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Horses and Horse Related Items   

Hites Horse Trailer Detailing:  Willie & Toni Hite-Owners/Operators
We offer full service mobile horse trailer detailing (interior/exterior).
Over 20 years experience
Locally family owned/operated
We come to you. We will make your horses trailer look shiny and brand new.

located in Mineral, VA teach lessons, train and show Hunters and Jumpers from the local to “A” Circuit throughout the area. Their new 22 acre farm is now
open for all inclusive training board and sale horses.


  Tack and Saddles for Sale

  • Orange Livestock Market-Horse and Tack Sale every third Sunday of the month.

Orange, Virginia  

New and used tack starts 1:00 p.m.

Horses start at 4:00 p.m.

Special horse and tack sales on occasional Fridays.  Call for dates and times.

For information call Joe Howell at 540-672-4688

Stable Rental/Horse Boarding/Employment Opportunities


  • Oakdale Farm is a full service training facility with indoor ring, outdoor ring, cross country beginner to novice course.   Facility rental is available also and full service boarding for a limited few. Call 804-375-9007 (0903)
  • Syn-Pic Riding School: 4566 Tabscott Rd. Columbia, VA.  23038.  Offering private horseback riding lessons at my farm or yours.  Instructor has over 35 years of experience.  Hunter/Jumper- Western-Shows, all ages, beginners and up, also disabled.  Daytime, evenings and weekends.  Syndi Pickney-Blunk, 804-457-3707  (0722)
  • The Run Around Ranch: Caring for horses for over 35 years. 17901 River Rd. Chesterfield, VA  23838, 804-639-4580, 804-350-1768 Patti McFarland, owner, and Judy Swal (jgsriding.com and judy@jgsriding.com). (060613)

Equine Services also see Other Equine Services on Equine page

Barn Cleaning/Animal & Pet Sitting)

  • Horse and Pet Sitting:  Hanna Fredrickson, 804-379-6856  References available.  Need someone to look after your animals?  Hanna’s great with animals.
  • Horse, Heart & Home, llc, licensed, bonded, and insured, personalized care for horses while you are away.  Feeding, grooming, turn-out, stalls cleaned, etc.  A vacation for you and your horses!  Call for pricing, 804-375-3840 (references available).  Gem Star Farm, John & Karen Estep. (0722)

Handcrafted Products

  • Red Eagle Creations-Custom Embroidery & Screen Printing: Sue Harris 804-492-9656. Cumberland, Virginia. Fax: 804-492-4525, www.redeaglecreations.com 
  • Woodworkingforhorsefolk.com  This is a web site for local woodcraftsman, Greg Sazonov.  Check out his beautifully fashioned, quality  handmade horse jumps, tack trunks, grooming box, grooming stool, Adirondack chair, saddle, bridle or blanket racks, etc.  



  • Holiday Ranch LLC: Ellen Jones, Trainer & Clinician, 8594 Holiday Lake Rd. Appomattox, VA  24522-8783 434-352-3221, 434-610-0735 (021607)
  • S.E.E.T. (Shokota Equestrian Education & Training: Buyers assistance & evaluation, ground maners, retraining, trail ride exposure & lessons. Ken Davis, 804-796-2600, 804-739-3684. (1210)

Tack/Repairs of Blankets & Tack

  • Drafttack.com:  Specializing in riding tack for Draft and Draft horse crosses.  On-line catalog or call 513-528-3521 or 804-598-9380.  This is a local Powhatan business.  (022206)
  • L.A. Horse Blanket Cleaning and Repair Service: Fast, reliable, pick up and delivery. Lisa Amsier, 804-216-9607 or lisa593339@yahoo.com (1010)
  • LuckyHorse Cleaners: Horse blanket cleaning and repairs. (Stable blankets, turn-out blankets, sheets, coolers, saddle pads, K9 apparel & tack repair). 804-271-0000, Jimmy James, Chesterfield, Virginia. 
  • TLC Horse Care, full care horse sitting.  For Those who love to travel but don’t like to leave the one’s they love behind!  Sarah Griswold 804-405-0587 sgriswold2@hotmail.com and Amanda Himmelwright 304-483-5394 (0324)

Therapy/Massages/Herbal Remedies

Trails & Riding Clubs

  • Belmead Stables & Riding Club: The Riding Club and stables is now open.   Enjoy riding the beautiful 1200 acre Belmead Plantation on the James River.  15 miles of trail in the shade are now open and a total of  30 miles will be available soon.  Trails open from fun-up to sun-down 7 days a week.  billcatlett@earthlink.net, 5001 Cartersville Rd. Powhatan, VA  23139, 804-598-4907

