Horse Country Activities
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.
Held just a mile down the road, Glenwood Park Racecourse hosts the races twice yearly, in April and early October.
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.