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    Our mission...

    The VBHSA is a volunteer organization consisting of hundreds of members including farms, adult amateurs, profesionals, juniors and people who love horses.

    Our purpose...

    ...is to promote sportsmanship and horsemanship; to conduct horse shows, clinics, forums, and other special events; to assign show dates and certify recognition of shows; to encourage participation in all VBHSA recognized shows and events by all Association members who are in good standing; and to make adequate and fair rules governing competitions and to enforce them for the common benefit.

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    Recognition...

    The VBHSA recognizes approximately 20 Virginia Horse Show Association (VHSA) Associate rated shows each year and tracks points for year-end awards, which are awarded at an annual banquet.

    Supporting...

    The VBHSA also supports via donation various charitable organizations including local rescue squads.

    Interested in showing...

    If you are interested in horses and horse-showing, you're invited to attend a show, see how much fun it can be, and get involved. For more information, feel free to contact any of us by email or telephone.

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    VBHSA Membership

    Join one of the longest standing Horse Show Associations in southeast Virginia. Annual memberships run from December 1 to November 30 of the following year.

    Members accrue points toward the annual VBHSA Year-End awards.

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    VBHSA Shows

    All shows are held in accordance with VBHSA, VHSA, and USEF Rules.

    All shows are VHSA Associate rated.

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    Annually...

    The Cooler Show is an annual fund raising event held to support the VBHSA.

    Supported by our wonderful sponsors, the Cooler show provides awards, ribbons and prizes to show competitors.

    The VBHSA Annual Banquet is held to reward the competitors with awards, ribbons and prizes for their hard work throughout the show year.

Virginia Beach Horse Show Association
(VBHSA)


All shows are VHSA Associate rated and
held on weekends between March and October.

May 21 West Neck Creek Equestrian Center
June 4
Crafty Fox Farm
June 11 Roseoldian Farm
July 9 Craft Fox Farm
August 6 Kimnach Equestrian @ TBD
August 27 - 28 VBHSA Cooler Show @
Roseoldian
September 10 - 11 Bridlewood Farm
September 24 - 25 Rain Date for VBHSA Cooler Show
October 1 -2 West Neck Creek Equestrian Center
October 15 - 16 Smithview Equestrian
October 22 - 23 Bridlewood Farm
Click to see complete Show Calendar...
or
Download 2022 Show Calendar (PDF)

VBHSA Show Barns

All shows are held at our wonderful show barns
located in cities of Virginia Beach and Chesapeake.

Bridlewood Farm
1924 Sanderson Rd. Chesapeake, VA
Kasey Evans
Phone540-847-5866
EmailEmail

Crafty Fox Farm
1492 Pleasant Ridge Rd, Virginia Beach, VA
Sugi Dewan
Phone757-560-5506
EmailEmail

Kimnach Equestrian LLC
Heather Kimnach
Phone757-635-3529
EmailEmail

Roseoldian Farm
1161 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA
Amanda Abernathy
Phone757-729-2733
EmailEmail

Smithview Equestrian
3756 Indian River Rd., Virginia Beach, VA
Jennifer Sabella
Phone757-831-0412
EmailEmail

West Neck Creek Equestrian Center
1437 Princess Anne Rd. Virginia Beach, VA
Laurie Lake & Mederise Carter
Phone757-646-6885
EmailEmail

Click/tap to see our Show Barns...

VBHSA ByLaws

The VBHSA ByLaws
Revised Nov. 2021

May 21 Show


Location:

West Neck Creek Equestrian Center
1437 Princess Anne Rd. Virginia Beach, VA
Laurie Lake & Mederise Carter
Phone757-646-6885
EmailEmail

Start Times:
Ring 1 - 10:00am
Ring 2 - 8:00am

No exhibitors before 6:45am
Schooling ends 15 minutes prior to commencement of show.

