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2015 News

#HorsesInTheCity: Washington International Horse Show Jumps to New Heights
WASHINGTON, November 7, 2015--CBS Sports Network to air $125,000 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Washington on Monday, Nov. 9 at 9 PM ET and Monday Nov. 16 at 7 PM. ...

Farah Rizvi Pilots Glynhafan Red Kestral to Grand Champion Pony Title at Washington International Ho...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2015--Farah Rizvi Pilots Glynhafan Red Kestral to Grand Champion Pony; Mimi Gochman Wins WIHS Pony Equitation Finals; Ali O'Brien and Jack Graham Win in Regional Championships. ...

Harrie Smolders and Emerald Win $125,000 Longines FEI World CupTM Jumping Washington, presented by E...
WASHINGTON, October 25, 2015--Victoria Colvin Tops WIHS Equitation Finals; Sima Morgello and Katherine Strauss Triumph in Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classics. ...

Victoria Colvin Tops WIHS Equitation Finals; Madison Goetzmann and Hunter Holloway Finish 2nd and 3r...
WASHINGTON, October 24, 2015--The 2105 WIHS Equitation Finals concluded Saturday evening win a win for Victoria Colvin. Madison Goetzmann finished second and Hunter Holloway finished third against for...

Victoria Colvin and Cafino Capture $35,000 Welcome Stake at the 2015 Washington International Horse ...
WASHINGTON, October 23, 2015--McLain Ward and HH Ashley Top Gambler's Choice Costume Class; Taegan Long and Madison Goetzmann Win Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Speed Rounds.

Jos Verlooy and Sunshine Victorious in $25,000 The Boeing Company Puissance at the 2015 Washington I...
WASHINGTON, October 23, 2015--Nicola Philippaerts and H&M Harley van de Bisschop Win $50,000 International Jumper Speed Final; Caelinn Leahy and Lacey Gilbertson Triumph in Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper...

Conor Swail and Simba de la Roque Win Opening Speed Class at the 2015 Washington International Horse...
WASHINGTON, October 22, 2015--Katy Hamilton and Sacha 12, Tegan Elizabeth Treacy and Catalyst Victorious in 2015 WIHS Children's and Adult Jumper Championships.

John French Sweeps WIHS Grand Hunter Championships
WASHINGTON, October 22, 2015--Last Call and Becky Gochman, Winner and Daryl Portela Take Grand Amateur-Owner Prizes. ...

Zentina B and Samantha Karp, Davenport and Jessica Lohman Win $10,000 WIHS Children's and Adult Hunt...
WASHINGTON, October 20, 2015--WIHS kicked off six days of competition on Tuesday at Verizon Center, featuring professional and amateur hunters as well as child and adult hunter year-end championships....

Bid Now! The WIHS Silent Auction, Presented by Valencia Sport Saddlery, is Open for Bidding Online a...
WASHINGTON, October 21, 2015--The WIHS Silent Auction, presented by Valencia Sport Saddlery, has more than 130 items ready for your bid - many unique items you won't find anywhere else, like She-She, ...

WIHS Regional Horse Show and USHJA Zone 3 Finals Host Top Competition at Prince George's Equestrian ...
WASHINGTON, October 19, 2015--WIHS hosted its Regional Horse Show and USHJA Zone 3 Finals October 16-18 at Prince George' s Equestrian Center. The 57th annual WIHS runs October 20-25 at Verizon Center...

Saturday Night Will Be One to Remember at the Washington International Horse Show
WASHINGTON, October 16, 2015--Longines FEI World CupTM Jumping Washington, WIHS Equitation Finals, Rodney Jenkins Induction Ceremony Into WIHS Hall of Fame, President’s Cup Party, Dressage Frees...

The 5th Annual Military Night, Presented by The Boeing Company, Returns to the Washington Internatio...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2015--The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) will welcome and honor current and former members of the United States Armed Forces to Verizon Center on Friday, October 23, f...

Thursday Night at WIHS Has Something for Everyone!
WASHINGTON, October 10, 2015--Barn Night, Gambler's Choice Costume Class, Shetland Pony Steeplechase Races, and Buck Breast Cancer Benefit Highlight Thursday Night at the 2015 Washington International...

2015 WIHS Regional Horse Show Offers Competitors a Chance to Qualify for the 2015 Washington Interna...
WASHINGTON, October 9, 2015--The 2015 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Finals offer local and regional riders a final opportunity to qualify for the world-renowned Washington International Hors...

