Get Ready for Barn Night 2022


Are you ready? Gallop Green to WIHS Barn Night 2022!
Exciting Competition, Contests & Prizes

Upper Marlboro, MD, Sept. 23, 2022 — Are you ready? The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) presented by MARS Equestrian™ is pleased to announce an exciting lineup of competition, contest and prizes for Barn Night 2022.

WIHS, in partnership with Green Is The New Blue, invites barns and other horse-loving clubs and groups to join in the fun on Barn Night, Thursday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m. at The Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Md.

Details and tickets available at WIHS Barn Night

A Barn Night tradition: Cheer on your favorite riders in the $37,000 Accumulator Costume Class. Photo Jump Media.
Barn Night competition features the $75,000 International Jumper Welcome Stake and the $37,000 Accumulator Costume class, where riders (and horses!) compete in costume not only for top ribbons, but also for a chance to win Best Costume.
Barn Night Contests and Prizes
Enter our Gallop Green group contests for a chance to win great prizes.
  • Best Video Promoting Green Practices at Your Barn
    • Prize: Clinic with Top Hunter/Equitation Trainer Archie Cox presented by Dover Saddlery
    • Prize: Barn Photo Shoot with Hannah Jones Photography
  • Best Poster Encouraging Green Practices
    • Prize: Maryland Saddlery “Surprise!”
  • Largest Groups
    • Prize for Overall Largest Group: Briar Hill Signworks Gift Certificate
    • Prize for each Largest Group from Maryland, Virginia, DC/Other: Dover Saddlery Gift Certificate 
  • Group Spirit
    • Show your spirit in your best blues, greens, ‘earth’ tones and recycled costumes!
    • Prize: Dover Saddlery Shopping Spree
    • All registered groups are eligible for the Group Spirit Contest.


How to Enter

  • First, register your barn or group to be eligible: Registration Form 
  • Get all the contest details and rules: Barn Night Packet  
  • Submit your entry by the deadline: Monday, Oct. 17 (entries limited to one per barn/group) Winners will be announced on Barn Night at WIHS and social media.
  • Learn more at WIHS Barn Night 2022
  • For more information, contact
Flat Major Goes Green
Bring Flat Major to the barn or show, or recycling center. Take him on a bike ride, or picking pumpkins. Download Flat Major> Flat Major Goes Green and share your photos on social. Be sure to tag WIHS Barn Night: #WIHSGallopGreen, #WIHS2022, #WIHSBarnNight
Get in the Barn Night spirit! Photo Alden Corrigan Media


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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 with highlights including the $406,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Washington for the President’s Cup presented by Experience Prince George’s and the WIHS Equitation Finals. WIHS is an official USEF Heritage Competition, and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. For more information, visit
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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.