Daisy Farish and Capital Hamilton competing at the Devon Horse Show this spring. Photo by The Book.
Washington, D.C. – With four months remaining before the 60th anniversary Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), running October 23-28 at Capital One Arena in downtown Washington, D.C., top spots in the championship event rankings have been changing hands during spring competition from coast to coast.
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 WIHS Pony Equitation Finals.
New leaders include Daisy Farish of Lexington, KY for the East Coast and Violet Barnett of San Francisco, CA for the West Coast as anticipation heats up for the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund WIHS Equitation Finals. Additionally, after five months of qualifying, both Lauren McCaulley of Lake Charles, IL aboard Umano de la Ruche and Lindsey Tomeu of Wellington, FL riding Gold Lux have dominated the jumper ranks each month.
As the summer competition season kicks off, WIHS congratulates all of the top competitors in the WIHS rankings as of June 11, 2018.
Current leaders include:
- Daisy Farish of Lexington, KY – 5,412 points – WIHS Equitation East
- Violet Barnett of San Francisco, CA – 2,260 points – WIHS Equitation West
- Convinced ridden by Cassidy Bosch of McLean, VA – 1,767 points – Children’s Hunter
- Poetic Justis ridden by Alex Johnson of Portsmouth, VA – 1,644 points – Adult Hunter
- Umano de la Ruche ridden by Lauren McCaulley of Lake Charles, IL – 3,529 points – Children’s Jumper
- Gold Lux ridden by Lindsey Tomeu of Wellington, FL – 6,337 points – Adult Jumper
- Cecelia Perry of North Venice, FL – 753.5 points – WIHS Pony Equitation
For more information on WIHS, please visit www.wihs.org.
Contact: Jennifer Wood