On the Rail: Cute Minis For a Cause

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.

D.C. Like A Local: Experience The Washington International Horse Show Like A D.C. Native

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.

On the Rail: WIHS is Going Green!

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.

Jump Media Is Hiring!

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.

Meet Our Clients: Leone Equestrian Law

“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!

Thirty Years Connect Gold Medalist Father and First-Timer Son at NAYC

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.

Meet Our Clients: Days End Farm Horse Rescue

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.

Meet Our Clients: Martha W. Jolicoeur

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.

Meet Our Clients: Palm Beach Equine Clinic

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.

Jump Media’s Black Friday Gift Guide!

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.)

Fuqua Goes From 2018 Winner’s Circle to 1930s Show Ring Set

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.’

Volunteers Give of Time and Talents at WIHS

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.

The Man Behind the Voice

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.

WIHS is a Special Destination for the Bishop Family

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.

Behind the Photo: Telling Your Story as a Rider

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.

Equestrian PR Office Dogs: Pumba

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.

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