“WIHS Goes Western” at MARS Barn Night

“WIHS Goes Western” at MARS Barn Night

The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), in partnership with MARS, has an exciting lineup of activities for its “WIHS Goes Western”-themed MARS Barn Night taking place Thursday, October 26, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. at The Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.  

Howdy, Horse Lovers!

The Washington International Horse Show in partnership with MARS, invites barns and other horse-loving clubs and groups for some rootin’-tootin’ fun at WIHS Goes Western Barn Night on Thursday, October 26, 2023.

Round up your friends, get creative, have some fun and enter the Barn Night group contests for a chance to win great prizes!

All groups must complete a 2023 Barn Night Registration Form for the opportunity to enter contests, win prizes, be recognized at WIHS, and more!

Barn Night Tickets

  • For ticket information, visit WIHS Tickets.
  • For Barn Night group tickets, use the Barn Night Group form to simplify the ordering process with the box office.

Barn Night Contests
Contests each have champion and reserve champion winners.

  • Largest Group Contest – Top Prize: Dover Saddlery shopping spree
  • Best Group Costume Contest – Top Prize: Top Jock grooming box
  • Group Traveling Farthest To Barn Night  Top Prize: Surprise!
  • Best ‘Wanted Poster’ Contest (human or not) – Top Prize: Top Jock Oak-framed Wipeboard
  • Best of the West Video – Top Prize: Top Turnout Clinic with Ruthann Smith
  • Best Decorated Reusable Water Bottle – Top Prize: Surprise Prize from Green is the New Blue

How to Enter

  • Register your barn or group (only one registration per group): 2023 Barn Night Registration Form
  • Read the contest details and rules: Barn Night Packet
  • Select contests to enter (enter as many as many as you wish!)
  • Have fun! Create your contest entries
  • Submit your entries by the deadline, Thursday, October 19. All details are available in the Barn Night Packet.
  • For more information, contact Lara@wihs.org

Thank you to our Barn Night Sponsors and Partners!

MARS, Dover Saddlery, Green is the New Blue, Lucky Braids, Navigators Global, Top Jock, The Equiery