Overnight boarding, Trail Rides, Riding Lessons, Self Awareness & Leadership Development programs.
USTR is a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to preserving and creating trails for riding fun and pleasure.
A club of horse enthusiasts and pleasure riders who enjoy riding local and regional trails in northern Virginia.
Through volunteering and direct financial support, USTR is dedicated to contributing to the development and maintenance of multi-use trails and facilities to benefit all equestrians. To fund our efforts, we have partnered in the competitive Crystal Crown Judged Pleasure Ride series, host our annual Memorial Day Benefit ride over the pristine and private trails of southern Loudoun County, and support the Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship’s (BRCES) trails through fundraising and maintenance.
USTR presents a variety of educational and informative programs, open to the public, during our monthly meetings. Additionally, we hold semi-annual social events and monthly trail rides available to members. USTR member meetings take place on the first Friday of each month in Leesburg, Virginia.
Van Vixen Farm, located on 96 acres in pristine hunt country is a full service training, sales, boarding, teaching, and camp facility. Heather Heider, a native of Loudoun County specializes in training hunt seat equitation, producing quality trained horses, and one of a few in the country that provides fox hunt hirelings. While still participating in local VHSA shows with students of all ages, half the year is focusing on training slowly and correctly young horses and retraining horses with problems to produce the horse for the owner of their desired sport. The other half of the year focusses on lessons and taking clients out hunting.