Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the four athletes who will represent the maple leaf at the prestigious 2021 World Equestrian Festival at CHIO Aachen, GER, from Sept. 10-19, 2021.
Fresh from travelling to Japan for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the Canadian Dressage Team will reunite to compete once again against world-renowned dressage competitors in a unique, team-based setting.
The athletes for the CDIO 5* Nations Cup will be:
Saint-Bruno, QC / All In / Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu, Craig Fraser & Marc-Andre Beaulieu
Wellington, FL / Sebastien / Lindsay Kellock & Enterprise Farm, Equestrian, LLC
Naima Moreira Laliberté
Outremont, QC / Statesman / KML Inc.
Chris von Martels
Wellington, FL / Eclips / Chris von Martels & Barbara Soederhuizen
The Canadian Dressage Team will be supported by veterinarian Usha Knabe and Chef d’ Équipe Ashley Holzer.
The red and white will also be represented by individual CDI 4* athlete Ryan Torkkeli, who resides in Königsdorf, GER, and mount Sternenwanderer (Lord Loxley I x Ragazzo). The 15-year-old bay Rhenish Warmblood gelding, owned by Dieter Laugks, recently finished first at the 2021 Grand Prix de Deauville CDI 3*.
Click here for more information on the 2021 World Equestrian Festival.