The WIHS Silent Auction is now live with over 70 items including a wide range of tickets, travel, items for your horse and home, and unforgettable experiences. Today we are featuring some of our best equestrian items such as lessons, show coats, and portrait sessions.
Lessons With The Best
- Beezie Madden: If you’re as curious to learn Olympic veteran and World Cup Finals winner Beezie Madden’s “tricks of the trade” as we are, you’ll be thrilled to get an opportunity to ride for her in a private lesson on your horse or pony during WEF 2022.
- Todd Minikus: Jump at the chance to win a private riding lesson at WEF with three time WIHS President’s Cup champion, Todd Minikus. Learn Todd’s unique and lighting-fast tricks of trade in your very own private lesson.
Perfect Your Riding Style
- Archie Cox: Train with top Judge and Hunter/Jumper trainer, Archie Cox! Not many get the chance to train with such an esteemed veteran of the equestrian circuit – don’t miss your opportunity to learn from the best!
- Scott Stewart: Get ready to shine in the hunter ring at WEF with a lesson from top hunter trainer and reigning World Champion Hunter Rider, Scott Stewart. The winner will receive a private lesson on his or her horse or pony from the hunter expert himself at his private facility, Rivers Edge, in Wellington, FL.
Calling All Equitation Riders
- Shadow Stacia Klein Madden: Have you ever wanted to see how a top trainer manages a busy show day with course walks, lessons and schooling at the ring? Now is your chance! Bid now for the opportunity to shadow Stacia Klein Madden of Beacon Hill Show Stables for a day at WEF, including participating in a course walk.
- Video Review from Stacia Klein Madden: Have you ever wanted feedback on a round from a top Equitation trainer and judge? Now is your chance! Bid now for the opportunity to have Stacia Klein Madden of Beacon Hill Show Stables watch your video and provide her thoughts on ways to improve, tips, and more!
Need a New Show Coat?
- Charles Ancona Show Coat: Bid for a $1,000 gift certificate towards a custom Charles Ancona show coat tailored specifically to you! Adult or child size, custom design and custom fit. Made from imported Italian fabric, Charles Ancona show jackets offer unparalleled fit, styling and performance.
- Custom ALE Show Coat: Now is your chance to own an ALE Tailor Clothing fully customizable made to measure washable riding jacket. Jackets are 100% handmade in Italy with the most superior Italian fabrics. Winner will receive a custom fitting and one-on-one tailor appointment in Wellington, Florida.
Feeling Like a Model?
- David Erdek Portrait Session: Bid now for an exclusive portrait session with famed photographer David Erdek. Erdek’s portraits have been displayed at the Smithsonian Institute and Major League Baseball Stadiums. NBC Olympic broadcaster, Bob Costas, called his portraits “wonderful and powerful.” David’s talent for capturing both the feeling and the individual beauty of his client is truly unique. His captivating portraits stand as a work of art.
- Isabel Kurek Photo Session: Isabel Kurek is known for specializing in unique equine photography and portraits. In her photography, Isabel captures those moments that epitomize the horse and rider connection. This portrait session is a unique opportunity for a (1) hour photo shoot in Wellington, FL, Middleburg, VA, or the DC metro area.
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