Peter_Gray___La_BohemeZ_1__copy.jpgRosemont, Ontario – Prospective young event horse competing in the Young Event Horse Trials Finals had the privilege of using the course at the Wits End FEI World Cup Horse Trials (Rosemont), the only FEI World Cup event of its kind in Canada.

Designed by Jo Young and Bill McKeen, property owners and event organizers for the Wits End Horse Trials, the course gave young event horses the opportunity to compete on a world class course, with an international type venue to prepare and inspire the performances of both the horses and riders.

Twenty-one young horses competed in the three divisions, many ridden by local riders from the communities of King, Caledon, Orangeville, Alliston, Shelburne and Newmarket.

Canadian Young Event Horse Finals

September 24, 2008

RIDER                       TOWN                          HORSE                                 SCORE

4 Year olds – 7 entries

Vanessa Fenwick         Acton, ON                    Silver Select                           74.31

Penny Rowland           Orangeville, ON            Scotty                                    71.72

Selena O’Hanlon          Elgin, ON                     Song of Songs                        69.55

Dylon McPhail                                                Maxwell Smart                        65.48

Stephanie St. Pierre     Millgrove, ON               Calypso                                  65.41

Andrew Sweeney         Kincardine, ON             Just Do It                               57.72

Traci  Ventura              Orangeville, ON           Quizz D’Orange                       49.95

5 Years olds – 8 entries

Selena O’Hanlon           Elgin, ON                     H’sh Wilhelmina                       83.89

Penny Rowland            Orangeville, ON            Northwinds Breeze                   80.62

Garry Roque                Caledon, ON                PS I Love You                          71.86

Christina Carravagio    Shelburne, ON              Free Trade                              70.19

MH Lessard                 Orangeville, ON             Ruby                                      66.33

Maegan Giannidis         Newmarket, ON            Mr. Big Cat                              5.50

Robin Milroy                 Paisley, ON                  Naughty Intentions                  57.50

Susan Georgas             Newmarket, ON           Chester Fielding                       56.13

Open Division – 6 entries

Peter Gray                   Alliston, ON                  LaBohmeZ                               77.46

Ruth Armstrong            Orangeville, ON            VDL Ulando                              73.64

Cory Boyd                    Caledon, ON                Boboli Park                              72.92

Sarah Croft                  King, ON                      Sir Charles                              67.55

Holly Jacks                   Loretto, ON                  Mischief Man                             66.85

Shelby Croft                 King, ON                      Road Runner                            63.39

Competition continues Friday throughout the weekend at Wits End with the FEI World Cup Cross Country phase scheduled for 2pm on Saturday and the show jumping at 2pm on Sunday. Competition opens at 9am each day, closing at 4:30pm with full competition divisions held throughout each day. Visitors can shop at the Trade Fair open Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $6 per car. Enjoy world class equestrian sport from the tabletop setting of the Mulmur Hills.