Virginia Horse Trials

Nov 03, 2019

Allison Springer and Francesca Spoltore Crowned USEF Two-Star Eventing National Champions

As the highest placed American in the VHT International CCI2*-LA, Allison Springer and Crystal Crescent Moon take home the USEF Two-Star Eventing National Championship and the Richard Collins Trophy. They scored a 30.0 in dressage and added no jumping or time penalties throughout the competition.

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Jul 24, 2020 Eventing News

Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp Finishes First, Second in VHT International CCI2*-L

Yesterday’s CCI2*-S victor Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp capped off a winning week at Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) International with a first- and second-place finish in the CCI2*-L. Halliday-Sharp and Cooley Be Cool, owned by The Monster Partnership and Ocala Horse Properties, led from start to finish, ultimately adding 0.4 time penalties in show jumping to win on 25.1.

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Jul 23, 2020 Eventing News

Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp Wins VHT International CCI2*-S, Holds Top Two Placings in CCI2*-L

It was a good day at the office for Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp, who won the CCI2*-S and holds the top two placings after cross-country in the CCI2*-L at the Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) International.

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Jul 22, 2020 Eventing News

Boyd Martin Secures First International Win of the Year at VHT International

Boyd Martin came to Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) International to get himself and his horses back into the swing of competing, and he picked up an international win along the way. Leading from start to finish, Martin and the 9-year-old Holsteiner gelding Luke 140, owned by the Luke 140 Syndicate, won the CCI3*-S on a final score of 35.5.

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Jul 21, 2020 Eventing News

Virginia Horse Trials Hosts Nearly 400 Entries at Midweek Event

The Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) International got underway today at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Virginia. The organizing staff is pleased to welcome nearly 400 horse and rider combinations to this week’s competition.

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May 21, 2020 Eventing News

Virginia Horse Trials Rescheduled to Run July 21-24

Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) has been approved to run at the Virginia Horse Center on July 21-24, 2020. This is the rescheduled date for the Memorial Day horse trials, which was forced to postpone as a result of COVID-19.

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Nov 02, 2019 Competitions

Ryan Wood and Jane Jennings Remain Tied for the Lead in VHT International CCI2*-L

The Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) International continued Saturday with all phases running concurrently on the sprawling property. Six dressage arenas, two cross-country courses, and a show jumping arena accommodated this year’s record entries.

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Nov 01, 2019 Competitions

Jane Jennings and Francesca Spoltore Take Charge of USEF Two-Star Eventing National Championships at VHT International

On a brisk morning in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the first horses started down centerline Friday at the Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) International. Following the first phase of competition, Australia’s Ryan Wood and USA’s Jane Jennings are tied for the lead in the CCI2*-LA division on a score of 29.5.

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Oct 31, 2019 Competitions

Virginia Horse Trials International Kicks Off With Spooky Horse Inspection

The Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) International kicked off Thursday with the first horse inspection for the CCI*-L, CCI2*-L, and CCI3*-L divisions. Sixty-five international horse and rider combinations presented to the ground juries, and 61 will move on to the dressage phase.

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Oct 24, 2019 Eventing News

Virginia Horse Trials International Set to Welcome Record Entries Halloween Weekend

The Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) International is thrilled to welcome its highest ever number of entries at the autumn 2019 edition of the event taking place October 31-November 3. Over 580 entries have been received, which includes 53 current entries vying for the USEF CCI2*-L Eventing National Championship.

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Sep 12, 2019 Eventing News

CCI*-L Debuts at Virginia Horse Trials International; USEF CCI2* Eventing National Championship Returns

Virginia Horse Trials International (VHT) is pleased to announce that it will host the first CCI*-L in the United States at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington October 31-November 3, 2019. The CCI*-L is the Modified (3’5”) level run under the international long format rules, with show jumping being the final phase run in reverse order of standing. VHT is currently the only event in the country to offer the CCI*-L.

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