2013 Exhibitor Special Events You Missed
May 18-19

Official Qualifying Competition for the 2013 Adequan FEI North American Junior & Young Riders Championships, the 2013 USEF National Pony Rider Championships, 2013 Massey Ferguson/USEF National Junior and Young Rider Championships and the 2013 USEF Brentina Cup Championships. Official Qualifying Competition for the 2013 Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage Championships, USEF National Developing Horse Prix St Georges Championship and US EF National Developing Grand Prix Championship. 2013 GAIG/USDF Qualifier.

May 22-26
HITS-on-the-Hudson I
Thursday, May 23

$25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix giveaways from
ECE Equestrian Co.

ECE Equestrian Co. will provide the winner of each $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix during HITS-on-the-Hudson one of its extremely popular riding shirts! Éce Equestrian Co. shirts provide comfort in extreme heat, elasticity without losing form, are machine washable and quick-drying, versatile for any athletic sports and for everyday life.


 

Sunday, May 26

Dennis Kenny Law Offices Groom's Award
1:30 pm

The Dennis Kenny Law Offices Groom's Award will be presented each Sunday during the Parade of Champions in the Strongid® C 2X Grand Prix Stadium. The groom's award is designed to recognize the outstanding and vital contribution grooms make to the equestrian industry. The winning groom each week will receive a special prize courtesy of Dennis Kenny Law Office.

May 29 - June 2
HITS-on-the-Hudson II
Thursday, May 30

$25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix giveaways from
ECE Equestrian Co.

ECE Equestrian Co. will provide the winner of each $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix during HITS-on-the-Hudson one of its extremely popular riding shirts! Éce Equestrian Co. shirts provide comfort in extreme heat, elasticity without losing form, are machine washable and quick-drying, versatile for any athletic sports and for everyday life.


Saturday, June 1

Cherry Blossoms Fashion Show
HITS Bar & Grill
6 pm

On Saturday, June 1, beautiful models will walk the runway at the HITS Bar & Grill when Saugerties' Cherry Blossoms Boutique hosts a fashion show at 6:00 pm. Cherry Blossoms, located on Partition Street in the heart of the Village of Saugerties, offers a beautiful collection of fine clothing, shoes, sportswear and accessories that transition perfectly from day to night, season to season.


 

Sunday, June 2

Dennis Kenny Law Offices Groom's Award
1:30 pm

The Dennis Kenny Law Offices Groom's Award will be presented each Sunday during the Parade of Champions in the Strongid® C 2X Grand Prix Stadium. The groom's award is designed to recognize the outstanding and vital contribution grooms make to the equestrian industry. The winning groom each week will receive a special prize courtesy of Dennis Kenny Law Office.

June 5-9
HITS-on-the-Hudson III

Saturday & Sunday, June, 8-9

The winners of the Devoucoux Hunter Prix and the HITS Hunter Prix will receive a $200 gift certificate for the Le Fash show shirting and polo shirting collections. Le Fash is the first-ever crossover clothing brand suitable for equestrian competition and the fashion forward. They fill the void between standardized riding attire and high-end, equestrian-inspired sportswear by creating one product line that can cross seamlessly into both markets. For more information on Le Fash and their products, visit LeFashNY.com


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Sunday, June 9

Purina Animal Nutrition
Kids' Day

presented by Purina Animal Nutrition
Noon - 2 pm

Purina Animal Nutrition closes out the Spring series of shows with the highly anticipated Purina Animal Nutrition Kids' Day.  The day of family fun will provide a host of activities for everyone to enjoy. Festivities start at about Noon, so don't miss it!

 

Sunday, June 9

Dennis Kenny Law Offices Groom's Award
1:30 pm


The Dennis Kenny Law Offices Groom's Award will be presented each Sunday during the Parade of Champions in the Strongid® C 2X Grand Prix Stadium. The groom's award is designed to recognize the outstanding and vital contribution grooms make to the equestrian industry. The winning groom each week will receive a $25 gift card for the HITS Restaurant, courtesy of Dennis Kenny Law Offices of Kingston, NY.

