Canadian Eventing Riders set to compete at North American Junior and Young Riders Championships

The Canadian Eventing Committee is pleased to announce the riders representing Canada at the 2014 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Riders Championships. Presented by Gotham North, these Championships will be held July 15-20 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. Riders will compete for top honours in team and individual competition in two divisions-Junior One Star Championships (open to riders aged 14-18) and Young Rider Two Star Championships (for riders ages 16-21).

Riders named to compete in the Young Rider Two Star Championships are

Team Ontario      
Name Hometown Horse Owner
Hanna Bundy Toronto, ON D’Jion Hanna Bundy
Lauren Clark Uxbridge, ON Coolumn XV Lauren Clark
April Simmonds Uxbridge, O Impressively Done April Simmonds
Jamie Kellock Cedar Valley, ON Don’t Blink Jamie Kellock
David Ziegler Beiseker, AB Critical Decision David Ziegler


Riders named to the Junior One Star Championships are

Team Ontario      
 Name  Hometown  Horse Owner
Autumn Wells Whitby, ON Hot Toddy Autumn Wells
Emma Green Alliston, ON Raniki Steven Chepa
Chloe Graham Colborne, ON With a Whisper Chloe Graham
Sophie Ochocinski Brooklin, ON Pog Mahome Sophie Ochocinski
Annick Niemuller Goodwood, ON Kegan’s Irish Clover Annick Niemuller
Moira de Ste Croix Laframboise Kars, ON Blue Ben Rider & Teddie Laframboise
New Brunswick      
Justin Smith Norton, NB Yaha Justin Smith


Chef d’équipe Ontario-Caroline Morshead

Chef d’équipe Alberta-Kathleen Ziegler

Chef d’équipe New Brunswick-Ian Roberts

The coaches will be Ian Roberts for New Brunswick, Jessica Phoenix for Ontario and Missy Ransehousen for Alberta.


July 18, 2014                           Dressage – Young Riders and Junior divisions

July 19, 2014                           Cross Country

July 20, 2014                           Jumping and medal presentations                 

The North American Junior/Young Riders’ Championships are held annually under the rules of the Federation Equestre Internationale – the international governing body for equestrian sport. The 2014 competition hosts the Olympic disciplines of eventing, dressage and show jumping as well as FEI discipline of endurance. Many of the world’s top event riders began their careers at the NAJYRC.

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