March 22nd – 24th is definitively the biggest weekend of the winter season with the HITS Equitation Championships happening Friday, the $25,000 Smartpak Grand Prix Friday night, the $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby on Saturday and the Great American $1 Million Grand Prix on Sunday. If you haven’t been out to spectate at HITS Ocala this season, now is the time to head on out to enjoy great equestrian competition in the Ocala Horse Properties’ Stadium!
Week 10 of the 2019 HITS Ocala Winter Circuit featuring Hunter, Jumper, and Equitation classes from Leadline to Grand Prix. Sunday admission is $10 for the Great American $1 Million Grand Prix. There is free parking all weekend and kids 12 and under are free.
The Great American $1 Million Grand Prix will feature 40+ riders based on the Great American Million Rider Rankings. The talent level is world class and the prize money is phenomenal with the 1st place winner taking home the lion share of the loot at $350,000. This competition is going to be fierce!
VIP Day Passes – The Best Way to View the Million Grand Prix
General admission is just $10 per person, but if you want to ensure that you’ve got the best vantage point, and access to food and beverages, then going VIP is your best bet. VIP Day Passes are available for the sixth Annual Great American $1 Million Grand Prix, Sunday, March 24 in the Ocala Horse Properties’ Stadium. Day VIP passes for Sunday only are just $100 per person and include shaded ringside seating by the Ocala Horse Properties’ stadium, buffet luncheon and a cash bar. Click HERE to get your tickets!
For the final list of entries to for the entire weekend, including the equitation finals and the USHJA International Hunter Derby, go to this website link – And note that several grand prix jumper riders, including Brian Moggre, the 17 year old winner of the Live Oak International Grand Prix, is also riding in the hunter derby!
If you’re not able to make it, you can also watch the Great American $1 Million Grand Prix live-streamed by Showhorse TV through THIS LINK.
For more information on the HITS Ocala Post Time Farm and the classes being held in the Ocala Horse Properties’ Stadium, please visit the HITS Show Website or visit their Facebook Page.