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16589 Edwards Shop Road
Remington, VA 22734

Phone: (540) 399-1800
Fax: (540) 399-1832
Email: kellysfordequest@aol.com


Kelly's Ford Equestrian Center offers guided trail rides on miles of scenic country trails, and multi-discipline riding lessons (Hunter seat equitation, western horsemanship, saddle seat equitation, dressage, show jumping, and cross-country jumping). We offer pleasure driving lessons by credentialed instructors for all levels of experience. Kelly's Ford Equestrian Center is also the perfect setting for special events, weddings, and large parties or gatherings. We offer a variety of horse boarding and training options.

We also host recognized horse shows and horse trials (VA Horse Show Association, Battlefield Horse Show Association, DC Horse Show Association, VA Short Circuit Horse Show Association, and US Eventing Association) throughout the year.

2014 Kelly's Ford Horse Trial on Saturday, May 17th: View Omnibus Listing

5th Annual Community Tack Swap, March 15, 2014.
9 am- 4:00 pm in Heated Indoor Arena.
Please RSVP for a Tack Swap Space by March 13, 2014.

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Kelly's Ford Equestrian Team
The State-Of-The-Art Equestrian Center is Home to the
"Kelly's Ford American Interschool Riding Competition Team"



Horse Training

Our professional staff offers training in all disciplines - Hunter, Jumper, Saddleseat & Hunt Seat Equitation and Eventing for beginners, intermediate and advanced riders.

James Moore, Us World Cup Competitor and Riding Coach

Prestige Training at Kelly’s Ford Equestrian Center offers full-service horse training and riding instruction of both horse and rider at all levels of Eventing, Dressage, and Show Jumping. Initially credentialed as a Pony Club Graduate “A”, James Moore went on to acquire a Bachelor’s Degree in Equine Sciences at Colorado State University. Shortly thereafter, Prestige Training, LLC was founded. Riding at Advanced Level in Eventing since 1988. James has earned “Rider of the Year “ in Area IX USEA numerous times. In 2004 he was certified as an Advanced Level Instructor Level III from the U.S. Eventing Association. The same year he was chosen to represent the United States at the World Cup of Eventing in Pau, France.

Skilled in all aspects of horsemanship, Jim trains, teaches, and competes at all levels of Eventing, Dressage, and Show Jumping. He has experience in designing and organizing Events from Beginner Novice to Preliminary Levels. He is also an “L” Judge for the U.S. Dressage Federation.

Students range from the absolute beginner to those aspiring to International Advanced Level Eventing. Whatever your needs, Jim will design a program around that aspiration. Come ride with Jim at his new State-of-the-Art home base of Kelly’s Ford Equestrian Center in Remington, Virginia!

Other Information

You may also enjoy a surrey ride in the country or a sleigh ride in the snow. The stable offers box stalls, a heated wash rack, turnouts and an adjacent roundpen for training. You may board your own horse or ride one of ours. The heated stable tack rooms have lockers with a guest shower. The Loft which has 12 boarding stalls with an upstairs clubhouse, outdoor riding ring, roundpen, wash rack, and turn out paddocks, with run-ins.






Kelly's Ford Equestrian Center Arena II

The Arena II is 80'X140' Heated and lighted indoor Arena which is for special events, training, riding and lessons. The facility is also available for our borders and guests.






Enjoy our Cross-Country jump course designed by US Eventing Licensed Course Designer Mogie Bearden-Muller, which includes 75 jumps at: Introductory, Maiden, Beginner Novice, Novice, and Training levels.




The Kelly´s Ford Equestrian Center is located on the historical site of the Kelly´s Ford Civil War Battlefield and is part of the 500 acre estate at Kelly´s Ford facility located along the Rappahannock River. You are also directly across the river from and within easy access of the 4,500 acre Chester Phelps Wildlife Management area, a Virginia treasure abundant with wildlife and scenic trails. Kelly´s Ford and the surrounding countryside are perfect for the horseman.

The Inn at Kelly's Ford offers ten luxurious suites and two 3-bedroom houses, each with a fireplace, a casual yet elegant restaurant for fine dining and Pelham´s Pub for your favorite beverage and light fare.

Add to your Equestrian experience with pony rides, birthday parties, canoeing, kayaking, tubing and fishing on the Rappahannock River, a heated swimming pool, an outdoor Jacuzzi, Manahoac Park along the Rappahannock River, mountain biking on country trails and golf on five nearby courses.