Hanna Powers, a sophomore at the Madeira School, has been riding horses since she was 6 years old. (Kitson Jazynka /For The Washington Post)

What: The 54th annual Washington International Horse Show

When: Through Sunday

Where: Verizon Center, 601 F Street NW, Washington

Cost: Children 12 and younger get in free to daytime events. Kids’ Day on Saturday is free for everyone and takes place on a closed street just outside Verizon Center.

For more information: www.wihs.org (Ask a parent or other adult before going online).

Want to learn to ride?

The Washington area has many places where kids can learn to ride. Your parents could go online to find out about classes at these area stables.

Meadowbrook Stables (Chevy Chase)

Potomac Horse Center (Potomac)

Rock Creek Park Horse Center (Washington)

Wheaton Park Stables (Wheaton)

Woodlawn Stables (Alexandria)