Remember Schuyler Riley? The American show jumping star who made impressive performances in some of the biggest U.S. equestrian events? This year, Riley made another impressive performance at the prestigious Palm Beach Open in Wellington, Florida.
Riding DL Glitter Van De Kalevalei, the American rider managed to capture two huge championships- the $2000 Classic Champions 6-Year-Old Old Jumper Time First Jump-Off class and the $4,000 Classic Champions 7-Year-Old Jumper Time First Jump-Off class. It’s a huge performance for the American rider, who captured two huge Classic Champions Tour classes in just a short period of time.
Second place went to Charlotte Jacobs and Hi-Jack, while the third place went to Marlee Ritcher with Captain America, the horse that won the Award of Distinction for the 6-Year-Old division.
About Schuyler Riley
Schuyler Riley is one of America’s most successful show jumping riders. At 19, she already made some headlines in the world of show jumping competition. Additionally, she is also a key member of the US Equestrian Team.
Riley was the first female winner of the prestigious Rolex/USET Show Jumping TalentDerby, and the first female to post back to back wins in the highly competitive Chrysler Classic. In addition to Rolex Show Jumping TalentDerby and Chrysler Classic, Riley also competed and posted big wins at Budweiser American Invitational, Budweiser AGA National Championships, and the American Gold Cup.
About The Classic Champions
First introduced in 2015 by Cynthia Hampton, Classic Champions Tour is specifically for 5, 6, and 7-year-old jumpers. The Classic Champions classes are non-USEF rated that held annually in Wellington’s Deeridge Farms. The huge event offers $20,000 in total prize money.
The event provides some young horses the chance to compete and develop their experience, helping them to become the future stars. The goal is to modernize the show jumping experience for young horses in North America.
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