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Giving Tuesday For the Thoroughbred retirement

Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation has more than three hundred horses in Virginia out of our 845 horses nationwide. We have the awesome James River Correctional center near Richmond and several neat satellites farms. We have our first ... Read More

Virginia Officer helps inmates heal with TRF Horses

Officer Shane Clarke of Virginia&quo;s James River Work Center never gets tired of hearing the voices of paroled inmates who call him on the barn phone; the very barn that was at once a humble home for horses and a kind of schoolroom, ... Read More

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One of the BEST things about Virginia Equestrian is that we, as a community, self-police our site. But please be aware that there are people out there who do not have the best intentions in mind, and will try to take advantage of ... Read More

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Sweetest possible personality! QH gelding for any discipline

Height: 14.3 hh
Breed(s): Quarter Horse
Color(s): Chestnut
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Lexington, VA
"Clay" is a 6 year old, 14.3 hand, chestnut, registered Quarter Horse gelding. He has a lovable, puppy-dog type of temperament and is a joy ... more
Price $4,500.00

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Outstanding in every way! Big grey gelding for the hunt field or show ring

Birth Date: 1/1/2009
Height: 16.2 hh
Breed(s): Thoroughbred
Color(s): Grey
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Lexington, VA
Frankie is a 16.2 hand, 7 year old OTTB with a darling expression, incredible bone and a stunning dapple grey pattern. He is as big-bodied as ... more
Price $9,500.00

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Fun, all-around-type, large pony mare, trail miles and hunt potential

Birth Date: 1/1/2010
Height: 14.1 hh
Breed(s): Pony
Color(s): Bay
Sex: Mare

Posted from: Lexington, VA
Blue Jeans is a 6 year old, 14.1+ hand bay mare with a lovely star and nice conformation. She was professionally started and has trail experience ... more
Price $3,500.00

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Exceptional grey Irish Sport Horse cross youngster with fantastic gaits and adorable personality

Birth Date: 3/1/2014
Breed(s): Other
Color(s): Grey
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Lexington, VA
"Merlin" is a gorgeous Irish Sport Horse cross gelding with outstanding gaits and unlimited potential. He is two years old, currently stands ... more
Price $7,500.00

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Homebred two-year old Thoroughbred cross filly, sweet as can be, fancy mover

Birth Date: 1/1/2014
Height: 15 hh

Posted from: Lexington, VA
"Sophie" is a lovely bay filly, bred and raised by an equine veterinarian, with a remarkably easy-going personality and quality movement. She ... more
Price $2,500.00

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Made 3'-3'6" Child/Adult Hunter

Birth Date: 1/1/2000
Height: 16 hh
Breed(s): Selle Francais
Discipline(s): Hunter, Hunter Jumper, Jumping, Pack, Show, Blue Eyed, Equitation, Field Hunter, Finished, Flashy, Hunt Seat Equitation, Show Experience, Show Hack, Show Jumping, Show Winner, All Around
Color(s): Chestnut
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Aldie, VA
Vinola's Rum Made 3' - 3'6" Child/Adult Hunter Rum is a powerful, but smooth and easy ride. Would make a great Child/Adult Hunter or Equitation ... more
Price $1.00

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Great Low Child/Adult Jumper

Birth Date: 1/1/2000
Height: 16.2 hh
Breed(s): Thoroughbred
Discipline(s): All Around, Hunter Jumper, Jumper, Pony Club, Show Experience, Show Jumping
Color(s): Chestnut
Sex: Mare

Posted from: Aldie, VA
8 yr old 16.2h TB Mare Great Low Child/Adult Jumper Nandina is an elegant, versatile mare with tons of experience in the jumper ring. Terrific ... more
Price $1.00

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2011 Canadian Warmblood Gelding

Birth Date: 1/1/2000
Height: 17.1 hh
Markings: Star, socks
Breed(s): Canadian
Discipline(s): Dressage, Eventing, Jumping
Color(s): Chestnut
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Leesburg, VA
UPDATED SJ VIDEO!!!! Nigel is a 5 yo 17.1h Canadian Warmblood gelding. He came to the US 2 years ago and has competed successfully in dressage, ... more
Price $40,000.00

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2009 16.1h dark bay TB star/snip

