Media Credentials Available for the 2017 AIG $1 Million Grand Prix in Thermal, California 

SAUGERTIES, NEW YORK (February 24, 2017): HITS, Inc. is pleased to announce the Media Credentials Application is now available online for the fifth-annual AIG $1 Million Grand Prix on Sunday, March 19, in Thermal, CA. 

To view and complete the official Media Credentials Application, click here.  Deadline to submit is Friday, March 10. 

As the first jewel in the HITS Triple Crown of Show Jumping, the highly-acclaimed AIG Million will still serve as the captivating finish of the HITS Coachella Desert Circuit on Sunday, March 19, 2017. New in 2017, course height will be set at 1.50m, as opposed to a 1.60m as in previous years. Also new for this year's class, the top 20 riders who qualify for the AIG Million will be eligible to ride two horses in the class.

Media interested in covering the AIG $1 Million Grand Prix competition at HITS Desert Horse Park are to complete and submit all required materials by Friday, March 10 to Kayla Cherry at

Press will have access to ringside seating, a press lounge and wireless internet. For more information on HITS Desert Horse Park, the HITS Coachella Desert Circuit, and the AIG $1 Million Grand Prix, please visit
About HITS, Inc.
HITS, Inc. produces high-quality, international-level hunter/jumper horse shows. Based in upstate New York in the Village of Saugerties, HITS has been producing shows since 1982 and is now a nationwide company with world-class circuits in California, Florida, Arizona, New York, and Virginia.

While hosting the richest weekend in show jumping at HITS-on-the-Hudson, HITS also formed the Triple Crown of Show Jumping. This includes the AIG $1 Million Grand Prix in Thermal, California, the Great American $1 Million Grand Prix in Ocala, Florida and Saugerties $1 Million Grand Prix FEI CSI-5* in Saugerties, New York.

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