The July Series at HITS Culpeper wrapped-up with another full week of USEF-Rated hunter and jumper competition. The Cavalier Classic featured a $35,000 Open Jumper division, $2,500 USHJA National Hunter Derby, and $1,000 Platinum Performance Hunter Prix.

HITS thanks exhibitors for complying with the health and safety measures being implemented. As the HITS Culpeper Summer Series continues, HITS asks that all trainers, exhibitors and staff comply with social distancing, wearing of masks, and other protocols outlined in the HITS Horse Show Protocol. If you are planning to show at HITS Culpeper later this season, please be sure to review the HITS Horse Show Protocol prior to your arrival.

Jamie Gibson kept the momentum going after her win in the $20,000 HITS Open Prix during the Showday National, by kicking off the Cavalier Classic with a win in the $5,000 Open Welcome aboard CADDIE R in a time of 34.405.
2nd Place: Laura Gaither Ulrich & GARDA [30.034]
3rd Place: Andrew Kocher & DOIRIN CLOVER BOY [35.251]

Taking home the blue ribbon in the $10,000 Open Prix was Kama Godek and STONEHENGE 5 in a time of 37.527.
2nd Place: Kocher & CAMRYN [37.797]
3rd Place: Bree Rosales & VOIGTSDORFS QUONSCHBOB [37.831]

Saturday afternoon came to a close with the Culpeper Equitation Classic in the Grand Prix Ring. The HITS Culpeper Equitation Classic is designed for Junior, Amateur, Children’s, and Adult riders showing at 3’ or 3’6”. Emma Pell rode to the blue ribbon in this unique class with a score of 76.
2nd Place: Andie Preblick [75]
3rd Place: Meghan Finlay [72]

Featured jumper competition at the HITS Culpeper July Series came to a wrap with the $20,000 Purina Animal Nutrition Grand Prix on Sunday. Rosales and VOIGTSDORFS QUONSCHBOB moved up in the standings from their third place finish in the $10,000 Open Prix on Friday to win the $20,000 Purina Animal Nutrition Open Prix on Sunday. This team was victorious as they crossed the timers in 42.798.
2nd Place: Godek & STONEHENGE 5 [44.307]
3rd Place: Ashley Foster & STARDUST [44.487]

Jumper Classic Winners

$2,000 M&S WIHS/NAL Children’s Jumper Classic:
Helena Glover-Weiss & AIR FORCE ONE
$2,000 M&S WIHS/NAL Adult Jumper Classic: Charlotte Powers & ESCOT 6
$1,000 Children’s & Adult Low Jumper Classic: Louise Whitner & QREDO
$2,500 Jr/A-O/Am 1.20m Jumper Classic:
Grace Heatherington & ELISCO DE BEAUFOUR
$4,000 Pyranha NAL Jr/A-O/Am 1.30m Jumper Classic: Ginny Gale & TRINITY
$5,000 Jr/A-O/Am 1.40m Jumper Classic: Lindsay Simmons Beale & DON LOMA

The Cavalier Classic hosted several featured classics for Hunter riders, including the $2,500 USHJA National Hunter Derby, $1,000 Platinum Performance Hunter Prix and Marshall & Sterling Finals League classes and classics.

Leading the field with a score of 187 in the $2,500 USHJA National Hunter Derby was Emily Williams for her ride aboard ROYAL DANCER. Williams topped the Hunter Classic round with a score of 90 and finished the Handy Hunter round with a 97.
2nd Place: Miranda Scott & PIPER [176]
3rd Place: McKenzie Clayton & FARCOLLE [175.5]

Ana Bertozzi and COUSTEAU rose to the occasion in the $1,000 Platinum Performance Hunter Prix with scores of 82 and 83 for a 165 total. The Platinum Performance Hunter Prix is open to Junior and Amateur riders, and is the qualifying class for the Platinum Performance Hunter Prix Final at the HITS Championship.
2nd Place: Mia Poppinga & BEST WISHES [148]
3rd Place: Emma Routhier & FANDANGO [146]

Hunter Classic Winners

USHJA Green Hunter Incentive: Miranda Scott & MISS COCONUT
$1,000 Amateur-Owner Hunter Classic: Alisa Berry & AT LAST
$1,000 Junior Hunter Classic: Claire Parkinson & CHAZEAUX
$500 Pony Hunter Classic: Sarah Semko & SO DRIVEN
$500 SmartPak M&S Adult Hunter Classic: Jessica Van Brocklin Smith & SAMBA
$500 M&S Children’s Hunter Classic – Horse: Reagan Williams & SIENNA
Novice Children’s & Adult Hunter Classic: Margaret Ball & LLUMINAIRE
$250 Bit O’ Straw Hunter Classic: Jessie Knight & BENJAMIN RED

For a complete listing of results from the Cavalier Classic, click here.