Loudoun’s Booming Equine Industry: $180 Million Per Year and Rising
Middleburg Training Center Horse

By Veronike Collazo | The Loudoun Tribune Travel into Western Loudoun and horses become a more common part of the landscape. What many county residents may not realize is each horse represents a booming industry. “Most people don’t realize the size and breadth of the equine industry,” Supervisor Geary Higgins (R-Catoctin) said. “People see horses […]

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Middleburg Training Track to be restored to its former glory in $3.5 million project
Middleburg Track Race Rail

By Chantalle Edmunds | The Loudoun Times-Mirror The Middleburg Training Track, a long sought-after facility in the Loudoun equine community, is being fully revamped in a multi-million dollar overhaul. The property’s new owner, Chuck Kuhn, the founder and CEO of JK Movers, recently purchased the 150-acre property for $1.5 million from the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. […]

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New Middleburg Training Track owner aims to restore facility to glory days
Middleburg Track View

By Leonard Shapiro | Fauquier Times The sale of the Middleburg Training Track was consummated last week, with Chuck Kuhn, founder and CEO of JK Movers based in Sterling, purchasing the 150-acre property for $1.5 million from the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. “It’s now in full revitalization mode,” Kuhn said Friday. “We had already started doing […]

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Back Ring: An Interview With Consignor Cary Frommer
Cary Frommer

By Ray Paulick | Paulick Report Consignor Cary Frommer made headlines in 2016 when two Uncle Mo colts she purchased as yearlings – one for $90,000 and another for $150,000 – brought seven-figure prices at the 2-year-old sales, the first going for $1 million at the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale and the second for $1.3 million at OBS in March. Earlier […]

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Middleburg Training Track now under contract
Randy Rouse on Cinzano

By Leonard Shapiro | Fauquier Times The Middleburg Training Track is now under contract to Purcellville businessman Chuck Kuhn, who plans to settle on the 150-acre property in mid-May and immediately put the land in conservation easement. The training track was originally donated to the Thoroughbred Retirement Fund (TRF) by its owner, the late Randy […]

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Sportsman, business impresario Randolph ‘Randy’ Rouse dies at 100
Randy Rouse

By Vicky Moon and Leonard Shapiro | Fauquier Times Randolph D. “Randy” Rouse, a business impresario and a dashing, dapper and daring sportsman died on Friday, April 7. He was 100 years old. Widely known throughout Northern Virginia, and particularly in the horse country of Fauquier and Loudoun counties, Rouse recently also showed his philanthropic […]

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After being donated, Middleburg Training Center for sale again
Middleburg Training Center View

By Leonard Shapiro | Fauquier Times The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) has listed for sale the 149-acre Middleburg Training Center that Virginia sportsman and developer Randy Rouse donated to the Saratoga-based organization on Dec. 29. The property is now listed by Teddy Zimmerman and  Laura Farrell  of Atoka Properties-Middleburg Real Estate in Middleburg for $2.25 million. Rouse had […]

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