*Update – 2009 DC I results
HITS Thermal Desert Circuit I
The first part of the Thermal Desert Circuit a series which runs from Jan through March every year. Held at one of the largest hunter/jumper horse show venues in the US, the Desert Horse Park is 230 acres with 14 competition rings, including a covered ring.
Shopping & Dining
There is also a desert marketplace during the shows selling equestrian wares as well as casual dining options.
Showing ranges from Grand Prix show jumping to classes for novice and experienced riders.
DC I features
- $7,500 PCHA Jimmy Williams Classic
- $5,000 Jr/A-O Jumper Low Classic
- $10,000 Jr/A-O Jumper High Classic
- $25,000 Grand Prix
- $50,000 EMO Grand Prix
No admission charge Tuesday through Saturday. Sunday admission is $5 per person, and children under 12 are free.
January 20 – 25
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
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 results and info about the 2010 Thermal Desert Circuit – I