Virginia Horse Center, Lexington

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The Virginia Horse Center stands at the forefront of Virginia’s $1.2B equine economy. Founded to promote all disciplines of equestrian sport, its 600 acres of picturesque grounds hold a 4,000 seat coliseum, eight barns to accommodate 1,200 horses, 19 show rings including two large indoor arenas, cross-country and combined carriage driving courses, campgrounds, and full catering and café services. The VHCF also hosts many non-equine events like dog shows, BMX, agriculture programs, and the Rockbridge Regional Fair & Farm Show.
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  • well we were passing through and thought we would stop - not too friendly if you aren't participating  more »
  • It was a hit for my 12 year old. She loves horses. We just happen to be visiting during a dressage competition. We could have stayed they all day. We were there on a Saturday- they also have a Farmer'...  more »
  • Blue ribbons definitely make our visits better, however this facility is enjoyable either way. We visit this venue several times a year. It is well kept, clean, and accommodating. Our family enjoys ev...  more »
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  • Beautiful facility! Open to the public with nearly continuous varied events. Walking trails. Outstanding staff. Don't skip this opportunity even if you don't own horses.
  • Good place for a show or event. Footing, rings, stalls, all being improved and maintained. H ood food too.
  • It's a smaller venue and the shows are run very well. The stalls are very big, most of them have electrical hook up very close, if not at each stall and all wash racks have warm water.
  • I grew up going to the Virginia State 4-H Horse and Pony Championship show here every September. The fond memories are all based on the well kept barns and arenas. Nothing better than a finals class in the Waldron Arena! (Photo is the view from the edge of the dressage hill)
  • Been there a few years ago nice place alittle bit of everything for horse activities and more. Wish Michigan had something this nice.

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