While, generally speaking, she kept her passion for riding much more under wraps than has Ann Romney, the pair's love of riding is an easily drawn parallel between the two. Whether the comparison to such a famous first lady will bolster the Romney campaign in the next few months, Ann Romney certainly has a role model for continuing to ride and using it to her advantage in the White House if she is to get the chance.
If Mitt Romney wins the presidency come November, Ann Romney would join an A-list group of riding first ladies, particularly if she were to make Middleburg her equestrian home base. As Moon says, "I've even joked, well, you know, if they win would she be bringing her horses out here?"
The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership, a historical society, verified that Wexford is still privately owned, although residents of the area did not respond to repeated inquiries for comment.
But maybe they'd be willing to sell if Romney wins.