Washington International Horse Show (Photo Highlights)
The Washington International Horse Show, one of the leading equestrian events in the country, celebrated its 54th year Oct. 23 through 28 at the Verizon Center, attracting leading horses and riders from around the world with more than $400,000 in prize money. Eighteen-year-old U.S. Olympian Reed Kessler took the major prize with a top finish in the $100,000 President's Cup Grand Prix on Saturday night. The $25,000 Open Jumper Puissance was the highlight class of the preceding evening with a win for 19-year-old Belgian rider Olivier Philippaerts and horse Chicago VH Moleneind. They were the only horse and rider out of six entries to clear a wall of seven feet in height.
View our photo album of the main events of the show by clicking on the photo icons below.