The 64th Annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) returns to the Washington DC area October 24-30, 2022 at The Show Place Arena, Prince George’s Equestrian Center (PGEC) in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
This prestigious fast-paced and fun event has been an equestrian tradition since 1958, with more than 500 of the top national and international horses and riders coming together to compete in seven days of thrilling competition, entertaining exhibitions and special events for the whole family. We want you to go so enter our giveaway below.
Washington International Horse Show 2022
October 24-30, 2022
The Show Place Arena, Prince George’s Equestrian Center
14900 Pennsylvania Ave, Upper Marlboro, MD
New this year:
• Opening Day, Monday, Oct 24, free admission
• Kids 12 and under are free for all daytime performances (Monday-Sunday)
• Dinner buffet and beverages are included in both the “Paddock Room” seats, and also the “Ticket & Dinner” arena ringside seats (Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings only).
• Complimentary Daytime Ticket Program for U.S. military, first responders, seniors (60+), students and teachers
• The inaugural ETHOS Award will recognize African-American achievement and contributions to the horse world at a Champagne Brunch on Saturday, Oct 29
FREE KIDS EVENT – Saturday, October 22 (10:00am)
WIHS Kids’ Day is a free, fun, family-friendly event. Children participate in hands-on educational and fun activities, including pony rides, coloring station, face painting, pony brushing lessons, a horseless horse show with an opportunity to jump courses on foot and win ribbons, a pony kissing booth, carousel rides, plus special guest horses, ponies, and more. All activities will be held at the National Harbor Carousel Lot.
BARN NIGHT – Thursday, October 27 (7:00pm)
Barn Night celebrates the camaraderie of barns and horse-loving groups with contests and prizes. This year’s contest theme, “Gallop Green,” in partnership with “Green is the New Blue,” encourages barns to take strides to reduce our carbon hoofprints by sharing eco-friendly ideas for a chance to win great prizes!
Local students from Frederick Douglass High School will perform the National Anthem before international jumper competition kicks off with the $75,000 International Jumper FEI Welcome Stake followed by the $37,000 International Jumper Accumulator Costume Class where top riders go wild with fun and surprising costumes.
For your chance to WIN 4 tickets to Washington International Horse Show on Friday, Oct. 28 at 7:00pm at The Show Place Arena, enter your information below (Limited to one entry per email). To be eligible you must be able to attend the show. Please note this does not include travel or accommodations. We will randomly select a winner will on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 9 am EST and email the winner directly. Tickets are provided by Washington International Horse Show. The winner will have 2 hours to claim their prize before another winner is randomly selected.
Tickets will give the winner access to the Paddock Room: Enjoy WIHS in an event room overlooking the arena. Unreserved, general admission seating allows patrons to move freely throughout the evening between round tables and chairs in front of the viewing windows. Paddock room tickets include dinner buffet and beverages (wine/beer open bar for patrons 21+).
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