Lillie Keenan Named Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider of the Month for February
RELEASE: March 3, 2014
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Classic Communications
- Lillie Keenan of New York, NY has been named the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider of the Month for February.
Keenan competes in the East Conference Junior division of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series. Keenan earned the award by having top finishes during the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival with her mount Londinium. Keenan leads the series after February with 260 points ahead of Haley Gassel with 215 points and Emanuel Andrade with 180 points.
Keenan won the $10,000 Hall of Fame class at the Salamander Resort & Spa/WCHR CSI3*, came in second in the $10,000 class at the Rolex CSI5* and came in third in the $10,000 class at the Adequan CSI4* at the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival in February. She was also honored as Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider of the Month in January 2013.
The Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series is sponsored by LEGISequine.com, The National Horse Show Association of America, SmartPak, and Stadium Jumping, Inc. 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.
"We would like to congratulate Lillie Keenan on being our Rider of the Month for February," said George Morris, President of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame. "Being named Rider of the Month is a fitting honor after her performances at the Winter Equestrian Festival 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 Alltech National Horse Show and Las Vegas National Horse Show.