Desert International Horse Park
With nearly 1.3 million square feet of competition and riding space, the Desert International Horse Park is one of the largest equestrian facilities in North America. Offering 15 weeks of world-class competition from October through March, the facility is a destination location for thousands of equestrians, their horses, family and friends for several months annually. Competitors from all over the world travel to Thermal, CA to not only compete but to enjoy everything the desert has to offer.
Desert International Horse Park to Cancel Remaining Season Due to EHV-1
We are disappointed to announce the decision to cancel the remaining competitions for this season at Desert International Horse Park. We love horses and horse shows. But for now, our focus has to be on the care and safety of the horses here under isolation and quarantine.
Posted on Feb 27, 2022
Steffen Peters and Suppenkasper Step Out for the First Time Since Tokyo Olympic Games
Competition at the Desert International Horse Park heated up as the California sun went down on Friday and it was Olympic silver medalist Steffen Peters aboard his longtime mount Suppenkasper who took home their first Grand Prix win since the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Posted on Feb 18, 2022
CDI3* Competitors Convene for Desert Dressage III
Dressage competitors returned to the Desert International Horse Park Thursday, Feb. 17, for the third installment of the Desert Dressage CDI3* and CPEDI3*, as well as the Desert Dressage III National.
Posted on Feb 18, 2022
Darren Dlin and Buddy Bounce Bring Home $25,000 Grand Prix Victory at Desert Circuit I
The first Grand Prix of the season took over the Grand Prix Arena on Thursday as athletes vied for the top prize in the $25,000 FarmVet Grand Prix at Desert Circuit I. Set as a speed format, 21 horse-and-rider combinations took to the Ken Krome-designed track and attempted to navigate the single round.
Posted on Jan 21, 2022
Team Eye Candy Captures The Gold In $200,000 Major League Show Jumping Team Final
Major League Show Jumping (MLSJ) team competition came to a thrilling close on Friday night of Desert Holiday II, as Team Eye Candy was awarded the gold medal and crowned season champion in the inaugural year of the tour.
Posted on Dec 11, 2021
Carly Taylor-Smith Reaches Personal Best in the CDI-W Grand Prix Freestyle Desert Dressage II
International dressage competition returned to the Desert International Horse Park Saturday, Nov. 20, for the continuation of the Desert Dressage II. Set amongst the picturesque mountains in sunny Thermal, CA, the highlight events of Saturday’s sport welcomed a collection of top competitive athletes.
Posted on Nov 21, 2021
Guenter Seidel and Jan Ebeling Shine Under the Lights at Desert International Horse Park
Exhibitors got into the Halloween spirit during Saturday’s Desert Dressage I CDI-W and Spooktacular National Dressage Show as highlight classes took center stage under the lights in the International Arena.
Posted on Oct 25, 2021