National Sunshine Series

October 31st - November 11th, 2018

During early November, The National Sunshine Series awards over $1 million in prize money over two weeks in Southern California . The series, at HITS Desert Horse Park in Thermal and is rated USEF Premier Hunters and 5* and  6* Jumpers.  Week I features the USHJA Zone 10 HOTY Jumper & Equitation Championships, the NCEA West Coast Junior Hunt Seat Medal Finals, the $50,000 Sunshine Series Grand Prix, and the West Coast Pony Hunter Final.  Week II is a FEI CSI4* competition  featuring the $200,000 FEI Sunshine Series Grand Prix, in addition to a $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, the Sunshine Equitation Championships, and the USHJA Zones 9 & 10 Team Jumper Championships. HITS Desert Horse Park offers an upscale VIP pavilion offering gourmet cuisine, other restaurant options on the show grounds, and comfortable ringside seating for spectators.

2018 DATES

National Sunshine Series I - FEI CSI 3* Oct. 31 - Nov. 4  
   Zone 10 HOTY Jumper & Equitation Championship    
National Sunshine Series II - FEI CSI 3*-W November 7-11  
   Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Week
   USHJA Team Hunter & Jumper Championship  Zones  IX & X  
   NCEA Junior Medal Finals  Saturday, November 10  
   CPHA Style of Riding Championship Sunday, November 11  
   $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby    


National Sunshine Series I - FEI CSI 3* Specs   Class Listing Schedule Entry
    Draft Schedule    
National Sunshine Series II - FEI CSI 3*-W Specs Class Listing Schedule     Entry
    Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Week   Draft Schedule    
    USHJA Jumper Team Championship – Zones  IX & X   Class Listing   Entry
    USHJA Hunter Team Championship – Zones  IX & X   Class Listing   Entry
NSS Prize List         Prize List - Printable Version    
    Credit Card Form    
Online Feed & Bedding Form   Online Add & Scratch Form    


Enter Online!  HITS now accepts Entries electronically through the Show Management System Entry Portal at no charge to exhibitors. Additional features coming soon!
         Submit your entries Electronically using Equestrian Connect 
– The One Minute Horse Show Entry Service.
  Use Electronic Vet's innovative EVet certificate to submit your horses health requirements to HITS. Keep all of horses vaccine records in one place, without the worry of lost paperwork!



To receive a Prize List click here.


HITS, Inc. 
319 Main Street, Saugerties, NY 12477
845.246.8833  |  Fax: 845.246.6371


HITS Desert Horse Park
85-555 Airport Boulevard, Thermal, CA 92274
760.399.9200  |  Fax: 760.399.1952