The committee stated that in order for it to be beaten, 2.49 m must be cleared.
Highest jump by a horse
- Huaso ex-Faithful, Capt. Alberto Larraguibel Morales
- Chile Viña del Mar,Santiago
The official Fédération Equestre Internationale record for high jump is 2.47 m (8 ft 1.25 in) by Huaso ex-Faithful, ridden by Capt. Alberto Larraguibel Morales (Chile) at Viña del Mar, Santiago, Chile on 5 February 1949.