Website Design


Goats and Sheep

For Sale

  • Sheep and Goat Clearinghouse, Virginia Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Marketing Services,  Contact F. William Drinkwater, 1100 Bank St. Suite 807, Richmond, VA.  23219, 804-786-3935 (fax: 804-371-7788)




  • WE MAKE DOG & PET TAGS, Halter, Bridle & Stall Plates:  Hertzler Farm and Feed, 804-598-4021
  • A Pet’s Vet House Call, Dr. Marilyn Haskell 804-330-9027 (1025)
  • Dude Ranch Pet Resort: Lodging, Boutique, Training, Grooming & Day Care. 804-798-7900, 11015 Dude Ranch Road, Glen Allen, Virginia 23059. www.duderanchpetresort.com (1210)
  • Jordan’s Big Dog House, “A Home Away from Home”, Large Breed Dog Sitting, Tom Jordan, 804-639-2260, Cell: 804-683-4900.  (050205)
  • Luv Me Tender Pet Sitting: Vacation Care & House Sitting Tasks, Daily Walks, Large Animal & Farm Care, Dee Stone, 804-432-1730, deespetsit@yahoo.com (021607)
  • Luv’um & Leave’um Pet Sitters, L.L.C.  “We feed and luv your pets while you leave’um in the comfort of their own home.”  Licensed, Insured and Bonded. Joann & George Jackson, (804)-739-3386 or (pager) (804)-217-0325  (0112)
  • Muddy Paws Professional Dog Grooming, Angie Fillman, 3165 Elwood Farm Lane, Powhatan, VA  23139, 804-375-9725, cell 804-647-1684, B4muddypaws@yahoo.com (021407)
  • Peace of Mind while you are away!  Pet Care-Plant Care-Home Care.  Lida Proffitt.  References Available.  804-598-5448 (050105)
  • Pet Quarters: Local grooming facility  with family atmosphere.   804-794-0808  (0715).
  • Pet Sitting:  Sandra Person, 804-598-4486.  Experienced, degree in Veterinary Technology.  Will care for your dogs, cats, horses, small and large pets and livestock when you have to be away from home.  Reasonable rates.  Cover most of Powhatan and some of Goochland. (0806)
  • Powhatan Dog Grooming, by appointment only.  Located on Buckingham Rd. (Rt. 653-just down the road from Hertzler Farm and Feed), Groomer: Linda Birch.  Linda has 20+ years of both show and pet grooming. Services include; bath, flea baths, dips, scissor cuts, nail cuts, ears cleaned and anal glands checked. 804-598-1642  (0817)
  • Powhatan Critter Sitters, providing personalized, loving care of small animals and horses in your home.  Experienced, licensed, and fully insured.  Call or email Sandra or Scott Taylor at Taylor Creek Farm, 804-598-7893 staylor@powhatan.net  (0619)
  • Sweet Dreams Pet Sitting:  Laurie Carroll, 804-640-2651  Will take care of any animal-horses, goats, dogs, etc.  Bonded and insured. (0406)
  • Vet Home Care, Doctor  house calls, .Jerry Bayer, DVM, 804-218-0230. email: info@DrBayerDVM.com and web: www.DrBayerDVM.com (09/12)

Exotic Animals

Richmond Metro Zoo:  Chesterfield, VA.

In the spring of 2001, we  experienced our first visit to the Zoo and would like to recommend this as a wholesome, fun, and educational experience.   More than 300 animals (some of which are endangered species) are displayed in spacious, naturalistic exhibits. For more information call  (804) 739-5666. (0313)

Maymont Park:  Richmond VA.

Explore Richmond’s 100 acre adventure of trails, nature and flowers.  Visit the children’s farm and see the native Virginia Wildlife exhibits.  They current have over 60 species with a total of  300 animals. Maymont is rich in history and has some very interesting exhibits. Visit Maymont’s website to view a calendar of events.

ARK   804-598-8380

 A local, volunteer, non-profit organization committed to the rehabilitation of orphaned and injured wildlife. Email: arkva@prodigy.net

Miscellaneous Stuff  – Taxidermy – Leather Repair – Upholstery – Etc.

