Barrel racing became a rodeo event with the founding of the Girls Rodeo Association and has evolved into a popular sport with serious prize money.
The Gardens at Hampton Court Palace
The general layout that visitors today (about 600,000 annually) see still reveals much of Henry VIII’s work. Knot gardens were created including scented violets, primroses..
Anderson Wheeler of London
Anderson Wheeler may be one of the more recent firms on the London gun-making scene, compared to the likes of Purdey and Holland.
Chesapeake’s Antique and Classic Boat Festival
Seen at the festival were some stunners of familiar builders such as Chris Craft, Gar Wood, Hackercraft, Larson, Donzi, Shepherd, Trumpy and Lyman.
Georgetown, Washington D.C.
Bordered by the Potomac River on the south, Georgetown is a place that integrates history, quiet neighborhoods and vibrant shops and restaurants.
The Winter Trifecta
In Virginia’s trout streams, stocked winter trout and wild and native fish eagerly await the emergence of winter aquatic insects most anglers fail to recognize.
Argentina- Wingshooting at San Ambrosio Estancia
South Parana Outfitters drove us to a dove roost where the doves were milling about like pesky bees. It was a shooter’s paradise.
National Cutting Horse Association World Championship Futurity
In the sport of cutting, each rider is allowed two and a half minutes, or 2.5 cycles of separating the herd and active cutting.
Beneteau Barracuda 9 – The Swiss Army Knife of Boats
Designed and built particularly with anglers in mind, it has a flared tulip-shaped bow and it has the ability to handle up to 450 hp…
The New River Gorge – Fayetteville West Virginia
Fifty feet beneath us, soft wisps of clouds drift by. Another 826 feet down, the rain-swollen, reddish-brown New River roars and sloshes south to north…
The Game Conservancy – Conservation through research
Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust studies led to production of the anti-worm medicine Panacur which stopped the infestation cycles that caused fluctuations in grouse population.
Virginia Military Institue/Washington & Lee University Fly-Fishing Tournament
The event was the second annual VMI-W&L Fly Fishing Tournament, and Nave’s success illustrates the benefit of pairing the inexperienced with the experienced –…
Mahi- Mahi on the Island of Kauai
I tightened the drag a bit, raised the slender wand and put an arc in it to provide shock resistance. Up he came, a Dorado.
Deep Run Hunt Club celebrates 125 years
In 2012, the Deep Run Hunt Club celebrated its 125th anniversary. The second oldest hunt in Virginia, Deep Run was organized in 1887 in Richmond.
VMI Museum Firearms Collection
The VMI Firearms Museum in Lexington, Virginia is founded in 1856 and has a collection that is full of rarities, artifacts, and antiques.
Red Bull Youth America’s Cup
For the first time in the history of the America’s Cup, young sailors are provided an opportunity to compete — The Red Bull Youth America’s…
Pinehurst, North Carolina
For more than a century, the village of Pinehurst tucked away in the Sandhills of North Carolina has reveled in a world of leisure activities.
Contemporary Hunters and their Gun Dogs
Jesse Freidin’s work exploring the contemporary sporting world will be presented at the National Sporting Library in Middleburg, Virginia. June 5 to September 29, 2013.
Genesee Valley Hunt Race
The event was the running of The Genesee Valley Hunt Races, held with brief exceptions since 1894 on The Nations Farm in Geneseo, New York.
If you have not yet been to Ireland, you cannot imagine the true warmth of its people or the beauty of its countryside.
Snakeheads in the Potomac
The northern snakehead (NSH) first was found when an angler hooked one on a lure in a small pond in Crofton, Maryland, in May 2002….
Ash Lawn Operas
Ash Lawn Opera offers Puccini’s opera La Bohème in mid-July, and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical Carousel in August in Charlottesville’s Paramount Theater.
Shooting at The Fork Farm
The First Annual D.J. Thurston, Jr. Sporting Clays Challenge, sponsored by the North Carolina Chapter of Safari Club, was held in The Fork Farm and…
SeaFair, A Ship of Arts
SeaFair, a floating visual arts fair on a grand scale, a mega yacht towering almost four stories from the waterline built at a cost of $40…
Pheasants in North Dakota
Following a scent trail only they could tell existed, the setters dropped off the edge of the field, ran past the windmill cranking water into the cattle…
An 18th-century private home that has been transformed to a resort with a golf course on either side of the Maigue, a notable trout river….
Straight Egyptian Arabians
Tracing to King Solomon, the bloodlines were preserved through the centuries by Bedouins who dedicated themselves to not only keeping the history alive but also…
World Class Squash Courts at the University of Virginia
Swelling enthusiasm and generous support for Virginia Squash has produced a world-class $12.4 million facility at Boar’s Head Sports Club in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Cowes Week Regatta at the Isle of Wight
The biggest sailing event on the island is Cowes Week when thousands of sailing yachts from all over the world, from super yachts to tiny…
Founded in 1778, Abingdon is nestled in the Appalachian Mountains. The most popular outdoor attraction is the Virginia Creeper Trail. It’s a de facto greenway where local people…
Bath County, Virginia
Up in the Allegheny Highlands of Virginia bordering West Virginia is Bath County. With an elevation of 2,700 feet above sea level, nearly the entire…
Carriage Driving at Walnut Hill
The Walnut Hill Farms Pleasure Driving Show is held every August for five days at Walnut Hill Farm in Pittsford, New York. Reminiscent of the…
The Governor’s Cup Yacht Race
In August, 2012, competitors from up and down the East Coast set sail for St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s 39th annual Governor’s Cup Yacht Race….
John James Audubon
What Carl Faberge did for jewelry, Audubon did for painting and birds – in a kaleidoscope of colors and detail, based on years of observation…
Fishing in Ireland
Salmon water in Ireland is divided into beats, most of which are controlled by various landholders, hotels or angling clubs. We started fishing on the…
Hampden-Sydney Clay Target Team
The newly formed Hampden-Sydney College Clay Target Team placed fourth overall and was only a few targets behind second-place Virginia Tech at the Hokie Invitational…