HITS Returns to Vermont Summer Festival

East Dorset, VT - March 4, 2022 - The six-week USEF Premier/4*-Rated Vermont Summer Festival offers an all-inclusive horse show just outside picturesque Manchester, Vermont, July 6 - August 14, 2022.  The entire family will enjoy this boutique-style competition, which features divisions for every level of equestrian, from the Short Stirrup Classic 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.

Prize List  | Class Listing | Schedule  |  Entry Blanks  |  Enter Online

$40,000 Grand Prix Every Sunday
$25,000 SmartPak Prix (Week VI)
$10,000 SmartPark Open Prix (Week I - V)

Three Sections of Junior/Amateur Jumpers
World Championship Hunter Rider Week (III)
Marshall & Sterling Insurance League Classes & Classics
Equitation Tuesday Shows

$1,000 Puddle Jumper Classic
2' Hunter Derby
Short Stirrup Classic 
 USHJA Outreach Classes

Vermont Summer Special (I), July 6-10
Manchester Summer Festival (II), July 13-17  |  Manchester Classic (III), July 20-24
Valley Classic (IV), July 27 -31  |  Manchester & the Mountains (V), August 3-7
Vermont Summer Celebration (VI), August 10-14

HITS has officially acquired the show licenses for the Vermont Summer Festival with the support of John D. Ammerman and plans for this year's competition include an enhanced VIP 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 2022 experience.
HITS looks forward to seeing you at the Vermont Summer Festival in 2022. Be sure to reserve your stalls early as they will sell out! For more information or questions regarding the series, please contact HITS via email or at 845.246.8833.

The Vermont Summer Festival is pleased to work with a number of Lodging Partners close to both Harold Beebe Farm and the surrounding cities! Check our Accommodations Page soon for a complete list of lodging partners.

Nearby Airports
Albany International Airport (ALB) - Albany, NY
Rutland-Southern Vermont Regional Airport (RUT) - Clarendon, VT

Explore Vermont
Looking for something to do in your free time while you're showing at the Vermont Summer Festival? An Out & About Page for nearby shopping, dining and excursions is coming soon!

Sponsorship Opportunities
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Chris Mayone or Scott Reynolds, or call our Corporate Office at 845.246.8833.