VHSA Annual Meeting and Convention

2017 VHSA Convention & Annual Meeting

The Convention and Annual Meeting will be held at the Homestead the first weekend in December. All of the Registration Forms and detailed information is available on the VHSA Website, under News, then click on Convention on the drop down window. Please take note that we will be offering two wonderful Clinics which are free to all attendees. Details are included under the Convention information on our website.

If you have not made your room reservations at the Homestead, please do so immediately since space is limited.

The deadline to reserve your tickets for the various events is November 24, 2017. Space is limited and tickets will not be available for sale at the door.

2017 Official Ballot

The 2017 Official Ballot has been mailed to all VHSA Members as well as available on the VHSA website (under News).

The deadline for all VHSA Members to vote is November 1, 2017.

If you have not already sent in your Ballot to the VHSA office, please do so immediately.

The 2017 Winners will be announced and awarded at the VHSA Convention the weekend of December 1st at the beautiful Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia.

DOWNLOAD 2017 OFFICIAL BALLOT shown at right.

The Trainers Reception

The cocktails at the President’s Reception and the Awards Luncheon are sponsored in full by Virginia Horse Trainers in appreciation of all of their students and clients. We would like to thank the following trainers who have donated so far to The Trainers Receptions:

The Barracks
Belcort Farm
Breckendridge Manor
Cedar Creek Farm
Colliers Creek Show Stable and
Daisy Field Farm
Edgewood Farm
EMO Stables
Foxtail Farm, LLC
Freedom Farm
Hampden Row
Hunter’s Haven
Hunting Valley Farm
Meredith McLaughlin
Nancy Peterson
Sanmar Farm
Miranda Scott, LLC
Skyland Farm, LLC
TuDane Farm
Walnut Knoll Farm
Washington & Lee University

Any trainer who is interested in helping sponsor in appreciation of their students can contact the VHSA office either via phone (540) 349-0910 or e-mail (vhsa@verizon.net) to be added to the sponsorship list which will be printed in the Convention Booklet, 2018 VHSA Yearbook as well as included on a Poster that will be on display for the entire weekend of the Convention.


Washington Redskins Tickets

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest M. Oare have graciously donated to the VHSA Live Auction, Two Tickets, Club Level, 45 Yard Line, Row 1, including parking, to the Christmas Eve Washington Redskins Game vs. the Denver Broncos. This amazing auction item will be in our Live Auction held on Saturday evening, December 2nd during the Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony. We will have more items in our Live Auction, but wanted to let everyone know ahead of time so that you can perhaps save the date in case you are the successful bidder.

VHSA Live and Silent Auction

The VHSA Live and Silent Auction will be held during the Annual Meeting and Convention the weekend of December 1st. We would like to thank the following companies and individuals who have donated thus far:

Aikan Saddlery
Antares Sellier
CR Corporate Gifts
Dover Saddlery
Freedom Farm, Inc. - Peg Seals
Friends at the MD Horse Show Assn.
Annie Gould Gallery
Orange Madison Cooperative
Teresa Ramsay Photography
Tack and Habit Shoppe
The Galloping Grape
The Laurie Holloday Shop
Triple Crown Nutrition
Virginia Gold Cup

Horse Show Donors

Barracks Horse Show
Battlefield Horse Show Association
Deep Run Horse Show
Keswick Horse Show
The Winslett Advantage
Upperville Colt & Horse Show
Virginia Horse Center Foundation
Warrenton Horse Show

Individual Donors

Mr. & Mrs. Charlie Bopp
Mr. & Mrs. Oliver Brown
Mrs. Ada Cosby
Ms. Jane Gaston
Mr. & Mrs. Chuck Grossmann
Dr. Stewart Kohler
Ms. Rachel Howell
Ms. Kathy Hall-King
Mr. Walter J. Lee
Mrs. Louisa Lenehan
Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mathews
Ms. Jackie McClintic
Ms. Meredith McLaughlin
Mrs. Carol Miller
Mr. & Mrs. Ernest M. Oare
Ms. Nancy Peterson
Mrs. Teresa Ramsay
Ms. Sandra Ruiz