WASHINGTON, June 21, 2019-– Summer is here and the rankings for the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) Equitation and Childrens and Adult Championships are heating up! The top competitors from each division will be eligible to compete in the prestigious national championships, Oct. 22-27 at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.
Congratulations to the current leaders of the WIHS Championship rankings as of June 14, 2019.
- Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund WIHS Equitation: East Coast – Tanner Korotkin, Wellington, Fla., 3,970 points; West Coast – Brooke Morin, Laguna Beach, Calif., 2,044 points
- WIHS Children’s Hunter: Chago ridden by Jordan Bell, Friendship, Md., 2,374 points
- WIHS Adult Hunter: Glyndon ridden by Patti Schindler, Reistertown, Md., 3,050 points
- WIHS Children’s Jumper: Miss Moneypenny ridden by Hunter Kava, Parkland, Fla., 2,921 points
- WIHS Adult Jumper: Jimy ridden by Britta Stoeckel, Chicago, Ill., 4,056 points
- WIHS Pony Equitation: Caroline Signorino, Basking Ridge, N.J., 764 points
Qualifying Deadline: There are still three months remaining in the qualifying period, which ends August 31.
Where to qualify
Qualifying events for the WIHS championships are held at more than 650 horse shows in North America. Riders who earn the most points throughout the year are eligible to compete in the WIHS Championship Finals, which include the $10,000 WIHS Children’s Hunter Championship, $10,000 WIHS Children’s Jumper Championship, $10,000 WIHS Adult Hunter Championship, $10,000 WIHS Adult Jumper Championship, the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund WIHS Equitation Finals, and the WIHS Pony Equitation Finals.
Want to know where you stand? Click the button below for a complete list of current rankings for the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund WIHS Equitation Finals, WIHS Children’s Hunter, WIHS Adult Hunter, WIHS Children’s Jumper, WIHS Adult Jumper, and WIHS Pony Equitation.
Reminder: Riders must be active WIHS members in order for points to count.
- For the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund WIHS Equitation Finals, 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.
- For the pony equitation, 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.
- For the hunter championships, 29 horse/rider combinations will be accepted in each division, while 25 will be accepted for the jumper championships.
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About Washington International Horse Show
Established in 1958, the Washington International Horse Show is one of North America’s most prestigious and entertaining equestrian events attracting more than 26,000 spectators annually to Washington, D.C., for Olympic-level competition plus community and charity events. More than 500 top horses and riders arrive from all over the globe to jump for more than a half a million dollars in prize money. Highlights include the $135,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Washington for the President’s Cup presented by Events DC, the $25,000 Puissance high jump, $50,000 Speed Final on Military Night and Kids’ Day, a free, fun and educational community event. WIHS, an official USEF Heritage Competition, is rated CSI4*-W by the Fédération Equestre Internationale, the world governing body for horse sports. The Washington International Horse Show Association, Ltd. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization based in Washington, D.C.