National Sunshine Series :: HITS


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 AON HITS Desert Horse Park in Thermal and is rated USEF Premier Hunters and 5* and  6* Jumpers.  Week I features the USHJA HOTY Zone 10 Jumper & Equitation Championships, and the $100,000 Coachella Grand Prix.  Week II is a FEI CSI3*-W competition  featuring the $100,000 FEI Sunshine Series Grand Prix, in addition to a $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, USHJA Zone 9 & 10 Jumper Team Championships, USHJA Zone 9 & 10 Children’s/Adult Hunter Championships, the NCEA West Coast Junior Hunt Seat Medal Finals, the Sunshine Equitation Championships, the CPHA Style of Riding Championships, and the USHJA Zones 9 & 10 Team Jumper Championships. AON 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* October 31 - November 4
   HOTY Jumper & Equitation Championship Zone X  
   $35,000 Coachella Welcome Stake  FEI Friday, November 2
   $40,200 Coachella Classic  FEI Saturday, November 3
   $100,000 Coachella Grand Prix  FEI Sunday, November 4
National Sunshine Series II - FEI CSI 3*-W November 7-11
  USHJA Child & Adult Am. Htr Championship Zones  IX & X  
  USHJA Team Jumper Championship  Zones  IX & X  
   Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ 
   $35,000 Desert Welcome Stake - FEI   Thursday, November 8
   $40,200 Desert Classic - FEI   Friday, November 9
   NCEA Junior Medal Finals    Saturday, November 10
   $100,000 Longines FEI Jumping  World Cup Qualifier Saturday, November 10
   CPHA Style of Riding Championship   Sunday, November 11
   $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby   Sunday, November 11


National Sunshine Series I - FEI CSI 3* Class Listing Schedule Entry
  Draft Schedule   Specs
National Sunshine Series II - FEI CSI 3*-W Class Listing Schedule         Entry
    Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Week Approved FEI Schedule Live Scoring Specs
    USHJA Jumper Team Championship
    Zones  IX&X
Class Listing   Entry
    USHJA Hunter Team Championship
    Zones  IX&X
Class Listing   Entry
NSS Prize List       Prize ListPrintable Version    
Feed & Bedding Form -  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


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