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Address: 487 Maury River Road, Lexington, VA
Phone Number: 540-464-2950
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Description: The Virginia Horse Center is a 600 acre state-of-the-art environment for...
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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Interesting venue

I don't have much background in show horse events so it is interesting to stop by the Virginia Horse Center to experience something new and different. I have enjoyed stopping by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I don't have much background in show horse events so it is interesting to stop by the Virginia Horse Center to experience something new and different. I have enjoyed stopping by here on my visits to Lexington to enjoy a different activity. The seating is extensive, so it's easy to just stop by for a quick visit.

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Leesport, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Pete and Babe were are horses, they were 2 great horses. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable of Lexington, she has been doing this tour for 18 years. Thank you.

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

nice people, welcoming to horse lovers of all kinds Magnificent arena brought back memories of the Virginia Horse Festival we used to come to yearly.

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NC
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great place for a horse show! The only negative I can share is the only food venue is the concession stand - they were out of items all weekend and there prices were on the edge of robbery --- too high!

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Miami, Florida
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Stopped by the VA Horse Center for the Arabian East Coast Championships. Really impressed with the facilities - absolutely amazing!

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Davidson, North Carolina, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Subsequent to my last year's review of VHC, I'm glad to learn of all the positive changes that have occurred. Look forward to competing there in the coming months and hopefully, for years to come. What I particularly like is that it's a safer show environment for the horse than I've experienced elsewhere. Good going VHC Foundation!

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I took my family to the horse center for the Rockbridge Regional Fair and Farm Show. What a waste of time. Nothing like what they advertised on their web site. Apparently the locals know that because it was like a ghost town, and you had to search around and find a single soul to ask where anything is. Finally we... More 

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Conowingo, MD
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

First visit to the Virginia Horse Center. Very impressive facility. It's at a point where it is starting to show needs of maintenance. The management team must maintain the infrastructure and grounds but right now it is still really a nice facility. This equine center needs to be supported now while it is still nice.

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Lexington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Virginia Horse Center is a huge place. If you are a horse lover you will not be dissapointed in the shows and the facilities.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Perfect location for Agility Trial. Trail held in main arena. Plenty of area to walk/exercise dogs. Star City Canine Training Club & DOTC of Lynchburg hosts for trial. Great clubs. Fun weekend

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