The Washington International Horse Show Silent Auction is Now Open Online for Bidding!


Washington, D.C. – October 26 2011 – The Washington International Horse Show Silent Auction is now available online in a new, exciting, and accessible way to bid. Bid from your computer or smart phone at home, at the barn, at work or anywhere you have Internet: Don’t miss your chance to win special items that range from the Official WIHS Poster to a week’s stay in an apartment in Paris!

New this year, the WIHS Silent Auction moves to online bidding. Patrons at the show will have access to kiosks at the show in several areas to place their bids, including the Fidelity Investments® Club, Acela Club and at the Silent Auction display near Section 115 on the Verizon Center concourse. Patrons unable to attend the show in person may bid from their home or barn from any computer or any web-enabled smartphone. Check out our fabulous auction items and place your bids at the WIHS Online Bidding Center!

David Yurman bracelet

You can browse the Online Auction Catalog by clicking one of the categories on the left side of the page to view the catalog. You can then click the name or image of any item listed to view a larger image and the item details. For your convenience, you can keep track of your favorite items by adding them to your “Wish List” and if you see something a friend would like you can email the suggestion to them with a click of your mouse! Many items have a “Buy it Now” price if you simply can’t wait a moment longer to own the item you are bidding on.

To Bid Online, please sign in – just create an account and a password, fill in the sign-in form and off you go!

Win tickets to Saturday Night Live!

More than 80 items are up for bidding in the silent auction, including:
–    Sapphire, Cedric and GG Valentine Breyer model horses signed by McLain Ward, Laura Kraut and Jennifer Alfano
–    Chef’s Tastings at a trio of José Andrés’ Washington D.C. Restaurants
–    20 different Equestrian Delights ranging from photo shoots to clothing and tack
–    Stunning jewelry from David Yurman, Tiny Jewel Box and A Mano
–    Magnificent getaways to places such as Lake Tahoe and a Paris Apartment
–    Tickets to a Badgley Mischka Fashion Show, Saturday Night Live and more!

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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.