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2018 News

Watch and Set your DVR WIHS is Coming to NBC Sports Network
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2--Watch and Set your DVR #WIHS2018 is Coming to NBC Sports NetworkToday, Friday, November 2 | 12-1 pm ET!

Reflecting on 60 Years of WIHS
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5--Here's to the remarkable horses and riders, sponsors and friends, volunteers, supporters and fans, who together have made WIHS such a special horse show for t...

Beezie Madden wins $135,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Washington
WASHINGTON, Oct. 27--Reigning FEI Jumping World Cup champions Beezie Madden (USA) and Breitling LS win $135,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Washington presented by Events DC. ...

Tessa Downey and Anisette are Grand on Final Day of 60th Anniversary Washington International Horse ...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 28--The 60th anniversary Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) concluded on Sunday, October 28, at Capital One Arena in downtown D.C. with the naming of the 2018 Grand Pony Hunte...

Bloomberg and Vale Lead the Way with Victories During Military Night at WIHS
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26--The 60th Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) continued on Friday, October 26, with some of its most exciting competition yet, featuring the $50,000 International Jumper Spe...

Youth Rules on Thursday at WIHS as Catherine Tyree and Brian Moggre Take International Jumper Wins
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25--The international show jumpers took center stage on Thursday, October 25, at the 60th annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) for their first two competitions of the wee...

Bid Now! WIHS Silent Auction Now Open
The WIHS Silent Auction is now open for bidding live at the horse show and online! This year's auction features more than 140 incredible items, experiences, artwork and much more. ...

Jumpers Arrive at 60th Anniversary Washington International Horse Show
WASHINGTON, Oct. 24--Jumper riders took their turn in Capital One Arena during the second day of competition at the 60th Anniversary Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) on Wednesday, October 24...

Lily Pollin and Allison Cederberg Claim $10,000 WIHS Children/Adult Hunter Championships
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23--The six-day, 60th anniversary Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) kicked off on Tuesday, October 23, at the Capital One Arena in the heart of Washington, D.C. Tuesday&rsquo...

Land Rover Named Official Vehicle of WIHS
WIHS has named Land Rover the Official Vehicle of the historic, 60th Anniversary. Land Rover dedicated involvement with equestrian sport across the globe, including the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trial...

WIHS Continues Complimentary Ticket Programs for U. S. Military and First Responders
WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2018--The 2018 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), this year celebrating its 60th anniversary October 23-28 at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C., is proud to cont...

Olympic Gold Medalist Joe Fargis to Be Inducted into Washington International Horse Show Hall of Fam...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2018--Legendary U.S. show jumper Joe Fargis will be honored during the 60th Anniversary WIHS on October 23-28, 2018 at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. ...

2018 Klinger Award Goes To Big D and Sergeant Robar!
WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2018--WIHS is pleased to announce Big D and Sergeant Russell Robar as the winners of the 6th Annual WIHS Klinger Perpetual Award for Honor and Service, presented by EQUUS Foundati...

Three Parties, Three Charities, and Three Nights of Hospitality in the PwC Club
Each year WIHS hosts themed parties in a convivial atmosphere with gourmet buffet, open bar and unique vantage points to watch the action in the ring--all while benefiting local charities. All are hos...

New VIP viewing and dining opportunities now available
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2018--Experience the 60th Anniversary of WIHS in Style! New VIP viewing and dining opportunities now available. WIHS, celebrates 60 years October 23-28, 2018, and is thrilled to an...

Ava Stearns & Juliette Joseph Named 2018 Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund WIHS Equitation Grant Recip...
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2018--The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) and the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund have awarded the 2018 Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund WIHS Equitation Grant to two re...

Qualified Horses and Riders Announced for 2018 Washington International Horse Show
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2018--World's Best Riders including the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) gold-medal U.S. team qualified to compete at the 60th Anniversary WIHS, as well as Olympians, celebr...

Get ready for WIHS Barn Night 2018! Thursday, October 25 at Capital One Arena
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2018--WIHS Barn Night will be held in the newly renovated Capital One Arena Thursday, October 25. Fabulous fun, contests, great prizes. Sign up today. ...

Delta, Official Airline of WIHS, Offers Travel Discounts
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Prize List Now Available Online for 2018 WIHS Regional Horse Show
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2018--The Prize List is now available online for 2018 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship, taking place Oct. 19-21 at Prince George's Equestrian Center in Landov...

WIHS "Dressage for Jumping" clinic with Laura Graves
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3--"Dressage for Jumping" clinic with US Olympic team bronze medalist Laura Graves. Auditors are welcome to attend free of charge ...

2018 WIHS Prize List Now Available Online
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2018--The Prize List for WIHS 2018 is now online.

Nominations Now Open for Sixth Annual WIHS Klinger Perpetual Award for Honor & Service
WASHINGTON, July 10, 2018--WIHS is pleased to announce nominations are now being accepted for the Sixth Annual WIHS Klinger Perpetual Award for Honor and Service. ...

