2009 HITS Thermal Desert Circuit – I

*Update – 2009 DC I results


2009 Thermal Desert Circuit - IHITS 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
(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 results and info about the 2010 Thermal Desert Circuit – I