Tokyo, JPN, July 25, 2021 – Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu of Saint-Bruno, QC, and Lindsay Kellock of Toronto, ON, closed out dressage competition for Canada at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan on July 25, 2021.
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Chris von Martels of Ridgetown, ON, and Eclips (Apache x Olympic Ferro) laid down the first equestrian score for Canada at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan in the Dressage Grand Prix Team and Individual Qualifier. 28 combinations worked their way down the centreline for the competition on July 24, 2021. July 25’s Grand Prix will feature an additional 30 combinations, including Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu of Saint-Bruno, QC, with All In and Lindsay Kellock of Toronto, ON, and Sebastien.
Dressage competition at the Games begins on July 24 and 25 with the Grand Prix, followed by the Grand Prix Special on July 27, which will decide the team medals and act as the final individual qualifier.
Lamaze cites his personal health as a primary reason for his decision to withdraw from competing in Tokyo, which is currently under a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the past three years, he has been undergoing treatment for a brain tumor and continues to battle the condition with the support of his medical teams in Brussels, Belgium, and Paris, France.
The Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) has imposed a further two-week extension of the shutdown of all international events in mainland Europe until April 11, 2021, due to the ongoing outbreak of the neurological form of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1).
After fierce competition for the top of the podium, on July 29 the Canadian Dressage Team took Pan Am gold for the first time in 28 years, and earned Canada’s berth to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games during the Lima 2019 Pan American Games in Peru.
Two-time U.S Olympic team gold medalist McLain Ward claimed the $205,000 Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM Toronto, presented by GroupBy, in front of a sold-out crowd on Saturday night,
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.
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.