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2019 News

Robert Ridland Named to WIHS Hall of Fame
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2019--Robert Ridland, Olympic rider, television analyst for show jumping, course designer, and US Show Jumping chef d'equipe, was inducted into the WIHS Hall of Fame. ...

Samantha Takacs and Brighton Take Top Pony Hunter Honors at Washington International Horse Show
The final winners of the 61st annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) were named on Sunday, October 27, at Capital One Arena in downtown Washington, D.C., marking the conclusion of the six-d...

Laura Kraut and Fleurette Fly To Washington International Horse Show Win
Laura Kraut finally added a title she has been coveting to her record at the 61st Washington International Horse Show (WIHS). Riding Fleurette, Kraut jumped to victory in the $136,300 Longines FEI Jum...

Sydney Shulman, Schuyler Riley, and Aaron Vale are Victorious at Washington International Horse Show...
The 61st Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) continued on Friday, October 25, with thrilling displays of speed and power. Israeli rider Sydney Shulman of Greenwich, CT, topped the $50,000 Inter...

Jos Verlooy and Sydney Shulman Turn On the Speed for WIHS International Jumper Wins
The international show jumpers took center stage on Thursday, October 24, at the 61th annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) for their first two competitions of the week during WIHS Barn Ni...

Charlotte Powers Changes Gears to Win $10,000 WIHS Adult Jumper Championship
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 -- Jumper riders took their turn in Capital One Arena during the second day of competition at the 61st Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) on Wednesday, October 23. WIHS con...

Priscilla Denegre and Abby Cole Claim $10,000 Adult and Children’s Hunter Championships
WASHINGTON, Oct. 22--Abby Cole is a huge fan of WIHS, so she was delighted to lead the victory gallop for the $10,000 WIHS Children’s Hunter Championship. Cole, a 14-year-old from Ashburn, VA, has b...

Land Rover Returns as Official Vehicle for Second Year
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2019--Enjoy horsepower both on the concourse and in the ring! Land Rover returns for second year as Official Vehicle and sponsor of the International Jumper Puissance. ...

Qualified Horses and Riders Announced for 2019 Washington International Horse Show
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2019--The best horses and riders from around the world and across nation will soon meet in the nation's capital for the Washington International Horse Show presented by MARS EQUEST...

WIHS Goes Green!
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2019--Environmental initiative Green Is The New Blue is making an eco-friendly difference at the Washington International Horse Show presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN™. ...

Artist Sharon Lynn Campbell Finds Inspiration at Washington International Horse Show
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2019--Noted portrait artist Sharon Lynn Campbell Unveils Official Artwork for WIHS.

Happy and Reeses Receive WIHS Honor & Service Award
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2019--Two happy horses! Congratulations to Happy, Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program, and Reeses, Project Horse Empowerment Center, winners of the WIHS Honor & Service Aw...

Glynn, Fletcher and Griffiths Named 2019 LMCF WIHS Equitation Scholarship Recipients
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2019--Avery Glynn, Emma Fletcher and Taylor Griffiths named winners of the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund 2019 LMCF WIHS Equitation Scholarship. ...

Prize List Now Online for 2019 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2019--The prize list is now online for the 2019 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship presented by TTR Sotheby's International Realty. ...

Horse Show Tickets Now on Sale on Ticketmaster.com
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2019--Tickets are now on sale for the 61st Annual Washington International Horse Show presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN™. ...

2019 WIHS Prize List Now Available Online
WASHINGTON, July 26, 2019--The 2019 WIHS Prize List is now available online! Entries close Tues, Sept 3. ...

Washington International Horse Show Names Leaders in Equitation and Childrens and Adult Championship...
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2019-- Summer is here and the rankings for the WIHS Equitation and Childrens and Adult Championships are heating up. Meet the leaders and check your rankings! ...

WIHS Announces 2019 Youth Ambassador and Junior Committee Presented by Signature Academics
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2019--Meet the WIHS 2019 Youth Ambassador and Junior Committee!

WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase Championship Series Presented by Charles Owen Returns for 7th Year!
WASHINGTON, May 9, 2019--WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase Championship Series returns for 7th year, thanks to the ongoing support of Charles Owen. ...

LMCF Returns as Title Sponsor of the WIHS Equitation Finals & Equitation Grant
WASHINGTON, April 30, 2019--LMCF returns as title sponsor of the WIHS Equitation Finals & Equitation Grant for third year. ...

Applications Now Available for 2019 WIHS Junior Committee presented by Signature Academics
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2019--Applications now being accepted for the 2019 WIHS Junior Committee & Youth Ambassador Program presented by Signature Academics. Deadline April 1. ...

WIHS Early Spring Rankings Heat Up
WASHINGTON, March 11, 2019--The first set of rankings have been released for the WIHS finals and competition is already fierce from coast to coast. ...

Mary Helen Shaughnessy Named Executive Director
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2019--WIHS welcomes Mary Helen Shaughnessy of Baltimore, MD, as Executive Director.

2019 Articles

Q&A: Veterinarian Hope Batchelor sets her sights on the $10,000 WIHS Adult Jumper Championship with ...
Veterinarian Hope Batchelor on work/competition balance and new partnership with Carolina Z as they aim for the WIHS Adult Jumper Championship at Capital One Arena. ...

Iron Bridge Hound Pony Clubbers Perfect their Eq with Stacia Klein Madden
Some of the riders of the Iron Bridge Hounds Pony Club were treated to the Washington International Horse Show(WIHS) "Fundamentals of Equitation with Stacia Klein Madden" Barn Night Clinic, presented ...

5 Ways IHSA Can Change Your College Experience
My first year in the University of Maryland IHSA Team has given me endless opportunities, like my internship at WIHS. Here are 5 ways being a member has changed my college experience. ...