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The 2018 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship, presented by The Bishop Family, will be held Oct. 19-21 at Prince George's Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, MD. The USHJA Zone 3 Championship will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21. Entries close Monday, Oct. 8.
> Online entries will be accepted on Horseshowing.com.
> Zone 3 Championship accepted riders will be listed on Horseshowing.com in September.
> Nomination form for the seventh Annual Laura Pickett Award is available here.
The Regional Horse Show will host a Shetland Pony Steeplechase Qualifier on Friday, Oct. 19, following the MHSA Gittings Horsemanship Finals in the indoor arena. Come cheer on your favorite ponies and jockeys in an exciting qualifying event for the 2018 WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase Championship Series presented by Charles Owen. The top finishers will compete in the finals at WIHS at Capital One Arena on Thursday, Oct. 25 (Barn Night) and Saturday, Oct. 27 (Grand Prix Night).
Introduced in 2012 in memory of Laura Pickett, a very special local equestrian and trainer, the award will be presented to an up-and-coming adult or child rider and their trainer competing at the WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship, who best exhibit the enthusiasm, dedication, style and commitment to excellence in horsemanship that brings out the best in horse and rider. The Laura Pickett Excellence in Horsemanship Award is presented by Vicki Lowell and Charles Ancona.
Nominees are designated by wearing a pink armband and are judged both in and out of the show ring. The winner is chosen by committee and is notified Sunday. The winner and family are invited to attend WIHS at Capital One Arena on Thursday night for the presentation held during Barn Night. The winner will receive a show jacket courtesy of Charles Ancona. 2018 Nomination form available here.
Past Winners (Rider / Trainer)
2017 Emily Gebhardt / Kimbreley Hill
2016 Daisy Fenwick / Miranda Scott
2015 Bailey Austin Doloff / Dorna Taintor
2014 Louise Whitner / Marti Bigler
2013 Morgan Bland / Chris Wynne
2012 Mary Elizabeth Cordia / Jenny Graham