riderHorse Country Activities

Great Meadow Gold Cup and Polo – 5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains
The Virginia Gold Cup is one of the oldest organized steeplechase races in the United States. The course is four-miles over four-foot post and rail timber fences across the rolling hillside of the Virginia Piedmont. The races are held twice annually, The Virginia Gold Cup in May and the International Gold Cup in October.

Middleburg Spring/Fall Races – 36787 Glenwood Park Lane, Middleburg
Held just a mile down the road, Glenwood Park Racecourse hosts the races twice yearly, in April and early October.

National Sporting Library – 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg
The National Sporting Library is a state-of-the-art, non-lending research facility dedicated to the world of horse sports, shooting and fishing. It is open to the public and admission is free.

Upperville Annual Hunt Country Stable Tour – Upperville
Enjoy a tour of stables in the area in 2014 for the 55th Annual Hunt Country Stable Tour. Check the website for details in the Spring of 2014.