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2014 News

2014 WIHS Jumps to New Heights
For one week each October, the Penn Quarter neighborhood around Verizon Center in downtown Washington, D.C. is transformed into a festival of horses. ...

WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase video replays!


Armani Impresses as Grand Champion Pony Hunter with Claire Campbell
Armani Impresses as Grand Champion Pony Hunter with Claire Campbell; Caroline Passarelli Tops WIHS Pony Equitation Finals; Bitar and Kilroy Win Regional Championships ...

McLain Ward and HH Carlos Z Win $125,000 President's Cup Grand Prix CSI 4*-W Presented by Events DC
Ward and HH Carlos Z win $125,000 President's Cup Grand Prix CSI 4*-W; Hughes masters WIHS Equitation Finals; Colvin and Porter top Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classics. ...

Michael Hughes Wins WIHS Equitation Finals
The 2014 WIHS Equitation Finals concluded Saturday evening with a win for Michael Hughes (18) of Allendale, NJ. Hughes rode Jordyn Rose Freedman’s Finnick through the first two phases of competi...

Minikus, Springsteen, Porter and Holloway Winners on WIHS Day #4
Todd Minikus and Quality Girl Win $34,000 Welcome Stake; Jessica Springsteen Tops Costumed Gambler's Choice; Lucas Porter and Hunter Holloway Victorious in Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumpers ...

Mindful Wins WIHS Grand Hunter Championship; Scott Stewart Named Leading Hunter Rider
WIHS Day 2 Results: Mindful wins WIHS Grand Hunter Championship and Scott Stewart is named Leading Hunter Rider. Becky Gochman and Kyle Owens top Grand Amateur-Owner Hunter Championships. ...

Jessica Springsteen and Davendy S Win Opening International Jumper Class
Jessica Springsteen and Davendy S won the opening WIHS International Jumper Speed. Taegen Long and Katherine Pontone were victorious in WIHS Children's and Adult Jumper Championships. ...

Bid now! The WIHS Silent Auction is Open for Bidding ~ Online and at the Show
The WIHS Silent Auction has more than 100 items ready for your bid - many unique items you won't find anywhere else, like a Butet Saddle used by Olympic equestrian Reed Kessler and tickets to the film...

WIHS Hosts Fourth Annual Military Night Presented by The Boeing Company
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014--Power and speed is the theme for Military Night 2014, an exciting evening of competition, a trophy in honor of the Armed Forces, recognition and support for the WIHS Officia...

Aubrienne Krysiewicz-Bell and Laurie Barna Win $10,000 WIHS Children's and Adult Hunter Championship...
First day of hunter competition at WIHS - professional and amateur hunters showing in the first classes of their divisions and year-end WIHS championships for the children’s and adult hunter rid...

WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Finals Award Top Honors
Top winners announced for the WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Finals held October 17-19, 2014, at Prince George's Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, MD.

Washington International Horse Show Welcomes the World at 56th Annual Event
The 2014 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) kicks off tomorrow with six days of action-packed equestrian sport and entertainment at Verizon Center in downtown Washington, D.C. ...

Washington Area Chevy Dealers Continues Partnership with Washington International Horse Show
The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is pleased to welcome back the Washington Area Chevrolet Dealers (WACD) as the title sponsor of the WIHS Winner's Circle, where top awards presentations ...

Join us for the Armed Forces Reception to support therapeutic riding centers serving the military.Fr...


WIHS Equitation and WIHS Hunter and Jumper Championships Finals Qualifiers Announced For 2014
Washington, Sept. 25, 2014 - The qualifying period for the 2014 Washington International Horse Show ended August 31, and the top finishers in all divisions are now set to compete at the nation's leadi...

Get Ready for Barn Night!
WIHS Barn Night is an evening of great competition, exciting contests and activities geared to horse lovers of all ages who attend in groups for a fun, horse-filled evening. ...

2014 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Finals Prize List Available
What's New? Junior Hunter 3'3 Division and WIHS Children's and Adult Jumper Championships Qualifying Classes!

Washington International Horse Show Tickets Now on Sale
WIHS tickets now on sale at ticketmaster.com and at the Verizon Center Box Office.

WIHS tickets are now on sale!Available online at Ticketmaster.com.


2014 Prize List Now Available! Entries close September 2nd.See you in October!


2014 Prize List Now Available Online
2014 Prize List now available. Many exciting changes announced for this year's show! ...

Mary Elizabeth Cordia Named Youth Ambassador of the 2014 Washington International Horse Show
WIHS is pleased to announce Mary Elizabeth Cordia of Alexandria, Va., as youth ambassador of the 2014 show. Cordia, 16, attends St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School in Alexandria. ...

Watch all the WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase Races presented by Charles Owen!


2014 WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase Championship Series Debuts at the Devon Horse Show
The Washington International Horse Show is pleased to announce the return of the popular Shetland Pony racing exhibition and launch the WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase Championship Series, presented b...

You're invited to a clinic with Will Coleman!
Join us for a day with Cavalor-sponsored Olympic rider Will Coleman! Monday, May 5, at Shawan Downs in Maryland. Auditing is free! ...

Compete to Qualify for the 2014 Washington International Horse Show!
Become a WIHS member and start earning points to qualify for the WIHS Equitation and WIHS Hunter and Jumper Championship Finals at Verizon Center in October.

Join us for the 56th annual WIHS!Oct. 21-26, 2014 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC.


The Shetlands are coming!WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase Championship Series Debuts at Dev...


2014 Articles

Louise Whitner Accepts Laura Pickett Trophy for Excellence in Horsemanship at WIHS
On the surface, 12-year old Louise Whitner is an average seventh-grade student. She goes to school, labors over homework and plays field hockey, but there's more to the always smiling young woman than...

WIHS Spotlight: Tyler Mayer and Windelinde
It's been a whirlwind year for Tyler Mayer and Windelinde. The 16-year-old Texan and her Dutch Warmblood mare have won just about every children;s jumper class they've entered and now they're headed t...

WIHS Spotlight: Brooke Cole and Poetic Justis
In March Brooke Cole and Poetic Justis jumped to the top of the WIHS Adult Hunter standings and they've been there ever since. This relatively young partnership has been unstoppable in the Adult Amate...

Military Horses Saluted as Humanitarians of Horse Stars Hall of Fame
In keeping with the spirit of Memorial Day as it pays tribute to US men and women who have died serving their country in the military and expresses gratitude to all servicemen and women, two military ...

WIHS Rider Spotlight: Rachel Boggus, WIHS Adult Jumper
Rachel Boggus, 32, of Fort Wayne, IN, shot to the top of the WIHS Adult Jumper standings (3/14/14) with a big win at WEF, where she bested a field of 44 to earn 1,100 points. ...