Upperville Colt & Horse Show, 2019

Daniel Bluman and Colestina H. Photo by Barre Dukes.

By the Numbers

A look at the 166th Upperville Colt & Horse Show, the oldest horse show in America, by the numbers:

Attendees: 36,500 people
Horses: 1,576 horses (with a 60/40 split for
jumpers to hunters)
Prize Money Awarded: $515,000
World Cup Participants: 16
World Equestrian Games participants: 15
Countries Represented: 14
States Represented: 17
Youngest rider: 1 year-old (in the LeadLine class)
Olympians: 14
Community Volunteers: over 150
Recycling: 15,000 plastic shaving bags
2,000 cubic feet of recyclables

Statistics courtesy of
Upperville Colt & Horse Show/Phelps Media

Samantha Schaefer wins the International Hunter Derby on In the Know. Photo by Joanne Maisano
Sloane Coles and Chippendale’s Boy DZ. Photo by Barre Dukes.

This article first appeared in the July 2019 issue of Middleburg Life.