- DIRECTIONS - THE FARM AIRSTRIP
Who are we? How can you
contact us? How do you get here? Can
you land your airplane here? Where
can you spend the night? How can
you plan an event here? Who
can help fix carriages and harness?
Driving Clubs? Truck
or trailer repairs? Veterinarians?
... for deer, turkey and bear hunting as a
member of the Bundoran Hunt Club?
It's all here, plus links to
other Equine/Bovine websites and some other interests,
like the arts, culture and things to
do, in a great community. FAQ's about
5440 Ballyshannon Lane
North Garden, VA 22959-1550
Office Phone 434-295-4188 ... or email
Office Fax 434-977-2552
Yes, we'll help you PLAN AN EVENT,
but we prefer to work with Event
Planners, so if you already are in contact with one, please
have then contact us, but if you need a suggestion as to who is doing this work around here, please
contact any on the list we maintain: Event Planners
How to get to the big horse teams :
Bundoran Farm is in central Virginia in the United States,
which is in North America, just south of Canada and north
of old Mexico.
By Car from Charlottesville: From Interstate 64 (Exit
118A) follow US 29 South 9.0 miles; turn right on to State
Route 692 (Plank Road) and go 2.0 miles; turn right onto State
Route 696 (Edge Valley Road) for 1 mile to Bundoran Farm.
Entrance on left.
By Car from the Shenandoah Valley,
go east on Interstate 64 (Exit 99) follow US 250 East on top
of Afton Mountain, then down the East side of the mountain
on US 250 to State Route 692 (Plank Road). Turn right on State
Route 692, go to Batesville, then 3.0 more miles. Left on
to State Route 696 (Edge Valley), go 1.0 mile, then left up
the Bundoran entrance.
Fred Scott's's house is one-quarter mile up
the driveway, then turn ninety degrees to your right at the
flagpole. It is a Federal building with double-deck front
porch under very large oaks. The wagon barn is hidden behind
the house. The farm shop and cattle sale barn are one-quarter
mile up the driveway, then turn forty-five degrees to your
right at the flagpole.
BY AIRLINE: to Charlottesville, VA (CHO) (20 miles)
or the Staunton-Harrisonburg Airport (SHD) (35 miles). Richmond
VA (RIC) is 120 miles as is Washington-Dulles (IAD)
AIRCRAFT: with prior permission
only - and ONLY with an executed waiver
of liability - depending on pilot experience and aircraft
type, we may allow limited access to the private
airstrip here at Bundoran Farm.
As you can see, we have very limited ground support equipment.
ICAO Identifier is VA18 (Bundoran Airport) located
North 37 degrees 58.02'; West 078 degrees 40.87'. It's 3000'
long by 100' wide, smooth grass, inclined, and curved (see
photo). CALL for PERMISSION, FIRST !!!!
If you are arriving IFR, please also look at the POTOMAC
TRACON Minimum Vectoring Altitudes Potomac will vector
you in from any direction, but you'll get a lower MVA coming
in from the east side.
LINKS TO RELATED BUSINESSES, CLUBS, etc.
Michaux Lowry of
at 434-293-1165 built this website. We think she did a great job and hope that you do.
CARRIAGE DRIVING CLUBS
Shenandoah Valley Driving Club, pleasure driving in the valley:
contact Neil Robichaux
or call (540) 377-6719
James River Driving Club: drives carriages in Richmond and
around central Virginia. Contact Dot Ruqus at 804-556-4486
or Cheryl Childress
Potomac River Driving Club, meets around northern Virginia:
contact Marged Harris
or call her at 540-338-4354
CARRIAGE & HARNESS REPAIRS & SUPPLIES
Carriage repairs, painting, wheelwork, and answers to anything:
......Everette Burkholder 540-879-9260
Carriage repairs, painting, wheelwork
.....Ted Hughes 434-277-5661
Lloyd 434-978-4428 does carriage repairs, painting, upholstery.
He's a harnessmaker, offers advice, counsel, etc.. He has
helped a lot of us get started.
Shown here driving his surrey in Warrenton. VA Labor Day,
Harnessmaker, tack shop:.....Lewis Martin
, Nashville, Michigan
"Hoof Prints" column on horse activities,
and she'd like to get your news too, so email it to: .Anita
Shelburne, Editor 434-978-7269
Photos: Don Long, great
photographer, and good friend, his daughter Staci is one of
our crew. Don took a lot of the horse and hitch photos on
For just about anything equine related in Virginia, ask Sue
Mullins formerly with the Virginia State Fair. She
knows just about everyone in the Virginia equine world and
is a friend of Oreo, shown here,
who may well be the best known dog in Virginia!
Draft and driving horse photos and draft/driving calendars:
- Bob Mischka is a great photographer
and helped us build the American Work Horse Museum
The is a good reference for agricultural
information: as, how to raise chickens, sheep, and live and
work with teams of horses on a small farming operation....with maybe
the best Calendar of Events published anywhere on the web. See also the website:
Will Kerner Photography
434-296-3450 does beautiful bridal photography.
brochures and artwork: Sequoia
Design, Keith Damiani. Great talent and also a really
great horse trainer: If you have trouble getting your team
to walk on water, he can make them do it!
TRUCKS & TRAILERS
Charlottesville Truck, light & heavy truck repair 434-977-3756
Transport Repair, Harrisonburg, heavy
trailer repair 540-434-2557
Trailer Care, near Leesburg, John Lauterbach,
light horse trailer repair 540-338-2123
GREAT VETERINARIANS, and Service Barns
Equine Clinic 434-973-7947-- Drs. Paul Stephens, Don Dagner,
Albemarle Stud 434-974-7266 -- Debbie Easter,
breeding and foaling horses
Piedmont Veterinary 434-286-6345 - Dr. Chris
Grover & Dr. Karen di Georgis, Bovine
Creekside Veterinary Svcs 540-463-4426 - Dr.
Cheryl Branibar, Layups
Veterinary Dermatology of Richmond 804-740-9555
Dr. Nicola Williamson,
Board Certified in Dermatology (and ... before she went to
vet school, she ran our farm office!)