Servus Z Wins February’s Show Jumping Hall of Fame Horse of the Month Award Sponsored by Lisa Seger Insurance
HS Sportpferde GMBH’s Servus Z has been named winner of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Horse of the Month Award Sponsored by Lisa Seger Insurance for February.
Piloted by February’s Rider of the Month Tony Stormanns of Eschweiler, Germany, the 8-year-old Zangersheide mare had a successful showing in the High Junior Jumper division at Wellington International (WEF). The duo consistently turned in podium finishes in the High Junior Jumper classes at WEF 4, 5, and 7. They finished in the Top Five in the $10,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame High Junior Jumper Classic each week, earning third, fifth, and second, respectively. These top honors helped them to earn both the Horse and Rider of the Month awards for February.
The Show Jumping Hall of Fame conducts the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series with classes at approximately 80 horse shows each year. The Series hosts separate divisions for junior and amateur riders in two Conferences – the East Conference presented by Rood & Riddle and the West Conference presented by LAURACEA. The Series culminates in year-end Championships at the National Horse Show in Lexington, Kentucky, and Blenheim EquiSports’ International Jumping Festival in San Juan Capistrano, California. Winners of the Series’ East and West Finals each receive one of LAURACEA’s best-selling Convertible Backpack Totes.
Each month the Series honors one horse that earns the most points in Series competition that month. The Series follows Grand Prix rules and specifications is designed to give amateur and junior riders the opportunity to compete at higher levels and serves as a proving ground for many riders who aspire to represent the United States in international competition.
The 2023 winners of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Horse of the Month Award Sponsored by Lisa Seger Insurance are:
- January – Twist Studio LLC’s Deleyn
- February – HS Sportpferde GMBH’s Servus Z
The Show Jumping Hall of Fame was organized to promote the sport of show jumping and to immortalize the legends of the men, women and horses who have made great contributions to the sport. The Show Jumping Hall of Fame is located at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Plaques honoring those who have been inducted into the Hall of Fame can be seen at the Horse Park’s Rolex Stadium. Mementos and artifacts from the sport’s history are on display as part of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame collection at the United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) Wheeler Museum at the Horse Park.
The Show Jumping Hall of Fame is sponsored by Blenheim EquiSports, Charles Ancona, CMJ Sporthorse, Hampton Classic Horse Show, Kentucky Horse Park, LAURACEA, Lisa Seger Insurance (LSI), National Horse Show Association of America, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA), and Wellington International.