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Washington, Sept. 19, 2023–Tickets are on sale for the 65th Annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) presented by MARS Equestrian™. Join us for one of North America’s most time-honored, competitive, and entertaining equestrian events, October 23-29, 2023, at The Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, MD. Tickets are available on Ticketmaster.com.

So much to see and do at WIHS 2023! Experience the beauty and athleticism of the finest horses and riders in the in the country and the world, including Olympic veterans, plus entertaining exhibitions, boutique shopping, historical displays, VIP hospitality, autograph session, and Kids’ Day! Special half price offer for US Military and First Responders. Daytime admission is free every day.

Thursday, October, 26 – MARS Barn Night

Come cheer on the horses and riders in a night of entertainment for all with special events for youth and barn groups. Competition includes top international jumping with the $78,000 Welcome Stake and $40,000 Accumulator Costume class.

  • Groups wishing to enter contests to win prizes, visit Barn Night to learn more. Deadline to submit contest entries is October 19.

Friday, October 27 – Military Night presented by Boeing

WIHS salutes the US Armed Forces and First Responders on Military Night presented by Boeing. International riders are in the saddle for the $78,000 Speed Final with the American flag Jump for TAPS, supporting Tragedy Assistance program for Survivors. Events include WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase, Guy McLean, famed Australian horseman and his string of horses, and Army vs Navy Barrel Racing.

  • Special offer for US Military–active duty, reserve, retirees, disabled veterans, and First Responders–law enforcement, paramedics (EMS/EMTs) and firefighters 
    • Valid on Military Night only, Friday, October 27
    • 50% off any ticket, adult or child, except ‘Ticket & Dinner’
    • Offer available only at The Show Place Arena box office with Military ID, VA Beneficiary ID, or first responder ID
    • Up to 4 tickets per ID, while supplies last 


Saturday, October 28 – World Cup Night presented by Experience Prince George’s

The ring will be electric as top horses and riders from around the world take center stage for the $450,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Washington CSI5*-W for the President’s Cup presented by Experience Prince George’s, with the biggest, most challenging jumps and the largest purse of the show.

  • But first, it’s the work-off for the three-phase WIHS Equitation Final, where a panel of judges will determine who among the talented junior riders will be named WIHS Equitation Champion. For added entertainment, junior jockeys will saddle up for the wildly fun WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase.


Saturday, October 28, 10am-2pm – WIHS Kids’ Day presented by Delta Air Lines Free, educational, and fun for all! Rain or Shine

Tickets: What You Need To Know

Daytime Admission is Free! No ticket required Monday through Sunday, Oct. 23-29, including early evening competition on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Watch the show, explore the grounds, shop the concourse, visit historical displays and enjoy a variety of food trucks

Evening Events (Thursday, Friday, Saturday): All designated evening session tickets are reserved seating. Select your seat from four ticket types:

  • Ticket & Dinner: Watch and dine in the best seats at WIHS. Collect your hot buffet-style dinner and beverages, then dine at your seat. Includes unlimited refills of non-alcoholic beverages. Each adult ticket also includes two servings of beer/wine.
  • Premium Ticket
  • Select Ticket
  • Standard Ticket: The most inexpensive ticket per night.
    • Barn Night, Thursday, October 26: $20 adult, $15 child
    • Military Night, Friday, October 27: $30 adult, $20 child
      • Special Military and First Responder pricing
    • World Cup Night, Saturday, October 28: $45 adult, $35 child


US Military and First Responder Ticket Offer Supported by ROKK Solutions and PlusPR

  • Open to US Military–active duty, reserve, retirees, disabled veterans, and First Responders–law enforcement, paramedics (EMS/EMTs) and firefighters 
  • Valid on Military Night only, Friday, October 27
  • 50% off any ticket, adult or child, except ‘Ticket & Dinner’
  • Offer available only at The Show Place Arena box office with Military ID, VA Beneficiary ID, or first responder ID
  • Up to 4 tickets per ID, while supplies last 

Enjoy WIHS in 30 seconds!

Visit the WIHS Ticket page for more details and links to purchase on Ticketmaster. Tickets may also be purchased in person at The Show Place Arena Box Office upon arrival, while supplies last

Show Location
The Show Place Arena, Prince George’s Equestrian Center
14900 Pennsylvania Avenue
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772

  • Free Parking

Join Us!
65th Annual Washington International Horse Show CSI5*-W
October 23-29, 2023
The Show Place Arena, Prince George’s Equestrian Center, Upper Marlboro, MD
Tickets available on Ticketmaster.com

About Washington International Horse Show

Established in 1958, the Washington International Horse Show is one of North America’s most prestigious, competitive, and entertaining equestrian events. Highlights include the $406,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Washington CSI5*-W for the President’s Cup, the WIHS Equitation Finals and Children’s and Adult Hunter and Jumper Championships, plus popular community and charity events, including WIHS Kids’ Day and Barn Night. WIHS is an official USEF Heritage Competition, and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. For more information, visit wihs.org.
 
 
 
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ABOUT WIHS

WIHS is an official USEF Heritage Competition, and holds the highest rating,  CSI5*-W, awarded by the FÊdÊration 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.