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Julia Weiss Named Show Jumping Hall of
Fame Rider of the Month for September
Lexington, KY - October 6, 2020-Julia Weiss of New York, NY has
been named Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider of the Month for September.
Weiss earned the award by riding her horse Dior to a win over a
54-horse field in the $25,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Junior/Amateur Jumper
Classic at the American Gold Cup which was held in Traverse City, MI.
The Show Jumping Hall of Fame conducts the Show Jumping Hall of
Fame Jumper Classic Series. The Series hosts separate divisions for junior
and amateur/amateur-owner riders in two Conferences and follows Grand Prix
rules and specifications. Each month the Series honors the one rider who
earns the most points on one horse in Series competition that month. The
Series provides an opportunity for amateur, amateur-owner and junior riders
to compete at higher levels and serves as a proving ground for many who
aspire to ride in international competition.
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, Kentucky. 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.
The Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series is sponsored
by SmartPak, The Hampton Classic Horse Show, Kentucky Horse Park, The
National Horse Show Association of America and United States Hunter Jumper
Founded in 1999, SmartPak Equine is the country's largest online
and catalog retailer serving the needs of the active and engaged horse owner.
The patented SmartPak™ supplement feeding system has simplified the process
of feeding horse supplements and medications, making it easier for thousands
of riders to keep their horses healthier by ensuring their supplements are
being fed correctly. Learn more at www.SmartPak.com.
The Hampton Classic is the prestigious culminating event of the
Hamptons' famed summer season. Top jumper and hunter riders from around the
world compete for some of the richest prize money in the nation. The Classic
hosts more than 100 classes of competition in six rings for horses and riders
of all ages and abilities. The Classic also features a Boutique Garden with
more than 70 vendors, a wide selection of dining options and a Farmer's
Market, all on its 60-acre show grounds. More details are available at www.HamptonClassic.com.
The Kentucky Horse Park is the leading tourist attraction for
all things "horse" and one of the world's best equine competition
facilities and only park open to the public. The Kentucky Horse Park hosts a
handful of events each year such as the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event,
Kentucky Summer Horse Show and BreyerFest. For more information, visit www.kyhorsepark.com.
The National Horse Show is a championship event featuring
"AA"-rated hunters, open jumpers, junior/amateur jumpers, and the
ASPCA Alfred B. Maclay Finals. It is held in the Alltech Arena at the
Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. Further information is available
The United States Hunter Jumper Association, as the official
hunter/jumper affiliate of the United States Equestrian Federation, is a
competition-based sport organization that serves our members through
educational programs, awards and recognition, communication and rules. They
provide a wide array of programs for all hunter/jumper levels, and are
mindful of the well-being of our equine partners. Additional information
is available at www.ushja.org
For more information about the Show Jumping Hall of Fame,
including the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series, please visit
the Show Jumping Hall of Fame website at www.ShowJumpingHallofFame.net.