Elizabeth Kruse of McLean has been named a Youth Ambassador of the 2013 Washington International Horse Show.
Kruse, 16, is a rising junior at Langley High School, and competes often. She showed at WIHS last year for the first time and competed at the WIHS Regional Horse Show in 2009. She has attended WIHS for many years with her friends and family and was on the WIHS Junior Committee in 2012. Originally from Minnesota, Kruse has been riding for many years and brings knowledge and excitement along with her love of horses and horse sport to the role of WIHS Youth Ambassador.
The role of the WIHS Youth Ambassador is to be a voice for young equestrians in the Washington D.C. metro area. Kruse will oversee the WIHS Junior Committee and continue to build youth programs and special opportunities for the Junior Committee and the show.
The 55th annual Washington International Horse Show will be held Oct. 22 – 27 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.