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Upperville Horse Show Returns with a Buzz

Upperville Horse Show Returns with a Buzz


After being canceled last year to uphold COVID-19 protocols, the oldest horse show in the United States is back in Upperville, Virginia. The flock of participants that would have attended the now-paused Devon Horse Show in Pennsylvania adds increased competition to the Upperville show. Moreover, with the return of the cicadas buzzing under the oaks after their seventeen-year slumber, this year’s show is particularly unforgettable.

See photo highlights captured from the week below:

Jordan Coyle (IRL) wins the $213,300 Upperville Jumper Classic CSI 4*! Alison Robitaille (USA) finishes second and Samuel Parot (CHI) takes third. Photo by Phelps Media/ Rebecca Walton
Betty Oare, Dr. Betsee Parker and Tom Brennan. The UCHS Board of Directors honored Dr. Betsee Parker today, officially dedicating the Main Hunter Ring in her honor. Photo by Phelps Media, Lenore Phillips
Michele Trufant in the Take 2 Thoroughbred class. Photo by Joanne Maisano
Leadline class with Molly Murphy White, John Bono and Edie riding Oreo. Photo by Phelps Media, Lenore Phillips
Georgina Bloomberg on “Manhattan” in the Power and Speed Stakes. Photo by Liz Callar
Scott Stewart on Dr. Betsee Parker’s Charlemagne. Photo by Joanne Maisano
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