The Canadian Dressage Team returned to centreline on Sept. 13 at the FEI World Equestrian Games ™ Tryon 2018 (WEG) in Mill Spring, NC for the final day of team competition, where they earned 11th place.
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Belinda Trussell from Stouffville, ON and Jill Irving of Moncton, NB earned Canada a provisional standing of ninth after the first of two days of dressage team competition on Sept. 12, 2018 at the FEI World Equestrian Games ™ Tryon 2018 (WEG) in Mill Spring, NC.
There’s a new equine sport starting to appear in Canada. And you know what it’s a ton of FUN! Working equitation is a great way for equine enthusiasts to learn something new, improve their horses way of going building correct muscling, increasing obedience, courage, trust and confidence in their equine partner!
40 years ago this summer, Susan Fripp moved to a farm in Caledon East to start her dream of creating a riding school for everyone from all walks of life. Susan was in the middle of the Equine Studies program at Humber College and she figured she knew just about everything about horses. Farm life quickly fixed that illusion and she has been learning and sharing her life long education about horses ever since that summer.
The annual Nations Cup provides Canadian dressage athletes with the rare opportunity to compete as a team. As per the AGDF nations cup rules, teams consist of three or four riders, and can contain a mix of big and small tour horse-rider combinations, with a bonus of 1.5% added to big tour scores.