The HITS Chicago Equifest Series has concluded its second week of competition at Lamplight Equestrian Center. Equifest II was host to USEF-Rated Premier Hunter/Jumper 4* competition that featured a $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix, $50,000 HITS Grand Prix, $2,500 USHJA National Hunter Derby, and a $10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby. Read on to catch up on the week's big winners!
The first highlighted Jumper competition of the week was Wednesday's $2,500 HITS Open Welcome. Stephen Foran and COLOUR YOUR DAY were the only team to jump clean, earning the blue ribbon with a time of 76.472.
- 2nd Place: Charlie Jayne & ONE AND ONLY [4-faults, 74.173]
- 3rd Place: Foran & CASSIUS 74 [4-faults, 80.614]
took the top spot in Thursday's $5,000 1.35m Jumper Classic aboard HALO. The duo cleanly navigated the jump-off with a quick time of 29.912.
- 2nd Place: Melissa Lesch & FAMIEBUR B [33.188]
- 3rd Place: Hanna Egan & EASTPOINT JB [4-faults, 32.388]