ACTHA – 2015

We are proud to be part of the ACTHA Ride Host Network! We are currently planning our 2015 event season which will consist of a Grand Prize series! FOR THE LOVE OF THE RIDE!


The fun starts in May!

Waiting for a turn...

Waiting for a turn…

2015 Competitive Trail Ride Series. 

One summer…

a whole lot of rides…

one super great prize!

(Grand Prize is a Saddle Up Freeform Classic!)

(And lots of little prizes!)

Come join us for a summer of great riding, camaraderie, campfires and more!

Event Dates:

  • Gate challenge. ACTHA AOC rider at Independence FUNie Farm!

    Gate challenge. ACTHA AOC rider at Independence FUNie Farm!

    5/17         Mother’s Day ACTHA Obstacle Challenge – Sunday Only. Register AOC.

  • 7/11-12      DATE CHANGE!! For the Love of the Ride Series Weekend Challenges – Two Competitive Trail Rides, one Arena Obstacle Challenge.
    Register 7/11 AOC, 7/11 CTC, 7/12 CTC.
  • 9/12         Work for it – Labor Day Arena Obstacle Challenge – Saturday only.
    Register AOC 1955
  • 11/14          Veteran’s Day Arena Obstacle Challenge – Saturday Only.
    Register AOC 1956

Ride Details

ACTHA AOC rider at Independence FUNie Farm!

ACTHA AOC rider at Independence FUNie Farm!

The terrain is fairly level and mostly dirt. We ride barefoot on these trails regularly. Use shoes and boots at your discretion. You’ll ride through beautiful farm fields, wooded paths and cross meandering creeks. Each day’s trail will be 6 miles and have 8 obstacles.

You can arrive on Friday and stay through Monday morning if you’d like to make the most of your weekend – just come and enjoy our beautiful piedmont farm!

  • Our gates will open at 4pm on Friday unless otherwise specified.
  • Primitive camping only. FREE to ACTHA participants. ACTHA Riders must also register online at Membership not required! Fees $25-$58 depending upon division and membership status (it pays to be a member!)
  • There are outdoor summer camp style bath and showers available. Please bring biodegradable soap for the showers.
  • Limited stalls and corral space available reserved on first come, first serve basis. Reserve on our website.
  • Photographer on site through out the weekend!
  • Lots of prizes & awards to be given at event and throughout weekend!
  • Limited to 75 competitors! We suggest early registration!
  • Trails open to ACTHA participants only.
  • Saddle series grand prize details can be found here!
Vine Simulator - ACTHA AOC rider at Independence FUNie Farm!

Vine Simulator – ACTHA AOC rider at Independence FUNie Farm!

ACTHA Competitive Trail Challenge and an Arena Obstacle Challenge on Saturday. Competitive Trail Challenge only on Sunday. SUNDAY RIDE ONLY! Jack Pot

We are still planning our clinicians and vendors for this weekend ride – check back here or our facebook page – “ACTHA in Culpeper, VA” for more updates!

Primitive Weekend camping WITHOUT participation in ACTHA ride $20/pp/per night for camping. Day Spectators $35pp. FREE PARKING

For More information or to register for the weekend events: call 540-212-9445, Fill out our reservation form or contact us!

Independence FUNie Farm is located in the central Virginia peidmont, 10 Minutes from Downtown Culpeper.