Located in the heart of Central Virginia Oakland Heights Farm is dedicated to the preservation of the art and sport of horseback riding. Started in 1979 by David and Sally Lamb the farm has grown to be one of Virginia’s most recognized horse farms. The farm is located in Orange County, VA. At the base of the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, in an area steeped in Virginia history. We are easily accessible for the surrounding counties and a short hour and a half drive from Washington D.C. we also offer trail riding packages with some of the areas B&Bs and hotels.
Oakland Heights is the perfect place to learn to ride, extend your expertise or enjoy a guided trail ride. The farm includes two riding rings, quaint stables and miles of trails. For anyone six years old or older we offer both English and Western lessons with one of our knowledge trainers. Trail rides are offered seven days a week and are sure to include not only a great ride but also beautiful countryside and some of the interesting area history.
Oakland Heights also hosts horse shows from April through September here at the farm, these shows are recognized by both VHSA and BHSA associations for member points. We have easy access for trailers in and out of the farm and plenty of parking.
On the second Saturday of the month May through September Oakland Heights offers something else unique and fun. The farm is host to the BLM Bull and Rodeo Co. professional bull riding events. A great evening of live music, mutton busting, ladies barrel racing and some thrilling bucking bull riding.
Oakland Heights has a long standing reputation in the horse community as having outstanding horses and riders and for offering valued services in a family friendly environment.
So whether you are looking to escape the city for a trail ride thru the Virginia hills, have a desire to learn to ride or hone your skills and become a member of our show team Oakland Heights is the farm for you. We welcome you to come and enjoy the opportunity to ride and share in our family of horses.
Please contact us to schedule a trail ride or a riding lesson. We are happy to answer any questions you may have or provide information you might need. Oakland Heights Farm is located at 17110 James Madison Highway Gordonsville, Virginia 22942. You may reach us by email via the Contact Us page on the website or you may call David Lamb (540)-222-6576 or Susanne Clifford 434-953-4646.