• USEF Network Tonight @WIHS: The $50,000 Speed Final followed by the $25,000 Puissance starting around 7:15 pm EST ๐ŸŽ Watch:โ€ฆ https://t.co/JmYs3D1IhI 10/28/2016 4:51:13 PM
  • USEF Network It was Halloween @WIHS tonight. @LauraKraut became Little Red Riding Hood to win the $35,000 Costume class with Andโ€ฆ https://t.co/a7QTV7eRc5 10/27/2016 10:17:18 PM
  • Washington HorseShow Congrats to this speedy pair in the #WIHS Shetland Pony Race! #barnnight2016 #horsesinthecity https://t.co/5D3hUxRZcl Retweeted by USEFNetwork 10/27/2016 9:11:11 PM
  • USEF Network .@houghjumps and Ohlala take the $35,000 Welcome Stake @WIHS. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‘ https://t.co/3XA7oDjlFj 10/27/2016 4:30:56 PM
  • USEF Network The $35,000 Welcome Stake jump off @WIHS. Will it be D. Will, A. Robitaille, S. Sweetnam, A. Derbyshire, L. Kraut, or L. Hough? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ 10/27/2016 4:06:09 PM
  • USEF Network Live Now! The $35,000 Welcome Stake @WIHS. Watch: https://t.co/SHAVpoKOr8 https://t.co/iMdCIR8LIk 10/27/2016 3:14:14 PM
  • USEF Network More fun @WIHS: Shetland Pony Racing & the $35,000 Int. Jumper Costume Class take place tonight! #ponypower Watch:โ€ฆ https://t.co/FdBBJJ 10/27/2016 10:57:27 AM
  • USEF Network It was a close one at tonight's @WIHS $10,000 International Jumper Time First Round but Andrew Kocher and Uppie deโ€ฆ https://t.co/yIPYIagNkX 10/26/2016 11:46:18 PM
  • USEF Network Dean Dignelli and Redefin come home with the $10,000 @WIHS Adult Jumper Championship tonight! #wihs2016โ€ฆ https://t.co/40h9NrmFay 10/26/2016 9:39:53 PM
  • USEF Network Live Now! The $10,000 @WIHS Adult Jumper Championship followed by the $10,000 International Jumper (Timed First Roโ€ฆ https://t.co/yfxtzkuUkx 10/26/2016 8:27:13 PM

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