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HITS Coachella Desert Circuit


HITS Coachella Desert Circuit features eight weeks of USEF Premier-rated Hunters and 5*/6* Jumpers with total prizes of nearly $3 million. Spanning nine weeks (with one off-week) in late January through mid-March, the circuit draws thousands of equestrians to the premier Southern California show grounds. The Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Thermal and the annual AIG $1 Million Grand Prix highlight this circuit, and in 2017, HITS will feature two $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derbies (Week IV & VIII) 

HITS Desert Horse Park is located just 45 minutes from Palm Springs. After setting roots in Indio, California, in the mid-1990s, the shows moved to the HITS Desert Horse Park in Thermal in 2007. In 2013, HITS held its first AIG $1 Million Grand Prix, a tradition that continues today. 

2017 DATES 

DC I January 17-22 USEF Premier / 5*
DC II January 24-29 USEF Premier / 5*
DC III January 31 - February 5 USEF Premier / 5*
DC IV February 7-12 USEF Premier / 6*
   FEI CSI3*-W Longines World Cup™ Jumping Returns to HITS Coachella
   featuring the $100,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Qualifier
Off-Week February 14-19  
DC V February 21-26 USEF Premier / 5*
DC VI February 28 - March 5USEF Premier / 5*
DC VII March 7-12 USEF Premier / 5*
DC VIII - featuring the March 14-19 USEF Premier / 6*
   AIG $1 Million Grand PrixSunday, March 19  
     
National Sunshine Series I November 1-5  
National Sunshine Series II November 8-12  

 

Earlier Event: January 17
Thermal, CA
Later Event: January 21
Annual Installation Kick-off Gala