When a horse does well, he knows! - photo by Sue

When a horse does well, he knows! – photo by Sue

Here is Wednesday at the Washington International Horse Show in pictures. There were hunter rounds galore.  Congratulations to all the winners!

  • 2nd Year Green Working Hunter Stakes — Peter Pletcher on Romance
  • Green Confirmation Hunter Stakes — Kelley Farmer on Quotable
  • High Performance Working Hunter Stakes — Elizabeth Boyd on Trendy
  • Regular Confirmation Hunter Stakes — Scott Stewart on Showman
  • High Performance Working Hunter Under Saddle — Scott Stewart on Everly
  • 2nd Year Green Under Saddle — John French on Small Celebration
  • Green Confirmation Hunter Under Saddle — Kelley Farmer on Quotable
  • 1st Year Green Under Saddle — John French on Silhouette
  • Amateur Owner Handy Hunter 18-35 — Jazz Johnson Merton on Kingston
  • Amateur Owner Hunter Stakes 18-35 — Montana Coady on Winnetoe
  • Amateur Owner Handy Hunter 35+ — Becky Gochman on Sambolino
  • Amateur Owner Hunter Stakes 35+ — Becky Gochman on Sambolino
  • Amateur Owner Handy Hunter 3’3″ 18-35 — Amanda Hone on Instantaneous
  • Amateur Owner Hunter Stakes 18-35 — Nicole Lyvere on All In
  • Amateur Owner Handy Hunter 3’3″ 35+ — Daryl Portela on Winner
  • Amateur Owner Hunter Stakes 3’3″ 35+ — Daryl Portela on Winner
  • WIHS Children’s Jumper 1.15m — Grace Knox on Rapidash
A good rider always thanks her horse for a job well done

A good rider always thanks her horse for a job well done

Stephanie Danhakl on Lifetime - photo by Sue

Stephanie Danhakl on Lifetime – photo by Sue

Sally Culhane on Aristo over a challenging fence - photo by Sue

Sally Culhane on Aristo over a challenging fence – photo by Sue

Reserve Champion Montana Coady on Winnetoe

Reserve Champion Montana Coady on Winnetoe

Lyn Pedersen on Silhouette

Lyn Pedersen on Silhouette

Laura Wasserman and Back In The Game had issues with refusals

Laura Wasserman and Back In The Game had issues with refusals

Champion Kelly Tropin on Darwin

Champion Kelly Tropin on Darwin

Holly Sorensen on In The Fog - photo by Sue

Holly Sorensen on In The Fog – photo by Sue

Reserve Champion Emily Morin and Ace Of Spades

Reserve Champion Emily Morin and Ace Of Spades

Looking good in blue!

Looking good in blue!

Becky Gochman on Empire

Becky Gochman on Empire

Champion Becky Gochman and Sambolino -- a 3rd time win at WIHS

Champion Becky Gochman and Sambolino — a 3rd time win at WIHS

Becky keeps Sambolino entertained while waiting

Becky keeps Sambolino entertained while waiting

Becky Gochman and Sambolino in winning form - photo by Sue

Becky Gochman and Sambolino in winning form – photo by Sue

If you’re able to come down, the Washington International Horse Show a marvelous show. If you aren’t, go to www.wihs.org and watch the streaming coverage of all the show events. Horse Junkies will be doing live chat again tonight and Saturday evening.

Sue van der Linden
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