2009 HITS Desert Circuit VIII

*Update – 2009 DC VIII Results


2009 Thermal Desert Circuit - VIIIHITS Thermal Desert Circuit VIII

The final weekend of the Desert Circuit shows held every year in Thermal, CA January – March. The event is held at a world class facility which covers 230 total acres and provides access to 13 show rings and one covered ring.

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

Shopping & Dining
During show weekends there is a desert marketplace on the grounds also. This is the last weekend may be good deals. The markteplace offers dining and refreshment options too.

DC VI features

  • $10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby
  • R.W. Mutch Equitation Championship
  • $7,500 PCHA Jimmy Williams Classic
  • $15,000 Jr/A-O Jumper Low Classic
  • $25,000 California Horsetrader Jr/A-O Jumper High Classic
  • $25,000 Grand Prix
  • $150,000 Grand Prix

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


March 17 – 22
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 VIII