Three Parties, Three Charities, and Three Nights of Hospitality in the PwC Club


Each year WIHS hosts themed parties in a convivial atmosphere with gourmet buffet, open bar and unique vantage points to watch the action in the ring–all while benefiting local charities.

Hosted in the newly renovated PwC Club on the skybox level of Capital One Arena, the parties provide a perfect place to dine and socialize with friends. Tickets are available to purchase online on and, and on site.

Buck Breast Cancer Benefit
Barn Night, Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7pm
Celebrate the lives of survivors, friends and family. The night will benefit Capital Breast Care Center. Let’s “Buck Breast Cancer” together. Tickets are $150 and include dinner and open bar.

Armed Forces Reception
Military Night, Friday, Oct. 26 at 7pm
Join members of local military organizations in a celebration of our nation’s heroes. The night will benefit Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), the WIHS Military Charity since 2010. Tickets are $150 and include dinner and open bar. Presented by RBC Wealth Management.

President’s Cup Party
President’s Cup Night, Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7pm
Join the WIHS Board of Directors, elite equestrian athletes, and familiar faces of the D.C. social scene in celebrating 60 years of horses and history. The night will benefit the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation. Tickets are $150 and include dinner and open bar.

For more information on party tickets or other dining and hospitality options, please contact Mary Helen Shaughnessy at or 202-525-3679.

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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 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 $25,000 Land Rover Puissance (high jump), the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund WIHS Equitation Finals, 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.