Partnership Opportunities

 Join WIHS in the Winner's Circle as we celebrate 60 years of horses in our nation's capital. 

As the premier metropolitan equestrian event in the country, WIHS offers partners a unique opportunity to connect and engage with passionate consumers and influential decision makers in the equestrian world and beyond. 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 Washington, DC.

WIHS offers custom-tailored sponsorship solutions to fit each partner’s goals and budget.


Corporate Sponsorship
WIHS offers customized corporate sponsorship packages starting at $2,500. Benefits and amenities are tailored to meet your objectives and include VIP hospitality, onsite branding, ticketing for clients, in-arena presentations, social media, PR and advertising. 

Personal Sponsorship & VIP Hospitality
Experience the energy, thrill and excitement of world-class show jumping from our popular VIP Dining Clubs. Our Ringside Clubs and Terrace Club offer luxury accommodations, exceptional nightly buffet menu and open bar, and nightly parties and receptions. Hospitality options vary from $1,500 to $25,000 and are considered part of sponsorship packages, therefore are tax deductible less the value of goods received. 

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 opportunities please contact Mary Helen Shaughnessy, Development Director
at or 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