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Tentative 2016 Schedule


Posted By on Jan 14, 2016

  Hello all! Happy New Year! Hoofbeats is excited to kick off a new year and new opportunities. Here is a tentative (mind you, we said tentative) road map of the upcoming seasons.     Jan. 23 Rockbridge Hunt Pony Club Horse Management Clinic Feb. 9 Board Meeting Feb. 21 TRAV Education Day March 7 Horses Come Back To HB March 12 Volunteer Training Day April 12 – June 4 First Session May 10 Board Meeting May 14...

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2015 Awards Banquet


Posted By on Nov 16, 2015

All good things must come to a close. We cannot believe it is already the end of the 2015 season. It has been so full of laughter, stories, learning, success, friendship, and development. Thank you to all of the volunteers, staff, horses, riders, and families who made it happen. Some quick stats for you. In the 2015 season, there were:  99 riders 50% of riders were adults and 50 % were children, 50% were male and 50% were female 10...

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Special Olympics


Posted By on Jun 18, 2015

Thank you to all of our riders, horses, volunteers, family and friends who made this year’s Special Olympics a true success. Last Saturday, the riders competed at the Hoofbeats Center rather than at the Va. Horse Center Complex, as in years past. The athletes came from all over Rockbridge County, southern Virginia, and even West Virginia. Despite 90-degree weather, the riders breezed through their equitation, dressage, trail,...

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Mark your calendars and tell your friends! Hear the Beats Horse Show is coming up on May 31st. Held annually at the Virginia Horse Center, it will feature both English and Western classes of all levels. All proceeds benefit Hoofbeats Therapeutic Riding Center. For more information, please visit...

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Bonnie Blue Show

Bonnie Blue Show


Posted By on May 11, 2015

On May 7, four Hoofbeats riders performed the opening drill and flag ceremony for the Bonnie Blue Horse Show in the Coliseum of the Virginia Horse Center. Rocking out as usual, our little riders executed their routine to some hip tunes, setting the tone for a great event. The Bonnie Blue show team presented a surprise blue ribbon to each Hoofbeats rider for their excellent performance. Thanks drill...

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April Showers Bring May Flowers

April Showers Bring May Flowers


Posted By on May 5, 2015

Everybody at Hoofbeats is enjoying the successful launch of a new season. We have some new horsey faces around the barn. Check out the updated “Meet the Horses” page. — Pictures from this week’s lessons — Coming soon: On May 7, Hoofbeats riders will perform as the opening drill team at the Bonnie Blue Invitational at the Virginia Horse Center. On May 10, Hoofbeats is hosting Hear the Beats Fundraiser...

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