The show won the United States Equestrian Federation’s “Heritage Competition” award.

TO UPDATE: Because of the approaching storm, the show canceled the breeding courses planned for Wednesday, September 1st, together with the school enrollment.

The organizers hope for better weather on Thursday, September 2nd.

The 122nd Warrenton Horse Show, a Labor Day weekend tradition, opens Wednesday morning and runs through Sunday evening.

The show attracts riders of all ages and has been held on the historic site on E. Shirley Ave. since 1899. 60 instead. However, the sponsors canceled the event last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Top professionals also compete in the show, which was recognized as a “Heritage Competition” by the United States Equestrian Federation.

“The Warrenton Horse Show is one of the oldest horse shows of its kind in the United States,” said USEF General Manager John Long. “With its long tenure and many charitable contributions, both nationally and locally, the show exemplifies everything the USEF is looking for in naming a heritage competition.”

Admission is $ 10 on Saturdays and Sundays, but is free Wednesday through Friday.

Highlights of the show include the $ 5,000 Warrenton Toyota & Miller Toyota Hunter Classic on Saturday at 7 p.m. and the William G. Miller Spectator Tailgate Competition at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

This year proceeds from the event will support the Fauquier SPCA, Warrenton Volunteer Fire Co., Fauquier Free Clinic and the Northern Piedmont Community Foundation.

Entrance fees, admissions, concessions, and an online auction raise funds for the Warrenton Horse Show Association and the local charities it supports. The association owns and maintains the 8.6 hectare exhibition area.

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