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Address: 487 Maury River Rd, Lexington, VA 24450-3374
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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Lovely venue

Attended the Sallie B Wheeler Young Horse Show here. Great facilities. Large grandstand and convenient to get around. Hotels close by.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Kathy W
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Wilmington, Delaware
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Wilmington, Delaware
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Attended the Sallie B Wheeler Young Horse Show here. Great facilities. Large grandstand and convenient to get around. Hotels close by.

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Thank Kathy W
Southport, North Carolina
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49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are not dedicated or serious horse people but we stopped in to check out this event. Both educational, especially for serious riders or trainers, and encouraging given their mission. This is a "family" of horse lovers who are championing a worthy cause of training and making previously wild mustangs adoptable. A lot of effort put into the human/horse relationship.... More 

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Thank MrBill2014
Ohio
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

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 June 26, 2016 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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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
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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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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 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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47 reviews
10 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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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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