By: pnhs on
Oct. 17th, 2015
Mallory Vale and Mi Phone Win the $15,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic - A; Cook - www.alcook photo.com
"He’s a careful horse," Vale continued. "He doesn’t have the quickest front end sometimes so you have to hold him off the front bar a little. Sometimes that gets in the way but he was awesome tonight. It was really all him. He’s a fabulous horse."
Five entries completed the course with just one rail down for four faults with second place going to Danielle Torano of Wellington, FL on Callas 2 based on having the fastest time of 61.957 seconds. Third place went to Reid Patton of Nashville, TN on Twisther. That finish was good enough to earn them the horse show's Amateur-Owner Jumper Championship. Vale and Mi Phone were reserve champions. Patton was also named Leading Amateur-Owner Jumper Rider for the horse show.
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. The series hosts year-end finals at the National Horse Show and Las Vegas National Horse Show.
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 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 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series is sponsored by The National Horse Show Association of America, SmartPak, and Stadium Jumping, Inc.
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.