Yasmin Rizvi, of Greenwich, Connecticut has been named Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider of the Month for September.
Rizvi competes in the East Conference Junior Division of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series. She earned the award by riding Lumiere to first place over a combined field of 23 Amateur-Owner and Junior competitors in the $25,000 Campbell Stables Show Jumping Derby which was the Show Jumping Hall of Fame class at The Hampton Classic in Bridgehampton, New York.
The Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series is sponsored by The National Horse Show Association of America, The Hampton Classic Horse Show and SmartPak. 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 Yasmin Rizvi being named our Rider of the Month for September,” said George Morris, President of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame. “Yasmin is an excellent rider and we wish her continued success.”
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 in November.
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.