  • Custom Sewing and Repair:  (Heavy materials, leather, crafts, clothing) Sam & Poe Powell, Amelia, VA  804-561-4615  sampoe3@hotmail.com  (021607)
  • Oak Hardwood Fuel Pellets, 40 lb. bags   Call Hertzler Farm and Feed, 804-598-4021
  • Buckrub Taxidermy: Rick Benson, 804-698-9912 23800 Jetersville, VA  23083 (11011)
  • Williams Taxidermy:  Butch & Arvada Williams, 2627 Red Lane Rd. Powhatan, VA  23139804-598-6045  (021607)
  • Waldrop Chair Caning & Upholstery: Delores Waldrop, 804-561-4194, cell: 804-517-6081. Pickup and delivery available.  (1010)

Magazines and Newspapers Links

Honey       Food Items, Bees

  • Local grown honey by E and R Honey Farms and/or Tom O’Neil available at Hertzler Farm and Feed. 
  • Bee Supplies sold at Hertzler Farm and Feed. 804-598-4021.
  • Good information website on bees- National Extension
  • Mr. K’s Bees: Ken Woodard, Richmond, VA  804-745-6360.  He raises queen bees.

Automotive & Other Vehicles

  • Mobile Tire Guys:  We come to you. 804-745-0670, 804-339-3500, Gordon Thomas, P.O. Box 1088, Chesterfield, VA  23832 (021607)

Farm Tours   Shows – Events – Open House

Other Services

Building Contractors – (please note disclaimer at the bottom of the page)*To have your name listed please email me at pathertzler@gmail.com

  • Stevenson, Charles:  804-598-7349  Decks, trim and small additions
  • Yoder, J.D. & Sons:  434-392-9785  www.jdyoderconstruction.com A Superior, Class A Builder
  • Michael Yoder Construction LLC: 434-391-3411  www.theyoderfamily.org 5641 South Madison Rd. Farmville, VA  23901

Other Building Services:

  • American Applicators: 804-931-8708 for all your sheet rock needs.  “We Rock Richmond!”
  • Around to It Home Improvements & Repairs: Troy Boor, 804-598-0755  Email: aroundtoitforyou@aol.com (0502)
  • Concrete Formations:  Winky Moore, 804-598-1164, 2637 Glenridge Dr. Powhatan, Va.  23139.  15 years experience, Licensed & Insured.  Sidewalks, Patios, Garage Floors, Driveways, Dog Lots & Basement Floors. Aggregate, trowel & Broom Finishes. (050205)
  • CWS (Certified Well Service): Residential & Agricultural Water Systems, Pump Installation & Repair, Trenching Services. Over 25 years experience. Kevin Wilson, 804-931-2813  (021607)
  • D.E. Nunnally Contractor, Inc.  Office: 598-7135, Cell: 804-339-9106 General Contractor, Master Plumber and Gas Fitter.  Class B License, Insured. (050205)
  • Electical and Plumbing: Repair and installation.  “No job to small.” Licensed and Insured. William Greisheimer, 804-334-2471  (021607)
  • Toibin Re-Construction Services Inc:  Kevin Toibin, Office: 804-379-1531 Specializing in all forms of structural damage repairs.  (0304)
  • Ron Sperling Painting LLC: 804-561-6113, cell 804-714-7777. Interior/exterior painting, staining and power washing. Reasonable rates and over 15 years experience. Licensed and insured. (0712)
  • Stone Masonry Inc: The Carrillos’-located at 4005 West End Dr. Richmond, VA  804-641-4611.  We specialize in custom brick, block and stone work…nothing is too big or to small for us.  We are licensed and insured.  Email: spicycomic@yahoo.com  (0105)
  • Stonehenge Farm Construction: Homburger, 804-598-9170.  Siding-Windows-Gutters-Deck and all your framing needs.  Tree Service-Top Soil & Mulch-Gravel-Country Pork Sausage-Rabbits-Poultry.  20 years of experience. (0404)
  • Toler’s Heating & Air Conditioning:  Doug Toler, Powhatan.  804-794-0007, 804-403-3800  Class A Contractor.  Heat pumps, AC, Gas Furnaces, Water Heaters, Duct Work, Attic Fans, Humidifiers, Air Cleaners & UV Lights. (021607)
  • First Class Painting & Drywall- FARM AND STABLE SERVICES-  power washing barns, stables and fences.  Weather proofing and painting of wood barns and fences, etc. Also other improvements, repair and construction services available.  Free estimates.  No job too large or small.  Call Robert Palmer (cell: 804-467-6018) or Shelly (cell: 804-467-6017), home office (804-561-1885.  (0803)
Fence Building Contractors:To have your name listed please email me at hffinc@i-c.net 

