Dates: October 22-27, 2013
See Photos of the Washington International Horse Show
Show LocationVerizon Center
7th and F Sts., NW
Show HoursTwo performances daily except Sunday
Day (Tues-Sat): 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Evening: (Tues-Sat): 7-10:30 p.m.
Sunday 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
For a detailed schedule, see the official site.
Tickets and PricingTuesday-Wednesday: Day $15; Evening $20; VIP $40
Daytime: $15 General Admission. Children ages 12 and under are admitted free before 5 p.m.
Evening: $20 Adult Reserved, $40 VIP Tickets, $10 Children 12 & Under Reserved, $20 Children 12 & Under VIP Tickets. VIP seats include premium arena-level seating and a complimentary WIHS program book.
Tickets are available online through Ticketmaster.com or call (202) 397-SEAT.
- Saturday is Kid's Day, which has free admission and kicks off at 10 a.m. with horseshoe painting with the Caisson platoon, face painting and bling tattoos, and more until 2 p.m. In addition to watching talented equestrians of all ages compete in a unique indoor arena setting, WIHS welcomes audiences to browse shops, enjoy delicious snacks and mingle with horse enthusiasts.
- During the President's Cup Grand Prix on Saturday night, leading riders from around the world will compete for $125,000 in prize money. Watch and cheer as some of the world's greatest riders and most athletic horses navigate a course of 1.60 meters that is both challenging in height and technicality.
- On Sunday, the best ponies in the country will compete in three height divisions. The fan favorites are always fun to watch as they trot, canter, and jump their way to championship ribbons.