VHSA HALL OF FAME
32 Ashby Street Suite 204
Warrenton, VA 20186
tel(540) 349-0910

 

Convention

 

Virginia Horse Shows Association, Inc.
Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon Registration Form
November 30 ~ December 2, 2018

 

The 2018 Virginia Horse Shows Association's Annual Meeting and Convention will be held at the beautiful Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia, the weekend of November 30th, 2018.

The weekend kicks-off with various meetings on Friday, November 30th. On Saturday, December 1st, there will be numerous informational meetings and forums.    Cedar Creek Farm, Jenny and Mike Graham, will be sponsoring the Junior Members Skating Party at The Mountain Lodge on Saturday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. Please join us for fun skating along with hot chocolate and cookies.

Saturday evening will be the President's Reception which is sponsored by Virginia Trainers in appreciation of their students. This will be followed by the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. We are pleased to announce that the following well deserved individuals and horses will be inducted this year:


Mr. Clay Camp

Mr. James Cantwell

Ms. Peg Seals

Mr. Hugh Wiley

Golden Chance, owned by Mr. & Mrs. Bertram Firestone

Not Always, owned by Ms. Peggy Steinman

Sunday morning, December 2, 2018, will begin with various meetings, including the Annual Meeting at 10:30 a.m. where all current Senior members will be able to vote for the 2019 VHSA Board of Directors. The Awards Luncheon will also be held this day to celebrate all of the winners for the 2018 Season beginning with the Awards Reception from 12:00 ~12:30 p.m., immediately followed by the Awards Luncheon. Awards will be given 1st through 6th place. If unable to attend, Champion and Reserve ribbons will automatically be mailed to the winner. For 3rd through 6th place, the winner must e-mail the VHSA office (vhsa@verizon.net) to request the ribbons be mailed to them at no charge. In the e-mail, please include name of horse/pony, name of owner/rider, division, placement and the address where the ribbon(s) should be mailed to. Ribbons will be mailed after the Convention.

Please click on the following link for the detailed Annual Meeting & Convention Agenda: AGENDA

 

It is up to the individual to make their own room reservations with The Homestead by either calling Lynsey Morris, Monday ~ Friday (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) at 540-839-3741 or using the following link:     
                                                                                    Homestead Room Reservations


Tickets are required for all events, with the exception of the Special Events Clinic and the Junior Members Skating Party. Registration form and fees are completely online for 2018 and are due by November 26, 2018. ALL TICKETS MUST BE RESERVED IN ADVANCE. The following is the breakdown of ticket prices:

Full Registration (includes meetings, Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Luncheon - $185.00
Meetings and Forums Only - $ 30.00
Hall of Fame Dinner (Saturday, December 1st) - $100.00
Awards Luncheon (Sunday, December 2nd) - $ 65.00

There will be no tickets sold at the door and the absolute deadline is November 26, 2018.  Due to limited seating, once capacity is filled per the Fire Marshall, we are not allowed to sell anymore event tickets.


Please click on the following link to complete the Registration and pay for tickets: 

 

 

click here to register online

 

Please make your room reservations directly with the Homestead as soon as possible since the number of available rooms are limited.

 2018 VHSA Official Ballot

The VHSA 2018 Official Ballot has been released.  This Ballot is for our members to vote for the Horseperson of the Year (Senior members only), Amateur Sportsmanship of the Year (Senior Members Only), Junior Exhibitor of the Year (Junior members only) and the Horse Show of the Year.  These ballots are also being mailed along with the 2019 Membership Renewals and to all Lifetime Members.  Each member is allowed to submit one (1) ballot, so please either use the following link to download your Ballot or wait until you receive it in the mail:      2018 Ballot

Ballots are due in the VHSA office by November 1, 2018.  Any received after this date will not count.  Please remember that each current VHSA member only gets to submit one ballot.