Antarès Sellier France Signs Three-Year Sponsorship Deal with HITS Horse Shows

SAUGERTIES, NY (June 12, 2013) - HITS is pleased to announce that long-time sponsor Antarès Sellier has signed a three-year agreement to be an Official Saddle of HITS Saugerties this summer, as well as all five horse shows nationwide.

Antarès has been a sponsor of HITS Horse Shows for more than a decade and will continue its support of HITS after inking another long-term agreement to have a presence at each venue. Specifically, Antarès will sponsor the 2013 Children's Hunter 15-17 division and provide the circuit champion with an Antarès helmet.

“The Antarès brand and HITS have been synonymous for many years,” said HITS President and CEO Tom Struzzieri. "Their continued support has been a catalyst in the significant growth that HITS has achieved. I am very pleased that they have made the decision to continue this relationship well into the future.”

The Antarès workshop is located in Saintes, near Bordeaux, in the Southwest region of France, and is always open to visitors wishing to tour the facility.

The show jumping season at HITS-on-the-Hudson began Wednesday, May 22 and will include an exciting slate of events for 2013, including the Zoetis $1 Million Grand Prix, Diamond Mills $500,000 Hunter Prix Final and HITS $250,000 Hunter Prix Final. In addition, HITS will also host the 2013 Junior Hunter National Championships – East Coast, HITS Children's Hunter Pony Finals, 2013 Children's and Adult Amateur Jumper Regional Championships – North, and the Marshall & Sterling Insurance League Finals. For more information on upcoming events at HITS Saugerties, please visit