What You Need To Know: 2022 Capital Challenge Horse Show

Oct 3, 2022 - 2:56 PM

The fall indoor season officially kicked off on Thursday, Sept. 29, with equitation weekend at Capital Challenge Horse Show, which continues through Oct. 9 at the Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The action now shifts to the hunters, with the World Championship Hunter Rider challenge classes highlighting this week’s lineup.

The biggest classes for the professionals include the WCHR Professional and Developing Pro Challenge classes on Wednesday. Then the six top-ranked riders (plus the winner of the Pro Challenge if not in the top six) in the national standings will compete in the WCHR Pro Finals on Friday, where the pros will take turns riding different horses.

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Scott Stewart won last year’s WCHR Pro Final. Kimberly Loushin Photo

Juniors and amateurs also will have a turn in 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.

The North American League Finals in hunters and jumpers also are taking place this week during Capital Challenge.

Here’s what you need to know:

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

When: Sept. 29-Oct. 9

Where to watch: usefnetwork.org

You can sign up for a free fan account to watch live with the prom code Capital22

Results: cchs.showmanagementsystem.com

How You Can Follow Along: The Chronicle will be on-site, bringing you gorgeous photos, interviews and more, so check back during the week. You can read about all the winners in the Oct. 24 issue of The Chronicle of the Horse.

Make sure to follow along at coth.com and on FacebookTwitter and Instagram @Chronofhorse.

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