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We are on our final week of camp and the riders are so CUTE!  We will be lining up horse shows for Hunters and Jumpers and will host 2 school shows this Fall – October and November.  Our next Open show is on August 17 at GLC Horse Haven in Farmville.  Riders of all ages can participate.  So Far, Willow, Reilly, Kathleen and Kay, MacKenzie and  Lauren are planning on attending.  Let me know if you have an interest in participating in riding Competition.  Sept 7 there will be an open Jumper show in Warrenton, VA.  Sign up forms will be in the office with prices for trailering and or Horse rental.              School in Amelia starts on the 14 and afterschool activities will change for some riders, keep me up to date with your plans so that I’ll know if there will be an open riding spot for another rider.

July – August

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We are about to start of 4th camp week and have one more in August to go.  If you are interested in signing up for camp, we have room in our last camp – it is a beginner camp.  Simply print out the release form and sign up page from our site – or call 561-3972 or text 920-5320 and leave your name and address and I’ll be glad to mail copies to you.   We will attend the GLC Horse Show on Saturday August 17, 2019 for anyone interested.  School begins out here in Amelia on August 14. Rein has found a new home with Maddie Wilburn – Happy Birthday Maddie.

School show results

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We were blessed with a hot but beautifully sunny day on Saturday to hold our final show of the 2018 – 2019 series.  We had a great turn out and the horses were at their best.

Champion in the Western Division for the day was Savannah Banton.  Reserve Champion for the day was Alexandra Cundiff.

Year end Champion for the Western Division was Alexandra Cundiff.  Reserve Year end Champion was Savannah Banton.

Champion in the Huntseat Division – Ammie Adams  Tie for Reserve Champion – Lauren Williams and Chessie Edens



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Our riding program is running classes both in the indoor and outdoor ring at this time. Many riders are preparing for competition off the property. We will attend the final TWA series Jumper show on Saturday March 16 and Many riders will be competing at Calais in Powhatan on Saturday March 23.   You are welcome to go and cheer these riders on !  Also, camp dates are posted. Two in June, two in July and one week in August

Wednesday November 28, 6:30 pm Float preparation

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This Wednesday we will get together here at Cranberry Acres in order to Put together a float for the Amelia Christmas Parade which will be on Saturday December 1 at 4 pm.  All Cranberry Acres Riders and their families are invited to participate in the fun event announcing the beginning of the Christmas season.   The float preparation will begin at 6:30 at the Cranberry Acres.  Mrs Sandy has requested participants to bring scissors, staple guns, wrapping paper, tape, White trash bags, Stuffed horses that will be returned to you, so please put your name on them.   The Parade kicks off at 4 and our float will be judged in the village square.  We will reassemble the float starting at 2:30  – we are usually assigned to be near the Amelia Country club.. This Thursday it will be posted in the Amelia Monitor.  Mrs Sandy is the go to for more details of what you can bring to help.  Mostly bring your holiday cheer

Electricity is back on and we are running a full class schedule.

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Monday October 15:                                                                                                                                                                                               Hurricane Michael tore up our county quite a bit last Thursday.  We have just gotten our power back and can offer not only our daylight student classes but also our regular evening classes under the lights.  Come join the fun.