HITS Ocala Winter Circuit: Class Listing & Entries Released

The HITS Ocala Winter Circuit is fast approaching and preparations have already begun for HITS to make their return to HITS Post Time Farm. Make your plans to spend your winter in the ‘Horse Capital of the World’ with the two-week HITS Ocala Holiday Series, December 9-20, 2020, and the HITS Ocala Winter Circuit, January 19 – March 28, 2021.

This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the HITS Ocala Winter Circuit and with that we look forward to celebrating ’40 Years of the Million Dollar Dream’! The HITS Ocala Winter Circuit will once again feature 12-weeks of USEF-Rated Hunter/Jumper competition with bi-weekly Grand Prix, Hunter Prix and more.

2021 HITS Ocala Winter Circuit Dates

Class Listing  |  Please note: Schedule and complete Prize List will be available soon.

  • Ocala January Classic (I): January 19-24  |  Entry
  • Ocala January Festival (II): January 26-31  |  Entry
  • Ocala Premiere (III): February 2-7  |  Entry
  • Ocala Winter Classic (IV): February 9-14  | $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby!Entry
  • Ocala Winter Festival (V): February 16-21 | $200,000 Ocala Electric Utility Grand Prix, $25,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby! |  Entry
  • Ocala Masters (VI): February 23-28  | USHJA Zone 4 Handy Hunter Challenge!Entry
  • Ocala Tournament (VII): March 2-7 | $25,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby!  |  Entry
  • Ocala Winter Finals (VIII): March 9-14 | World Championship Hunter Rider Week, $25,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby!  |  Entry
  • Ocala Winter Celebration (IX): March 16-21 | $200,000 HITS Grand Prix! Entry
  • Ocala Championship (X): March 23-28 | Great American $1 Million Grand Prix, $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby!  |  Entry

Entries can alternatively be submitted online via the Show Management Entry System here

Photo by ESI.

Stall Information

Circuit Tent Stalls will again be available for $1,000 for the ten-week Ocala Winter Circuit. A few prime locations the permanent barns are still available too! Contact HITS to reserve stalls or for more information.

On-Site Housing Options

HITS Post Time Farm also offers a fleet of turn-key housing options including on-site homes, the Post Time Condos and GenZHomes. Enjoy the convenience of being directly on the show grounds. Contact HITS for more details, photos, pricing, or to schedule a tour.

New Offerings and Changes for the 2021 HITS Ocala Winter Circuit

  • Over $4 Million in total prize money awarded including the seventh Great American $1 Million Grand Prix to close out the Circuit
  • New footing and footing refurbishment throughout the grounds
  • New temporary stalls and tents being installed
  • Introducing the HITS HotSpot – a new WiFi Lounge to work or study, offering complimentary High-Speed Internet
  • Blue Ribbon Scholars returns as the on-site educational service for the HITS Ocala Winter Circuit — Contact Mira Korber for more information
  • Lights are being installed in the Main Hunter Ring and Schooling Area

About HITS Ocala Post Time Farm

Join HITS at Post Time Farm, one of the most spacious and horse friendly show grounds in the country. Situated on 500 acres, with bridle paths, lush grazing area, ample riding and lungeing space, there is no place like it to spend your winter show season. HITS Ocala offers both permanent and temporary stabling options with open air stalls, as well as a select number of private barns available for lease. Over 100 permanent turnout paddocks, on-site RV hook-ups, and on-site housing rentals round out the amenities at HITS Post Time Farm that put the horse and horseman first.

HITS has a nearly 40 year history of producing top-level USEF-Rated shows. A dedicated full-time staff brings more than a century of equine experience, from riding and training to barn and show management, and beyond, to their word-class shows. With all the amenities that HITS Post Time Farm has to offer, HITS can take care of your stabling, housing and showing needs – during the circuit, for the season, or even year-round.