All new! WIHS President’s Cup Grand Prix presented by MARS Equestrian™ Taking Place at Tryon International Equestrian Center
Washington, D.C. – The Prize List for the 2020 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) presented by MARS Equestrian™ taking place at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), October 21 – 25, 2020, is now available online. In addition to the previously announced WIHS Championship classes to be held at TIEC this year, the WIHS President’s Cup Grand Prix CSI4* presented by MARS Equestrian™ will also be hosted by TIEC on its original date of October 24, 2020, at 2pm.
Entries for WIHS Championship classes close on September 15 and will be accepted through online submission only. Acceptance emails will be sent after entries are received. Stabling arrangements can be made after acceptance through a unique stabling link provided to each competitor.
PRIZE LIST: https://www.wihs.org/prize-list/
ONLINE ENTRIES: https://entries.showmanagementsystem.com/login
Entries for the WIHS President’s Cup Grand Prix CSI4* presented by MARS Equestrian being hosted by TIEC this year will be completed through TIEC. Additional details and prize money information will be released in the coming weeks.
While spectator access will be prohibited, all WIHS events will be streamed live on USEF Network.
Special thanks goes to the WIHS Official Artist, Sharon Lynn Campbell, who created the stunning portrait of the 2019 President’s Cup Grand Prix winners, Laura Kraut and Fleurette, owned by St. Bride’s Farm.
As previously announced, due to COVID-19 restrictions in Washington, D.C., Capital One Arena remains closed and unable to host WIHS. In an effort to find an outdoor venue equipped to accommodate effective social distancing and abide by all CDC and USEF COVID-19 protocols, TIEC was selected as the 2020 location in cooperation with the Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS) and US Equestrian (USEF).
“The organizations involved in making this happen worked tirelessly to seek out a venue that would not only offer the prestigious level of competition that WIHS is known for, but to also guarantee a safe competition environment,” said Victoria Lowell, President of WIHS. “We anticipate the same quality of competition that has become synonymous with WIHS in the past. WIHS is a cherished event on the North American show jumping scene, and we are dedicated to adapting to a changing environment and producing a safe and successful event for all those involved.”
The health and safety of WIHS exhibitors, staff, and sponsors is the top priority for WIHS in this unprecedented year. Safety protocols will be enacted to provide as contactless an experience as possible.
Learn more about the COVID-19 precautions and changes being made to WIHS for 2020: https://www.wihs.org/wihs-2020-faq/
Watch the TIEC video on the COVID-19 Action Plan: https://tryon.com/article/tiec-covid-19-basics
2020 WIHS TRAVEL INFORMATION
Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer its Meeting Network® program to WIHS as the Official Airline of WIHS.
Discounted Delta Meeting Network® flights can be booked with WIHS Meeting Event Code: NMUHK.
For information on lodging options, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Washington International Horse Show
Established in 1958, the Washington International Horse Show is one of North America's most prestigious and entertaining equestrian events. WIHS is an official USEF Heritage Competition, 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. For more information, visit wihs.org.
Contact: Lindsay Brock