Birth Date: 3/25/2009
Height: 16.1 hh
Markings: Star & snip
Breed(s): Thoroughbred
Discipline(s): Jumping, Dressage
Color(s): Black
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Leesburg, VA
OV is a 2009 16.1h dark bay very sweet OTTB. He has done some jumping, and he also has some dressage training and has competed at 1st level ... more

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Medium hunter pony for sale

Birth Date: 1/1/2007
Markings: sock on left hind
Breed(s): Welsh Pony
Discipline(s): Hunter Jumper
Color(s): Bay
Sex: Mare

Posted from: Mineral, VA
Sylvan Song (a.k.a. "Sylvie") is a 9yr old 13.1 3/4 Welsh/QH cross with a permanent pony card. She has been my personal project for the last ... more
Price $15,000.00

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Fancy 2016 Palomino RPSI Colt FOR SALE

Birth Date: 7/16/2016
Height: 16 hh
Breed(s): Warmblood
Color(s): Palomino
Sex: Colt

Posted from: Waldorf, MD
Gallion D Or is a 2016 Palomino RPSI Colt by Goldmaker o/o Shes All Girltalk. He is a beautiful modern sporthorse type. He has a very sweet, ... more

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Quiet and beautiful Foxhunter

Birth Date: 1/1/2007
Height: 16.2 hh
Breed(s): Clydesdale
Discipline(s): Equitation, Experienced, Field Hunter, Jumper
Color(s): Bay
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Upperville, VA
For Sale: 16.2h, 2007, Clydesdale Cross Gelding Thorin is a lovely kick-along ride. Well schooled on the flat and jumping small courses. Lovely ... more
Price $18,000.00

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Amateur Friendly All Around Horse

Birth Date: 1/1/2011
Height: 14.3 hh
Breed(s): Quarter Horse
Color(s): Bay
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Upperville, VA
For Sale: 2011, 14.3h registered Quarter horse gelding. Cash has excellent flatwork and has started jumping around small courses with changes! ... more
Price $6,000.00

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Talented Event Horse for sale at a bargain price

Birth Date: 5/10/2011
Height: 15.3 hh
Breed(s): Thoroughbred
Discipline(s): Eventing
Color(s): Chestnut
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Purcellville, VA
PURSUIT -Dark chestnut 5 year old gelding, unraced Thoroughbred, just under 16 hands. Eventing successfully Novice now, and has plenty of talent ... more
Price $5,000.00

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Quiet easy TB, great jumper

Posted from: Upperville, VA
2009 16.3 OTTB Gelding. He is very laid back, quiet, and willing. Has been to several shows including Morningside and Sandstone Jumpers and ... more
Price $6,500.00

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Charismatic Mare for Breeding, Show or Pleasure

Height: 14.3 hh
Breed(s): Arabian
Discipline(s): Performance, Ridden English, Saddle Seat, Show, Show Experience, Show Winner, Showmanship, Sidesaddle, Sporthorse, Trail, Trail Riding, Trained, Youth, All Around
Color(s): Bay
Sex: Mare

Posted from: Stafford, VA
Trinnity is a charismatic mare offering endless opportunities to the right buyer. Her exceptional pedigree is becoming increasingly rare and ... more
Price $9,500.00

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Large Welsh Cross Pony

Posted from: Berryville, VA
Remember Me: 14.1H homebred 12 yr old Welsh Cross Pony Mare. Meme will jump anything you point her at! She's a good mover with a great jump ... more
Price $6,500.00

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All Around Large Pony

Posted from: Berryville, VA
Chester - 5 yr old full bodied 14.2 Haflinger Cross Gelding. He trail rides the best, alone or in a group and is brave and willing over cross ... more
Price $7,500.00

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Quality Tested Horse Hay

Posted from: Winchester Area, WV
**Superior Quality Horse Hay - 2016 Cut** - No weeds and No mold; just clean quality TESTED hay that your horses eat, digest and don't waste. ... more
Price $5.35

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Kent - talented OTTB ready to go any direction

Birth Date: 2/24/2012
Height: 15.3 hh
Breed(s): Thoroughbred
Discipline(s): Dressage, Eventing, Field Hunter, Hunter, Hunter Jumper, Jumper, Jumping, Pony Club, Show Experience, Show Jumping, Sporthorse, Trail, Trail Riding
Color(s): Bay
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Harrisonburg, VA
ROYAL KINGSMAN "KENT" 2012 OTTB Bay Gelding 15.3 hh Jockey Club: Table Top (A.P. Indy grandson) Kent is a gorgeous guy with a sweet personality. ... more
Price $8,000.00