June 15-16

Official Qualifying Competition for the 2013 Adequan FEI North American Junior & Young Riders Championships, the 2013 USEF National Pony Rider Championships, 2013 Massey Ferguson/USEF National Junior and Young Rider Championships and the 2013 USEF Brentina Cup Championships.
Official Qualifying Competition for the 2013 Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage Championships, USEF National Developing Horse Prix St Georges Championship and USEF National Developing Grand Prix Championship. 2013 GAIG/USDF Qualifier.

June 27-30
July 12-14
July 12-14

Dressage 4 Kids

Lendon Gray and Dressage4Kids, Inc. present the 15th Annual Youth Dressage Festival. USDF Region 8 Youth Team Competition. Qualifying Show for the 2013 Children of the Americas Dressage Invitational (CADI).

July 17-21
HITS-on-the-Hudson IV

Le Fash "Wear It & Win It Challenge"


During the Devoucoux Hunter Prix, Le Fash New York will provide some extra excitement when they host the "Wear It & Win It Challenge". Any rider competing in the Devoucoux Hunter Prix who wins the class and is wearing a Le Fash riding shirt will win a prize courtesy of the one of the hottest riding companies in the industry!


Charles Owen Helmet awareness week

Charles Owen is pleased to partner with HITS to host “Helmet Awareness Week” July 19-21. Charles Owen encourages riders to stop by their tent located at vendor row and make a pledge to always ride safe. A signature promises that you will wear a helmet during every ride, every time. It will also enter you into a drawing for a free Charles Owen helmet. You can also check out the latest styles, colors and piping options, get a custom fitting, and try
on a Charles Owen helmet to feel the difference over 100 years of innovation can make.

Thursday, July 18

$25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix giveaways from
ECE Equestrian Co.

ECE Equestrian Co. will provide the winner of each $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix during HITS-on-the-Hudson one of its extremely popular riding shirts! Éce Equestrian Co. shirts provide comfort in extreme heat, elasticity without losing form, are machine washable and quick-drying, versatile for any athletic sports and for everyday life.


Friday, July 19

Le Fash Trunk Show

In preparation for the Le Fash Wear it & Win it Challenge, one of the hottest riding shirt companies in the industry will host a trunk show on the show grounds. Riders showing in the Devoucoux Hunter prix this week will have one last chance to stock up on Le Fash products before the highly anticipated Le Fash Wear it & Win it Challenge.


Saturday & Sunday, July 20-21

The winners of the Devoucoux Hunter Prix and the HITS Hunter Prix will receive a $200 gift certificate for the Le Fash show shirting and polo shirting collections. Le Fash is the first-ever cross over clothing brand suitable for equestrian competition and the fashion forward. They fill the void between standardized riding attire and high end equestrian inspired sportswear by creating one product line that can cross seamlessly into both markets. For more information on Le Fash and their products, visit LeFashNY.com

 

Sunday, July 21

Dennis Kenny Law Offices Groom's Award
1:30 pm


The Dennis Kenny Law Offices Groom's Award will be presented each Sunday during the Parade of Champions in the Strongid® C 2X Grand Prix Stadium. The groom's award is designed to recognize the outstanding and vital contribution grooms make to the equestrian industry. The winning groom each week will receive a a $25 gift card for the HITS Restaurant, courtesy of Dennis Kenny Law Offices of Kingston, NY.

July 23
HITS-on-the-Hudson Tuesday Local Member Show
July 24-28
HITS-on-the-Hudson V
Thursday, July 25

$25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix giveaways from
ECE Equestrian Co.

ECE Equestrian Co. will provide the winner of each $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix during HITS-on-the-Hudson one of its extremely popular riding shirts! Éce Equestrian Co. shirts provide comfort in extreme heat, elasticity without losing form, are machine washable and quick-drying, versatile for any athletic sports and for everyday life.


 

Sunday, June 28

Dennis Kenny Law OfficesGroom's Award
1:30 pm


The Dennis Kenny Law Offices Groom's Award will be presented each Sunday during the Parade of Champions in the Strongid® C 2X Grand Prix Stadium. The groom's award is designed to recognize the outstanding and vital contribution grooms make to the equestrian industry. The winning groom each week will receive a a $25 gift card for the HITS Restaurant, courtesy of Dennis Kenny Law Offices of Kingston, NY.

 
Saturday & Sunday, July 27-28

Katherine’s Beauty Weekend
Ladies get ready for week V of HITS-on-the-Hudson!

