More than a horse show – a fixture on the equestrian calendar…


A top-rated show with a $208,200 FEI 4* Grand Prix

In the shade of the majestic oaks near the village of Upperville, Virginia, the 166th anniversary of the oldest horse show in America will begin on Monday, June 3th and run through Sunday, June 9th 2019. During this week, the nation’s top ranked 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 horsemen – a few notable exhibitors include: General George Patton, Paul Mellon, Kathy Kusner, Rodney Jenkins, Katie Prudent, Joe Fargis, McLain Ward