RIDE TV Renews HITS Equestrian Show Jumping Television Partnership

Saugerties, NY (March 11, 2016): HITS, Inc. is pleased to announce its continued partnership with RIDE TV in bringing world-class equestrian entertainment to television viewers everywhere, for the fifth consecutive year.

As part of a new multi-year agreement, RIDE TV will once again deliver coverage of HITS Horse Show’s premiere Grand Prix events to all DISH Network subscribers, where the network recently launched on channel 248 on the America’s Top 250 package as well as on FIOS, and numerous cable providers throughout the U.S. As the Official Television Partner of HITS, RIDE TV will make highlighted HITS events more accessible to the public.

RIDE TV is proud to once again partner with the premier producer of equine events in North America. HITS hosts world-class events attended by some of the greatest horsemen and women in the world, riding the some of the best equine athletes in the world," said RIDE TV President, Craig Morris. "The shows take place at the most impressive venues in the U.S., with some of the largest prize money available. It is exactly what RIDE TV wants to bring to our viewers, and partnering with HITS allows us to do just that—we are proud to be associated with this kind of equine excellence."

RIDE TV will air the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup CSIO 4*, presented by Edge Brewing Barcelona, held last month at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, Florida, on March 17 at 9/8c. RIDE TV will also air one hour specials featuring the AIG $1 Million Grand Prix events in Thermal, California, the Great American $1 Million Grand Prix events in Ocala, Florida, as well as one hour shows featuring the Saugerties $1 Million Grand Prix events in Saugerties, New York.

“HITS’ partnership with RIDE TV continues to be a natural fit,” said HITS President and CEO Tom Struzzieri. “Together, HITS and RIDE TV will deliver the sport of show jumping to the masses and give national attention to a well-deserved division of athletes. This confirms our commitment to growing the recognition of horse sports in the United States.”

Producing the television coverage for HITS and RIDE TV,  will once again be HITS’ Official Broadcast Partner A Good Show; creators of quality, progressive network and cable sports and entertainment television.
For more information on RIDE TV and DISH Network subscriptions, please visit https://ridetv.com/
About Ride Television Network, Inc.
Ride Television Network, Inc. is a privately held corporation based in Fort Worth, Texas.  The company was formed in 2011 for the purpose of launching a 24-hour, high definition, television network.  RIDE TV launched on October 1, 2014 in the United States and is now available internationally.  The network features high-quality television programming showcasing both English and Western disciplines and lifestyles and includes live events, reality shows, talk shows, children’s programming, documentaries, and other great programming.  For more information about RIDE TV, please visit www.ridetv.com.
About A Good Show
A Good Show is a consortium of some of television’s most creative and innovative visionaries, producing high quality, cutting edge network and cable sports and entertainment television shows. AGS represents a powerful global production capability with experience and resources on all continents, and all of today’s many distribution outlets and opportunities. Whether live, short-turn-around or post-produced, AGS captures the athletic experience, world-class performance and superior quality product that best represents the essence of respect for athlete, sport and brand. Combining the thrilling and exciting action and drama of athletic competition with storytelling and hero building, AGS’ coverage is both entertaining, and educational. AGS’ forte is extreme, extraordinary outdoor event coverage with difficult logistical details and leverages over 37 years of media experience with all business aspects of production, distribution, social media capitalization, sponsor relations, and marketing/branding initiatives. For more information visit www.agoodshow.tv.


About HITS, Inc.
HITS, Inc. produces high-quality, international-level hunter/jumper horse shows. Based in upstate New York in the Village of Saugerties, HITS has been producing shows since 1982 and is now a nationwide company with world-class circuits in California, Florida, Arizona, New York, and Virginia.

While hosting the richest weekend in show jumping at HITS-on-the-Hudson, HITS also formed the Triple Crown of Show Jumping. This includes the AIG $1 Million Grand Prix, presented by MortgageCall, in Thermal, California, the Great American $1 Million Grand Prix in Ocala, Florida and Canadian Pacific $1 Million Grand Prix FEI CSI-5*, presented by Wells Fargo, in Saugerties, New York.

For more information and a complete schedule of classes and events, visit www.HitsShows.com. Stay connected with HITS! Join us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Media should contact the HITS Media Team at 845.246.8833 or e-mail media_info@HitsShows.com.