The Green Mountains Beckon at HITS Vermont

East Dorset, VT – May 16, 2022 – The eight-week USEF-rated Vermont Summer Festival offers an all-inclusive horse show just outside picturesque Manchester, Vermont, June 23 – August 13, 2023. Kick off the summer season with two Channel II horse shows, followed by the six weeks of the Vermont Summer Festival. The complete prize list is now available online, so plan your perfect summer today and enter online.

The entire family will enjoy this boutique-style competition, which features divisions for every level of equestrian, from the $750 Bit O’ Straw 2’6” and Tiny Bit O’Straw 2’ Hunter Derbies to the $40,000 weekly Grand Prix. Nestled between the Green and Taconic mountains, and known for its ‘small town charm’ and ‘big city style,’ Manchester boasts spectacular scenery, premium shopping, myriad cultural pursuits, and one of the most popular horse show series in the country.

Plans for this year's competition include an enhanced exhibitor experience, weekly exhibitor parties, and additional food service options. Updates that were made last year, like the impeccable footing, will remain exceptional and when added to the new improvements will make for a memorable 2023 experience.

HITS looks forward to seeing you at the Vermont Summer Festival in 2023. Be sure to reserve your stalls early by entering online or visiting