Operating under COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, the Split Rock Jumping Tour’s (SRJT) Columbus International I CSI2* is being held at the Brave Horse Equestrian Center. The event continues through Sunday, running with approvals from the State of Ohio, FEI and USEF. Following a two-day break, action will continue at the same site with the Columbus International II CSI2*.
Out of a starting field of 76 horses, Mendoza was one of twelve to reach the tiebreaking jump-off by riding without penalty over the 16-jump, first-round course designed by Anderson Lima of Brazil. Eight entries then turned in another clean round over the 8-jump, jump-off course with Mendoza claiming the win with the fastest time of 38.670 seconds. Placing second was Christian Heineking with zero faults and a time of 38.950 on NKH Cento Blue with third going to Harrie Smolders who finished with zero faults in 39.580 seconds on Hocus Pocus De Muze.