Judges:
Kimberlea Gilbertson (Ring 1)
Yvette Hume (Ring 2)

Stewards:
Mederise Lake Carter
Lisa Doczi Cohen

Show Fees

  • Make checks payable to: "West Neck Creek"
  • Open checks must be left with Show Secretary
  • Return check fee: $35
  • All fees due day of show
    • Any fees not paid day of show will incur a processing fee of $25
  • Online entries close 12:00 noon the Thursdays prior to show day
    • Any entries received afterwards or on show day will be charged offline rate.
Online Rate Offline Rate
Warm Up $25 $30
Classes $25 $35
Divisions $50 $60

Other Fees
  • Non-showing schooling fee: $25
  • Stalls $35
    • Stall availability may be limited
    • For reservations, contact:
      West Neck Creek Equestrian Center
      Phone757-646-6885

Show Rules
  • Six ribbons will be awarded in all classes
  • Championship and Reserve ribbons awarded in each division
  • ASTM approved hard hats must be worn while mounted
  • Judge's decision will be final
  • Dogs must be on a leash at all times
  • Paper copy of current negative Coggins required. Photo images are not acceptable.

Concessions
Rob Bennett &
Bear House Coffee Roasters

Prize List

Download prize list
Download Class/Division Descriptions (pdf)

Ring 1 (10:00am)

(Warm Up: Course B - Unjudged & open all day)

Entries Class Division
1 Warm Up
2 VBHSA Breeding
3 4 5
Open Hunter
2', 2'6 or 3'
6 7 8 Thoroughbred Hunter*
2'6 or 3'
9 10 11 Green Hunter Horse*
2'6 or 3'
12 13 14 Working Hunter*
2'6 or 3'
--- Schooling Break---
15 16 17 Children's/Junior Hunter*
2'6 or 3'
18 VHSA Associate Children's Equitation Over Fences*
2'6 or 3'
19 20 21 Adult Amateur Hunter*
2'6 or 3'
22 VHSA Associate Adult Amateur Equitation over Fences*
2'6 or 3'
23 VHSA Associate Adult Amateur Equitation on the Flat*
24 VHSA Associate Children's/Junior Equitation on the Flat - 15-17*
25 VHSA Associate Children's/Junior Equitation on the Flat - 14 & Under*
--- Schooling Break---
26 27 28 Green Pony Hunter*
Sm 2' Med 2'3 Lg 2'6
29 30 31 Pony Hunter*
Sm 2' Med 2'3 Lg 2'6
32 VHSA Associate Pony Equitation over Fences*
Sm 2' Med 2'3 Lg 2'6

Ring 2 (8:00am)

(Warm Up: Course B - Unjudged & open all day)

Entries Class Division
33 Warm Up
34 Lead Line
35 36 37 Very Beginner Pleasure
38 39 40 Walk - Trot Equitation Younger
41 42 43 Walk - Trot Equitation Older
--- Schooling Break---
44 45 46 Short Stirrup Hunter*
Cross Rails
47 48 49 Beginner Equitation
18"
50 51 52 Pleasure Horse Adult*
53 54 55 Pleasure Horse Junior*
56 57 58
Pleasure Pony*
--- Schooling Break---
59 Open Equitation on the Flat
60 Open Equitation over Fences
2' or 2'6
61 62 63 Schooling Hunter
2' or 2'6
64 65 66 Special Hunter
2' or 2'6

Enter Online

Online entries are open until 12:00 noon time Thursday prior to show day.
You may also download entry form and turn it into show secretary on day of show.
See the show secretary on day of show to make changes.

Get real time Text Alerts during the show!

The Ringside Pro's App
is used by the VBHSA for monitoring the shows' progress in real time!

Membership with the VBHSA

Join one of the longest standing Horse Show Associations in southeast Virginia. Annual memberships run from December 1 to November 30 of the following year.

Members accrue points which are tallied toward the annual VBHSA Year-End Banquet.

All shows are held in accordance with VBHSA, VHSA, and USEF Rules. And are VHSA Associate rated.

Membership Fees
Annual Membership $50
Lifetime Membership $300
Farm Membership $40
Farm Lifetime Membership $150

Recording Fees

Lifetime Recording $15
Name Change $5
Change of Owner $15

Join Online

Cooler Show/Annual Banquet

The Cooler Show...

The Cooler Show is an annual fund raising event held to support the VBHSA. Supported by our wonderful sponsors, the Cooler show provides awards, ribbons and prizes to show competitors.


The Annual Banquet...

The VBHSA Annual Banquet is held to reward the competitors during the show year. Our VBHSA members receive awards, ribbons and prizes for their hard work.

Year-End Results

Download 2021 Equitation Results
Download 2021 Hunter Results