HITS Culpeper's Fourth Week of Competition has Concluded!

The Winston National - the fourth week of competition for the 2021 HITS Culpeper Series is a wrap at HITS Commonwealth Park! Hunter, Jumper and Equitation classes were in the spotlight throughout the week, with riders and horses looking fantastic in the 'Heart of Virginia's Horse Country'. Winston National was host to USEF-Rated National 4* Hunter/Jumper competition that featured a $10,000 HITS Open Prix, $20,000 HITS Open Prix, and a $1,500 Diamond Mills Hunter Prix. Catch up on all of the winners here!

On Wednesday, the Grand Prix Field hosted the $5,000 HITS Open Welcome where Michael Walton and CAPTAIN CHACCO secured the win in dominating fashion, with a fault-free jump-off in 42.506.
  • 2nd Place: Danny Mahon & HOLY DERMUS PP [46.638]
  • 3rd Place: Mahon & FIREFLY 41 [4-Faults, 73.701]

Samantha Tuerk and QUINN bested the field in Friday's $10,000 HITS Open Prix. One of only two to make the jump-off round, they finished with four-faults in a time of 43.955 to claim the blue ribbon by over three seconds!

  • 2nd Place: Mahon & HOLY DERMUS PP [4-faults, 47.800]
  • 3rd Place: Sara Murphy & RUBENS D'YSIEUX [4-faults, 77.437]



Sunday's $20,000 HITS Open Prix proved challenging to the horses and riders. Macie Atwood and IDEAL DE LA COUTURELLE were the only team to jump cleanly, putting down a time of 83.459 and taking the top spot.

  • 2nd Place: Tuerk & CAMRYN [4-faults, 76.819]
  • 3rd Place: Agustin Rosales & CUPERTINO [4-Faults, 81.724]
Jumper Classic Winners
$1,000 M&S Dever Golf Cars Child/Adult Jumper Classic Low: Debbie Smith & EVIETA
$2,000 M&S/NAL Child/Adult Jumper Classic: Nadia Polyakova & MAYBEL E 
$2,500 Pyranha/NAL Jr/A-O/Am Low Jumper Classic: Kasey Cadle & TRE' DU KERNAT
$4,000 Pyranha Jr/A-O/Am Medium Jumper Classic: Tuerk & QUINN



This week in the Hunter Ring, the featured class was the $1,500 Diamond Mills Hunter Prix. With top scores of 84 and 86 in the first and second rounds respectfully, Alex Johnson and ORIGAMI took the blue ribbon with an impressive total score of 170.

  • 2nd Place: Isabella Bertozzi & COUSTEAU [160]
  • 3rd Place: Amy Zettler & RUTLEDGE [159]
Hunter Classic Winners
$1,000 CWD Junior/A-O Hunter Classic: Rachel Howell & FLIRTATION WALK

$500 M&S/NAL Child/Adult Hunter Classic: Johnson & ORIGAMI

$250 M&S Bit O' Straw Hunter Classic: Lydia Kikolski & MISTAH RIGHT

M&S Novice Child/Adult Hunter Classic: Ella Davidson & ARCTIC LION

Pre-Child/Adult Hunter Classic: Sophia Silvius & WINSOME COURT JESTER
Click here for the full listing of results from the HITS Culpeper Winston National.


Join us for three more weeks of USEF-Rated National/4* shows at historic HITS Commonwealth Park, including a NEW show, the Culpeper Celebration (VII), October 27-31! Settled on 100 acres, Commonwealth Park is where old-school charm meets the modern show experience. With 500 spacious 12' x 12' permanent stalls, six competition rings, and ample lunging and riding areas, to beautiful tree-lined, shaded spaces for grazing, hand-walking or just enjoying the scenery, HITS Culpeper offers horse-friendly comfort and top show management, with competition for every level of rider.
Constitution Classic (V), August 25-29
Culpeper Finals (VI), September 29 - October 3    
NEW WEEK! Culpeper Celebration (VII), October 27-31
$35,000 Open Jumper Division
Jr/A-O/Am Jumper Classics at 1.20m, 1.30m, & 1.40m

Weekly $20,000 Open Prix 

Junior, Amateur-Owner, and Pony Hunter Classics
Culpeper Equitation Classic

Marshall & Sterling League Classes and Classics