Abbe Lewis - November 2013
Middleburg, Virginia—The recently opened Salamander Resort & Spa invites you—and your four-legged equine friend—for a weekend vacation.
The new luxury destination resort, which encompasses 340 acres in the heart of horse and wine country, offers boarding for the horses at the resort’s full-service equestrian center, with an array of activities, including riding lessons from the area’s instructors, jumping, polo, and a human/horse synergy ride, wherein the spa and equestrian staff evaluate guests’ riding in order to create a customized body work program for the riders and their horses. This plan includes therapies such as massage, acupuncture, and chiropractic exercises. Following treatments, guests and horses will be reevaluated.
Those not up for spa treatments can opt for the bed-and-breakfast package, which includes accommodations, breakfast at the resort’s restaurant (the culinary director of the property is Washington, D.C. chef Todd Gray), and miles of trails for riding.