The final show of the Festival of Champions series is the Lexington National Horse Show, which takes place at the Virginia Horse Center. This six day event includes hunter classes, jumper classes, derbies, and VHSA Medal Finals.

2023 VHSA/EMO Medal Finals classes include Children’s Medal, Junior Championship on the Flat, Hunter Seat Medal, Amateur Equitation on the Flat, Adult Amateur Medal. To compete in these finals, riders need to acquire enough points throughout the show season, or have won two blues.

Where to stay

Hotels near the Virginia Horse Center fill up fast. An alternative to staying in a hotel is to choose a rental through VRBO or AirBnB.

Food options near the Virginia Horse Center expanded with the recent opening of Jersey Mike’s.