Upperville Colt & Horse Show - Expired Event
Upperville, VA 20185
|Description:||Welcome to the Upperville Colt & Horse Show...founded in 1853.|
This year's show, our 157th, takes place Monday, June 7, thru Sunday, June 13, 2010.
Upperville is the oldest horse show in the United States. Steeped in tradition, it extends a full seven days, and involves over two thousand horse and rider combinations from young children on ponies to leading Olympic and World Cup riders and horses.
Held under The Oaks, in Upperville, Virginia, the showgrounds are located forty miles west of Washington, D.C. in the rolling hills of Virginia's scenic horse country. The magnificent and prestigious Grafton and Salem Farms encompass the show, nestled on both sides of Route 50, between the village of Upperville and town of Middleburg.
Long a favorite of horse show competitors, Upperville features full divisions of entries from all corners of the United States and abroad.
The show has been recognized as the National Show Hunter Hall of Fame's - Horse Show of the Year, the Virginia Horse Shows Association Horse Show of the Year, and is a designated World Championship Hunter Rider Show.
Upperville is a week-long AA - Rated show with VHSA, MHSA, and USEF events in all Hunter Divisions.
On the grounds one finds pony rides, arts and craft exhibits, boutiques, children's games, a wide variety of food offerings, and a Basset Hound demonstration preceding Sunday's premier event, the Budweiser Upperville Jumper Classic.
Upperville is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and proceeds are dispersed to local charities.
As we enter our 157th year, we are expanding our corporate opportunities. For information regarding your company's participation in this year's show, follow this link to Corporate Promotions.
You can view our 2010 Sponsorship Guide by clicking here. The guide will open in a new window.
Daily admission to the show is $10.00 per person. Children under twelve years-of-age are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.
Gates open at 8 AM daily.
For special arrangements, entertainment, reserved parking, and/or box seats, please call 540 687-5740 or, during the show, 540-592-3858.
Upperville Colt and Horse Show Comment of the Day:
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children. William Penn (1644-1718)
|Contact name||Event Contact|
|Phone||540 687 5740|
|$750 10x10, $900 10x20, $1500 20x20|
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