2019 Poster Art

We are pleased to announce the artist for the 2019 Poster is Booth Malone. Booth has been a member of the American Academy of Equine Art since 1994, and since 2016, President of its Board of Directors. He showed regularly at Rolex CCI**** from 1997 to 2010 and made his international debut with the prestigious Frost & Reed Gallery. He has been the official artist for numerous steeplechase meets, as well as The Virginia Gold Cup and the 2006 Breeder’s Cup, and you find his work regularly on the covers of The Chronicle of The Horse and other equestrian magazines and catalogs. This year’s painting will be on display at the Art Center in Orange from October 3rd until Race Weekend and will be auctioned at the Races.  For more information about Booth visit his website https://boothmalone.com/  .Shown above is a sneak preview, a portion of the total painting.

History of Montpelier Races

Marion duPont Scott started The Montpelier Hunt Races in 1934 on the front lawn of James Madison’s home. The hurdle course features the only live brush jumps in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Continue Reading >