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Become a WIHS member and start earning points toward the WIHS Equitation Finals at Verizon Center!
The WIHS Equitation and Pony Equitation Finals are the highlight of the Washington International show week for junior riders, and a proving ground for future grand prix and Olympic riders. Riders compete throughout the year to earn a spot at the finals.
The Finals will be held at Verizon Center in Washington, DC at the 55th Annual Washington International Horsew Show, Oct. 22-27, 2013.
- 40 riders will be invited to compete in the finals based on points earned in WIHS Equitation classes held year round throughout
the country --30 riders will be invited from the East Coast League
and 10 from the West Coast League.
- 25 riders will be invited to compete in the Pony Equitation Finals.
- The qualifying period runs from shows starting on or after
Sept. 1, 2012, through shows starting on or before Aug. 31, 2013.
- WIHS Equitation competitors must be WIHS members in order
for points to count toward the finals.
WIHS Equitation Finals
Eligibility: Invitations will be extended to the top 40 junior riders who are eligible to compete based on their points earned during the qualifying period in the East Coast and West Coast Leagues as follows: 30 riders will be invited from the east Coast League and 10 riders will be invited from the West Coast League. Letters of invitation will be mailed in September. The same horse must be used in all phases of the class. No exceptions will be made. Riders competing in the WIHS Equitation Finals may not compete in the WIHS Pony Equitation Finals.
Format: The class will be conducted as a two-phase competition (a hunter course and a jumper course) followed by a final work-off. Horses to jump 3'6" in hunter and jumper phases. The order for the first round will be drawn. The order of go for the Jumper Phase will be in reverse standing order of the Hunter Phase with the winner of the Hunter Phase competing last.
WIHS Pony Equitation Finals
Eligibility: Invitations will be extended to the top 25 junior riders who are eligible to compete based on their points earned during the qualifying period. Letters of invitation will be mailed in September.
Format: Ponies to jump 2'3" (small), 2'6" (medium) and 3'0" (large). The same pony must be used throughout the class. Each pony may be ridden by one rider only, unless the judges request a change. Conventional tack per USEF rules. Riders competing in the WIHS Pony Equitation Finals may not compete in the WIHS Equitation Finals. This class will be conducted as a one-phase competition and a work-off.
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