Two weeks of exciting equestrian sport comes to a close on Friday afternoon at the Pan American Games in Quillota, Chile.
Pan Am Games
Team Mexico will be first up as nine teams vie for medals and Olympic berths; Beth Underhill and Nikka Vd Bisschop will be the pathfinders for Canada.
The Canadians advanced from third to first to win their first team gold since 1991; Lindsay Traisnel grabs the bronze medal.
The USA remains in the lead with Brazil second; only six of the 34 starters went double clear, with nine eliminated on course.
Julio Mendoza Loor and Jewel’s Goldstrike blew the competition away, scoring over 87% in a test brimming with confidence and class.
The inaugural Dressage Classic CDI 1*/2*/3* in Quebec was the last chance for Canadian pairs to achieve qualifying scores.
Canada’s largest dressage show set a record for entries as the Pan Am Games qualifying season ramps up in the Grand Prix and Small Tour.
The jumping selection criteria for Canadian athletes are now available on the Equestrian Canada website.
Equestrian Australia is under fire for not considering the consequences for its Olympic teams when going into voluntary administration last month.
The 2015 edition of the Jaguar Land Rover Bromont CCI3* Three Day Event runs June 4-7 at Bromont Equestrian Park in Bromont, QC, and will serve as the final qualifying opportunity for Canadian riders hoping to represent their country at the upcoming 2015 Toronto Pan-American Games. This year, the event marks its 29th anniversary and […]
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