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2017 News

Stella Wasserman and Benetton Click and Earn Grand Pony Hunter Championship to Conclude 2017 Washing...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2017 -- The 59th annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) concluded on Sunday, October 29, with pony competition taking center stage and culminating with Stella Wasserman...

Beat Mandli Claims Top Prize in $130,000 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Washington presented by Even...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2017--Beat Mandli of Switzerland made his first visit to WIHS a successful one, claiming victory in the $130,000 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Washington, presented by Events DC....

Taylor St. Jacques Wins Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund WIHS Equitation Finals
WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2017--Taylor St. Jacques, 18, named Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund WIHS Equitation Champion.

HH Carlos Z Leaves Equestrian Sport with a Win at WIHS CSI4*-W
WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2017--It was a bittersweet night for show jumping fans as they saw one of the sport’s best in his final competition. HH Carlos Z went out on top with victory in the $50,000 ...

Beezie Madden and Breitling LS are Best in $35,000 International Welcome Stake
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2017--Beezie Madden (USA) and Beat Mandli (SUI) best in Thursday's international jumper division. ...

Paige Kouimanis and Carly Hoft Claim $10,000 WIHS Adult and Childrens Jumper Championship Victories
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2017--Wednesday's competition featured $10,000 WIHS Children’s, $10,000 WIHS Adult Jumper Championships, professional and amateur-owner hunter championships and the $10,000 ...

Anna Kubiak and Jef Lauwers Win $10,000 WIHS Childrens and Adult Hunter Championships
WASHINGTON - October 24, 2017 - The 2017 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) kicked off on Tuesday, October 24, at the Capital One Arena in downtown Washington, D.C. and continues through Sunda...

WIHS Regional Horse Show and USHJA Zone 3 Championship Featured at Prince George's Equestrian Center...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2017--The 2017 WIHS Regional Horse Show and USHJA Zone 3 Championship, presented by The Linden Group at Morgan Stanley, called Prince George's Equestrian Center (PGEC) in Upper Ma...

Olympic Athletes, Racing Ponies, and Charity Events Highlight the 2017 Washington International Hors...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2017--World's #1 and #2 Riders to Compete. There will be something for everyone at the 2017 Washington International Horse Show ...

Enjoy the Show at Nightly Parties and Support WIHS Partner Charities
WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2017--WIHS will host nightly parties with skybox-level views of thrilling equestrian competition while offering the chance to mingle with friends and family, all while supporting ...

Admiral Named Winner of Fifth Annual WIHS Klinger Perpetual Award for Honor & Service
WASHINGTON, October 4, 2017--WIHS is pleased to announce Admiral, the mainstay of the equine-assisted activities and therapies programs at Bridle Paths in Leesburg, Va., as winner of the Fifth Annual ...

Washington International Horse Show Expands First Responder Ticket Program in 2017
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2017--Now in its 2nd year, the WIHS First Responders Ticket Program, presented by by AT+T, was created to thank First Responders in the national capital region with complimentary...

WIHS Announces Lineup of Qualified Horses and Riders for 2017
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2017--Qualified horses and riders announced for all divisions for the 59th annual Washington International Horse Show, Oct. 24-29, 2017, at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. ...

Rhode Island Rider Abigail Brayman Awarded the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund WIHS Equitation Grant...
WASHINGTON, September 14, 2017--WIHS is pleased to announce that Abigail Brayman, 18, of Charlestown, Rhode Island, was awarded the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund WIHS Equitation Grant. ...

Prize List Now Available for 2017 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship. Top local sh...
WASHINGTON, August 31, 2017--The prize list is now available for the 2017 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship, presented by The Linden Group at Morgan Stanley. ...

Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund Named Title Sponsor of 2017 WIHS Equitation Finals
WASHINGTON, August 16, 2017--Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund Named Title Sponsor of 2017 WIHS Equitation Finals; Introducing LMCF WIHS Equitation Grant ...

Reminder! WIHS Entries Close Tuesday, September 5
Get your entries in now!

Get Ready for WIHS Barn Night 2017!
WASHINGTON, August 8, 2017--WIHS Barn Night Returns to Verizon Center Thursday, Oct. 26. The popular night for young riders and horse lovers features contests, prizes and exciting jumping competitio...

WIHS Tickets On Sale Now at Ticketmaster.com
Washington International Horse Show Returns to Verizon Center October 24-29 Tickets Available on Ticketmaster.com ...

