2009 HITS Thermal Desert Circuit – III

*Update – 2009 DC III Results


2009 Thermal Desert Circuit - IIIHITS Thermal Desert Circuit III

The third section of the Thermal Desert Circuit, a show series which goes from Jan through March every year. The event is held at one of the grandest hunter/jumper venues in the US, set on 230 acre grounds that include 14 competition rings.

Shopping & Dining
Adjacent to the show is a desert marketplace selling equestrian supplies, fashions, equipment and art. There are also casual dining options.

Showing ranges from Grand Prix show jumping to classes for novice and experienced riders.

DC III features

  • $10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby
  • $15,000 PCHA Jimmy Williams Classic
  • $15,000 Jr/A-O Jumper Low Classic
  • $25,000 Jr/A-O Jumper High Classic
  • $25,000 Grand Prix
  • $50,000 Purina Mills Grand Prix CSI-W

No admission charge Tuesday through Saturday. Sunday admission is $5 per person, and children under 12 are free.


February 3 – 8
8 am to 4 pm


HITS Desert Horse Park – Thermal, California

Find Out More

Contact info for information prior to the start of the horse shows
HITS Horse Shows In The Sun
319 Main St.
Saugerties, NY 12477
(845) 246-8833

Contact info for information during the horse show
HITS Desert Horse Park
85-555 Airport Boulevard
Thermal, California 92274
(760) 399-9200 (during horse shows only)

Be sure to visit the 2009 Equestrian Events Calendar and check back for info about the 2010 HITS Desert Circuit III