The Washington International Horse Show is just a few months away and many Maryland Hunter and Jumper riders have already earned enough points to compete. Below are a list of Marylanders who just might be showing at the Verizon Center this October. You can view the complete list of WIHS Rankings and track how your favorite riders are doing as the season moves closer to the indoor circuit.
WIHS EQUITATION EAST – Although no Marylanders are currently ranked in the top 10, Grace Boston of Owings Mills is ranked 14th while Madeline Schaefer of Westminster is ranked 30th. Ava Ellis (Annapolis), Charleez Simcik (Taneytown) and Peyton Kanstoroom (Potomac) are all in the top 100.
WIHS CHILDREN’S HUNTER – Chago and Jordan Bell of Friendship have enough points this season to be ranked second with Ufonia P and Cassie Warmkessel (Phoenix) sitting in third. Also in the top 10 are Inside Scoop and Carly Genovere (Owings Mills) and Frangelico, ridden by Lauren Katz (Potomac).
WIHS ADULT HUNTER – Uptown, ridden by Victoria Clarke of Chevy Chase, is currently sitting in the top spot with Glyndon and Patricia Schindler (Resiterstown) in third. Axtrex, ridden by Addie Jabin (Columbia), are in ninth.
WIHS CHILDREN’S JUMPER – As of July 7, there are no Marylanders in the top 10 but Whisper and Selina Petronelli (Churchville) and Ever So Clever with Margo Tack (Bethesda) in the irons are very close sitting in 13th and 14th respectively.
WIHS ADULT JUMPER – Wings, ridden by Melanie Ferrio-Wise of Bel Air is in fourth, Papillion Peanut and Wendy Libert (Charlotte Hall) are in eighth and rounding out the top 10 is Wanant, ridden by Bethesda’s Whitney Lind.
PONY EQUITATION – Washington, DC native Lola Schumpert has made the top 50, currently ranked 46th in the county.