Day Three at the 65th Annual Washington International Horse Show features the Children’s and Adult Jumper Championships presented by MARS Equestrian™, Amateur-Owner Hunters, Junior/Amateur Jumpers, and the FEI 90-second Training, the first time the international horses will get their introduction to The Show Place Arena.
WIHS opening day competition included High Performance and Green Hunters, the WIHS Regional Finals, and the Children’s and Adult Hunter Welcome class with Khloe McSwain and As Ever winning the $2,500 WIHS Children’s Hunter Welcome. Shawn McMillen Photography.
Savannah Shaver and Bon Temps won the WIHS Regional Hunter Finals (Horses) on Monday. With ringmaster Steve Rector, trainer Brett Shear-Heyman, WIHS Regional and Special Events Manager, Lara McPherson, and WIHS President Vicki Lowell. Shawn McMillen Photography
It’s all about speed on Thursday’s Military Night presented by Boeing!
- Half off tickets for US Military and First Responders. Buy tickets on Ticketmaster.com, or at The Show Place Arena box office, while supplies last.
Military Night events include the FEI $78,000 International Jumping Speed Final with split-second timing, plus:
- Army vs. Navy barrel racing
- WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase Championship finals
- Returning to WIHS this year, internationally renowned master horseman, Australian Guy McLean, and his team of liberty horses
Look for the American flag jump for TAPS on Military Night to help raise funds for Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, the WIHS Military Charity since 2010.
Military Night’s Army vs. Navy barrel racing competition will bring out pro barrel racers, local racers, and show jumpers to run the barrels.
What’s in the pink boxes winning riders are holding as they leave the ring? A familiar sight in the Delta Winner’s Circle with the ribbons and trophies, the pink boxes hold delicious Georgetown Cupcakes, traditionally given to all WIHS champions. Photo Alden Corrigan Media
Stop by Equine Fine Arts located at the back of the arena to make a $75 donation to FETCH a Cure, and receive a photo shoot with your horse and the option to buy digital images or prints. Photo by Toby Kelly
WIHS runs today through Sunday. Daily admission is free. Don’t miss five-star international jumping competition on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Tickets available on Ticketmaster.com. Photo by Toby Kelly
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The Show Place Arena, Prince George’s Equestrian Center
14900 Pennsylvania Avenue
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772
- Free Parking
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