The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is one of the most prestigious equestrian sporting events in North America. Celebrating its 59th year in 2017, 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. WIHS attracts the attention of tens of thousands of equestrians, non-equestrians, celebrities and politicos alike with exciting events such as World Cup show jumping, dressage, hunter and equitation competition, plus Kids’ Day, Barn Night, Military Night, special exhibitions, shopping and hospitality.
The 59th Annual Washington International Horse Show will be held Oct. 24-29, 2017, at Verizon Center in Washington D.C. Horse-crazy or not, if you like championship sport and fast-paced entertainment and fun, this is the event for you. An equestrian tradition since 1958, the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is the country’s leading metropolitan indoor horse show. Each October more than 500 of the top national and international horses and riders, including Olympic veterans, come together in Washington, DC, to compete in six days of thrilling competition and entertaining exhibitions.
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