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2023 NBHA Colonial Super Show

Aug 18, 2023 @ 12:00 am - Aug 20, 2023 @ 11:59 pm

2023 NBHA Colonial Super Show
August 18-20, 2023

Virginia Horse Center
487 Maury River Road
Lexington, VA 24450

$10,000 Added Money | 96 Wild Cards to Open, Youth & Senior
Team Fearless Approved 

4 Circle Y Saddle Certificates to Open Average* D Winners plus awards to 2nd and 3rd
Youth & Senior Awards to Top 3 in each D Saturday

*Average based on all three days in the Open.
You MUST be a NBHA Member to receive awards.

Payment plan available until 7/7/2023.
Pay half at time of entry and half 3 weeks later.

12 Month Negative Coggins Required for in state horses.
12 Month Negative Coggins and 30 Day Health Certificate for all out of state horses.

Tentative Schedule:

Thursday August 17
12 pm | Facility & Stalls Open
No arrivals prior

Friday August 18
8 am – 830 am | Open Arena
9 am | Mandatory Check in
9 am – 12pm | Exhibitions pre-sold on SaddleBook. Limit 2 per horse.
1 pm | Open Race 1

Saturday August 19
7 am – 8 am | Exhibitions pre-sold on SaddleBook. Limit 2 per horse.
9 am | Open Race 2 | Youth | Senior

Sunday August 20
7:30 am | Cowboy Church
9 am | Open Race 3

More Info:

  • All contestants must check in at the office before your first run.
  • NBHA dress code enforced. Full Western Attire.
  • Must be an NBHA member to receive awards. Membership must be purchased by check in.
  • Office fee of $20 is waived if you are a current NBHA Member.
  • Draw outs prior to pre-entry deadline will receive a 100% refund minus the processing fee.
  • Vet/Med outs after pre-entry deadline through Wednesday week of show receive 70% of your entries, no processing fee & no stall refund with a vet or doctors note by emailing [email protected].
  • Returned Check fee is $35
  • Late Fee for mailed entries postmarked after August 4th is $25.
  • Hat fines for hats lost in arena apply, $10 each

Entry Information:

  • Enter online beginning June 1st.
  • Mail in entries must be postmarked by August 4th to avoid late fee and be in pre-draw.
  • Late Fee $25 – waived for online entries taken at any time.
  • Online entries available at until midnight EST on August 13th to be in pre-draw or choose add on draw.
  • Pre-draw available Monday, August 14th.
  • Online entries will re-open at noon Tuesday, August 15th for add-on draw.
  • All entries (on-site and online) will cut-off for 1st add-on draw at the first big drag, rider number 50, in each event.
  • Final add-on draw closes at the start of the last big drag, or the last drawn rider, whichever comes first, in each event.
  • Riders are responsible to enter early enough to allow for splits of multiple horses.
  • Exhibitions will be pre-sold online at in 50 minute time slots. Limit to 2 per horse.

Added Money:
Friday Open $2,500 Added
Saturday Open $5,000 Added
Sunday Open $2,000 Added
Saturday Youth Class $250 Added
Saturday Sunday Class $250 Added

How Wildcards are Awarded:
Top 5 in the Open divisions each day
Top 3 in the Youth Class divisions on Saturday
Top 3 in the Senior Class divisions on Saturday
Top 3 in the three day average in all divisions

Open Entry Fees:
Friday: $65
Saturday: $75
Sunday: $60
Youth & Senior Class $35
All Sidepots are $25


Youth – Friday and Sunday Only (Saturday is a class with c/o allowed)
Senior – Friday and Sunday Only (Saturday is a class with c/o allowed)
Prime – All three days (All ages between youth & senior)
Helmet – All three days (For those who wear a helmet in the Open)

Stall/Parking/RV Info:

On site stalls are available for Friday-Sunday nights for $75 & includes 2 bags of shavings.
Thursday night stall available for $25 each (no shavings included).
*If you arrive prior to 7AM on Friday you will be charged for a Thursday night stall.
Haul in fee per horse per day $20. Required if no stall.

Stalls are purchased with online entry or paper entry.
RV Reservations & Dry Camping are booked through facility.


Virginia Horse Center
Lexington, VA United States


Official NBHA
(706) 722-7223
View Organizer Website