In 1994, Billy Glass and Oliver Kennedy created a unique event at the Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, MD. It was then that a new member to the elite indoor circuit was born, and The Capital Challenge Horse Show became a part of the fall circuit.
The Capital Challenge is proud to host the Ariat Adult Medal Finals, the Taylor Harris Insurance Services National Children’s Medal Finals and the World Champion Hunter Rider Finals and year-end presentations.
The first Pennsylvania National Horse Show was held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in 1946. It was a 4 day show with 226 horses entered and benefited the Harrisburg Kiwanis Youth Foundation. International teams competed at Harrisburg from 1948 until 1972. In 1950 the show was lengthened to 7 days, in 1962 to 8 days, in 1970 to 9 days and in 1982 to 10 days - which it is today.
The 2017 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship, presented by The Linden Group at Morgan Stanley, will be held Oct. 20-22 at Prince George's Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, MD. The USHJA Zone 3 Championship will take place on Sunday, Oct. 22.
The Washington International Horse Show is one of the most prestigious and exciting equestrian sporting events in North America. Celebrating its 59th year in 2017, this championship event brings top horses and riders throughout the country and the world to the Nation's Capital each October for six days of championship competition and community and social events.
WIHS attracts the attention of tens of thousands of equestrians, non-equestrians, celebrities and politicos alike with exciting events such as World Cup show jumping, dressage, hunter and equitation competition, plus Kids' Day, Barn Night, Military Night, special exhibitions, shopping and hospitality.
Under the expert management of the Pettys’ firm, Triangle Farms, the Duke Children's Benefit Horse Show, held at the the Gov. James B. Hunt Horse Complex in Raleigh, North Carolina, has grown to a six-day, USEF “AA” rated horse show.
The Jump for the Children Horse Show is the longest, continuously-held, annual fund-raiser for Duke Children’s Hospital. This November, Triangle Farms will celebrate its 32nd year of a relationship that has inspired compassion, dedication and support for the kids at Duke Children’s. The horse show has raised $1.6 million to date for Duke Children’s.
The HITS Saugerties Show Series welcomes equestrians for eight weeks of shows, $3 million in prize money, bi-weekly Grand Prix, qualifiers for the HITS Championship, USEF Premier and National-Rated Hunters, 5* and 6* Jumpers, and the new LEGEND VIP Club. The majestic Catskill Mountains provide a sweeping backdrop to this exciting series, which has made its home at HITS-on-the-Hudson since 2004. The USEF Junior Hunter National Championships is featured during HITS-on-the-Hudson V.