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In Memoriam: Doug Leatherdale (1936 – 2015)

Deepest sympathies are expressed to the friends and family of the late Doug Leatherdale, who passed away peacefully on his 79th birthday, Dec. 6, surrounded by loved ones. He was an integral part of the Canadian dressage scene, well-respected as both a breeder of high quality horses, and as an owner of numerous grand prix […]

Brooks and Creech Go Two-for-Two at CDI-W Saugerties

Canadians Jacqueline Brooks and Diane Creech handily won their FEI classes at CDI-W Saugerties NEDA Fall Festival, held September 16–21, 2014, in Saugerties, NY. Jacqueline Brooks and D Niro Kicking off Canada’s winning streak was two-time Olympian Brooks, of Cedar Valley, ON. Riding her 2012 Olympic partner D Niro (D-Day x Napoleon 625), Mary Brooks […]

Diane Creech Wins Freestyle at Spring Into Dressage

Canada’s Diane Creech and Devon L claimed the win in the Grand Prix Freestyle with a 75.10 percent at the CDI-W Spring Into Dressage show held at the site of the 2015 Pan American Games near Toronto, Canada, the Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park. Creech and Devon L, a 14-year-old Hanoverian gelding (De Niro-Wibranda, Wolkenstein […]

Canadians Shine at CDI-W Cornerstone Spring Into Dressage

Canadian dressage athletes snapped up top spots in all divisions this past weekend, June 5 to 8, at the CDI-W Cornerstone Spring Into Dressage. The official test event for the 2015 Pan American Games, was held at the Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park in Palgrave, ON. Canadian Olympian David Marcus of Campbellville, ON, and his […]

Diane Creech Wraps Up Successful Wellington Season

Diane Creech earned high scores and top placings throughout the 2014 Adequan Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, FL. After three intensive months of training and competing her string of horses owned by Leatherdale Farms, the Canadian rider is heading back to her home base in Ontario. Season highlights for Creech include several top finishes in […]
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Canadians Score in AGDF FEI Intermediaire-1 and FEI Grand Prix Freestyle

Competition for the Adequan Global Dressage Festival 8 Palm Beach Dressage Derby CDI W continued on Saturday with the FEI Intermediaire-1 and FEI Grand Prix Freestyle, presented by Martha W. Jolicoeur and Maria Mendelsohn of Illustrated Properties. The FEI Intermediaire-1 was topped by Olivia LaGoy-Weltz (USA) and Rassing’s Lonoir, while Adrienne Lyle and Wizard were back […]

Diane Creech and Devon L Display Solid Performances in the CDI4*

Canadian Grand Prix dressage rider Diane Creech and Devon L continue to impress the judges during the Wellington winter show season. The pair scored a 65.440 percent in Thursday’s Grand Prix and a 71.950 percent in Friday night’s Grand Prix Freestyle at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) 5 CDI4*. “I thought that Devon was […]

Canadians Rack up Ribbons at CDI4*/3* Adequan Global Dressage Festival

Canadian dressage riders added plenty of ribbons to their collection during week five of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF), held Feb. 6-9 in Wellington, FL, USA. In the prestigious CDI4* FEI Grand Prix on Feb. 6, David Marcus of Campbellville, ON was the top-placed Canadian riding Chrevi’s Capital, a 14-year-old Danish Warmblood owned by […]

Diane Creech and Devon L Take Second in World Cup Qualifier

Diane Creech and Devon L were on top of their game Friday night at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival 3 CDI-W. Their standout performance earned them a second place finish against tough competition in the Grand Prix Freestyle, a qualifier for the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Final. Creech and Devon L, a 14-year-old Hanoverian […]