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49th annual Washington International Horse Show

The 49th annual Washington International Horse Show is a championship event with leading riders, Olympic veterans and superstar horses from the U.S. and abroad. The Washington International has been a fixture on the international equestrian calendar since 1958.

World-class competition, such as the $100,000 Gerald R. Ford President’s Cup Grand Prix, the WIHS Dressage Invitational Grand Prix and the WIHS Equitation Classic, is the mainstay of the show. Rounding out this six-day horse fest are a variety of other unique and entertaining events, like the Puissance, a horse high-jumping competition, the thrilling terrier races and the Pony Pavilion, where youngsters can pet and ride ponies.

Between classes, attendees can browse and shop at more than 60 specialty vendors offering wares from saddlery and riding apparel to jewelry and home decor, or make a bid for more than 75 unique items in the Silent Auction.

The Washington International Horse Show is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization benefiting local and national charities.

49th annual Washington International Horse Show official site

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