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The  Horse & Hound Wine Festival 
invites you to participate in this 
12th annual event on
July 9, 2016
Time: 11am to 6pm
The event takes place on the grounds of
Johnson’s Orchards & Peaks of Otter Winery
1410 Elmos Rd, Bedford Va 24523
Horse And Hound Events
Lure Coursing

There will be a demonstration of Lure
Coursing given by Laura Cormier. Lure
coursing is a humane sport which re-
creates the chase of the hare by the
pursuing hound. The "bunny" consists of
strips of white plastic attached to a
continuous loop line that runs through a
series of pulleys to simulate the zigzag
path of a rabbit on the run.

After the demo, all dogs that attend the festival
are invited to try the course.
See Photos

Kiddie Korral


Supervised activities for children simulating rodeo games and quiet games include: games such as, cornhole, stickhorse races, hand-painting a horse, duck pond with prizes, active games similar to horse activities.  Crafts such as foam book-marks and fans to decorate with stickers, markers, glue, glitter, etc. Face painting, tattoos.  A tent for shade with seating will be provided for caretakers while children are playing.  Supervision by the staff and volunteers of  Brook Hill Farm Rehabilitation and Rescue.

Muskrat Races


This event uses the Jack Russell

Terrier's highly developed prey drive

to swim through water in pursuit

of an artificial lure.


Dogs of all shapes and sizes are invited

to swim across the pond in pursuit of an

artificial lure. There will be three divisions

of competition: small, medium, and large

dogs. The winner in each division will

receive a trophy.

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Daredevil Dogs and Divas

We’re looking for pets that can dance, beg, shake hands, catch a Frisbee, play dead, smile, speak, sing, take a bow, or do something really amazing.  Can your pet do a single trick or do an entire dance routine?  





We want to see athletic tricks, entertaining tricks, and tricks that make you go “WOW”.  



There will be Frisbees and tennis balls available but feel free to bring your own props for performances.  Do you and your pet share the same fashion sense and dress alike for special occasions, holidays, or parades?  Strut your stuff!!!  Bring your best tricks, costumes, and talents and show off a little!  There will be impartial judges who recognize style and talent and who may or may not be influenced by crowd reaction.


Equine events will be provided and directed by The Campbell County
Bits N Pieces 4-H Horse Club








Exciting things are coming to the equine events this July 9th.  The events are under the direction of Campbell Co 4-H/Bits and Pieces Club; and managed by Danielle Toms of Toms Performance Horses.  The youth will be presenting the colors on horseback at noon.  There will be a jousting exhibition and a variety of equine demonstrations throughout the day.  Carriage rides and pony rides will be offered for a nominal fee. If you don’t come as a horse-lover, you will leave as one.