Ivanhoe Horse Show Grounds

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New River Rendezvous


October 10-12, 2014


 The Iron Mountain and Eastern Divide Back Country Horseman invite you to join us for this fun raising weekend. Meet new trail riding friends, trail ride, have fun with the Cowboy Challenge obstacles, Eat good food, enjoy live Old Time Mountain Music around a camp fire. You may attend informational clinics. There will be a used tack sale.


Ivanhoe Fire Dept. Show Grounds, Trestle Road, Ivanhoe VA

 Located at the crossroads of the New River Trail and The VA Highlands Horse Trail


Schedule:  Friday

     Check in at the gate after 12 noon

     Ride on your own (maps provided)

     Practice the Cowboy Challenge obstacles in the ring

     Pot Luck dinner at 6:30 pm



     Trails open

     Clinics TBA 4:00pm

     Dinner 6:30pm (registration required),  Live Old Time Music and Camp Fire



     Fun Cow Boy Challenge 10:00 am

     Trails open


Preregister by Oct. 1, 2014   $35.00/ person (see registration form)

                   Later $40.00/person, No Meal Guaranteed, Children under 12 free


Primitive Camping, no hook- ups, water on premises, toilets and bath house, horses may be high tied or in portable corals. Dogs must be contained and not allowed on the trails. No Stallions.


Tee shirts for sale, raffle, used tack sale. You may bring an item to consign to the tack sale or items to donate to the trail fund. Consigned items must be valued at $100 or more, fee 10%. Tag your item.


Directions from the North:

 I-81 to exit 80

Turn left onto US 52 South (Fort Chiswell Rd)

Turn right onto VA-94 South (Ivanhoe Rd)

In approximately 9.6 miles turn left onto Trestle Rd

Go to fork in road, take right to go under the bridge and then turn left onto show grounds


Directions from the South:

I-77 to exit 24

Turn left onto VA-69 West

Go to end of exit ramp, turn left onto VA-69 West (going under I-77)

In approximately 4 miles turn left onto State Rte 619 (Austinville Rd)

In approximately 4.2 miles turn left onto VA-94 South (Ivanhoe Rd)

In approximately 4 miles turn left onto Trestle Rd

Go to fork in road, take right to go under the bridge and then turn left onto showgrounds




Questions: Dawn 276-783-3030, Jerry 540-529-3705 [email protected], Gina 276-744-7363


                        Any profits from this event will go to trail improvements.