WIHS Adds 3’3″ Junior Hunters in 2023


July 12, 2023 – The 65th Annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) presented by MARS Equestrian™ is pleased to announce an exciting lineup of new classes sure to please riders and trainers. You’ve asked and we’ve listened! Here’s what’s new.

New for 2023

  • Introducing $10,000 3’3″ Junior Hunter Divisions (Small and Large)
  • $2,500 Welcome class for WIHS Children’s and Adult Hunters
  • WIHS Children’s and Adult Jumper Championships prize money increases to $12,500
  • Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series East Coast Final comes to WIHS


Enjoy horse and rider friendly features

  • Top footing in arena and multiple warm-up areas
  • Exhibitor Lounge
  • Custom-built VIP club with premium catering and excellent views of the ring


Ariana Martell and Babylon, WIHS Small Junior Hunter 15 and Under Champion, receiving the Georgetown High Score Junior Hunter Owner/Rider award with Archie Cox. Shawn McMillen Photography.

Handy Links

  • WIHS Prize List will be available online at wihs.org (July 13)
  • Entries accepted online only on ShowManagementSystem.com.
  • WIHS Membership: Membership Page
    WIHS Children’s, Adult, and Equitation competitors must be WIHS members for points to apply. The qualifying period is September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023.
  • Check your current WIHS rankings on the WIHS Leaderboard.  

Special Rates for Travel, Hotels and Hospitality

Save the Date!
The 65th Annual Washington International Horse Show will be held October 23-29 at The Show Place Arena, Prince George’s Equestrian Center, Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

Bond and Augusta Iwasaki, 2022 Small Junior Hunter 16-17 champion. Shawn McMillen Photography.

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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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.