Upperville is the oldest horse show in the United States, founded in 1853. Steeped in tradition, it extends a full seven days, and involves over two thousand horse and rider combinations from young children on ponies to leading Olympic and World Cup riders and horses.
Held, under The Oaks, in Upperville, Virginia, the showgrounds are located forty miles west of Washington, D.C. in the rolling hills of Virginia’s scenic horse country. The magnificent and prestigious Grafton and Salem Farms encompass the show, nestled on both sides of Route 50, between the village of Upperville and town of Middleburg.
Upperville is a week-long AA – Rated show with VHSA, MHSA, and USEF events in all Hunter Divisions.
On the grounds one finds pony rides, arts and craft exhibits, boutiques, children’s games, a wide variety of food offerings, and a Basset Hound demonstration preceding Sunday’s premier event, the Upperville Jumper Classic.
Daily admission to the show is $10.00 per person. Children under twelve years-of-age are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Gates open at 8 AM daily.
For special arrangements, entertainment, reserved parking, and/or box seats, please call 540 687-5740 or, during the show, 540-592-3858.
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