Stafford Virginia Custom Tattoo Shop

Dark Horse Tattoos

Dark Horse Tattoos opened its doors in 2008. Since then we’ve offered Stafford, Virginia and the surrounding areas the best in custom progressive tattooing.

We provide a clean, comfortable, private atmosphere to get tattooed in whether it’s your first tattoo or you’re a serious collector. Our mission is to create beautiful solid tattoos we can both be proud of by offering over fifty years of combined award winning art experience translating into truly stellar tattooing in nearly every style.

Our professional staff strives for innovation in this time of social distancing. Jon, Reese and Deussay will conduct in-person consultations if needed. Cat provides consultation by telephone if needed.

With a wide range of artistic styles at our disposal, our versatile friendly artists are confident we can execute your next tattoo with our built-in guarantee of proper healing be it a loved one’s name or a full custom sleeve. We hope you’ll support your local artists and inquire about your next project.

Now Hiring!

We are seeking: TATTOO ARTISTS. 

If interested, please fill out our online application.

Covid-19 Guidelines

At this time we have new guidelines we must follow moving forward. Please join us in working towards everyone’s health and safety!

  1. Moving forward we can work by appointment or walk-in if time allows.

  2. Masks are optional. Artists will wear a mask upon request.

  3. We will not ask your vaccine status. We believe this is a personal choice.

  4. You will not lose your deposit if you have to reschedule due to exposure to CV-19.

  5. Please use common sense. If you don’t feel well, don’t visit us.

  6. Estimates are only guaranteed for 30 days due to extreme inflation and market volatility.

  7. All tattoo consultations will be performed in person for Jon, Reese and Deussay or by telephone for Cat. 

  8. Please make use of frequent hand-washing and hand sanitizer.

  9. We will, as always, make use of single use tattoo equipment and PPE. We will, as always, maintain our vigorous facilities cleaning using fast-acting medical grade disinfectants.

  10. Our facility will utilize its high powered industrial air exhaust system which  changes out the studio air continuously.