  • Nevin Ranck – 434-736-0575 (Meherrin, VA)
  • Fence City  804-232-5097 (Richmond)
  • B & B Fencing (Bryon & Timothy  Butler) 434-645-9839 cell: 434-390-2615  “We Beat the Competition!”  Specializing in fencing, round pens, run-in sheds,  lean too’s, decks, privacy & decorative fencing.  No job too small.. 
Contractors, Landscapers and Lawn Care Services*To have your name listed please email me at hffinc@i-c.net 

  • Allen Enterprises: (Allen Matherly), 804-598-3179, Cell: 804-305-4099): Grading, Landscaping, Lawncare, Tree Work, Fine Grading & Driveways.
  • American Dirt Workx: Septic Systems, Footings, Backhoe Work, Tree Work, Drainage Grading, Top Soil, Fill Dirt, Mulch, Retaining Walls and Gravel.  Keith Hertzler, 804-399-4504  Powhatan, VA  mydirtworks@yahoo.com (021607)
  • B’s Lawn Care and Maintenance: Licensed and Insured, Commercial and Residential,  Billy Flippo, Powhatan, VA  804-305-7683 (060307) 
  • Beaver Tree & Lawn Service (Robert Beaver): 804-598-7450
  • Blankenships’ Lawn Care: (Dean/Jeanette  Blankenship), 804-492-3696.  Full service, Mulching, mowing, Core Aeration, Tilling, Seeding, Fertilizing, Light Hauling, Lot Clearing, Brush/Tree/Leaf Removal, Trenching, Drainage, Gutters Cleaned,  Driveways Sealed, and Plant & Tree Installation.  35 years experience.  Licensed & Insured.  Powhatan, VA.  (0306)
  • Butler’s LandscapingChris Butler – 804-240-2805 – Lawn care, mulch, topsoil, gravel, core aeration, gutters cleaned, leaf removal, flower bed installation. (0409)
  • Cornerstone Services, James Bush 804-561-5028 Residential landscape design & installation, trees and grass.
  • Danny Conley & Sons Landscaping: 
  • Dixie Green Landscaping, (Gene Williamson):  804-794-8462
  • Dennis Reed: Brush clearing using a chipper machine. cell 804-814-2589 and home 804-598-2066. (0709)
  • E.W.T. Inc.  (Tracy Layne),  Clearing, grading and seeding.  1822 Rockpoint Dr. Powhatan, Va.  23139
  • Excavating Plus Corp. (Kevin and Nikki Atkins) 540-967-0580 or 540-308-0788, Louisa, VA. Complete Site Development- residential and commerical, septic systems-conventional and alternative, clearing, ponds, roads, basements, footings, grade work Class A Contractor with 20+ years of experience. Hourly rates available.
  • Fairway Services: Dan Knaresboro, 804-908-234.  Midlothian, VA. email: chopperva@comcast.net  Custom Turf  Services. Spraying (golf courses, lawns, fields), seeding, etc.
  • Featherston, Randy 804-281-3200, Planting, Seeding & Fertilizing
  • Frick Tree Service: Tim & Debbie Frick, 804-310-1937, Powhatan, VA  Stump grinding, tree removal, brush chipping, landscaping & bucket truck.  Licensed and insured.  Free estimates. (0306)
  • GSG Lawn Service: Grass Cutting, mulch, seed/fertilizer and core aeration. Call Gene Ledlie, 3857 Bent Arrow Drive, Powhatan, VA  23139  804-598-3890
  • Greens Custom Lawns (Bob Green): 804-492-3248
  • Henriques Landscaping Services (George Henriques):  804-598-2644, Full service landscaping and grounds maintenance year-around
  • Kathryn’s Landscape & Lawn Care (Kathryn Parker): 804-745-8418.  Full service grounds maintenance and landscaping contractor.  Environmentally friendly. Mowing, Areation, seeding, weed/insect control, storm clean-up, leaf removal, hauling, shrub/bed maintenance. pruning and much more.   She also provides recycling solutions.  Free pick-up old cars, appliances, bikes, lawn equipment, grills, tools, pots/pans, electric motors, scrap metal.  Licensed with 15 years of experience. (072810)
  • Lawn Crafters (Maggie Turner): 804-598-2210
  • Lewis, David: 804-598-7997
  • Mulch Xpress (Central Virginia’s Premier Mulch Blowing Service) Owner: Steve Burkholder
  • Palmer Landscaping (Michael Palmer): 804-598-2339
  • Perfectly Green Landscaping: Chris Ritchie: 804-437-2952.  Specializing in lawn restoration, plant design and maintenance.
  • Rain-Pro: Creating a natural paradise in your back yard.  Lawn sprinkler service & backflow device testing, residential/commercial. Repair service, troubleshooting, start-up, winterizing.  All brands.  Oliver Pearley, 804-873-0728. Fax: 804-739-3144  (021607)
  • Richter Lawnscaping & Lawn: 804-598-1330
  • S & R Grading & Landscape Services, 804-639-2379, mobile 804-869-2601, Grading, Back Filling, Bushogging, Mulching, Landscaping, Lawn Care, Leaf Removal
  • Slater Lawn Care (Stratford Slater), 804-539-3761  Serving Goochland Courthouse and surrounding areas.  “Our Quality Can Be Measured By The Yard.” 
  • UpFront Ground Management (Jason Butler): 804-647-9926 Landscaping, Leaf Removal & Weekly Maintenance
  • Witt, Aubrey:  Back-hoe, track-front end loader services. Tree stumps, lot clearing, horse burial. cell 804-513-8529 and home 804-556-3211 (0208).  Aubrey is located in Goochland, VA  and will only do surrounding counties.
  • Woodlawn Landscaping, Inc. 804-598-8313  (Nick Wood)  Commercial & Residential Grounds Maintenance and Landscaping and Irrigation Installation and Service. info@woodlawnpic.com  2431 New Dorset Terrace, Powhatan, VA  23139 (02/09) 
Stump Grinding and Misc. Services

