Central Virginia Show Jumping Association

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Welcome to the Central Virginia Show Jumping Association (CVSJA) website.  For twenty-four years, we have maintained our committment to promoting the sport of show jumping in Central Virginia.  As an associate member of the Virginia Horse Shows Association we are proud to produce an annual show jumping series that helps further the popularity of show jumping in Virginia.  The CVSJA has consistently been voted as one of VHSA's top 10 shows!!

Since 2002, our show venue has been the ever-popular Deep Run Show Grounds.  With the covered grand stand seating and excellent ring footing, Deep Run is popular with spectators and exhibitors alike.

During our TWENTY-FOUR year history we have collected a loyal following that includes participants from as far as Roanoke, VA.  We also have folks from Lexington, Charlottesville, VA Beach, and of course the greater Richmond area.  Each season individuals new to the excitement of show jumping join our ranks.  Folks from all levels--novice to amateur to the professionals--can come and really get a feel for show jumping in a friendly, supportive setting. It's a great show for those wanting to try their skills in the jumpers and for those experienced folks wanting to test their skills for the A shows.

We look forward to having you join us!!

Please scroll down to read the current news and reminders.


Current News --updated on October 19, 2016
  • Remember, tomorrow's show is the Mini Prix. This is a special show that is meant to be a test of all your hard work for the show season. That's why the format is somewhat different, it's more challenging with no warm ups, and we want you to look your very best in your spruced-up, formal show attire. We look forward to seeing everyone bring their A-game tomorrow!
  • There are no warm-ups so you have one shot per division to make it or break it. This also means that once the show gets started, it may move along quicker than normal, so folks showing in divisions after the pre-schooling and puddle jumpers should plan accordingly.


    Ring 1
    Pre-schooling 18
    Child adult 16
    Schooling 11
    Modified 2

    Ring 2
    Puddle Jumpers 15
    Novice Horse 13
    Novice Rider 17
    Lows 21

    Cater2Events providing food & drinks!

  • Click Mini Prix Rules for updates and Mini Prix Form for the sign up sheet. Also, we hope everyone (or as many of you as possible!) will make it to the End-of-Season Awards banquet! Click HERE for the Awards Banquet Sign up. All division and show results and points are updated through the last show.
  • REMEMBER! The much anticipated and always enjoyed CVJSA awards banquet is a bit ealier this year. We will celebrate the show season on Sunday, November 20th at the Deep Run Hunt Clubhouse. It's a great time so we hope to see as many of you as possible! Nanci will have the sign up sheets at the shows and I'll post a link soon. 2015 Perpetual Trophy winners (and you know who you are!), please bring your trophy to one of the next two shows. Thanks!
  • Correction on the prize list--page 5, we inadvertently duplicated one of the local veterinarians in the list-please note Woodside Equine (804-798-3281) should be included on that list. The PDF link on the website is corrected. Our apologies for this error!
  • And don't forget to check out the end-of-year winners for the 2015 show season. Congratulations to the 2015 winners; we are very proud of everyone that won an end of season award and all the exhibitors that worked hard throughout the show season!
  • Don't forget if you're hoping for a great photograph of you and your pony...our very own Sarah Black is there taking photos. You can find her work on her website (http://sarahblackphotography.photoreflect.com/). She takes great photos, but don't let that tempt you into taking them without proper permissions, etc! If you have any questions about her work, look around for her at the horse show. She's usually between the two rings with a large camera.
  • CVSJA is continuing its support of the Goochland Family Services. We are asking all exhibitors to contribute to this worthy cause. Click HERE to access their website.
  • Warm-up rounds to match what's in the prize list: Each horse will be allowed one warm up round per ring per show.
  • As many of you are aware the CVSJA continues to grow by leaps and bounds over the past few years. If you're interested in learning to one of the show staff positions we'd love to have you volunteer to learn the ropes and we can always use an extra hand or have someone trained up on a staff position to fill in as needed. See Nanci if you're interested in learning more.



2016 Show Dates
April 17 (regular)
May 15 (reverse)
May 29 (regular)
June 12 (reverse)
July 24 (regular)
August 14 (reverse)
September 4 (regular)
September 18 (reverse)
October 9 16(regular)
October 23 (normal)--remember starts at 9:00 AM!!

All shows, except the mini-prix, start at 8:30 am. The mini-prix starts promptly at 9:00 am.

Below is info about the division order for Ring 1--NOTE this is subject to change so be sure to double check the website or Facebook before shows.

Ring 1 Division Orders: Regular--starts w/ preschooling ends with modifieds

Reverse--starts with Schooling, then Mods, then *Preschooling, ends with C/A (*not to start before 10:30am)





Fees, etc:

If you pre-register by the Friday afternoon before the show day then classes are now $20 per class--judged or warm-up. Go to the Forms page for all the necessary registration forms, etc. There is also a one time per season administrative fee of $40. Checks should be made to CVSJA or Central Virginia Show Jumper Association.

Classes for those that register on the day of the show are $25 per class--judged or warm-up.

Stalls are $35 for day of show use. Overnight stall fee is $40.