Barn Night


**NEW** Register for Barn Night ONLINE through Event Clinics here!

Barn Night at WIHS is a favorite with young riders, barn mates and horse lovers who attend in groups and have a chance to enter group contests, win great prizes, and enjoy a fun, horse-filled evening. Barn Night 2018 will be held Thursday, Oct. 25.

2018 Barn Night Theme: Riding Through the Decades! WIHS started in 1958 and has seen many exciting decades. Let's pay homage to the glory years in a fun and creative way!

How to Enter

  • Register your barn or group (ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW available!) 
  • Special prize drawing for barns that enter early. The lucky winner will be announced on Facebook.
  • Read the Contest Rules & Regulations, and prepare and submit your contest entries as specified in the rules. Be creative and have fun!
  • Call Capital One Arena Group Sales at 202-661-5061 for information on discounts for groups of 10 or more.
  • Barn Night festivities begin at 6:00 pm Thursday, Oct. 25, at Capital One Arena!

For each contest, prizes were awarded to the first place winner, reserve champion, and two honorable mentions! 

2018 Prizes

  • Custom Golf Cart from United Metro Golf Cart
  • Clinic with a top equestrian presented by Barn Manager 
  • Custom drape set from The Clothes Horse
  • Prize Surprise from The Loft at Meadowbook
  • $2,500 in Dover Saddlery shopping sprees courtesy of US Equestrian 
  • and more! 

Last year's theme was "Equestrians Around the World." Read more about Barn Night 2017.

 2017 Contests Winners

  • Tamarack Stables - WIHS Barn Night Largest Group Contest (Overall, MD, VA, DC/Other)
  • Hoof & Woof - WIHS Barn Night Group Spirit Contest
  • The Big Easy - WIHS Barn Night Banner Contest
  • Team Kama - WIHS Barn Night Video Contest

Check out more photos of Barn Night!

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Cheering on the competitors!

Andy Kocher and Ciana in the Costume Class

Jockeys making their plan for the Shetland Pony Steeplechase.

Tamarack Stables showing their spirit!