Shake Up in June Rankings for WIHS Championship Events
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2018--Top spots in WIHS championship rankings have been changing hands during spring competition from coast to coast.

WIHS Announces 2018 Youth Ambassador and Junior Committee Presented by Signature Academics
WASHINGTON, June 6, 2018--WIHS announces 2018 Youth Ambassador and Junior Committee ...

Charles Owen Returns for Sixth Year as Sponsor of the WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase Championship S...
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2018--WIHS is pleased to announce Charles Owen, a leading manufacturer of equestrian safety helmets and equipment, will return for the sixth year to sponsor of the popular WIHS Shet...

Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund Returns for Second Year as Title Sponsor of the WIHS Equitation Fina...
WASHINGTON. April 25, 2018--WIHS welcomes back the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund as title sponsor of the WIHS Equitation Finals and Equitation Grant for the second year. ...

Early Leaders Named in Washington International Horse Show 2018 Championship Rankings
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2018--Official early rankings for the 60th Anniversary WIHS championship events are released for Equitation, Pony Equitation and WIHS Children's and Adult Hunter and Jumper. ...

2018 Articles

On the Rail: Fuqua Goes From 2018 Winnerís Circle to 1930s Show Ring Set
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2--While at the 2018 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), Kat Fuqua claimed the Large Pony Hunter Championship with her own Brighton, but just a few weeks prior, the 11-ye...

Joe Fargis Given Highest Honors at WIHS 2018
Joe Fargis vividly remembers his first visit to the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), but he wasn’t at the show to ride.  “I used to ride at the Junior Equitation School, w...

These Two Sisters are Horsing Around at WIHS this Week
October 26, 2018-- Emily Harris literally squirming with excitement at the prospect of spectating at the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS). ...

The Man Behind the Voice
October 28, 2018 -- On Saturday night at the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), take a close look when you hear the national anthem.

Farrier Sandy Johnson Helps Keep the Horses at WIHS Trotting And Jumping Their Best
October 25, 2018 -- Farrier Sandy Johnson is one of those many unsung heroes who work hard to make sure WIHS goes flawlessly without ever being in the spotlight. ...

WIHS Is A Special Destination For The Bishop Family
October 23, 2018 -- The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is definitely a family affair for the Bishops. The family from Washington, D.C. has been coming to spectate at WIHS for more than 10 ...

Pineapple is Ready for WIHS!
Pineapple has been enjoying his layover! Since his 12-year-old rider Lexi Miller had to fly back home to Wisconsin after the Pennsylvania National and go to school, Pineapple has been chilling out. Si...

WIHS: A Rider's History with President Vicki Lowell
As President of the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), Victoria “Vicki” Lowell has seen the historic and cherished event grow in a range of ways. She has sat at the helm as WIHS c...

Pineapple's First Harrisburg!
Oct. 15, 2018--After a full year of showing and preparing, it was finally time to head East! Pineapple and his buddy Danny trailered on Tuesday from Stonewall Farm in Ixonia, WI, to Hunter's Glen in P...

Q&A with Leading Equitation Trainer Stacia Klein Madden
Sept. 24, 2018--Q&A with leading equitation trainer Stacia Klein Madden.By Olivia Airhart, Intern. ...

Q&A with Alan Lohman, the 2018 WIHS Hunter Course Designer
August 6, 2018-- A Question and Awnser with Alan Lohman, the official hunter course designer of WIHS 2018. By Carley Gray, Intern. ...

Q&A with Artist Sharon Lynn Campbell
July 30, 2018--A Question & Answer with the official WIHS artist, Sharon Lynn Campbell. By Carley Gray, Intern. ...

Poetic Justis and Alex Johnson Lead the WIHS Adult Hunter Rankings
July 16, 2018--The experienced, unbeatable duo. By Carley Gray, Intern, Alex Johnson and his Mount Poetic Justice make quite the experienced duo, both previously placing in the WIHS Adult Amateur Hun...

Cassidy Bosch and Convinced Top the WIHS Children's Hunter Standings
June 27, 2018--Cassidy Bosch has us "Convinced" she'll be participating in all aspects of WIHS this year. By Carley Gray, Intern ...

Cecelia Perry Leads the WIHS Pony Equitation Rankings
June 26, 2018--Perry's passion for ponies produces pristine performances. By Carley Gray, Intern ...

Violet Barnett Excels in WIHS West Coast Equitation Standings
June 23, 2018--Many Firsts for Violet Barnett Competing at WIHS for the first time, at her first indoor, qualifying on her first horse. By Carley Gray, Intern ...

Lauren McCaulley is the Leader of the WIHS Children's Jumper Standings
June 20, 2018--A Change in Horses Will Not Stop Lauren McCaulley from Competing at WIHS. By Carley Gray, Intern ...