More than a horse show - a fixture on the equestrian calendar...

A top-rated show with a  $216,000 FEI 4* Grand Prix 

In the shade of the majestic oaks near the village of Upperville, Virginia, the 163rd anniversary of the oldest horse show in America will begin on Monday, June 6th and run thru Sunday, June 12th 2016. During this week, the nation’s top ranking hunters and jumpers will compete alongside the local ponies, sidesaddle ladies and racing  Jack Russell Terriers.


All photography provided by UCHS

Fast Facts: Upperville is...

  • The Oldest Horse Show in the United States - Since 1853
  •  "Horse Show of the Year" -- as named by the National Show Hunter Hall of Fame and the Virginia Horse Show Association
  • A Designated World Championship Hunter Rider show
  • A week-long AA Rated show 
  • A mecca for horseman -- a few notable exhibitors include: General George Patton, Paul Mellon, Kathy Kusner, Rodney Jenkins, Katie Prudent, Joe Fargis.