For Saturday’s Old Dominion Hounds Point-to-Point races at Ben Venue Farm’s rolling race course, a finally spring-like weather forecast attracted an overflowing entry box for the day’s nine races which were run under sunny skies but with chillier-than-expected winds.
On March 29, Thornton Hill Fort Valley Hounds’ final meet of the 2014-15 season doubled as the swan song for Billy Dodson, who retired as huntsman.
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…
Thornton Hill Fort Valley Hounds move their race to warmer times in April, 10 more Forbes Travel Guide stars for The Inn at Little Washington, a musical art competition for Rappahannock visual artists, ragtime at the Theatre and more in…
Ride to remember Several years ago, we wrote about Sperryville’s Maeghan Boucher, a gifted barrel racer, horse trainer and all-around equestrian who has been on horseback since she was just three months old. Her mom, our own Sally Petty of…
Horses, real and stick, thunder into Sperryville Feb. 28 The annual point-to-point steeplechase season kicks off Feb. 28 with Thornton Hill Fort Valley Hounds’ annual races at the Thornton Hill Racecourse in Sperryville. Virginia hunt country offers an unparalleled and…
Oliver Brown wears many hats in the horse world as Rappahannock Hunt’s senior master of foxhounds, horse and pony breeder, trainer and judge. After 35 years, he remains passionate about the chase.
A whole bunch of photos from Sunday's Christmas in Little Washington parade and town-wide celebration.
A few photos from the Thornton Hill Fort Valley Hounds opening hunt meet Sunday in Sperryville.
Fourth Friday moves to the fifth Friday this month, festivities and people in masks head for Stone Hill’s annual spectacle and folks on horseback for Flint Hill’s annual trail ride this weekend, plus worthwhile art exhibits, Molasses Creek at the…
Huntly photographer and horsewoman Ronda Gregorio’s niece Chloe Porter, 8, appears to have been adopted as a friend by Viggo.
Meghan Kavanah of Sperryville, and Ronda Gregorio of Huntly, are now the proud owners of two mustangs — Viggo and Landay — in this week’s Sperryville column.
Butter Rum, affectionately known as Butters, came into the Sharp family when he was two years old. Katie Sharp was all of four. Now 13, Katie just won the Novice Girls Tetrathlon at the USPC Championship Festival in Kentucky.
Julia Thieriot and her miniature horse, Short Stuff, take a stroll through Washington Monday afternoon (June 2).
Miniature horse Lily stopped by Hearthstone School two weeks ago to read with students.
Dressed for Easter and ready to race at Sunday's Thornton Hill Fort Valley Hounds point-to-point races in Sperryville.