|Jump Canada is pleased to announce the Canadian Show Jumping Team that will represent Canada in the $350,000 BMO Nations’ Cup at the renowned CSIO5* Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament, to be held Sept. 4-8 in Calgary, AB.
The following horse/rider combinations will compete for Canada in the Nations’ Cup on Saturday, Sept. 7:
Mac Cone / Amor Van De Rostal / King City, ON
Tiffany Foster / Victor (or Verdi III) / Schomberg, ON
Eric Lamaze / Powerplay (or Quelmec du Gery) / Schomberg, ON
Ian Millar / Star Power (or Dixson) / Perth, ON
The Spruce Meadows Team will be supported by Chef d’Equipe, Mark Laskin, Team Manager, Karen Hendry-Ouellette and Team Veterinarian, Dr. Sylvie Surprenant.
The $350,000 BMO Nations’ Cup has been held during the ‘Masters’ Tournament since 1993. Canada has had great success in the past, winning in 2006, finishing third in 2010, and taking second in 2011.
The ‘Masters’ Tournament marks the final leg of Spruce Meadows’ series of international competitions held throughout the spring and summer each year. It draws top riders from around the world, including Olympic, World Equestrian Games, and Pan American Games Champions. In addition to the $350,000 BMO Nations’ Cup, it boasts one of the richest show jumping classes in the world-the $1,000,000 CN International.
The $350,000 BMO Nations’ Cup will be aired live on CBC Television on Saturday, September 7 starting at 8 p.m. EST.
For more information on the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament visit www.sprucemeadows.com.