Bid Now! WIHS Silent Auction Now Open


WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2018–The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) Silent Auction is now open for bidding live at the horse show and online at!

This year’s auction features more than 140 incredible items, experiences, and artwork; just a few of this year’s featured pieces include:

  • A Washington Capitals Commemorative Stanley Cup Jump
  • Two tickets to sold out “Springsteen on Broadway”
  • An exclusive Sea Island, GA, getaway package
  • An Alex Ovechkin autographed hockey stick
  • Lessons with US Olympians Beezie Madden and McLain Ward
  • Tickets to Late Night with Seth Meyers and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
  • A Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event Package
  • A VIP table for six at the Longines Global Champions Tour of Miami Beach
  • And much, much more!!

The Washington Capitals Commemorative Stanley Cup Jump,
designed, built and donated by David Lauinger

Easy Bidding Online

From the comfort of your home or barn, visit to register, browse, then click to bid. It’s as simple as that! You’ll be able to see the current bid and set a watch for your favorite item!

One auction winner will receive two tickets to the sold out
“Springsteen on Broadway,”
along with this signed playbill!

Bidding at the Horse Show
Visitors to the show can place their bids at the Silent Auction Center, located on the main concourse of the Capital One Arena.

All bidding onsite and online closes at 9 p.m. on Saturday, October 27.

Proceeds of the WIHS Silent Auction benefit the Washington, D.C. community and charities across the country, including the horse show’s official military charity partner, Tragedy Assistance for Survivors (TAPS), which provides counseling and assistance for more than 30,000 surviving family members of fallen service men and women.  

Tickets for WIHS are available online on, at the Capital One Arena box office or by calling 1-800-745-3000. For group discounts, contact Capital One Arena Group Sales at 202-661-5061. For more information on tickets and discounts for military, seniors and students, visit

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About Washington International Horse Show
Established in 1958, the Washington International Horse Show is one of North America’s most prestigious and entertaining equestrian events attracting more than 26,000 spectators annually to Washington, D.C., for Olympic-level competition plus community and charity events. More than 500 top horses and riders arrive from all over the globe to jump for more than a half a million dollars in prize money. Highlights include the $135,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Washington for the President’s Cup, presented by Events DC, the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund WIHS Equitation Finals, the $25,000 Land Rover International Puissance (high jump) on Military Night, presented by Caterpillar, Inc., and Kids’ Day, a free, fun and educational community event. WIHS, an official USEF Heritage Competition, is rated CSI4*-W by the Fédération Equestre Internationale, the world governing body for horse sports. The Washington International Horse Show Association, Ltd. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization based in Washington, D.C.

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WIHS is an official USEF Heritage Competition, and holds the highest rating,  CSI5*-W, awarded by the Fédération Equestre Internationale, as well as a US Equestrian 6* Jumpers and  Premier Hunters. It is recognized by the US Hunter Jumper Association, Maryland Horse Show Association, and Virginia Horse Show Association. WIHS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization.