Entertainment

Point-to-point season: Sure cure for cabin fever

Cold and snow postponed the start of the point-to-point season, with Thornton Hill Fort Valley Hounds rescheduled to April 19 and Blue Ridge Hunt, second on the calendar, now running March 22. A preview of the racing season that Warrenton Hunt kicks off this Saturday. […]

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Olympic horses, Rappahannock roots

Competing in the London Olympics eventing runs this Saturday through Tuesday (July 28-31) are not one but two horses owned by the Wildasins of Sperryville: Twizzel (with Will Coleman of Virginia) and Mystery Whisper (with Phillip Dutton of Pennsylvania). The family talks about how the ultimate dream came about. […]

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Hollywood trainer teaching here

On March 30, Rex Peterson, acclaimed Hollywood movie horse trainer, will teach individual and group sessions at The Fine Equine Stables in Amissville. This will be his third clinic in the area, thanks to positive […]

BAZOO and Chris Read in flight and en route to winning the Novice Timber for owner/trainer Larry Levy.
Entertainment

In Sperryville, they’re off!

Journal entry for the weekend of March 3-4: Wow – what a fun weekend! Just what the doctor ordered: fabulous day to celebrate the rural rites of spring, parties on the hillside and those gorgeous thoroughbreds running and jumping . . . […]