WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship, Presented by TTR Sotheby’s International Realty and the Lowham-Ruzzo Family, Relocates to Upperville, VA, October 19-22

After Three-Year Absence, the Regional Hunter Finals Return to WIHS

The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) Board of Directors announced today the WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship, presented by TTR Sotheby’s International Realty and the Lowham-Ruzzo Family, will relocate to Upperville, VA, on October 19-22, 2023.

The popular four-day competition offers a wide range of hunter, jumper, equitation, and exciting WIHS qualifying classes. Exhibitors, sponsors, vendors, family, and friends will enjoy great sport and hospitality in a picturesque and convenient setting.


  • WIHS Regional Hunter Finals will be held at the Washington International Horse Show, on Monday, October 23
  • Qualifier for WIHS Children’s & Adult Hunter and Jumper Championships at WIHS USHJA Zone 3 Championships
  • Daily hospitality in an exhibitor-friendly atmosphere
  • 12th Annual Laura Pickett Excellence in Horsemanship Award. Nominations will open in September
  • Kelly Wilkinson Coffin returns for fourth year as the official WIHS Regional Horse Show artist
  • Four days of competition recognized by USEF, USHJA (pending approval), VHSA, and MHSA

USHJA Zone 3 Championship

The USHJA Zone 3 Championship will be held on Sunday, October 22, with hunter, jumper, and hunter breeding (Thursday) sections. The top horses in each division, based on total USHJA points, will be invited to compete. Invitations will be sent in early October.

New Vendor and Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Showcase your products and services to exhibitors and spectators on the new vendor row with close proximity to show rings. For options, visit www.wihs.org/vendors.
  • Sponsorships are available at all levels. Contact Lara McPherson at lara@wihs.org for details.

 More To Know

  • WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship Prize List will be available online in August
  • Online entries accepted on horseshowing.com
  • Sign up for text alerts provided by RingSide Pro
  • Pre-order golf carts from United Metro Golf Cart
  • Hotel and camper information will be available online in July
  • Visit Official Photographer Shawn McMillen Photography at shawnmcmillen.com
  • Learn more about the WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship at wihs.org/wihs-regional.
  • The 65th annual Washington International Horse Show will be held October 23-29, at The Show Place Arena, in Upper Marlboro, MD. Learn more at wihs.org.

For more information about WIHS, visit wihs.org, join WIHS on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and YouTube. Tag using #WIHS2023, #FEIWorldCup, and #Longines.

About Washington International Horse Show, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization
Established in 1958, the Washington International Horse Show is one of North America’s most prestigious, competitive, and entertaining equestrian events with competition for international, professional, amateur, junior and child riders. Highlights include the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Washington CSI5*-W for the President’s Cup, the WIHS Equitation Finals and Children’s and Adult Hunter and Jumper Championships, top national hunters, plus popular community, and charity events. WIHS, an official USEF Heritage Competition, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization.  For more information, visit wihs.org.