Event Rentals & Spaces
The Virginia Horse Center Foundation has a large selection of well-maintained facilities for your event. Large-scale events are usually booked 1-2 years in advance. Please contact Deb Work,, at 540-464-2953 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to check for availabilities.
Below is a listing of available spaces. For full details please visit Facility Information.
Anderson Coliseum, Waldron Arena, with seating up to 4,000
Ault Pavilion, Waldron warm-up area
East Complex Arena
The Big Lonely Barn’s warm-up area
Bent Tree Barn’s warm-up area
Woods Hill/Henson warm-up area
Outdoor Covered Arena
Schooling Ring (diagonal from Fletcher)
Northern Arena (formerly “Speed Ring”)
Schooling Ring (next to Northern)
Dressage Arena “A”
Dressage Arena “B”
Wheeler Arena “C”
East Complex Schooling Ring
Special Event Spaces
Special events like receptions, parties, or meetings can be booked by contacting Debbie Work at 540-464-2953 or by emailing email@example.com. Full catering is available through Good Eats Café & Catering, 540-817-9152.
Appomattox Mezzanine – This large event space has views of the Blue Ridge and onto the Waldron Arena in the Anderson Coliseum. It can accommodate 400 people and be segmented into smaller spaces. This space is well suited to wedding receptions, corporate and private parties, and meetings.
Work Horse Café – Inside the Anderson Coliseum on the upper concourse, this space has a full bar, stage, seating area, and can be enclosed for your event.
The Winner’s Ring Café – an enclosed porch attached to a full service café where small gatherings can be held with a full view of the action in Wiley Arena.
Picnic Pavilion and Amphitheater – Set atop the grounds with beautiful views, the picnic pavilion provides a memorable setting for your event. The Amphitheater can be used for acoustic concerts, parties, or in conjunction with the Pavilion.