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September 12, 2013

Eduardo Sanchez Navarro Named Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider of the Month for August

Lexington, KY-September 11, 2013- Eduardo Sanchez Navarro of Mexico has been named the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider of the Month for August.

 

Navarro competes in the West Conference Amateur-Owner Division of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series aboard Virgo. The month of August was successful for Navarro and his riding partner, as they earned first place finishes at the Showpark August Festival and Blenheim Summer Classic II and placed third at the Showpark Summer Classic.

 

The Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series honors one rider each month as the Rider of the Month. The honor goes to the one rider who earns the most points on one horse in Series competition that month.

 

"We would like to congratulate Eduardo Sanchez Navarro on being our Rider of the Month for August," said George Morris, President of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame. "We wish him success during the rest of the Jumper Classic Series."

 

The Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series hosts separate divisions for junior and amateur-owner riders in two Conferences-the East Conference and the West Conference.  Series standings are used to help determine junior and amateur-owner entries for the Alltech National Horse Show and Las Vegas National Horse Show.

 

The Show Jumping Hall of Fame conducts the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series, held under Grand Prix rules and specifications. The Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series is designed to give amateur-owner and junior riders an opportunity to compete at higher levels and serves as a proving ground for many riders who aspire to someday represent the United States in international competition.

 

The Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series receives sponsor support from LEGISequine.com, The National Horse Show Association of America, SmartPak, and Stadium Jumping, Inc.

 

Any horse show offering a class that meets all the criteria set forth in the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series specifications and has prize money of at least $1,000 is eligible to be part of the Series.

 

The Show Jumping Hall of Fame was organized to promote the sport of show jumping and to immortalize the legends of the men, women and horses who have made great contributions to the sport.The Show Jumping Hall of Fame is located at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.  Plaques honoring those who have been honored with induction into the Hall of Fame can be seen at the Horse Park's Rolex Stadium. Mementos and artifacts from the sport's history are on display as part of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame collection at the United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) Wheeler Museum at the Horse Park.

 

Sponsorship opportunities for the 2013 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series are still available. For more information, please contact Marty Bauman at marty@classic-communications.com or call 508-698-6810 extension 10.

 

For more information about the Show Jumping Hall of Fame, including Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series, please visit the Show Jumping Hall of Fame website at www.showjumpinghalloffame.net.