The Capital Challenge Horse Show is held at the Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, MD. The indoor facility boasts internationally acclaimed footing in a 120’ x 240’ ring. The climate-controlled arena has seating for 3000 with a rotunda lined with boutiques.
The outdoor facilities include a 150’ x 300’ show ring with an adjacent schooling ring. Just outside the outdoor show ring sits the “Captain’s Galley” a raised, covered lounge where exhibitors can sit and relax or take advantage of the complementary drinks and snacks. Spectators are welcome to watch both the indoor and outdoor competition free of charge. Bleacher seating is available for the outdoor arena.
In 2012, a 150' x 300' covered arena with European-style sand and fiber footing was added to grounds. It is used for schooling and can serve as an additional show ring in case of inclement weather.
The town of Upper Marlboro is the County Seat of Prince George’s County. It is located just to the east of Washington D.C. near the crossroads of Rt. 301 and Pennsylvania Avenue (RT4). The town, settled around 1695, sits on the Western Branch of the Patuxent River and was named after the first Duke of Marlborough – an ancestor of Winston Churchill.
For more information about the town of Upper Marlboro visit http://uppermarlboromd.gov/
For more information about the Prince George’s Equestrian Center visithttp://www.showplacearena.com/
GPS Address: 14900 Pennsylvania Ave, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772