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5 Ways to Beat the Heat on the Hudson River This Summer
5 Ways to Beat the Heat on the Hudson River This Summer

Let’s face it – it’s hot outside. Luckily, the brand-new Saugerties Steamboat Company provides Saugerties residents and visitors unprecedented opportunities to access and enjoy the riverfront. Here are a few of our favorite outdoor adventures to help you stay active – and cool – all summer.

6 Things to Do in the Hudson Valley During HITS-on-the-Hudson IV
6 Things to Do in the Hudson Valley During HITS-on-the-Hudson IV

Looking to unwind this week after a day in the show ring? We've got you covered.

Our 6 Favorite Movies About Horses
Our 6 Favorite Movies About Horses

Here at HITS, we’ve always loved anything to do with horses, even fictional ones. We polled HITS

Rider Profile: Gavin Moylan
Rider Profile: Gavin Moylan

“I’ve been in love with riding since I was 12 years old,” says Gavin Moylan, who last Sunday won the  $30,000 HITS Grand Prix in Culpeper.

Our Top 5 Photos of the Week
Our Top 5 Photos of the Week

Every week, we'll count down our favorite photos of life at HITS. Here are our top five!

5 HITS Hacks to Save Time and Money
5 HITS Hacks to Save Time and Money

Let’s face it, the equestrian life can be complicated.  We’ve already shown you how to keep things tidy and functional at the barn.  Today we’ll show you how to stay cool and collected on the HITS showgrounds. Plenty of wonderful products and horsey hacks will keep you looking and feeling like blue-ribbon material.

3 Horses That Changed History
3 Horses That Changed History

Is anyone truly great without a great horse by their side? Today we look at some of the most famous horses in history – and the humans who loved them. 

Our Top 5 Photos of the Week
Our Top 5 Photos of the Week

Every week, we'll count down our favorite photos of life at HITS. Here are our top 5!

Our 5 Favorite Books About Horses
Our 5 Favorite Books About Horses

We polled HITS staff and asked them which books about horses made the biggest impact on their lives as horse people. Here are a few of the books that made us fall in love with riding all over again.

Make the Most of Saugerties
Make the Most of Saugerties

When you’re at a horseshow, it’s easy to forget there is a world outside of the show grounds. Every so often, though, something comes up – maybe it’s a cold, a chipped nail, or a bad hair day. We have the solution. Here’s your guide to making the most of Saugerties, New York, from hair salons to hardware stores.