The Washington International Horse Show Announces New Dates
-- Date Rotation Shifts Show from Traditional Third Week in October --
Washington, DC ' (April 11, 2007) ' The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), a world-class championship event that draws leading equestrian riders from around the nation and the world, announced today the dates for the 2007 Washington International Horse Show. The show, which is usually held the third week in October, will take place Tuesday, October 9, 2007 ' Sunday, October 14, 2007. The WIHS will return to its traditional third week in October, October 21-26, for the 2008 WIHS, the 50th anniversary of the show.
About The Washington International Horse Show (www.wihs.org):
The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization benefiting local and national charities, is a world-class championship event, drawing leading equestrian riders from around the nation and the world. Each year riders participate in qualifying shows to earn the honor of riding at the WIHS. The WIHS welcomes more than 600 horse and rider duos to compete to win some of the most coveted and prestigious awards in the world, including more than $400,000 in prize money. The show takes place every October in Washington, DC, attracting the attention of the equestrian world, non-equestrian world, celebrities and politicos alike with events such as show jumping, dressage, barrel racing and terrier races. October 2008 will mark the 50th anniversary of the WIHS.
WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW ANNOUNCES 2007 SHOW DATES