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Larry - puppy dog in horse form

Birth Date: 3/28/2012
Height: 16 hh
Markings: Star
Breed(s): Thoroughbred
Discipline(s): Dressage, Equitation, Eventing, Field Hunter, Field Trial, Hunter, Hunter Jumper, Hunter Under Saddle, Husband Safe, Jumper, Jumping, Lesson, Pony Club, Show, Show Jumping, Sporthorse, Trail
Color(s): Bay
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Harrisonburg, VA
ROYAL LINEAGE "LARRY" 2012 Bay OTTB Gelding 16 hh Jockey Club: Larry's Smartmedia Larry is a puppy dog in horse form. He aims to please ... more
Price $4,000.00

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Training level eventer, xc machine. Ready to move up. Potential for at least 1*

Birth Date: 1/1/2000

Posted from: White Post, VA
Venture's Finale aka "Venture" 15.3 7 y/o TB mare. Venture is a good mover and a bold scopy jumper. Steadily improving on the flat and she gains ... more
Price $18,000.00

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Fancy Large Pony. Ready to excel in any discipline!

Birth Date: 1/1/2011
Height: 14.1 hh
Breed(s): Welsh Pony
Color(s): Chestnut
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Orange , VA
Gibson is a 14.1h, 2011 TB x Welsh, by Lands End Monarch. He has the ability to excel in any discipline, he is brave to the jumps, with a nice ... more
Price $8,500.00

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Must Sell - Darling small pony sadly outgrown

Birth Date: 1/1/2000
Height: 12.1 hh
Breed(s): Welsh Pony
Discipline(s): Beginner, Dressage, Eventing, Hunt Seat Equitation, Hunter, Kid Safe, Pony Club, Show Winner
Color(s): Chestnut
Sex: Mare

Posted from: Bluemont, VA
Caramel Latte - Just packed her kid around WIHS!Cara has been there, done everything. 12.1 perm. card, perfect leadline through 2' pony hunter. ... more
Price $5,500.00

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Talented Friesian/Hanoverian gelding

Birth Date: 6/8/2010
Height: 16 hh
Markings: none
Breed(s): Friesian, Hanoverian
Discipline(s): Athletic, Dressage, English Pleasure, Eventing, Field Hunter, Hunter
Color(s): Liver Chestnut
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Bedford, VA
Offering for private sale ...home-bred and raised American Foxfire...6 years old, liver chestnut gelding, 16 hh....out of Hanoverian broodmare ... more
Price $15,000.00

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Eligible Green Large Pony - Qiuet and easy

Birth Date: 1/1/2007
Height: 14.1 hh
Breed(s): Paint Pony
Color(s): Pinto
Sex: Mare

Posted from: Upperville, VA
For Sale: Southern Belle 14.1 5/8h (with card), 2007, Black and White Paint Mare Belle was primarily used as a brood mare and for kids pony ... more
Price $6,000.00

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Horse Ready Property on Beautiful Lake Manassas

Posted from: Oakton, VA
This beautiful property on Lake Manassas is ready for your horses! 18.19 acres located right on the Prince William/Fauquier County border. Two ... more
Price $1,225,000.00

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Heza Classy Chic- 2X World Champion son of Smart Chic Olena

Posted from: Reva,
THE ULTIMATE VERSATILITY SIRE! Chic has shown and wons in multiple events. NCHA money earner. American Ranch Horse Association World Champion ... more
Price $500.00

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Large pony hunter jumper

Birth Date: 1/1/2004
Height: 14.2 hh
Markings: Star and snip
Breed(s): Quarter Pony
Discipline(s): Eventing, Hunter Jumper, Kid Safe, Pony Club
Color(s): Bay
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Purcellville, VA
Chocolate is as sweet as his name. He is a 12 year old 14.2 hand quarter horse (paint by breeding). He is very quiet and well-behaved. He gets ... more
Price $8,000.00

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Fantastic Medium Hunter Show Pony For Free On-Site Lease

Posted from: Aldie, VA
Murphy is available for free on-site full or half lease option. He is thirteen years old and 13.2h. This pony has done it all. He hacks out ... more
Price $1.00

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FANCY, HANDSOME, BROKE GENTLEMAN FOR LOCAL HUNTER SHOWS, AUTO LEAD CHANGE!

