Elizabeth Mellen has the official title of Operations Director, and it’s her job to make many of the preparations for the show throughout the year that enable WIHS to run seamlessly.
How do you stop busy city commuters in their tracks? Lead three adorable dwarf miniature horses onto the sidewalk. Braveheart, Clover, and Sugar have been getting a lot of attention at the Washington International Horse Show. They are at WIHS representing The Peeps Foundation, a 501c3 organization dedicated to helping any miniature horse in need, and they are inspiring squeals of delight and plenty of petting from everyone who encounters them.
October 22, 2019 – Horse shows are often all-consuming with limited options for dining, entertainment, and shopping. The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN, is special as it’s positioned in the middle of Washington, D.C., one of North America’s most dynamic and bustling cities. The location provides athletes, horse sport fans, and visiting spectators the opportunity to immerse themselves in the local scene.
Did you know that Washington, D.C., instituted a ban on single-use plastic straws in 2019? It’s part of the city’s effort to go greener, and the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), presented by MARS EQUESTRIANTM, is following the trend with the Green Is The New Blue Program.
Olympic Medalists. World Champions. Hunter Royalty. Equitation Stars. They all converge at the Washington International Horse Show, presented by Mars Equestrian, next week and we are proud to feature them as our "Client of the Month" for October!
September 19, 2019 – Wellington, FL – Jump Media, one of equestrian sport’s largest public relations agencies, has openings for two experienced team members. While Jump Media is based in Wellington, Florida, there is opportunity to work remotely.
If you were at the Kym K. Smith/USHJA Young Hunter Pony Championships (YHPC), you definitely saw title sponsor Kym K. Smith!
“I’m not sure what needs to be in this bill of sale?” “What can I do if a boarder isn’t pay her bills?” This month’s featured Jump Media client is the one to talk to if you’re in need of legal advice: Leone Equestrian Law!
At the 1989 North American Young Rider Championships at Tempel Farms in Illinois, 20-year-old Todd Bryan of Waynesboro, PA, rode Equitanius to the dressage individual gold medal. Now, 30 years later, Todd has returned to the Adequan® FEI North American Youth Championships in 2019 to cheer on his son Nicholas as he competes in the USDF Dressage Junior Rider Championships. Nicholas is riding the 17-year-old Hanoverian gelding Rugby S, owned by Pamela Schneider, and will contest Sunday’s freestyle test for the individual medals.
Another new addition to #JumpMedia is taking over the reins as this month's featured Client! At Connaway & Associates Equine Insurance Services, Inc., it takes teamwork to win, and the C&A team is made up of horse people working to protect horse people.
The nationally and internationally known non-profit organization is celebrating 30 YEARS of rescuing horses this year! Since the Maryland-based organization’s founding in 1989, Days End has rescued more than 2,300 abused horses.
The New York Empire team competes around the world on the Global Champions League tour.
Sometimes we need to remind ourselves what it's all about.
Martha W. Jolicoeur is a member of the elite Douglas Elliman Real Estate Sports and Entertainment division. Following her own successful career in the show ring, Martha now bases her thriving real estate business in Wellington, FL.
Jump Media is proud to work with spectacular clients that span the equine industry and we want you to get to know them better! First up is Palm Beach Equine Clinic, a state-of-the-art veterinary clinic based in Wellington, FL.
Sorting through the plethora of Black Friday emails and advertisements can be overwhelming, and coming up with just the right, thoughtful, distinctive, but also useful gift for the equestrian in your life? That can be almost as challenging as “no stirrup November” has been thus far! (Almost.)
While at the 2018 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), Kat Fuqua claimed the Large Pony Hunter Championship with her own Brighton, but just a few weeks prior, the 11-year-old rider traded in her KEP Italia helmet, new breeches, and the big city show ring atmosphere for a different kind of ‘horse show.’
Running a horse show in the heart of Washington, D.C. is a huge logistical undertaking, but at the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) it’s one made slightly easier thanks to a team of dedicated volunteers.
On Saturday night at the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), take a close look when you hear a deep baritone voice begin the time-honored first verse of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” the national anthem of the United States. Standing in the spotlight center ring will be Retired Master Sergeant Caleb Green. He’s sung the national anthem at WIHS for a decade.
If you have a chance, pay a visit to the corner of G and 6th Streets during the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS). There you’ll find Sandy Johnson, the official farrier of WIHS since 2010. Johnson is one of those many unsung heroes who work hard to make sure the show goes flawlessly without ever being in the spotlight.
If you watch the “Guess Where We Are Going!!!” YouTube video posted by Sisters Horsing Around, you’ll see Sarah and Emily Harris literally squirming with excitement at the prospect of spectating at the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS).
The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is definitely a family affair for the Bishops. The family from Washington, D.C. has been coming to spectate at WIHS for more than 10 years and all three sisters—Emma, Libby and Daisy—are showing there this year.
On Saturday, October 13 at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, I snapped this picture of trainer John Madden--who works with his wife, Beezie Madden, to train grand prix stars and Olympic team gold medal horses--cleaning junior rider Madison Goetzmann’s boots before the victory gallop for the 2018 Neue Schule/US Equestrian Junior Jumper Championships.
In March of 2016, I decided it would be fun to start fostering dogs. My family’s Golden Retriever that had been living with me in Florida had passed away in November 2015, and, particularly with a busy horse show travel schedule, I didn’t think it was the right time to have another dog of my own.
He's the perfect office assistant!