Roberta Byng-Morris

The Power of 2 on the Road to Gold Documentary

The documentary “The Power of 2 on the Road to Gold” produced by Toronto production company Zap Productions is getting its world premiere at TIFF Bell Lightbox on November 2nd. The documentary chronicles the behind-the-scenes stories of the Canadian dressage team competing at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, where they would fulfil […]

In Memoriam: Reiki Tyme (1999-2013)

Equine Canada regretfully reports that 14-year-old Hanoverian gelding Reiki Tyme, beloved partner of Canadian dressage rider Roberta Byng-Morris, has passed away. “Roberta had a great relationship with Reiki Tyme. They performed consistently throughout the Pan Am trials in 2011 and were strong members of the silver medal winning Canadian Dressage Team at the Pan American […]

US Dominates Dressage at the Pan Am Games

American dressage riders swept all before them when returning a record-breaking fourth consecutive team victory and filling all the steps of the individual medal podium at the 2011 Pan-American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico.  On Sunday they cruised confidently into pole position in the team event ahead of the silver medallists from Canada while Colombia claimed […]

Canadians Make the Top Ten in Pan Am Individual Dressage Final

Canadian Dressage Team members Tom Dvorak of Hillsburgh, ON, Tina Irwin of Stouffville, ON, and Crystal Kroetch of Calgary, AB, placed fourth, fifth and sixth respectively in the Individual Dressage Final held Wednesday, October 19, at the XVI Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico.   With American competitors sweeping all three individual medals, Dvorak, Irwin […]

Silver Medal for Canadian Dressage Team at Pan American Games

On the first day of equestrian competition at the XVI Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, the Canadian Dressage Team won its third consecutive silver medal in the team competition.  By winning the silver medal, the Canadian Dressage Team also earned a berth for the 2012 London Olympic Games.   The first Canadian team member […]

Canadian Dressage Team Prepares for Pan Am Games

The XVI Pan American Games officially began with a spectacular Opening Ceremonies on Friday evening, October 14.   Equestrian sport begins with Dressage, the first of the three equestrian disciplines to contest team and individual medals, held at the Guadalajara Country Club near the city centre.  A record number of entries for the Pan American […]

Diane Creech Withdraws from Canadian Dressage Team for Pan Ams

Robbie W, an eight-year-old grey Oldenburg gelding sired by Rubin Royal and owned by Douglas Leatherdale, ridden by Diane Creech of Caistor Centre, ON, has been withdrawn from the Canadian Dressage Team chosen to compete at the 2011 Pan American Games. Following the selection procedure, the first alternate/substitute horse and rider combination has been named […]

Canada’s Dressage Team Set for Training Camp

The Canadian Dressage Team is preparing for the Pan American Games, being held in Guadalajara Mexico, October 11 to 21 (dressage runs from October 16–19).  Team members Diane Creech, Tom Dvorak, Tina Irwin, Crystal Kroetch and first alternate Roberta Byng-Morris will be attending training camp in Gardiner, New York, September 25 to October 11. Canada […]

Canadian Dressage Combos for 2011 Pan American Games

The Dressage Canada Selection Committee for the Pan American Games has approved the following nominations for the 2011 Pan American Games taking place in Guadalajara, MEX.  The dressage portion of the Pan American Games will be held from October 16 – 19, 2011 at the Guadalajara Country Club. In alphabetical order, the riders and horses […]
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