Andrea Taylor

Canadian Para-Dressage Team Set to Compete in Rio

The Para-Equestrian portion of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games kicks off Sunday September 11th and runs through until Friday September 16th. Riders from 29 nations will compete in the sport of Para-Dressage, which has been a Paralympic discipline since 1996. Canada will be represented by: Athlete/Hometown/Horse/Owner Robyn Andrews/St. John’s, N.L./Fancianna/Robyn Andrews Lauren Barwick/Langley, B.C./Onyx/Equestrian Canada Ashley […]

Para-Dressage Coach Andrea Taylor Awarded Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Award

Equine Canada and Para-Equestrian Canada are pleased to announce that Andrea Taylor, of Langley, B.C., has been awarded the Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Award in recognition of her achievements at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014. As the national team coach of Canadian Para-Dressage Team, Taylor coached Lauren Barwick to individual silver and bronze medal […]

Canadian Para-Equestrians Wrap Up European Tour

At the last stop of their European tour, Canadian riders once again achieved top results , with scores in the 70s, against top international competitors at CPEDI 3* Mannheim, GER, held May 3-6th. Continuing their winning streak from the week before at CPEDI 3* Moorsele, Lauren Barwick of Aldergrove, BC and Equine Canada’s 13-year-old Oldenburg […]

Canadian Para-Equestrian Team Set to Compete in England

Para-Equestrian Canada is pleased to announce that Lauren Barwick, Ashley Gowanlock and Roberta Sheffield will compete for Canada at the upcoming Hartpury CPEDI3* Festival of Dressage held July 3 – 5th, 2013 in Gloucester, ENG and the Bishop Burton CPEDI2* held July 18th – 21st, 2013 in Beverley, Yorkshire, ENG. Barwick of Aldergrove, BC will […]

Lauren Barwick and Ashley Gowanlock Earn Top Freestyle Scores at Paralympics

Lauren Barwick and Ashley Gowanlock rode their freestyle tests in front of packed stands, completing their Paralympic journey, during equestrian competition on Monday, September 3, at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. The equestrian venue in Greenwich Park, Barwick, of Aldergrove, BC, rode Off to Paris, owned by Equine Canada, to a score of 71.500%, for […]

Canadian Paralympic Team Finishes Eighth

Eleonore Elstone and Jody Schloss performed their Individual Championship test in front of more than 10,000 adoring fans of para-dressage the fourth day of Para-Dressage competition on Sunday, September 2, at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. Elstone of Langley, BC, moved up three spots for her Individual Championship test to finish in seventh, with a […]

Canadian Paralympic Equestrian Team Prepared to Compete

The Canadian Paralympic Equestrian Team, comprised of Lauren Barwick, Eleonore Elstone, Ashley Gowanlock and Jody Schloss, is ready to begin competition on August 30 at the 2012 London Paralympic Games following the mandatory horse inspection at the equestrian venue of Greenwich Park. All four horses on the Team were presented and immediately accepted by the […]

Canadian Para-Equestrian Teams Winning Ways

For the second week in a row, the Canadian para-equestrian riders were at the top of their game at Wellington Classic Sunshine Challenge CPEDI 3*, held at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Centre in West Palm Beach, FLA, January 25-29. Jody Schloss of Toronto, ON, riding Inspector Rebus, her 14-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding finished second in […]

Canadian Para-Equestrian Team Wins Gold in Portugal

Canadian Para-Equestrian riders Lauren Barwick, Eleonore Elstone and Ashley Gowanlock won not only the team competition, which moved Canada into fourth place in the world, but were also victorious in eight of nine classes, posting scores that were all 70% or higher, in their stellar appearance at CPEDI 3* Arruda dos Vinhos in Portugal, held […]