Gear Up! WIHS introduces cool new line for 2009

WIHS logo of George Washington on a HorseWashington, D.C., Oct. 12, 2009—Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) has created a new line of show merchandise for sale at the souvenir shop and online. The new logo of George Washington on a horse (left) is the featured element in the stylish new gear.

From shirts, hats, mugs, zip-hoodies, totes, polo shirts and thermals for men and women, the gear this year is hip and comfortable.

The 2009 Official Poster of a horse jumping over the White House by noted artist Michael Paraskevas will be available for $25 for an unsigned poster; $100 for a signed poster in an edition of 50 in a 24”x30” size as well as the postcard size (10 for $10). There will be elements from the show’s last 50 years as show spectators will have the opportunity to buy posters and post-card size versions of WIHS posters of the past.wihs 2009 poster by Michael Paraskevas

Along with the WIHS show gear, the concourse of Verizon Center will be the temporary home to more than 55 boutiques. Everything from high quality custom boots, shoes and accessories from Der Dau, exceptional saddles from Devoucoux, Biarritz-France, delicious sweets from Lady Ann Candies, fine and estate jewelry from Fox Run Ltd. and more. So when you need a break from the competition schedule, rest assured there will be plenty to do.

Many of these vendors also are contributing to the WIHS Silent Auction so there are various opportunities to purchase wonderful things at the show!

About Washington International Horse Show
The Washington International Horse Show is a unique and storied equestrian event held annually at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is one of the leading equestrian events in the country and hosts the top horses and riders from around the nation and the world in the last great metropolitan indoor horse show. WIHS is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. For news, photos, event information, visit www.wihs.org.