Windchase is an Eventing
Stable in Purcellville, VA, owned and operated by
International Event rider Phyllis Dawson.
Our horse farm specializes in
Event horses for sale, training event horses, horse
boarding, and breeding event horses. We offer riding
lessons with ICP instructors, and an excellent working
Windchase is situated on 247
acres in the beautiful western Loudoun County countryside,
beside the Blue Ridge Mountains. We are located in
Hillsboro, VA, about 15 minutes from Purcellville.
We are about 20 minutes northwest of Leesburg, VA,
convenient to Northern Virginia and the Washington, DC
area, less than an hour from downtown. We are
approximately 15 minutes from Charles Town, WV, and about
a half-hour from Dulles Airport, Middleburg, VA, or
Frederick, MD.Centrally located in USEA
Area II, Windchase is convenient to the mid-Atlantic area.
Windchase is a complete
facility, with excellent stables, large indoor and outdoor
riding arenas, spacious pastures, cross-country courses,
and lovely hacking.Windchase
offers first-rate facilities and top level training for
both the horse and the rider.
Phyllis Dawson and Albany
II representing the United States
at the Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea, 1988.
Read about it in Olympic Memories.
Phyllis competed at the
highest levels of Three-day Eventing for over thirty years.She had success on many different horses, most all of whom
she trained herself.In
1988 Phyllis represented the United States in the Olympic Games in
Seoul, Korea, riding Albany II, finishing tenth overall, the best
of the Americans Eventers.She
also rode for the United States Equestrian Team in 1997,
successfully competing Snowy River in the Open European
Championships at Burghley, England. Learn more about
Phyllis's competitive career and the horses she rode on the Eventing
with Phyllis and the Competition
To keep up with Phyllis and with what is
happening around the farm, visit the Windchase
a virtual tour of Windchase:
STUDENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Windchase will have several
Working Student positions coming available soon.
Please contact Phyllis if you are interested in applying
for a position.
Windchase specializes in offering an excellent selection of horses
for sale, both experienced Eventers and talented young prospects.
Our horses are honestly
represented, and we make every effort to match the rider
with the horse that suits them best.
offers first-rate facilities and top level training for both the
horse and the rider. We
specialize in schooling horses and riders of all levels.Horses are accepted for training, on either a long term or
short term basis.We
offer top quality instruction for riders on their own horses.
Phyllis is certified at the highest level of the United States
Eventing Association's Instructor's
Certification Program, and is a member of the ICP
Faculty. Phyllis is assisted by staff members and
trainers Jineen Reed, Cindy Anderson Blank, and Amy Faison.
We offer full care boarding; we
welcome pleasure riders as well as competitors from all
disciplines, and we pride ourselves on giving the horses
facilities include excellent stables, a large indoor arena and outdoor dressage and jumping
arenas with state of the art footing, spacious pastures,
cross-country courses, and lovely hacking.
more information on boarding, training or lessons, go to the Boarding
and Training link.
Windchase's fabulous Cross-country course is
open for XC Schooling.
Windchase has an excellent working student program, for
dedicated students who are serious about learning all aspects of
the horse business.
Bring your own horse and compete. For more info, visit our Working
An operation like this can't run without a great team of staff and
learn more about our super team by following the Team
offers fun and informal Jumping Clinics
with Olympian Phyllis Dawson are run throughout the year.
Join us for fun and instructive jumping. Click here for more information.
Windchase breeds Irish Sport
Horses by top Eventing stallion Brandenburg's Windstar.
We offer a
lovely selection of homebreds for sale. Visit the Breeding/Stallion page.
"Windchase is located in a beautiful little
valley beside the Blue Ridge, known locally as 'Between
is something special about this particular spot on the
earth, something peaceful, almost magical.Horses are happy at Windchase, and people are too.There is not a day that goes by that I don't ride
around the farm and think how lucky I am to be here.I invite you to come out and join us, and
experience a bit of the Windchase Magic." ~ Phyllis ~
with questions or problems.
Website Created 07/17/98
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