First Leg Para-Dressage Video Competition Results

Results for the first leg of the 2018 Para-Dressage Video Competition Series, which began in February and ends in November, are now officially available.

By: Equestrian Canada |

Results for the first leg of the 2018 Para-Dressage Video Competition Series, which began in February and ends in November, are now officially available.

The first leg of the series featured fun and excitement, focusing on para-dressage tests at both the national and international level. Here are the official results, including a link to view each athlete’s submitted video for the first leg, which closed Feb. 15, 2018:

National Level Para-Dressage Classes

Judge – Melanie Houston

Class #1 – Para-Equestrian Level 1 – Introduction to Dressage
Placing / Rider / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score
1st / Leah Sietsma / AB / PARDS / 59.615%
2nd / Kianna Parker / AB / PARDS / 59.231%
3rd / Jada Martens / AB / PARDS / 52.692%

Class #3 – Para-Equestrian Level 3 – Introduction to Dressage – Walk Only
Placing / Rider / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score
2nd / Zachary Lahay / BC / Manestream Equestrian / 63.333%

Class #7 – Para-Equestrian Level 1 – Introduction to Dressage – Walk/Trot/Canter Tests
Placing / Rider / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score
1st / Justeen C. Schneider / AB / PARDS / 67.333%

Class #9 – Para-Equestrian Level 3 – Introduction to Dressage – Walk/Trot/Canter Tests
Placing / Rider / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score
No Placing / Jamie Copeland / BC / Manestream Equestrian / 53.158%

Class #10– FEI Para Equestrian Dressage Novice B (2017) Test of Choice
Placing / Rider / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score
3rd / Sophie Lehoux / QC / Dressage des Roses / 59.865%

International Level Para-Dressage Classes

Judge – Chris Porterfield

Class #14 –FEI Individual (2017) Test of Choice
Placing / Rider / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score
1st / Sarah Cummings / ON / Dunraven Farm / 66.324%
2nd / Jason Surnoski / ON / Dunraven Farm / 65.588%
3rd / Kim Scott / BC / Manestream Equestrian / 59.853%

Class #15 – FEI Team (2017) Test of Choice
Placing / Rider / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score
1st / Jody Schloss / Wellington, FL / Rhinelander Equestrian Centre / 65.893%
2nd / Sarah Cummings / ON / Dunraven Farm / 59.265%

Please note: When only one horse entered in a class, ribbons and prizes are awarded in accordance with the following chart of percentages:

• 1st: 65% or higher
• 2nd: 60 to 64.9%
• 3rd: 57 to 59.9%

Congratulations to all athletes who competed in the first leg of the 2018 Para-Dressage Video Competition Series!