  • Stump Removal, Fill Dirt, Grading, Mulch, Fertilize & Plant Grass:  804-492-3173
  • Dominator Services: Dominic, 804-363-6786 or 804-598-9473 Hauling, stable bedding, gravel, wood, mulch & brush.  Tree removal, cutting, splitting and hauling.
  Local Bed and Breakfast

Local Farmers’ Markets

  • Chesterfield Farmers Market: April -December 2012 Fridays 9 AM-1 PM at the Chesterfield Towne Center (Huguenot Rd. Entrance Parking area), chesterfieldfarmersmarket.blogspot.com or chesterfieldfarmersmkt@gmail.com
  • Powhatan Farmers Market:: May-October, Thursdays, 4-7 PM  at the Roundabout on Route 13 in Powhatan-just east of the village.  (also on facebook).
  • Northern Lights Stain Glass  (Robin Boelt a local glass artist crafts custom stained and fused glass creations for windows, doors, kitchen cabinets, indoor/outdoor lighting fixtures, stepping stones, table tops, and much more. One of her specialties is taking a picture of your animal and using it to make a customized picture. Must see to believe it!  804-598-3180 (0108)
  • Flying Carpet Enterprises (cutlery made, sharpened & repaired, leather goods & repairs, including saddlery, gear for reenactors up to the 19th century.  James Howell, 804-598-2168, 996 Dorset Rd. Powhatan, Va.  23139 (0118)
  • Mystical Wall Creations (Marblelizing, Faux finishes, sponging & customized murals.  Decorating theme rooms for all ages from the ceiling to the floor). Pam Talbott, Powhatan, VA  Home office: 804-598-3479, Cell: 804-690-3150 (1111)
Livestock Marketing Opportunities for Powhatan County

  • Southside Livestock Market, Blackstone, VA.  804-292-7277  Regular auction day-Wednesday, Graded feeder cattle every week  (45 miles from Powhatan)
  • Lynchburg Livestock Market, Lynchburg. VA.  804-821-5956 Regular auction day -Monday, Graded feeder cattle every week, Other seasonal special feeder sales.   (85 miles from Powhatan)
  • Madison Livestock Exchange, Madison Mills, VA.  540-672-2811  Regular auction day -Saturday, Special slaughter cattle sale 2nd Saturday   (62 miles from Powhatan)
  • Charlottesville Livestock Market, Charlottesville, VA.  804-295-4551  Regular auction day -Saturday, Special feeder sales -spring and fall   (57 miles from Powhatan)
  • Orange Livestock Market, Orange, VA.  540-672-4688  Regular auction day -Wednesday (57 miles from Powhatan)

Special horse and tack sale every 3rd Sunday of month.

New and used tack starts 1:00 p.m.

Horses start at 4:00 p.m.

Special horse and tack sales on occasional Fridays.  Call for dates and times.

For information call Joe Howell at 540-672-4688

  • Tucker Livestock, 540-672-2610 Buying station (65 miles from Powhatan)
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