Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Canadian Show Jumping Riders Named for North American Junior and Young Rider Championships

Stephanie Morier + Tidam
Jump Canada has announced the show jumping athletes that will represent Canada at the 2011 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Riders’ Championship. Presented by Gotham North, these Championships will be held July 27–31 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. Team and individual honours will be awarded in two divisions for show jumping, Junior (open to riders aged 14 to 18) and Young Riders’ (for riders aged 16-21).

The show jumping athletes that will represent Canada are:



Rider Hometown Horse Owner
Young Riders Division
Miranda Travers-Cavill 
Claremont, ON
Legende B’Neville
Ron & Carla Nolan


Sarah Bagworth  
King City, ON
Untouchable
Sarah Bagworth


Stephanie Morier  
St Jean Baptiste, QC
Tidam
Stephanie Morier


Kristy Yopyk  
Calgary, AB 
Ravel
Kristy Yopyk


Kennedy Ellingson  
St Albert, AB
Mantao
Jane Ellingson









Junior Division
Jacqueline Steffens  
Harriston, ON
Quercus van Generhese
Double C Stables


Jake Krembil 
Schomberg, ON
W Marco Polo Flandria
Jake Krembil


Daphne Picard 
Sorel-Tracy, QC
Little Milton
Daphne Picard


Emma Irwin 
Calgary, AB
Peninsula J.D.
Marilyn Dawson-Dixon


Alexandria Smith 
San Juan Capistrano, CA
Calira
Alexandria Smith


Carly Kist 
De Winton, AB
Veterano
Carly Kist


Sydney Greene
Cochrane, AB
Peninsula Emerald Lass
Sydney Greene

The chef d’√©quipes include Hyde Moffat for the Ontario Junior and Young Riders’ teams, Jim Ifko for the Alberta Junior Team, Jay Duke Alberta Young Riders’ Team, Nicole Lapierre for the Quebec Young Riders’ Individual and Christine Dejordy for the Quebec Junior Rider individual.

In 2010, the Alberta Junior Show Jumping Team won the gold medal in the Junior division while Ben Asselin of Calgary, AB, won the individual gold medal in the Young Riders’ division aboard Lolita.

For more information on the 2011 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Riders’ Championship, please visit www.youngriders.org.