Sporting Life

Juniors in the Hunt Field: Representing the Future of Foxhunting

Story by Erin Bozdan | Photos by Joanne Maisano Fox hunting is a sport that…

Huntsman Jordan Hicks of Piedmont Fox Hounds heads out.
Their Day in the Sun: Autumn Hunting is Here

Photos by Joanne Maisano. This article first appeared in the October 2018 issue.

A selection of hacking jackets owned by Rita Kaseman.
Foxhunting Fashions

The arrival of fall brings not only the colors of the leaves but of the…

Judging of side saddle class. Beauty and organization was everywhere you looked at UCHS. Photo by Joanne Maisano
Upperville Colt & Horse Show: A Modern Classic with Strong Roots

Story by Elaine Anne Watt A conversation with Barbara Roux The Upperville Colt & Horse…

at what is now the Northern Virginia 4-H Education and Conference Center in Front Royal. Photo curtesy of the Army Signal Corps
War Horses Remembered

By Martha Wolfe Beginning as early as 1910, Britain, France, Germany and Austria began purchasing…

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Virginia Gold Cup Thrills the Crowds

Photos by Tony Gibson Saturday, May 5th, may not have brought record numbers to Great…

Fun, games and the quest for a biscuit!
Hounds in the Spotlight

By Erin Bozdan Photos by Joanne Maisano Every Memorial Day Weekend brings the history and…

John Gobin, Juan Salinas, Peggy Arundel, David Greenhill
25 Years of Twilight Polo

On Friday, May 18 at Greenhill Winery in Middleburg, over 150 attendees celebratedĀ 25 years of…

It is often said that the game of polo is 80 percent about the horse. At Twilight Polo, the wellbeing of the horse is always the top priority. Photo by Tony Gibson.
Twilight polo: The path to 25 years

By Callie Broaddus When the volunteers start welcoming spectators through the Great Meadow gates on…

Growing up on the farm
Puppy Walkers

Story and photos by Martha Wolfe Doris Stimpson, former Master of Blue Ridge Hunt, calls…