Operating under COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, the Split Rock Jumping Tour’s (SRJT) Lexington International CSI2* opened Wednesday, June 17 at the Kentucky Horse Park. Running with approvals from the Commonwealth of Kentucky, FEI and USEF, the event will run through Sunday, June 21.
Split Rock Jumping Tour founder and CEO Derek Braun. Photo by Winslow Photography LLC.
“This is a very exciting day for all of us,” said Split Rock Jumping Tour Founder and CEO Derek Braun. “We have not stopped working to ensure a safe return to horse showing and we are thrilled to be among the first to offer this opportunity. The safety of our exhibitors and everyone involved remains our top priority and we will be strictly enforcing all protocols and guidelines put forth by the CDC, USEF and FEI. I encourage everyone to read our protocols carefully as we will be taking every step necessary to see that they are followed.”
To view the updated COVID-19 protocol, click here. To help maintain proper social distancing, everyone is encouraged to utilize the SRJT app. The app can be used to file entries, to add/scratch,
Sami McDermott, SRJT Lead Event Coordinator (left) and Derek Braun (right). Photo by Winslow Photography LLC.
The Lexington International CSI2* is hosting a full schedule of national and international level show jumping classes ranging in height from 0.85m to 1.45m with divisions for young horses, children/adult, junior/amateur and top professionals. The schedule includes three FEI classes – the $10,000 Kirkpatrick 1.40m FEI Speed Cup on Thursday, $37,000
Other highlights include the $5,000 1.35m Winning Round on Friday, $20,000 Restylane 1.35m National Prix on Saturday, and the $5,000 Animo Youngster Bowl and $2,500 Human Touch 1.25m Mini Prix, both on Sunday.
Competitors following protocol. Photo by Winslow Photography LLC.
Wednesday’s schedule featured the Hyaluronex FEI Jog which had 76 horses presented in anticipation of the week’s three FEI classes. Wednesday also
About Split Rock Jumping Tour
Now in its sixth year, the SRJT has been revolutionizing the way the sport of show jumping is presented in the U.S. and has been creating a truly “unparalleled show jumping experience” for competitors, sponsors and spectators alike. Competing in the SRJT is unlike any other American horse show experience. SRJT competitions offer top prize money, extravagant awards, special entry packages, and numerous first-class amenities not typically found at any other horse show. To learn more about SRJT, click here.
The 2020 SRJT Schedule is as follows: