The 2022 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship presented by TTR Sotheby’s International Realty will be held October 20-23 at Morven Park International Equestrian Center in Leesburg, VA.
A popular stop on the mid-Atlantic horse show circuit, the four-day competition will offer a wide range of hunter, jumper, and equitation classes, plus hospitality and special events. Exhibitors, sponsors, vendors, and family and friends will enjoy great sport in a picturesque and convenient setting.
The prize list will be available online in August.
Link to wrap release with 2021 winners.
11th Annual Laura Pickett Excellence in Horsemanship Award presented by Victoria Lowell and Charles Ancona
Now in its 11th year, the award will be presented to an “up and coming” adult or child rider and their trainer competing at the WIHS Regional Horse Show who best exhibit the enthusiasm, dedication, style and commitment to excellent horsemanship that brings out the best in horse and rider.
Nominees will be designated by wearing a pink armband and will be judged both in and out of the show ring. The winner will be chosen by committee and will be notified on Sunday, Oct. 24. The winner will receive a custom show coat by Charles Ancona. A presentation will take place at the Washington International Horse Show at The Show Place Arena during show week.
Applications will be available in June.
Past Winners (Rider / Trainer)
2021 Madison Smyth / Kim Williams
2020 Kayla Wolfe / Kristin Mangum
2019 Kaitlyn Nicely-Harvey / Carolyn Krome and Jamey Prettyman
2018 Beatrice VanSant / Virginia Wilbrandt
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