Birth Date: 1/1/2006
Height: 15.2 hh
Markings: cool white marking on face
Breed(s): Thoroughbred
Discipline(s): Dressage, Hunt Seat Equitation, Hunter, Hunter Under Saddle, Jumping, Kid Safe, Trail, Trail Riding
Color(s): Bay
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: flint hill, VA
DeLorian is a cheerful and "push-button" gelding who rides like a Cadillac, he has shown and won in the local hunters, including good ribbons ... more
Price $7,500.00

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***Ultra fancy Oldenburg filly***

Birth Date: 4/15/2015
Markings: Stripe, hind socks
Breed(s): Oldenburg
Discipline(s): Dressage, Eventing, Hunter, Hunter Jumper, Hunter Under Saddle, Jumper
Color(s): Bay
Sex: Filly

Posted from: Catlett,
Tinker Bell HPF 2015 Oldenburg NA filly by Tailormade Temptation, out of a Royal Prince/Bonjour ... more
Price $15,000.00

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***Fancy and Fun Dutch Warmblood mare****

Birth Date: 6/1/2011
Height: 16 hh
Markings: Star
Breed(s): Dutch Warmblood
Discipline(s): Dressage, Eventing, Field Hunter, Hunter, Hunter Jumper, Hunter Under Saddle, Jumper
Color(s): Bay
Sex: Mare

Posted from: Catlett,
2011 Dutch Warmblood mare by Just The Best out of Jesther by Cavalier. Bay with a star, 16 hands. Willow's dam is an imported Ster Mare from ... more
Price $9,500.00

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Talented, Winning Dressage Horse

Birth Date: 4/7/2003
Breed(s): Oldenburg
Discipline(s): Dressage
Color(s): Chestnut
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Scottsville, VA
Incanto is a handsome, impressive 15.2h 2003 gelding by Oldenburg 4 star stallion Ideal (Inschallah AA - Zeus - Furioso II). Out of an Oldenburg ... more
Price $15,000.00

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Bombproof 2nd field foxhunter, trails, lessons

Posted from: Upperville, VA
Well Seasoned Foxhunter, knows his job extremely well. Will jump logs and banks, and will jump in the ring, but should not be considered as ... more
Price $10,000.00

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Simple, elegant hunter, jumper, or eventer

Posted from: Upperville, VA
9 year old TB gelding, 16.3, big bodied, very flashy. "Manny" is a quiet, easy ride and a good jumper. Has his changes, doesn't pull, hacks ... more
Price $25,000.00

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Sweet, fancy-moving, tri-colored Irish Sport Horse cross mare. Talented and fun!

Birth Date: 3/1/2013
Height: 15 hh
Breed(s): Other
Sex: Mare

Posted from: Lexington, VA
Lucia is a stunning filly, currently 14.3+ hands (expected to mature around 15.2) with unique markings and fancy, flat-kneed, sweeping movement. ... more
Price $12,000.00

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2009 16.1h chestnut TB eventing gelding

Birth Date: 1/1/2009
Height: 16.1 hh
Markings: blaze, socks
Breed(s): Thoroughbred
Discipline(s): Dressage, Eventing, Jumper
Color(s): Chestnut
Sex: Gelding

Posted from: Leesburg, VA
Coinjock, aka Stuey, is a lovely 7 yo 16.1h chestnut TB gelding, currently competing at Novice level with success. Nice mover, uncomplicated, ... more
Price $22,000.00

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ATTRACTIVE, ATHLETIC 4 Y.O. OTTB FILLY

Birth Date: 1/1/2000
Height: 15.3 hh
Breed(s): Thoroughbred
Discipline(s): Athletic, Eventing, Field Hunter, Jumping
Color(s): Brown
Sex: Filly

Posted from: Luray, VA
15.3 H. Hacks in and out of the ring very quietly. Very brave and uncomplicated. Loves going cross country. Started over fences. Sound. ... more
Price $3,000.00

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Gorgeous Black TWHBEA Mare

Birth Date: 11/17/2009
Height: 15.3 hh
Breed(s): Tennessee Walking
Discipline(s): Show Winner
Color(s): Black
Sex: Mare

Posted from: Locust Dale, VA
"Meme" is an exceptionally femine mare. She was bred, raised and shown by Dr. Linda Jones and her daughter, Hayley Lane. They provided Meme ... more
Price $3,500.00

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