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HITS Desert Circuit


The HITS Desert Circuit takes place Jan. 19-March 20, culminating in the $100,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby on Saturday, March 19 followed by the AIG $1 Million Grand Prix on Sunday. A $350,000 HITS Thermal Grand Prix CSI-5* and FEI CSI-W3* Longines World Cup Jumping are among the many highlights of this series, which draws […]

HITS Ocala Winter Circuit


With 10 consecutive weeks of USEF-rated shows and a wide range of hunter/jumper classes that will offer more than $3 million in prize money, the HITS Winter Circuit in Ocala, FL, has become a destination showplace. The Jan. 19-March 27 series tops out in March with the  Great American $1 Million Grand Prix (one of three million-dollar grand […]

Rockin’ Rio USET Gala Benefits Olympic Riders


Patti Scialfa and Bruce Springsteen serve as honorary chairpersons for the equestrian party of the season: the United States Equestrian Team Foundation’s Rocin’ Rio, a fundraiser for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event, which takes place Friday, January 22, in Wellington, FL, will channel resources to for training […]

Longines Global Champions Tour Final


All eyes turn to Doha as preparations are made ahead of the final 2015 Longines Global Champions Tour showdown, set against the stunning backdrop of Al Shaqab, one of the most beautiful and prestigious equestrian venues in the world. The final round of competition, which will see one of the most exciting show jumping deciders […]

Las Vegas National


Show jumping comes to the city that never sleeps Nov. 10-15, when the Las Vegas National Horse Show touches down at the South Point Equestrian Arena. In addition to the North American League Hunter and Jumper Finals, the Las Vegas National is one of only 14 North American horse shows to host a Longines FEI World […]

Horse & Harvest Fest

LAPD Mounted Unit is honored by Taking the Reins at its annual 2015 Horse & Harvest on Nov. 8.

Taking the Reins a non-profit equestrian program in Los Angeles that helps at-risk young women, hosts its annual Horse & Harvest Festival 2015, honoring the Los Angeles Police Department’s Mounted Unit. The event takes place Nov. 8, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the group’s headquarters, 3919 Rigali Ave, Los Angeles. In addition to food, fun, music and horses, the Fest will feature live performances […]

National Sunshine Series


The National Sunshine I and National Sunshine II were reinvented last year, when the shows formerly known as the LA Preview and the LA National were purchased from Langer Equestrian Group, relocating them from the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank, CA, to the HITS Desert Horse Park in Thermal. More than $1 million in prize money will be […]

Breeders’ Cup


The Breeders’ Cup takes place Oct. 30-31 at Keenland, in Lexington, KY. It is the richest two days in sports, with $26 million paid out in purses and awards over the entire weekend. Thirteen races comprise the schedule, with NBC Sports broadcasting live from the event. Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is among those competing in […]

Sportel International


The new Olympic Channel for the 2016 games will be the focus of a session at Sportel International, Tuesday, Oct. 13,  at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. The session,  “The Olympic Channel: A Win-Win for Sport and Sports Media,” will examine the strategies the Olympic Channel management and International Federations have to more deeply engage audiences […]

Furusiyya FEI Nation’s Cup Jumping Final


Twenty-two nations and 19 teams will compete for global recognition at the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final, hosted by CSIO Barcelona for the third year in a row. CSIO Barcelona 2015 will take place at the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona from the Sept. 24–27.  Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, […]

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