News in the Northeast

Beat Mandli Claims Top Prize in $130,000 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Washington

Beat Mandli and Dsarie.© Shawn McMillen Photography Beat Mändli of Switzerland made his first visit to the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) a successful one, claiming the victory in the $130,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Washington, presented by Events DC, on Saturday night. Competing for the coveted President of the United States Perpetual Cup, donated by First Lady Jacqueline…

Beat “Dracula” Mändli Speeds to Accumulator Win

In his first time competing at the Washington International Horse Show, veteran show jumper Beat Mändli of Switzerland won the $35,000 International Jumper Accumulator costume class, presented by Equestrian Sport Productions. The crowd-favorite class was held during the show’s always-popular Barn Night, supported by A Little Pet Vet, US Equestrian, BarnManager, The Equiery, The Clothes Horse, and United Metro Golf Carts….

Beezie Madden and Breitling LS are Best in $35,000 Welcome Stake at WIHS

Beezie Madden and Breitling LS.© Shawn McMillen Photography The USA’s Beezie Madden claimed an international jumper victory on Thursday, October 26, at the Washington International Horse Show CSI4*-W (WIHS), running now through October 29 at the Capital One Arena in downtown Washington, D.C. Madden’s victory came aboard Breitling LS, who topped a field of 26 entries to win the $35,000…

Scott Stewart Sweeps Top Professional Hunter Honors at WIHS

For the tenth time in his career, Scott Stewart, of Wellington, FL, was named the WIHS Leading Hunter Rider after winning both the Grand Green Hunter Championship with Wonderly and the Grand Hunter Championship with Private Life. Scott Stewart and Private Life.© Shawn McMillen Photography Stewart and Private Life, a six-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding (by Verdi) owned by Dr. Betsee…

Paige Kouimanis and Carly Hoft Claim $10,000 WIHS Adult and Childrens Jumper Championship Victories

The 59th annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) continued on Wednesday, October 25, with the second day of competition featuring the $10,000 WIHS Children’s and $10,000 WIHS Adult Jumper Championships, the awarding of the professional and amateur-owner hunter championships, and the $10,000 International Jumper speed class. Carly Hoft and Available Ohio.© Shawn McMillen Photography The first jumper victory of the…

2017 New England Equitation Championships

©Anne Gittins As one of the longest running and most prestigious equitation finals in the country, the 2017 New England Equitation Championships (NEEC) celebrated its 42nd anniversary at Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA on October 18-22. Competitors from amateur adults to juniors vied for the top spot in New England Horsemen’s Council (NEHC) medal finals as ShowNet live-streamed the…

Anna Kubiak and Jef Lauwers Win $10,000 WIHS Childrens and Adult Hunter Championships

The 2017 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) kicked off on Tuesday, October 24, at the Capital One Arena in downtown Washington, D.C. and continues through Sunday, October 29. The opening day of competition featured the start of professional and amateur hunter divisions, as well as year-end championships for child and adult hunter riders. Earning wins in the $10,000 WIHS Children’s…

Ryan Wood and Dominic Schramm Take Top Honors in U.S. Open $50,000 Arena Eventing at Central Park Horse Show

©Sportfot The U.S. Open $50,000 Arena Eventing presented by The Fite Group Luxury Homes was a crowd favorite at the 2017 Rolex Central Park Horse Show, bringing a sold-out audience to their feet, as many of the world’s top Three-Day Event riders tested a tough and technical track set by Captain Mark Phillips in Wollman Rink. Ryan Wood and Dominic…