Kids’ Day at the Horse Show

Kids will have the opportunity to participate in a horseless horse show during the annual WIHS Kids' Day. Photo: Alden Corrigan

The Washington International Horse Show Kids’ Day is on Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, in front of the Hotel Monaco, 700 F St. NW. Face painting and other events will be held on the Capital One Arena concourse. Hundreds of children and their families attend. Children participate in more than a dozen hands-on educational and fun activities, including pony rides, the Horseless Horse Show, coloring station, face painting, pony brushing lessons, plus giveaways from Georgetown Cupcake. There’s even a pony kissing booth with Mini Cooper, the mini pony! One adult per child is permitted entry into the arena, free of charge. Tickets will be available for purchase day-of at the arena box office.