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2012 News

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54th Washington International Horse Show Wrap Up, October 23-28, 2012
The Washington International Horse Show ended Sunday after a great week of competition at Verizon Center in Washington DC, wrapping up safely before Hurricane Sandy arrived. ...

Daisy Farish and Sassafras Creek win Grand Pony Hunter Championship; Lucy Deslauriers triumphs in WI...
On the final day of the show, it was center stage for Pony Hunters, WIHS Pony Equitation and the WIHS Regional Finals.

Reed Kessler and Cylana Win $100,000 President's Cup Grand Prix, CSI 3*-W, Presented by Events DC; ...
US Olympian Reed Kessler, 18, aboard Cylana won the $100,000 President's Cup Grand Prix, topping an impressive list of international competitors; Brazil’s Paulo Santana and Taloubet finished sec...

TUNE IN TODAY! $100,000 President's Cup Grand Prix on TV at NBC Sports Network!
The WIHS $100,000 President's Cup Grand Prix, an FEI World Cup Qualifier event, will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network Sunday, October 28 at 3:30 pm EST. ...

Elizabeth Benson Wins 2012 WIHS Equitation Finals; Hasbrouck Donovan is second.
Tears of happiness! WIHS Equitation Finals ended tonight with an exciting win for Elizabeth Benson, 18, of Whitehouse Station, NJ, riding her own San Remo VDL. Her winning score was 270.832. ...

Olivier Philippaerts + Chicago VH Moleneind Clear 7 Feet to win $25,000 Puissance; Dello Joio, Hough...
Belgian rider Olivier Philippaerts, 19, and Chicago VH Moleneind cleared 7 feet to win Puissance, the highlight of Armed Forces Night. ...

WATCH Video! Belgian rider Olivier Philippaerts, 19, and Chicago VH Moleneind cleared 7 fe...


Scott Stewart Secures 2012 WIHS Grand Hunter Championship and Leading Hunter Rider Award
Scott Stewart wins overall Grand Hunter Champion and Leading Rider Award at 54th Annual Washington International Horse Show.

Brianne Goutal and Onira Triumph in $32,000 Open Jumpers; Reed Kessler Tops Gambler's Choice Costum...
Action and fun amped up on Day 4 with international-open jumpers and junior/amateur-owner jumpers in the ring, the popular Gambler's Choice Costume Class and Barn Night activities.

WIHS Barn Night 2012 was a Blast!
More than 40 groups from three states and Washington, DC attended Barn Night 2012, presented by Dover Saddlery, at the 54th Annual Washington International Horse Show on Thursday, October 25. It was a...

Goetzmann and Zettler Triumph in $10,000 WIHS Children's and Adult Hunter Championships
WIHS hosted its opening day on Tuesday, October 23. Hunter riders concluded their competition for championship honors on Wednesday. The competition continues through Sunday, October 28.

WIHS Regional Horse Show and USHJA Zone 3 Finals Crown Champions
This was one of the best competitions WIHS Regional Horse Show has ever had, according to Tom Blankenship. "Beautiful weekend, big entries, many of the best horses, riders and trainers-fantastic compe...

Washington International Horse Show's President's Cup Grand Prix Featured on NBC Sports Network
The Washington International's $100,000 President's Cup Grand Prix-CSI 3*-W will air on NBC Sports Network on Sunday, October 28, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. EST.

2012 Washington International Horse Show Features World's Best Riders and Entertainment for Everyone...
The 2012 Washington International Horse Show is just around the corner on October 23-28, 2012. For one week each year, Verizon Center and the city of Washington, D.C. welcome some of the world’s...

Washington International Horse Show Welcomes Washington Area Chevrolet Dealers as Its Newest Sponsor...
Washington, D.C. – October 16, 2012 – The 2012 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), one of the country's top shows, welcomes its newest sponsor, the Washington Area Chevrolet Dealer...

Bid now! The WIHS Silent Auction closes TONIGHT at 9:00 pm!
One of the show's favorite and longstanding traditions is the WIHS Silent Auction. This year more than 50 wonderful products and services are available for bid, including tack, tickets, jewelry, great...

eyeD Official Identification Sponsor of Washington International Horse Show
eyeD has been named the official identification sponsor of the Washington International Horse Show for the second year. During the show on October 23-28 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC, with eyeD ...

Prize List Now Online for WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Finals
Qualify to Show at Verizon Center, Compete in Expanded Zone 3 Finals, and Nominate Fellow Riders for The Laura Pickett Trophy for Excellence in Horsemanship! Washington, D.C. - September 12, 2012 &nd...

"What's Your Dream?" is the theme for WIHS Barn Night 2012
Washington, DC—Sept. 6, 2012—The Washington International Horse Show is pleased to announce “What’s Your Dream?” as the theme for this year’s Barn Night. Barn Nig...

Don't miss 2012 London Olympic team members Reed Kessler, Beezie Madden, McLain Ward and Charlie Jay...
Tickets are now on sale for the 54th Annual Washington International Horse Show October 23-28, 2012, at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. ...

Barn Night, presented by Dover Saddlery, is back with great contests and prizes, Gambler's Choice co...
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VIP Hospitality ... Enjoy fine dining while you witness world class equestrian competition!


What you need to know about the 54th annual Washington International Horse Show Check out ...


WIHS 2012 Prize List now available
The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), is pleased to announce the 2012 WIHS Prize List is now online. WIHS will introduce the Amateur-Owner 3'3" Hunter division for the first time and allow a...

Popular Fidelity Investments Club Ringside Dining Returns to Washington International Horse Show at...
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Hanna Powers named 2012 WIHS Youth Ambassador
Hanna Powers, 15, of Potomac Falls, Virginia, is named WIHS Youth Ambassador for 2012. Powers, 15, is a sophomore at The Madeira School and competes on the varsity Interscholastic Equestrian Associati...

Insider with Juliet W. Reid, president of the Washington International Horse Show
Juliet W. Reid, president of the Washington International Horse Show, discusses the challenges and opportunities of hosting a major horse show in the heart of the nation's capital. ...

Read about WIHS trophies in Famous Forever: The Lives and Times of Horse Show Trophies by...


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WIHS Seeks 2012 Youth Ambassador
The Washington International Horse Show is now accepting applications for the 2012 WIHS Youth Ambassador Program. Apply today!

WIHS Goes Primetime on DC CUPCAKES! Monday, Jan. 16 on TLC
While you watch, join us on Facebook and Twitter for live postings and tweets with photos and insider information about cupcakes, WIHS and the riders! ...

2012 Articles

WIHS Regional Horse Show and USHJA Zone 3 Finals Crown Champions
This was the best WIHS Regional Horse Show in years according to show manager Tom Blankenship. "A beautiful autumn weekend, entries bigger than ever, with many of the region’s best horses, rider...