WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship

We are excited to return to Morven Park International Equestrian Center in Leesburg, Va. for the 2021 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship on October 21 – 24, 2021. 

Please check back in the coming weeks as more information will be released including a draft schedule. The Prize List will be available and entries opening in August. 

Many answers to questions can also be found on the Morven Park International Equestrian Center website.

*Reference Washington International Horse Show at Morven Park for a special rate.

Comfort Inn
80 Prosperity Ave SE, Leesburg, VA 20175
Distance to Morven Park: 4.1 mi.

Red Roof Inn
721 E Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176
Distance to Morven Park: 4.1 mi.

Other Hotels in the Area

Hampton Inn & Suites Leesburg
117 Fort Evans Rd NE, Leesburg, VA 20176
Distance to Morven Park: 3.9 mi.

Best Western Leesburg Hotel & Conference Center
726 E Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176
Distance to Morven Park: 4.1 mi.

The Laura Pickett Excellence in Horsemanship Award presented by Vicki Lowell and Charles Ancona – Applications accepted: September 1 – October 21, 2021

The award will be presented to the “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, October 24, 2021. The winner will receive a custom show coat by Charles Ancona. A presentation will take place at 3pm on Sunday, October 24 at the WIHS Regional Horse Show & Zone 3 Championship. 

*Application Deadline: October 21, 2021*

Past Winners (Rider / Trainer)
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

Presenting Sponsor
TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Champion Sponsors:
Heisley-Bishop Family, Devon Hanbury Winsor, Charles Ancona, The Clothes Horse, United Metro Golf Cart, USHJA Zone 3

Blue Ribbon Sponsors:
ESP Farm, Marlboro Ridge Equestrian Center & Turner Equestrian, Rolling Acres Farm,

Supporting Sponsors:
Anne Taylor, Bay Landing Farm, Bay View Farm LLC, Big Easy Farm, Brown Hall Farm LLC & William Brown, Bruce & Patti Schindler, Caves Farm, Cedar Creek Farm, CK Sporthorses, Clairvaux LLC, Code Four Show Stables, Dream Catcher Farm, Endeavor Farm, Frick Horse Transportation, Germania Farms, Haven Hill Farm & Catherine and Andrew Ellis, K2 Show Stables, Lake View Farm & The Bartko Family, Little Clovelly Farm, Lohman Stables, Madeira School, Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Mitchell and Morin Eye Institute, Robert Laycock, Rokeby Farm Stables, Ronney W. Brown Racing Stable, Shades of Bay LLC, Skyland Farm & Denice Derisio Perry, Stoneridge Farm, TuDane Farm, Willow Wood & Kim Williams

Friends of WIHS:
Madeira School



WIHS is an official USEF Heritage Competition, and is recognized by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (CSI4*-W), US Equestrian (6* Jumpers, Premier Hunters), US Hunter Jumper Association, Maryland Horse Show Association, and Virginia Horse Show Association.