Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023

What You Need To Know: 2019 Capital Challenge Horse Show



After months of qualifying shows, the fall indoor season is officially underway. It kicked off Friday, Sept. 27, with Capital Challenge‘s equitation weekend, but there’s still plenty happening. Riders have converged in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, for the chance to vie for glory in the World Champion Hunter Rider challenge classes. Competition continues through Sunday, Oct. 6.

Some of the biggest classes of the show run Wednesday and Friday nights when professionals go head-to-head for bragging rights (and money), first in the WCHR Professional and Developing Pro Challenge classes on Wednesday, then in the WCHR Pro Finals—the class where pros take turns riding each others’ other horses.

But the pros aren’t the only ones under the spotlight. There are challenge classes for everyone from children’s hunters to the 3’6″ divisions. You can read about all of the WCHR classes offered here.

Liza Boyd has won the WCHR Pro Final two years in a row. Can she make it three? Tori Repole Photo

Here’s what you need to know:

Where: Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, Maryland 

When: Sept. 27-Oct. 6 from 7:30 a.m.


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