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Address: 487 Maury River Road, Lexington, VA
Phone Number: 540-464-2950
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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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Huge horse show facility

Stopped here while visiting and took in some horse shows for the day along with vendors selling their wares. Big beautiful facility that must be a treat for anyone who shows to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
SterlingCharm
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Ohio
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Ohio
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here while visiting and took in some horse shows for the day along with vendors selling their wares. Big beautiful facility that must be a treat for anyone who shows to attend. Plenty of parking, concession type food, and bathroom facilities. Glad we stopped and checked it out.

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Thank SterlingCharm
Danville, Virginia
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to show! We were there during a major storm, but because of the area being enclosed all was good. Beautiful setting as well.

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Thank gentry42016
Suffolk, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Fabulous facility. Accommodates 1200 visiting horses. Inside areana with stadium seating.Hunter/Jumper, Western, Cross Country. Gift shops and across the street from Dover Saddlery

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Thank betsieleahy2016
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Amazing facility, top notch and free entrance for spectators! The Winner's Ring restaurant had great Sliders.

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Thank Lynn G
Kenly, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

My daughter's first rated show. This is a beautiful facility, with the nicest people! Great touch by holding dinner each evening for exhibitors ad their families. Wonderful experience!

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Thank Michael W
Madeira Beach, Florida
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84 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Large, and nicely-kept show facility. Plenty of stall space. Convenient location a few minutes off the highway, so easy to get to. Very well-suited to the larger shows. I didn't give it 5 stars because there were limited food choices when I used to show there. But I like the facility itself.

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Thank kelleyking55
Berlin, Maryland
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44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

My daughter rode here for the first time for a competition. What a nice place and extremely well run, very organized and clean. If you are traveling with dogs, some of the arenas do not allow which is a good thing as dogs can spook horses.

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Thank ocbeachpro
Virginia
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244 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

I live in town and love going out to the Horse Center to see the different events that go on during the weekends. I also always find something to buy for my dogs....collars, toys, bags blankets you never know what you are going to find!

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Thank Lollypop
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Unless there are activities at the time of your visit, not much for the tourist. No information center or guides around. I am an equestrian so was interested just to see the facilities.

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Thank Sharon T
Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

You can get tickets for the horse and buggy ride from the information center in town, rides leave from across the street. The tour was informative and lots of fun.

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Thank zingadella1013

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