Beat Mändli’s first trip to the Washington International Horse Show proved resoundingly successful when he topped a thrilling 11-horse jump-off with Dsarie to win the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Washington in the heart of the United States’ capital. Read More
“I feel incredible about this year,” said 13-year-old Leahy. “It's been a whole lot of fun and I have learned so much more about my horses and the sport in general. Steve (Schaefer) and the horses have so much patience with me and I think that is what really helps me learn the most and thrive.... Read More
Katy and Carly worked very hard this year and their hard work paid off. They are both very serious and devoted riders. They both were great under pressure, especially for their first time competing at indoors. We held "fake indoors" at the farm weekly leading up to the finals, where they had to... Read More
In his third visit to the historic competition, the Dutch rider etched his name into the President’s Cup for a second time, having won the headlining class in 2006. “This show suits me,” Smolders said. “I don’t know why, but the results are always good. And for our stable, it’s been very... Read More
“After I got the 85, I thought I would go back for testing, but I thought it was going to be a flat phase. I was in the schooling area doing no stirrups, turns on the haunches, sitting trot, sitting trot without stirrups, but then they announced it was jumping,” Gochman noted. “I am also... Read More
Rizvi dominated pony competition at WIHS aboard Glynhafan Red Kestral, a 10-year-old Welsh Pony gelding. In addition to taking home Grand Champion, she boasted a tricolor in the Large Pony Hunter Division, as well as The Captain V.S. Littauer Perpetual Trophy, donated by Hugh J.B. Cassidy, III,... Read More
In her final year as a junior, Victoria Colvin won the title. She began the first two phases of competition riding Dr. Betsee Parker’s Patrick, then switched onto Morgan Ward’s mount Vondel DHZ. Her hunter score of 91.5, combined with her jumper score of 92.25 and a final score of 92.5 in the... Read More
“I think the first time I was here was 2006 and that year I also won the (President’s) Cup, so I am very pleased to be back and to do it over again,” Smolders stated. “Emerald is 11 now, and I have had him since he was six years old. He has always been a fantastic horse with a lot of talent, but... Read More
Detailing her rounds with Small Affair this week, Colvin noted, “Our first round he was very good; he won that class. He felt like he was holding himself a little in the first round. He was a little low and trailing behind, but he went in and won that. His handy, he was amazing and jumped much... Read More
Twenty-one entries jumped the Anthony D’Ambrosio (USA) designed course, and Philippaerts earned the winning prize with a clear round in 53.48 seconds aboard Ludo Philippaerts and Ben Beevers’ H&M Harley vd Bisschop. “He is very scopey, very careful,” the rider added. “He has a lot of blood,... Read More

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