Katherine Cosmetics is proud to sponsor all of the Adult Equitation Divisions on July 27 and July 28. Katherine Cosmetics is a luxury travel friendly brand filled with innovation and packaged in the highest quality design. It is inspired by the beauty of history and travel in the lives of four generations of Katherine’s!  
The Champion of each Adult Equitation Divisions receives a Katherine Cosmetics Everyday Beauty Collection!

 
Saturday & Sunday, July 27-28

The winners of the Devoucoux Hunter Prix and the HITS Hunter Prix will receive a $200 gift certificate for the Le Fash show shirting and polo shirting collections. Le Fash is the first-ever cross over clothing brand suitable for equestrian competition and the fashion forward. They fill the void between standardized riding attire and high end equestrian inspired sportswear by creating one product line that can cross seamlessly into both markets. For more information on Le Fash and their products, visit LeFashNY.com

July 29 - 31
US Junior Hunter National Championship
July 29-31

This competition is designed to encourage and promote the basic training and development of Junior Riders.
 
Tuesday, July 30

Dinner & Dancing at Diamond Mills Tavern
Tuesday Evening 7 pm

Junior Hunter riders and their guests are invited for an evening of celebration.

July 31 - August 4
HITS-on-the-Hudson VI
Thursday, August 1

$25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix giveaways from
ECE Equestrian Co.

ECE Equestrian Co. will provide the winner of each $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix during HITS-on-the-Hudson one of its extremely popular riding shirts! Éce Equestrian Co. shirts provide comfort in extreme heat, elasticity without losing form, are machine washable and quick-drying, versatile for any athletic sports and for everyday life.


Friday, August 2
Attention Childrens Hunter Pony Finals riders!
There will be an exhibitor party sponsored by Horse Flight
at Puttin Plus from 6 to 8 on friday night.

Go Carts
Mini Golf
Batting Cages and much more!

Please see Chris Mayone is the Verizon Club for a wristband to get in!


Saturday & Sunday, August 3-4

The winners of the Devoucoux Hunter Prix and the HITS Hunter Prix will receive a $200 gift certificate for the Le Fash show shirting and polo shirting collections. Le Fash is the first-ever cross over clothing brand suitable for equestrian competition and the fashion forward. They fill the void between standardized riding attire and high end equestrian inspired sportswear by creating one product line that can cross seamlessly into both markets. For more information on Le Fash and their products, visit LeFashNY.com

Saturday, August 3

Ice Cream / Cupcake Social
2 pm

 

 

 

Sunday, August 4

Dennis Kenny Law Offices Groom's Award
1:30 pm


The Dennis Kenny Law Offices Groom's Award will be presented each Sunday during the Parade of Champions in the Strongid® C 2X Grand Prix Stadium. The groom's award is designed to recognize the outstanding and vital contribution grooms make to the equestrian industry. The winning groom each week will receive a $25 gift card for the HITS Restaurant, courtesy of Dennis Kenny Law Offices of Kingston, NY.

August 3-4
HITS Children's Hunter Pony Finals
A multi-phase competition held over two days, providing the Children's Pony rider experience in a finals-type setting.
August 16-18

Centerline Events at HITS on the Hudson presents CDI-W/CDI1*/Y/J/P, with East Coast Riders Cup, East Coast Pony Cup, Bluegrass Bear Adult Amateur Challenge, sponsored by Renee Isler, and CLE's open show. Official Qualifying Competition for the 2014 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Riders Championships, the 2013 USEF National Pony Rider Championships, 2013 Massey Ferguson/USEF National Junior and Young Rider Championships and the 2013 USEF Brentina Cup Championships. 2013 GAIG/USDF Regional Qualifier for Region Eight. A Benefit for the Mitchell Equine Retirement Farm.

August 28 - September 1
HITS-on-the-Hudson VII
Thursday, August 27

$25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix giveaways from
ECE Equestrian Co.

ECE Equestrian Co. will provide the winner of each $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix during HITS-on-the-Hudson one of its extremely popular riding shirts! Éce Equestrian Co. shirts provide comfort in extreme heat, elasticity without losing form, are machine washable and quick-drying, versatile for any athletic sports and for everyday life.


