As of May 28, 2020, HITS Saugerties and the Vermont Summer Festival needed final approval from the USEF to officially go ahead with the running of the Great American Summer Series, a collaboration between HITS and VSF. On June 6, HITS and VSF received that final approval.
Photo by ESI.
The Great American Summer Series will take place July 1 – August 9, offering six weeks of showing and nearly $2 million in prize money. Each week will feature classes for hunters and jumpers, including:
- Three $100,000 Grand Prix
- Three $200,000 Grand Prix
- Three $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derbies
- Two World Championship Hunter Rider weeks
Tom Struzzieri, President and CEO of HITS is thrilled to collaborate with the Vermont Summer Festival, and both organizations “think this summer in Saugerties will knock your socks off.” At Jumper Nation, we agree!