International Athlete Concierge

Welcome to Desert Horse Park!

Below you will find anything you need as you prepare for your stay in the desert and get underway with competition. If you have specific questions, please reach out to to receive personalized assistance from our concierge. 

Who we are 

Opened in 2019, DIHP is one of the largest equestrian facilities in North America, at 239 acres and over 1.6 million square feet of competition and riding space. DIHP offers 16 weeks of world-class competition – including CSI-5* Jumping and all levels of dressage through CDI-W – from October through March.

2024/2025 Competition Schedule

National Sunshine Series: October 30-November 10, 2024

Desert Holiday: December 3-15, 2024

Desert Circuit: January 8-March 16, 2025

About the area

Surrounded by the beauty of the picturesque San Juan mountains, DIHP is close to Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, La Quinta, Coachella and more unique places to discover. The area is known for its resort lifestyle with a selection of fine dining, art & film festivals, golf & tennis, outdoor adventures, and wonderful warm, dry weather in the winter months.

Vet Contacts

Duncan Peters, DVM: 517-599-8445
Lori Bidwell, DVM: 859-285-8097
David Runk, Biosecurity: 530-902-0750


Located between barns 10 and 12, on the other side of the East West veterinarian clinic.
Meredith Clarke: 949-584-4317


Get Live schedule updates and announcements during the show week by texting “DIHP” to 1-(877)313-4059.

Competition Links


Prize lists, weekly highlights, and schedules


Entries & Orders of Go


Feed & Bedding Orders


Stall Reservations


Biosecurity protocols and requirements

How Humans Get Here

  • Airports: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) – 155 miles/1.5 hours away
  • Palm Springs Airport (PSP) – 29 miles/35 minutes away
  • Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport – 1.5 miles/5 minutes away
  • Reserve cars with our partner Go Rentals at, using code DIHP24/25 for 20% off.

How Horses Get Here

Featured Lodging

La Quinta Resort & Club is the official host hotel and resort of Desert Horse Park, offering exhibitors and guests a five-star hotel experience just minutes from our facility. Find out more at or call 760-564-4111.


La Quinta Resort Leasing offers rentals in and surrounding their Resort as well as nearby PGA West. Guests received access to resort amenities, including housekeeping services, pools, tennis courts, and more. Visit them at or call 760-777-4880.



Other Lodging Options


Legacy Villas Resort is a 44-acre vacation rental resort nestled at the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountains that offers the highest quality accommodations, pools, spas and clubhouse facilities. Explore all their offerings at or 1-888-496-7095.

Also recommended:

For hotel recommendations, please see our host hotels at

Getting Around

For golf cart rentals, contact Dever Rentals at

Hitch a ride between any destinations around our park with the DIHP Shuttle. There are various shuttle stops across the property, marked with signs. Call (760) 984-3193 and the shuttle will meet you at a shuttle stop in a matter of minutes.

RV Reservations

Our onsite RV park features electrical and water hookups, and can accommodate RVs of all sizes. There are a limited number of spots in our park, so be sure to reserve well ahead of time! Contact to reserve. Our partners at C3RV and Star RV Rentals offer RVs for any budget, and offer long-term rentals and setup services.

Onsite Dining

Purchase your VIP table or single ticket by emailing to enjoy all the hospitality offerings inside the luxurious Palm Club. Outside the Palm Club, there are several onsite dining options, including Trigger’s Smashburger, Graze Salad Bar, The Poke Ranch, Pizza Paddock, TA’s Tacos, and drinks at the Roadrunners Tiki Bar.

Reserve your palm club experience

Purchase your VIP table or single ticket by emailing to enjoy all the hospitality offerings inside the luxurious Palm Club.

ONSITE FITNESS with Limitless Performance

DIHP has a unique partnership with Limitless Performance, an elite personal training facility headed by strength and conditioning coach Mikerlange Barthelemy and Davante Wiltshire. Daily, monthly, and paid-in-full memberships are available to fit every athlete’s needs. Reach out to Davante to schedule your private training at (954)774-5564.
If you have further questions, please reach out to to receive personalized assistance from our concierge. 
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