Partnership Opportunities


As the premier metropolitan equestrian event in the country, WIHS offers partners a unique opportunity to connect and engage with passionate fansumers and influential decision makers in the equestrian world and beyond.The Washington International Horse Show, one of the most popular events on the equestrian calendar, is eagerly anticipated each fall by competitors and horse sport enthusiasts alike. This year’s competition, Oct. 23-28, 2018, will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the prestigious event and will welcome more than 500 horses and riders from around the world to Capital One Arena for six days and five nights of world-class equestrian competition in the heart of the nation’s capital.

  • 26,500 spectators
  • 500 of the best horses and riders from around the world
  • $500,000+ awarded in prize money
  • Attended by power players in the community, government, business and entertainment
  • Demographic is affluent, well-educated and willing to spend in pursuit of their passions
  • Extensive reach via TV broadcast, live stream and aggressive PR and marketing campaigns

Join us in the Winner’s Circle…
WIHS offers unique marketing solutions to fit each partner’s goals and budget.

Corporate Sponsorship
WIHS offers customized corporate sponsorship packages starting at $5,000. Benefits and amenities include proprietary programs, hospitality, branding, in-arena activation, media, PR and advertising. 

Personal Sponsorship & VIP Hospitality
Experience the energy, thrill and excitement of world-class show jumping from our popular ringside VIP Dining Platforms or mingle with the who’s who of the horse world and beyond in our exclusive sky box PwC Club. Both offer luxury accommodations, exceptional menu and wine offerings, and nightly parties and receptions. Hospitality options vary from $1,500 to $25,000.

The Official WIHS Program, WIHS Prize List and WIHS Regional Horse Show and USHJA Zone 3 Championship Prize List are an exciting and effective way to reach a large and diverse audience including owners, riders, trainers and spectators from around the country. Each publication offers unique opportunities to showcase your products and services to a well-educated, affluent, and influential audience. We also offer our Local Equestrian Services Directory and our Things To Do in DC Directory. 

For sponsorship, hospitality and opportunities please call 202-525-3679.

Silent Auction
Hosted online and prominently displayed on Capital One Arena’s main concourse throughout the week, the popular WIHS Silent Auction is a great way to increase exposure for your business. WIHS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization so the value of all donated items is tax deductible less the value of benefits received. 

For infomation about the WIHS Silent Auction 
please contact: Heather Layton
, Auction Coordinator
202-525-3679 or