Thermal, Calif. – Oct. 15, 2021 – Desert International Horse Park (DIHP) is pleased to welcome Marshall & Sterling Insurance as a Platinum Sponsor for the upcoming 2021/2022 season. As a platinum sponsor, Marshall & Sterling will serve as a Presenting Sponsor of all FEI grand prix classes, as well as the title sponsor for the Grand Prix held during Desert Circuit 8,  and the USHJA International Hunter Derby held during Desert Circuit IV. 

Marshall & Sterling’s Equisport Division specializes in personalized plans that encompass a full range of extensive equine, farm, and ranch insurance coverage options. Each is uniquely tailored to fit their clients’ distinctive needs. They are true advocates when it matters most—when clients apply for insurance, and when their horse has an accident, becomes sick, or injured.

“Marshall & Sterling Insurance is proud to partner with DIHP,” commented Donald C. Graves, Senior Vice President of Marshall & Sterling, Inc. “They produce exceptional horse shows and their customer service is extraordinary. We are looking forward to welcoming all horsemen at the shows.”

Created by equine professionals to meet the demands and unique risks of equestrians, Marshall & Sterling Insurance ranks among the top insurance agencies today, and DIHP is thrilled to have them on board as a top-tier sponsor.

“Marshall & Sterling’s commitment to the equine industry is unparalleled,” said Steve Hankin, President and CEO of Desert International Horse Park. “We are thrilled to have Marshall & Sterling return as a Platinum Sponsor at DIHP, and we look forward to expanding our partnership with them as our competitions continue to grow.”

About Marshall & Sterling Insurance

Founded over 150 years ago, Marshall & Sterling ranks among the top insurance agencies in the country today. Marshall & Sterling’s Equisport Division offers farm and liability insurance packages for the horse industry, as well as mortality, loss of use, and major medical insurance. Learn more at or by calling 800-836-3046.

About the Desert International Horse Park 

With nearly 1.6 million square feet of competition and riding space, the Desert International Horse Park is one of the largest equestrian facilities in North America. Offering eighteen weeks of world-class equestrian 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.