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Hunter Holloway Named Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider of the Month for June


By Marty Bauman

Lexington, KY – July 7, 2015 – Hunter Holloway, has been named the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider of the Month for June.

Holloway competes in the East Conference Junior division of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series. She earned the award after earning 2 second placings with her horse VDL Bravo S at the Showplace Spring Spectacular I and II in Wayne IL.

The Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series is sponsored by The National Horse Show Association of America, SmartPak, and Stadium Jumping, Inc. The 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.

“I would like to congratulate Hunter Holloway on being named our June Rider of the Month,” commented George Morris, President of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame. “Being named Rider of the Month is a fitting honor after her wonderful performances and we wish her continued success throughout the rest of the 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 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.

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.

The National Horse Show is a weeklong championship event featuring “AA”-rated hunters, open jumpers, junior/amateur jumpers, and the ASPCA Alfred B. Maclay Finals. The 2015 event will be heldOctober 27 – November 1, in the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY, site of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™.  Further information is available at www.NHS.org.

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 atwww.showjumpinghalloffame.net.

Equi-Venture Farm is located in Topeka, KS and offers quality young and experienced horses for sale and high end training in equitation, hunters and jumpers. The program emphasizes well rounded horsemanship from the barn to the saddle. For more information or to contact them, visit their website at www.evfhorses.com or email them at equiventurefarm@yahoo.com.
 
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