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Virginia Horse Center

#11 of 27 things to do in Lexington Features Animals
487 Maury River Rd, Lexington, VA 24450-3374
+1 540-464-2950
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Horse Show

Now that the center is privately owned, I've noticed that it has definitely gone downhill in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Victoria B
Boston, Massachusetts
Impressive Facility

This was out first visit to the center. It is much larger than I has anticpated. It is able to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wilmington, NC
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The Virginia Horse Center is a 600 acre state-of-the-art environment for horse shows and other livestock events. The Virginia Horse Center has twelve show rings, including the 150' x 300' indoor Waldron Arena in the Howard P. Anderson Coliseum. There is a five mile cross country course, and such amenities as a campground, a restaurant and catering service with banquet facilities and a gift shop.
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:00
487 Maury River Rd, Lexington, VA 24450-3374
+1 540-464-2950
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Now that the center is privately owned, I've noticed that it has definitely gone downhill in upkeep. This used to be a beautifully maintained property, with an arena that was air conditioned or well-fanned. It's so hot in there now, and it's just not what...More

Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was out first visit to the center. It is much larger than I has anticpated. It is able to accomodate several hundred horses and multiple events being run concurrently.

Thank MissPawley
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My family and I have been in the horse industry for years and have come down to the horse center for various events. My sister showed her horse in several of the rings during some we'll run shows. The facility has numerous events throughout the...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Spent three days at the Virginia Horse Center with my horse. Stalls are spacious and barns are kept clean. The arena was well-groomed and had good footing.

Thank norm&val
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Beautiful equestrian center open to the public with many, many frequent and free events to view. All types of horse related programs year-round. Western, English, indoor, outdoor, walking paths for public use, beautiful views.

Thank debwilloughby
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Just visited but they had a small show going on...free. Our grandkids ride and they liked the place a lot. Hope to return with a youngster entered!

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Nice big stalls, beautiful arenas, and plenty of space to take your horse for a wander before riding.

Thank Sammi B
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is an event at horse center not too be missed. I only had a short time on Saturday to visit and when I arrived (which was my first time at the mustang adoption event) I wish I could have stayed longer. It was an...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Attended the Sallie B Wheeler Young Horse Show here. Great facilities. Large grandstand and convenient to get around. Hotels close by.

1  Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We are not dedicated or serious horse people but we stopped in to check out this event. Both educational, especially for serious riders or trainers, and encouraging given their mission. This is a "family" of horse lovers who are championing a worthy cause of training...More

Thank MrBill2014
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