We are busy gearing up for your arrival!  New & improved footing, new jumps, new bathrooms, new grazing areas – just to name a few new…

Please note that entries for BOTH National Sunshine I & National Sunshine II are due on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2019.  (Entries postmarked after that date will be considered late.)

Quick Links:

Prize List 

Entry Blank – Week I

Entry Blank – Week II

USHJA Zone Jumper Championships

USHJA Zone Hunter Championships

NSS Forms & Other Info

Options for Submission of Entries:

EMAIL – submit completed online forms, including credit card form, to: showoffice@deserthorsepark.com

ELECTRONIC – if you use Equestrian Connect, NSS forms are available

MAIL – Desert International Horse Park
P.O. Box 5700 La Quinta, CA 92248-5700

Credit Cards:

DIHP Accepts VISA, MASTERCARD & AMEX for payments

Complete Payment Authorization form.

PLEASE BE AWARE  We will not call you and ask for your credit card information over the phone. There is a SCAM that other horse shows have reported where a person calls from a blocked number asking for credit card information to pay for Feed & Bedding. Please only provide this information to the show office on the form provided.


Thermal will be busy not just with all of you coming to compete but also we’ve been told there will be film crews coming to town. So whether condo or casita, hotel room or RV space, please confirm your accommodations soon if you haven’t already!   We have up to 100 RV spaces available, including full hook-ups, grass and concrete paths. Contact our RV partners to make arrangements for all of your RV needs. Visit our accommodations page for more information from all of our partners: DIHP Accommodations Partners.

ENTRIES ARE DUE ON OCTOBER 2, 2019.  Any questions please email:

showoffice@deserthorsepark.com – entries, schedule, etc.

stabling@deserthorsepark.com – stable info and feed orders

info@deserthorsepark.com – monitored daily for general questions

Or message us via facebook.com/deserthorsepark

Be a part of it – join us in the desert in November!

About the Desert International Horse Park

We are committed to building a fabulous facility, offering top-notch competition, and creating a fun, memorable experience for you, our clients. With a keen focus on working from a horse first perspective, every step we take will take your horses into consideration, so you feel confident about coming to our events.

And in the end, we are just like so many of you:

  • We have been involved in countless discussions about our sport
  • We put horses first
  • We participate in the sport
  • We live on the West Coast 
  • We want change
We have now arrived at the beginning of this journey. We ask for your patience. It will take time to build our – and your – vision. But know that working collaboratively with equestrians and their horses is our ultimate goal.

More to come at DesertHorsePark.com