Local rider qualifies for Washington International Horse Show

Local rider qualifies for Washington International Horse Show

Berlin (October 2016) -Local equestrian Olivia Brown has qualified to ride in the large pony division at the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) Regional Pony Hunter Finals held at the Verizon Center in Washington DC. on Sunday, October 30. Her spot was secured after competing at a qualifying show at the Prince George’s Equestrian Center last weekend. Her pony Smallwood Magic Mischief is owned by Allison Groff Olmsted from Potomac. 

According to the horse show: “The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is one of the most prestigious equestrian sporting events in North America. Celebrating its 58th year in 2016, this championship event brings top horses and riders throughout the country and the world to the nation’s capital each October for six days of championship competition and community and social events.”

Olivia Brown is the only rider from the Shore to have qualified to compete at the WIHS, and it is quite an honor to be riding here. 

Olivia rides and trains at Endeavor Farm in Bishopville with Marianne Roth. 

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