Weekend Events Lineup

Picnic areas available - see brochure or ask Tour volunteers. 

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Event Lineup

Take a look at our amazing event lineup for Saturday and Sunday! For a full description of events, scroll to the bottom of the page.

Saturday, May 25

7:00am-10:00am
Middleburg Training Center

9:00am
Trinity Episcopal Church and the Piedmont Foxhounds

10:00 am
Chestnut Run Farm and Alexandra Arabak

Lynn Symanksy at Chestnut Run

Gum Tree Farm and Sheep Shearing

11:00 am and 2:00pm
Salamander Resort and Spa and Mike Jennings Ranch Riding

Noon (11:00am-3:00pm)
Trinity Episcopal Church
presents Rocklands Barbeque and a Petting Zoo!
Don’t miss lunch at our church where artists and author exhibitions, children’s activities including a petting zoo, church tours, and animal displays are available. Stop by our Stable Tour Store and have a cup of Lemonade while you learn about the history of our church and this tour.

1:00pm
Orange Hill Farm and Snowden

3:00pm  
Poplar Grange and Lindsay Kelley

Sunday, May 26

8:00am
Worship at Trinity Episcopal Church

10:30am
Worship at Trinity Episcopal Church with Cathedral Brass

Alex at Chestnut Run

Sheep Shearing at Gum Tree Farm

10:00am
Chestnut Run Farm and Alexandra Arabak

Gum Tree Farm and Sheep Shearing

11:00 am  
Poplar Grange and Lindsay Kelley

11:00am
Salamander Resort and Spa and Mike Jennings of Pro Horse Services exhibits Ranch Riding

11:00am-3:00pm
Trinity Episcopal Church
presents Rocklands Barbeque!
Don’t miss lunch at our church where artists and author exhibitions, children’s activities, church tours, and animal displays are available. Stop by our Stable Tour Store and have a cup of Lemonade while you learn about the history of our church and this tour.

Noon
St. Bride's Farm  

1:00pm
Cathedral Brass Memorial Day Concert in the Bishop’s Garden at Trinity Episcopal Church

1:00pm
Orange Hill Farm and Snowden

2:00pm
Salamander Resort and Spa and Mike Jennings Ranch Riding

3:00pm
Banbury Cross Polo



Event Descriptions

For more details on our locations, check out our farm list.

Alexandra Arabak rides at Chestnut Run Farm
Bring this months copy of Country Spirit Magazine (available at Trinity Courtyard) and get the autograph of this month’s covergirl Alex in between her rides in the brand new state of the art indoor arena!

 

Banbury Cross Polo
Show your ticket for free entry into a Banbury Cross Polo match. Take an evening picnic and enjoy this exciting equine sport to finish off your weekend!

 

The Cathedral Brass at Trinity Episcopal Church
Worship in our sanctuary and enjoy the incredible sounds of a brass quartet, or simply eat a barbeque lunch in our Bishop’s garden after the service and listen to a Memorial Patriotic Concert by the full Cathedral Brass. This is an official don’t miss it affair!

 

Church and Organ Tours at Trinity
Throughout the day on Saturday listen to the sounds of an Aoelian Skinner and learn about the church “that Bunny Mellon built” as tour guides lead you through the grounds of the campus known as Trinity Episcopal Church.

 

Lindsay Kelley rides at Poplar Grange
Watch elite level dressage in action as Lindsay Kelley, a competitive International Three-Day Event Rider, trains with Mike Smith  at this top level barn. Listen as Mike explains the moves and elements required of national and international competition.

Lynn Symansky at Chestnut Run Farm
Lynn Symansky, 3 day eventing professional, World Equestrian Team Member and the highest ranking US rider in the FEI World Rankings in July 2018 will be at Chestnut Run Farm between 10 am and noon on Saturday. She will have Under Suspection (Pippy) who was her reserve WEG horse in 2018 and 2nd in 2018 for Mare of the Year.  She will be doing dressage on her. She will also have RF Coolplay (Coolio) who is a contender for the Pan American Games in Aug. 2019.  She will be taking Coolio on the cross country course for a trot set.

Mike Jennings Ranch Riding at Salamander Resort and Spa Equestrian Center
Are you a western rider at heart? Come find all about ranch riding as you watch horses spin and slide as AQHA expert Mike Jennings explains what it takes to train horses for the western disciplines of reining and cutting.

 

Piedmont Foxhounds at Trinity Episcopal Church
Want to start your day picking up your tickets and greeting the hounds? Stop by our Bishop’s garden and begin your day with a friendly greeting from our favorite hounds and their master! Don’t miss a chance for a selfie, and take the time to talk with our parishioners about the plan for your day. Stop by the courtyard and shop at our Stable Tour store also!

 

Rocklands Barbeque at Trinity Episcopal Church
Don’t miss lunch at our church where artists and author exhibitions, children’s activities, church tours, and animal displays are available. Stop by our Stable Tour Store and have a cup of Lemonade while you learn about the history of our church and this tour.

 

Sheep Shearing at Gum Tree Farm
Have you ever wondered how wool is made? Stop by this farm and watch sheep being sheared. Join in a discussion of the care and maintenance of sheep as a sustainable natural product. See the line of authentic woolen clothing made from the residents of this farm. Don’t forget to stop by the stables and pet the horses!

 

Snowden Clarke at Orange Hill Farm
Enjoy a jumping exhibition and see the prized chickens at this historic barn. Don’t miss out on the goats!

 

Thoroughbreds on the Track at Middleburg Training Center
Start the day early! Watch thoroughbred horses train on a racetrack as jockeys take their mounts out of the barns for their daily training routine. Drink a cup of coffee trackside and find out what training a racehorse is all about!

 

St Bride’s Farm Equestrian Demonstration
St. Bride's Farm specializes in the breeding, training, and showing of world-class show jumpers. Beginning at Noon on Sunday, May 26, visitors will be treated to an educational session demonstrating the process involved in developing future Grand Prix show jumping horses. The St. Bride's Farm team will present a mare and foal, several young horses at different stages of training, and feature a jumping exhibition.

Salamander Resort and Spa
Are you a western rider at heart? Come find all about ranch riding as you watch horses spin and slide as AQHA expert Mike Jennings explains what it takes to train horses for the western disciplines of reining and cutting.