Nominations Now Open for Fifth Annual WIHS Klinger Perpetual Award for Honor & Service
WASHINGTON, August 2, 2017--The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), one of the most prestigious and entertaining equestrian events in North America, is pleased to announce nominations are now ...

WIHS 2017 Prize List Now Available Online
Washington, July 18, 2017--WIHS Official Prize List is now available online. WIHS announces all-new footing! Download and enter today! ...

Washington International Horse Show Announces All New Footing for 2017 Event
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017--The Washington International Horse Show is pleased to announce the upgrade to all new footing for this year's show! ...

Hailey Berger and Lindsey Tomeu Lead 2017 WIHS Childrens and Adult Jumper Championship Standings
Hailey Berger and Lindsey Tomeu Lead 2017 WIHS Childrens and Adult Jumper Championship Standings, Competitive Rankings Continue for All Championship Finals ...

Washington International Horse Show Announces 2017 Youth Ambassador and Junior Committee Presented ...
Future Leaders Bring Passion and Commitment to WIHS and the Local Community

Washington International Horse Show Celebrates Early Leaders in 2017 Championship Qualifiers
Winter circuits are wrapping and qualifiers for the 2017 WIHS Equitation and Childrens and Adult Hunter and Jumper Championships are heating up! There's still time to qualify to compete at Verizon Cen...

2017 Articles

Man O War Project to Present Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Perpetual Trophy at Washington Internatio...
WASHINGTON, October 26, 2017--The Man O’ War Project will present the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Perpetual Trophy for the $50,000 International Speed Class on WIHS Military Night Friday. ...

Meet WIHS Course Designer Alan Wade
Washington, Oct. 17, 2017--Throughout the past several months, Alan Wade of Tipperary, Ireland, has been crafting one of the most important elements of the 2017 Washington International Horse Show. Fr...

Kathy Kusner Inducted Into WIHS Hall of Fame
Washington, Oct. 17, 2017--While a car accident isn’t the best way to start a horse show, there was nowhere else to go but up for the then 18-year-old Kathy Kusner. Kusner “didn’t h...

Riders to Watch at the 2017 WIHS
Washington, Oct. 17, 2017-- Kent Farrington; Chicago, Ill. /Wellington, Fla.: Ranked the number one rider in the world, Olympic silver medalist Kent Farrington comes to WIHS trying to gain points for ...

What To Do In DC!
Washington, Oct. 17, 2017--It’s all about the competition, but you’re in the center of the nation’s capital city. Check out what you can do between rounds just minutes from Capital O...

Shopping at the Washington International Horse Show
Washington, Oct. 17, 2017--As the weather cools and fall approaches in downtown Washington, D.C., the concourse at Capital One Arena is most commonly filled with hockey fans. However, for six days in ...

Insights from WIHS Youth Ambassador Jenna Zimmerman
Washington, Oct. 17, 2017--Have you ever wondered who those teenagers are running around the Capital One Arena wearing Washington International Horse Show gear? Well, we’re the WIHS Junior Commi...

Maryland Riders Pointed Towards the Washington International
July 21, 2017--Grace Boston of Owings Mills and Madeline Schaefer of Westminster are currently the top-ranked Maryland riders pointed toward WIHS 2017. ...

American Horse Council: Meet A Horse In Washington, D.C. On July 21
July 14, 2017--Paulick Report - In honor of National Meet a Horse Day, the American Horse Council (AHC) is partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Park Service Park Police,...

Vicki Lowell: From Horse Crazy Kid to Marketing Genius
July 8, 2017--Sideline-- By Lauren R. Giannini Portraits by Isabel J. Kurek Vicki Lowell began preparing for her new role as US Equestrian’s chief marketing and content officer as a kid when ...

On the Backstretch with the Stars of the WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase Championship
When the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) first introduced the Shetland Pony Steeplechase Championship Series in 2012, it was heralded as “D.C.’s newest—and cutest—sp...

Equine Stars of the WIHS Equitation Finals Remembered
The stories behind the horses who helped their riders with the Washington International Horse Show Finals.

Monumental Sports and Entertainment and Capital One Announce New Arena Naming Rights Partnership
Monumental Sports and Entertainment venue name change.

Meet WIHS Official Artist Sharon Lynn Campbell
WIHS Official Artist Sharon Lynn Campbell is best known for her beautiful oil paintings featuring horses, pets and their owners. ...