Marshall & Sterling Insurance League Finals: New Qualifying Specs

This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the Marshall & Sterling Insurance League. Each year, the Marshall & Sterling Insurance League National Finals take place at HITS-on-the-Hudson in Saugerties, New York and offer Hunter, Jumper, and Equitation classes for children and adult riders.

Even in these unusual times, the Marshall & Sterling Insurance League continues to grow with many rider’s looking forward to the National Finals. Under the current conditions HITS and the Marshall & Sterling Insurance League have decided to waive qualifying requirements for the 2020 National Finals, September 9-13.

Photo by ESI.

With the interruptions to the show jumping calendar in 2020, HITS wants to ensure all riders have the opportunity to compete at the Marshall & Sterling Insurance League National Finals. Points are still being tracked for the Year-End Awards, and all member riders who have competed and earned points in their respective Marshall & Sterling division will be accepted into the finals. Additional entries will be accepted on a first come first served basis, so submit your entries early! All riders entering for the Finals must be current League members.

Photo courtesy HITS.

The Year-End Awards Banquet will take place at HITS-on-the-Hudson Friday evening, September 11, with health, safety and social distancing in mind. More details will be available soon on this year’s plan to recognize the top Marshall 7 Sterling League riders for all their efforts throughout the year!

Marshall & Sterling League Divisions


  • HITS Hunter 2’6″ – Pro and Non-Pro
  • HITS Hunter 2′
  • Adequan Hunter
  • SmartPak Adult Hunter
  • Children’s Hunter Horse
  • Children’s Hunter Pony
  • Novice Children’s Adult Hunter Classic
  • Bit O’ Straw Hunter Classic


  • Children’s 2’6” Medal
  • Adult 2’6″ Medal
  • Children’s Pony Medal – Small/Medium
  • Children’s Pony Medal – Large
  • Dover Saddlery Adult 3′ Medal
  • Pyranha Children’s 3′ Medal
  • Junior 3’6″ Medal Final
  • Junior/Amateur 3’3″ Horsemanship Medal


  • Children’s & Adult Jumper Low
  • Modified Children’s & Adult Jumper
  • Children’s Jumper High
  • Adult Jumper High

HITS looks forward to seeing you at the Marshall & Sterling Insurance League National Finals! For more information including points, membership, specifications and the M&S League show schedule, click here or contact League Director Patti Guerriero.