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Over the Moon: Stable Environment

Over the Moon: Stable Environment

Middleburg's top private stables open over Memorial Day weekend to support local charities.

Over the Moon: Historic Halls

Over the Moon: Historic Halls

'Lockesly' and 'Carter Hall' host top-notch affairs; 'Marley Grange' goes on the market.

Over The Moon: Balls, Bulbs and Benefactors

Over The Moon: Balls, Bulbs and Benefactors

The horsey set ends the Florida season with a proper bash, prize daffodils bloom in Upperville, and the Annie Awards are given out in The Plains

Over The Moon: Golf’s Glorious Home

Over The Moon: Golf’s Glorious Home

Congressional Country Club's exceptional design and fascinating history underscore its importance to one of the top events in golf, the U.S. Open Golf Championships.

WL Sponsored: The 86th Virginia Gold Cup

WL Sponsored: The 86th Virginia Gold Cup

The 86th Virginia Gold Cup returned to The Plains for an afternoon of horse races with big tents, big hats and even bigger attendance.

Over the Moon: Let the Good Times Roll

Over the Moon: Let the Good Times Roll

Snowballs, hunt balls, and the passing of The Coach Stop


Horse Country: Greenhill Winery & Vineyards

Horse Country: Greenhill Winery & Vineyards

23 July 2015

You don't have to go far for vineyard charm with David Greenhill's Middleburg area winery.

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Over the Moon: Stable Environment

Over the Moon: Stable Environment

13 May 2015

Middleburg's top private stables open over Memorial Day weekend to support local charities.

Posted in Front Page

Out & About: Irish Eyes Smiling at Salamander

Out & About: Irish Eyes Smiling at Salamander

16 March 2015

An Irish-inspired cocktail reception supports military families.

Posted in Around Town

Over the Moon: Historic Halls

Over the Moon: Historic Halls

31 October 2013

'Lockesly' and 'Carter Hall' host top-notch affairs; 'Marley Grange' goes on the market.

Posted in Features

Life of the Party: Virginia Gold Cup a Good Bet

Life of the Party: Virginia Gold Cup a Good Bet

31 May 2013

Colorful duds, pari-mutuel betting star at 88th running.

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Horse Country: Gold Cup’s Record Day

Horse Country: Gold Cup’s Record Day

08 June 2012

Get in the mood for the Triple Crown with our very own hunt country races.

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Horse Country: The Brits take the Yanks

Horse Country: The Brits take the Yanks

19 March 2012

Annual USA-England test match featured fine weather and a sunny outcome for the home team.

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Horse Country: Preakness Goes Danish

Horse Country: Preakness Goes Danish

13 March 2012

Denmark chosen to host the International Pavilion at the Preakness Stakes, May 19 in Baltimore.

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Horse Country: A Sporting Opening

Horse Country: A Sporting Opening

23 November 2011

National Sporting Library and Museum hosts packed opening and inaugural exhibition.

Posted in Events

Horse Country: Captain Polo

Horse Country: Captain Polo

22 November 2011

America does have a polo team and we recently caught up with its leader John Gobin for an exclusive interview.

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Horse Country: An International Occasion

Horse Country: An International Occasion

08 November 2011

Washington saddled up for another International Horse Show filled with sport and pageantry.

Posted in Events

Horse Country: Gold Cup’s Race Chic

Horse Country: Gold Cup’s Race Chic

20 October 2011

Racing enthusiasts flocked to Virginia for the fall International Gold Cup.

Posted in Front Page

Horse Country: Equinal Elegance at Verizon Center

Horse Country: Equinal Elegance at Verizon Center

16 September 2011

If you thought riding boots were just a cute fall trend, wait until you see what the pros can do with them.

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Horse Country: First Class in Coach

Horse Country: First Class in Coach

07 September 2011

Saddle up for a weekend of breathtaking coaching displays and a spectacular gala rarely seen in usually subdued Middleburg.