Dressage Returns to Nation's Capital! Allison Brock to Perform Musical Freestyle at WIHS
WASHINGTON, October 7, 2015--The Washington International Horse Show is pleased to announce dressage rider Allison Brock will perform a musical freestyle dressage exhibition on Saturday night, Oct. 24...

Washington Area Chevy Dealers Will Be In The Winners Circle At The Washington International Horse Sh...
WASHINGTON, October 1, 2015--Washington Area Chevy Dealers will be in the Winners Circle at the Washington International Horse Show. Visit a WACD Dealership and receive complimentary tickets to the sh...

Washington International Horse Show Announces Qualified Horses and Riders for the 2015 WIHS Hunter a...
WASHINGTON, October 2, 2015--Final 2015 WIHS Equitation and Hunter and Jumper Championships Leaderboard.

Media Accreditation Now Open for 2015 Washington International Horse Show
WASHINGTON, September 25, 2015--Attention Media: Credentialing now open for the 57th Annual Washington International Horse Show.

Top Riders Return to Nation's Capital for 2015 Washington International Horse Show - Qualifying List...
WASHINGTON, September 19, 2015--WIHS qualifying lists now available online. A lineup of top international show jumpers and many of the nation's best horses and riders are slated to compete this year. ...

WIHS is Keeping Up With the Equestrians at Barn Night 2015
WASHINGTON, September 14, 2015--Enjoy top international show jumping, Shetland Pony Steeplechase Races, group contests, new prizes and more!

Washington International Horse Show Introduces Young Nelson Society
WASHINGTON, September 1, 2015--WIHS launches the Young Nelson Society of Washington, a philanthropic group of young professionals, who support the charitable efforts of WIHS. ...

Tickets Now on Sale for 57th Annual Washington International Horse Show
WASHINGTON, August 18, 2015--Gear up for the $125,000 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Washington, the wildly popular WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase, elegant freestyle dressage, high speed Army v. Navy...

Prize List for 2015 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Finals Now Available
WASHINGTON, August 14, 2015--The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is pleased to announce the 2015 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Finals will be held Oct. 16-18 at Prince George'...

Nominations Now Open for Third Annual WIHS Klinger Perpetual Award for Honor & Service
WASHINGTON, August 3, 2015--WIHS is pleased to announce nominations are now being accepted for the Third Annual WIHS Klinger Perpetual Award for Honor & Service, presented by Ariat International and E...

WIHS Official Prize List Now Available Online
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2015--Exciting News Announced for 57th WIHS: Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Washington and All-new Footing for Competition Arena and Warm-up ...

Riders Continue Drive to Qualify for 2015 WIHS Championship Finals
WASHINGTON, June 16, 2015--As the 2015 horse show season continues, many of the nation's top horses and riders are competing to earn qualification in this year's Washington International Horse Show (W...

Miriam Dupree Named 2015 WIHS Youth Ambassador; WIHS Welcomes 22 Local Teens to Junior Committee
WASHINGTON, June 11, 2015--The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), one of the world's most prestigious equestrian events, is pleased to announce Miriam Dupree, 17, of Washington, D.C., as 2015...

DC's "Cutest Sport" is on the Road to the Washington International Horse Show
WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015--The wildly popular WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase Championship Series, presented by Charles Owen, will be off and running again in 2015. ...

WIHS Sponsorship Coordinator Position Now Open!
The Washington International Horse Show Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, seeks a Sponsorship Coordinator. An excellent entry-level opportunity to join the team at one of the world's m...

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WIHS Joins New Longines FEI World Cup(TM) Jumping North American League
WASHINGTON, March 20, 2015--WIHS is pleased to announce it has been selected to join the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping North American League. ...

Qualifying Heats Up for 2015 WIHS
WASHINGTON, March 16, 2015--The qualifying period for the 2015 WIHS is underway. See who's on top as of 3/13/2015.

Join the 2015 WIHS Junior Committee! Apply today for an opportunity to join this great group of eque...
Apply today for an opportunity to join this great group of equestrian teens.

Washington International Horse Show Moves Up Nine Spots in 2014 NARG Report
WASHINGTON, February 27, 2015--WIHS is pleased to announce it has once again moved up nine spots in the standings in the North American Rider's Group's yearly report. ...

2015 Articles

In His Own Words: Austin Kiplinger
Austin Kiplinger, Chairman Emeritus, remembers the early days of the Washington International Horse Show.