Ridden by Canadian Naima Moreira Laliberté, the 10-year-old mare trounced the competition in the Prix St. Georges CDI1* at AGDF.
Naima Moreira Laliberte
Highlights of competitions in Europe and North America where Canadian horse-and-rider combinations are rocking the maple leaf.
Eventers, show jumpers and dressage athletes all have impressive results in competitions in the US, the UK and Spain.
The World Champions reached a new pinnacle with a best-ever score of 90.995; Canada's Naima Moreira Laliberte and Statesman place 14th.
The Canadian Olympic hopeful and Pan Am gold medalist was competing at the FEI Dressage World Cup Western European League in Madrid.
Sunday brought rain for the second day of Grand Prix dressage competition, while the vaulters undertook the technical test.
Two Canadian dressage athletes – Naima Moreira Laliberté and Ryan Torkkeli – have been named for the FEI World Championships.
The German rode a new partner, Dünensee to the win; top Canadian was Naïma Moreira Laliberté on Statesman in third spot.
Three Canadians ‒ Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu, Naima Moreira Laliberté and Diane Creech ‒ reached the podium in CDI4* action in Wellington.
Week 8 of the Global Dressage Festival in Wellington saw a number of outstanding performances from Canadian riders in several divisions.