Ann Romney to campaign at Va. riding academy

September 5, 2012

Ann Romney will campaign for her husband, Mitt, at a Leesburg horseback riding academy Friday.

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann, leave the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after services on Sunday in Wofeboro, N.H. (Evan Vucci/AP)

Ann Romney is an avid rider who took up the sport of dressage more than a decade ago as part of her therapy for multiple sclerosis. But we’re told that riding won’t play a role in the event, which takes place at 11:45 a.m.

Romney, President Obama and their high-profile surrogates have made multiple visits to Virginia, one of a handful of key battleground states expected to determine the race for president.

Laura Vozzella covers Virginia politics for The Washington Post.
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