Lexington, Va. – July 13, 2016 – Some of the best young horses in the country will come together in August at The Virginia Horse Center. The Virginia Young Horse Festival will proudly host the 2016 Sallie B. Wheeler/U.S. Hunter Breeding East Coast National Championship August 27.
Highlights will include the East Coast Best Young Horse Championship class and a party Saturday night at 5:00 p.m. in celebration of the Sallie B. Wheeler Hunter Breeding Championship.
Several USEF Championship trophies will be awarded on Saturday including The Dave Kelley Perpetual Trophy which will be awarded to the Overall Grand Hunter Breeding Champion. The J. Arthur Reynolds Trophy, awarded to the breeder of the Overall Grand Hunter Breeding Champion, and The Foxwick Farm Perpetual Trophy awarded to the leading Thoroughbred.
On Friday August 26, the Horse Center will be host to a ‘C’ rated breeding show as part of the Virginia Young Horse Festival.
The prize list for the Sallie B. Wheeler/U.S. Hunter Breeding National Championship is now available online here.
For more information about the Virginia Horse Center, please visit http://www.horsecenter.org/.