About HIPICO Santa Fe
EQUESTRIAN EVENT CENTER
Welcome to HIPICO Santa Fe, New Mexico’s premier venue for equestrian events and a shining star in the Southwest’s horse show circuit. HIPICO Santa Fe is located in the world-class tourist destination city of Santa Fe and just 3 miles from the Santa Fe Airport.
HIPICO Santa Fe hosts equestrian events ranging from top level equestrian competitions to polo and horsemanship clinics throughout the year. It is also home to the New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding, a community-based nonprofit that enriches and expands the lives of Northern New Mexico children, youth, and adults with special needs through equine-assisted activities and therapies.
On the heels of a banner inaugural year, HIPICO Santa Fe’s 2019 show seasons include A-Rated dressage competition and 3 weeks of hunter/jumper competition from July through August encompassing the A-rated, Santa Fe Summer Series. Equestrians and Equine athletes from throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe travel to Santa Fe to compete in hunter/jumper competitions, including an International Hunter Derby, weekly Welcome Stakes, and multiple Grands Prix classes with up to $40,000 in prize money.
HIPICO Santa Fe is home to The Grand Prix de Santa Fe, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting, advancing and showcasing the equestrian community of New Mexico. Since it’s inception in 2004, the Grand Prix de Santa Fe has generated more than $150,000 for local and regional nonprofit organizations serving at-risk children and equines, as well as land and cultural preservation. In its fifth season at HIPICO Santa Fe, the $40,000 Grand Prix de Santa Fe will take place in August 2020.