Posted in Events

Trend Report: Dubarry Boots

Trend Report: Dubarry Boots

29 July 2011

Don't be fooled by their sporty exterior, Dubarry boots get the job done both in the ring and out on the street.

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Horse Country: Galloping Their Way to London

Horse Country: Galloping Their Way to London

14 July 2011

Two local equestrian riders look to represent their country in the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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Over The Moon: Balls, Bulbs and Benefactors

Over The Moon: Balls, Bulbs and Benefactors

20 June 2011

The horsey set ends the Florida season with a proper bash, prize daffodils bloom in Upperville, and the Annie Awards are given out in The Plains

Posted in Front Page

Over The Moon: Golf’s Glorious Home

Over The Moon: Golf’s Glorious Home

19 May 2011

Congressional Country Club's exceptional design and fascinating history underscore its importance to one of the top events in golf, the U.S. Open Golf Championships.

Posted in Front Page

WL Sponsored: The 86th Virginia Gold Cup

WL Sponsored: The 86th Virginia Gold Cup

12 May 2011

The 86th Virginia Gold Cup returned to The Plains for an afternoon of horse races with big tents, big hats and even bigger attendance.

Posted in Events

Over the Moon: Let the Good Times Roll

Over the Moon: Let the Good Times Roll

19 March 2010

Snowballs, hunt balls, and the passing of The Coach Stop

Posted in Front Page

Over the Moon: Creativity Reigns

Over the Moon: Creativity Reigns

10 December 2009

The horsey set focuses on books, trees, dogs, and ponies (of course).

Posted in Front Page

Over the Moon: Fall Affairs

Over the Moon: Fall Affairs

15 November 2009

Brides and grooms, estimable estates, and the very best autumn benefits in Hunt Country.

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Over the Moon: Rain or Shine – Gold Cup Time!

Over the Moon: Rain or Shine – Gold Cup Time!

22 October 2009

The wind and the rain didn't stop Washington Life and Gold Cup aficionados from having a great time!

Posted in Events

Over the Moon: Presidential Escape

Over the Moon: Presidential Escape

14 September 2009

Middleburg has been a haven for many prominent political figures over the years

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Over the Moon: Hunt Country Artists

Over the Moon: Hunt Country Artists

01 August 2009

The horsey set draws, paints and sculpts

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Presidential Escape

Presidential Escape

01 February 2009

Middleburg has provided a quiet retreat for John and Jacqueline Kennedy and many other political figures over the years.

Posted in Over the Moon

Week-end Pleasures

Week-end Pleasures

01 November 2008

Autumnal races, tailgates and a blessing of the animals.

Posted in Over the Moon

Hunt Country Couture

Hunt Country Couture

01 October 2008

Although far from the city, Middleburg manages to make a fashionable name for itself.

Posted in Over the Moon

Garden of Equine

Garden of Equine

01 July 2008

Horticultural magic and horse-racing tales heat up Hunt Country.

Posted in Over the Moon

Angels in Hunt Country

Angels in Hunt Country

01 June 2008

Middleburg citizens give back munificently to the community.

Posted in Over the Moon

Fashion Plates

Fashion Plates

01 May 2008

Fashion in Middleburg is timeless and classic, Vicky Moon finds.

Posted in Over the Moon

Palm Beach Polo Plays its Part

Palm Beach Polo Plays its Part

01 April 2008

Virginia may be for lovers, but Florida is definitely for horse lovers.

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Animal Farm

Animal Farm

01 March 2008

A different breed of Hunt Country socialite saddles up.

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Literary Lions in Horse Country

Literary Lions in Horse Country

01 February 2008

Middleburgers pen fox-filled folios, Gorby’s cousin shows primary colors.

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Breakfast of Champions … with Fruitcake for Dessert

Breakfast of Champions … with Fruitcake for Dessert

01 December 2007

Going to the races and meal time at the monestary.

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No Dog and Pony Show

01 November 2007

Nothing goes together like a horse and carriage.

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Hounds and Harvests

Hounds and Harvests

01 October 2007

A great grape crop in hunt country for private vintners.

Posted in Over the Moon

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