSA Clinic with Kathy Doyle Newman

Category: Clinics

8/10/2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Virginia Horse Shows Association, Inc. Special Events Committee Presents A Mounted Clinic with Mrs. Kathy Doyle Newman

Lexington National Hunter/Jumper Horse Show

Category: Hunter/Jumper

8/10/2016 - 8/14/2016

USEF Premiere "AA" rated Hunter/Jumper Show

Rockbridge Farmers Market - August 13

Category: Agriculture

8/13/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Market featuring locally produced produce, arts, crafts, baked goods, eggs, meats, etc.

National Barrel Horse Assoc. Colonial National

Category: Barrel Racing

8/18/2016 - 8/21/2016

NBHA Barrel Racing Event

Rockbridge Farmers Market - August 20

Category: Community

8/20/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Market featuring locally produced produce, arts, crafts, baked goods, eggs, meats, etc.

Bucky Reynolds/Jack Towell Hunter Performance Clinic

Category: Hunter/Jumper

8/22/2016 - 8/23/2016

Performance clinic for horses & riders.

Extreme Mustang Makeover & Mustang Adoption Event

Category: Training Category

8/25/2016 - 8/27/2016

Wild Mustang training competition and adoption event

Virginia Young Horse Festival

Category: Hunter/Jumper

8/26/2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Hunter competition featuring young horses.

Sallie B. Wheeler US National Hunter Breeding Championships - East

Category: Hunter/Jumper

8/27/2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

East Coast National Hunter Breeding Championships

30th Annual Region III Connemara Show

Category: Breed Shows

8/27/2016 - 8/28/2016

American Connemara Pony Society Horse Show

Rockbridge Farmers Market - August 27

Category: Community

8/27/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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

Eastern Region Andalusian Horse Club VA Classic Regional Championship

Category: Breed Shows

9/1/2016 - 9/4/2016

Open Dressage Show and Andalusian/Lusitano Regional Championship Breed Show

VA Paint Horse Club Color Classic

Category: Breed Shows

9/2/2016 - 9/4/2016

Breed show featuring Paint Horse Color Classic & VA Bred futurities

Dressage with a View

Category: Dressage

9/3/2016 - 9/4/2016

Schooling dressage show

Old Dominion Saddlebred Horse Show

Category: Breed Shows

9/9/2016 - 9/10/2016

Old Dominion Saddlebred Horse Show

Virginia 4-H State Horse & Pony Show

Category: Agriculture

9/15/2016 - 9/18/2016

Virginia State 4-H Championship Show

Virginia State Barrel Racing Show

Category: Barrel Racing

9/23/2016 - 9/25/2016

VA State Barrel Racing Championships

ASHAV

Category: Breed Shows

9/29/2016 - 10/2/2016

American Saddlebred Horse Association of Virginia Show