Ontario names riders for Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships

The Ontario Equestrian Federation is pleased to announce the riders who will be representing the province at the upcoming Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships, which take place from Oct. 3-5 in Blainville, QC.

Teams will be comprised of two junior and two senior riders representing Ontario in the disciplines of Jumping, Dressage and Reining. Riders must apply to be considered and are selected based on past competition results, as well as other eligibility requirements.

The following individuals have been short listed for the event:


Juniors – Abbey Bibbings of London, ON. and Sam Walker of Nobleton, ON.
Seniors – Nikki Snazel of Uxbridge, ON. and Alexa Bennett of York, ON.


Junior – Amanda Peters of Port Perry, ON.
Seniors – Kathy Furtado of Pefferlaw, ON. and Elizabeth Barkey of Pefferlaw, ON.


Juniors – Catherine Andrews of Niagara Falls, ON. and Vivian Vandewint of Metcalfe, ON.
Seniors – Jessie Palmer of Odessa, ON. and Tori Pittman of Toronto, ON.

“We wish our riders the best of luck at this year’s competition,” says Dianne Graham, executive director of the OEF. “Team Ontario never fails to impress us and we’re confident this year will be no exception.”

The Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships is a collaborative event between the national and provincial equestrian sport organizations and is a key event in the development of the next generation of national, international and world champions. The 2014 CIEC will be hosted by the Fédération équestre du Québec at the Parc équestre de Blainville. For more information, click HERE.


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