 

Sunday, September 1

Dennis Kenny Law Offices Groom's Award
1:30 pm


The Dennis Kenny Law Offices Groom's Award will be presented each Sunday during the Parade of Champions in the Strongid® C 2X Grand Prix Stadium. The groom's award is designed to recognize the outstanding and vital contribution grooms make to the equestrian industry. The winning groom each week will receive a $25 gift card for the HITS Restaurant, courtesy of Dennis Kenny Law Offices of Kingston, NY.

2013 Exhibitor Special Events
September 4-8
HITS-on-the-Hudson VIII Championship Weekend
September 4-7

USHJA Childrens & Adult Amateur Jumper Regional Championships - North Region Zones 1,2,5

Wednesday: First Individual Qualifier
Thursday: Team Competition & Second Individual Qualifier
Saturday: Final Individual Championship
     
Sunday Schedule of events: HITS Championship Weekend!
September 8 - Spectator gates open at 8 am
8 am
$250,000 Hunter Prix Final
HITS $250,000 Hunter Prix Final will be the culmination of more than 30 qualifying 3' Hunter Prix events that have taken place at all HITS horse shows leading up to Championship Weekend. Be here when this year's top Junior and Amateur riders come together for a one-of-a-kind Final offering the world's second richest Hunter
purse!
 
11 am
Diamond Mills $500,000 Hunter Prix Final
The third-annual Diamond Mills $500,000 Hunter Prix Final will be the culmination of more than 30 qualifying 3'3” Devoucoux Hunter Prix events that have taken place at all HITS horse shows leading up to Championship Weekend.
Be here when this year's top Professional, Junior and Amateur riders come together to compete for the world's richest Hunter purse!
 
  1:30 pm
Grand Prix Opening Ceremonies
 
2 pm

Zoetis $1 Million Grand Prix
Order-of-go | Course
Watch it - Click here

The Zoetis $1 Million Grand Prix is the crown jewel of American show jumping and the cornerstone of the HITS show season. With 54 qualifying Grand Prix and hundreds
of riders from around the world vying for a spot, this class represents the very best in equestrian sport.

 
  4 pm
Grand Prix Awards Ceremony
 
  4:30 pm
General Admission seating for the concert
opens in the Main Hunter Arena
 
  4:45 pm
FAMILY Big $$$ Raffle Drawing
 

Photo courtesy of the Bardavon
5 pm Championship Weekend concludes with
a concert by country music legends

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell!

The Zoetis $1 Million Grand Prix is the crown jewel of American show jumping and the cornerstone of the HITS show season. With 54 qualifying Grand Prix and hundreds of riders from around the world vying for a spot, this class represents the very best in equestrian sport.
 

Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 the day-of at the gate
and include entry to all of Sunday's events. Children 12
and under admitted for FREE with a paid adult ticket!

Tickets on Sale Now at the Hits Corporate Office:
319 Main Street, Saugerties (845.246.8833) and at ticketmaster.com (800.745.3000).

   
 
September 11-15
September 11-15

Marshall & Sterling Insurance League National Finals

Friday, September 13
YEAR-END AWARDS BANQUET
Diamond Mills Hotel - Partition St, Saugerties

Join the Marshall & Sterling Insurance League in recognizing and clebrating this year's winners! This special evening will feature the presentation of the Year-End Awards to the top ten in each division
6:30 pm - Dinner Buffet
7:15 - Awards Presentation
Music and Dancing to follow

Saturday, September 14
Cupcake Social
at the covered seating area outside of the HITS Restaurant

September 19-22


September 19-22

New England Dressage Association
Fall Festival of Dressage


The Festival consists of four competitions featuring 600 horses competing in classes from Training Level, the first step on the dressage ladder, to Grand Prix, the pinnacle of the sport as seen in the Olympic Games.

 
For information prior to the horse shows, please contact:
HITS, Inc. | 319 Main St, Saugerties, NY 12477

info@HitsShows.com | HitsShows.com
845.246.8833 |
fax: 845.246.6371

For information during the horse shows, please contact:
HITS-on-the-Hudson | 454 Washington Ave Ext, Saugerties, NY 12477
info@HitsShows.com | HitsShows.com
845.246.5515 | fax: 845.246.2289

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