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Balmoral Park Revival: A look back at Chicago’s iconic horse park
Balmoral Park Revival: A look back at Chicago’s iconic horse park

This is Part Two in a continuing series on the history of Balmoral Park, the newest addition to the HITS family of properties. Catch up on Part One here.

5 Reasons to Spend December through March in Ocala, Florida
5 Reasons to Spend December through March in Ocala, Florida

We love Ocala in the winter! Here are 5 of the reasons we're headed there this December.

Sponsor Spotlight: For the Health of the Horse
Sponsor Spotlight: For the Health of the Horse

“With the stress of competition, climates, and travel, there's not a thing in our program that hasn't

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

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

5 Upgrades Waiting for You at HITS Saugerties
5 Upgrades Waiting for You at HITS Saugerties

Over the winter, we further beautified HITS-on-the-Hudson. How many of these changes have you already noticed?


 

Unpacking Your HITS Saugerties Champion’s Kit: Krause’s Chocolates
Unpacking Your HITS Saugerties Champion’s Kit: Krause’s Chocolates

For over 80 years, the Krause family has been making candy. Learn more about the history of this favorite Saugerties chocolate store!

Balmoral Park Revival: A look back at Chicago’s iconic horse park
Balmoral Park Revival: A look back at Chicago’s iconic horse park

This week, we look at the life of Colonel Matt. J Winn, father of the Kentucky Derky and founder of Balmoral Park, as part of our continuing series on the history of Balmoral Park, the newest addition to the HITS family of properties.

Top 5 Reasons to Show at Chicago’s Iconic Balmoral Park
Top 5 Reasons to Show at Chicago’s Iconic Balmoral Park

There are many reasons equine enthusiasts are excited to visit the new Balmoral Park, which HITS and ShowPlace Production purchased this past May, but we narrowed it down to our top five.

5 Hudson Valley Adventures Close to HITS Saugerties
5 Hudson Valley Adventures Close to HITS Saugerties

The Hudson Valley has so much to offer! Looking for some unique, adventurous ways to spend your downtime this summer? Here are our top 5 Hudson Valley adventures, all within an hour of the showgrounds.

Rider Profile: Mclain Ward, World's No. 1 Rider
Rider Profile: Mclain Ward, World's No. 1 Rider

Three-time Olympian, two-time gold medalist, and now World No. 1 rider McLain Ward seems destined for the Olympics aboard HH Azure.