Teams selected for Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships

The Ontario Equestrian Federation is pleased to announce the riders and coaches who will be representing the province at the upcoming Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships (CIEC), which take place from Sept. 25-27 in Ottawa.

Teams will be comprised of two junior and two senior riders 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:


Juniors: Faith Bell of St. Catharines, ON. & Cydney Pavan of St. Catharines, ON.
Seniors: Alexa Bennett of York, ON. & Nikki Snazel of Uxbridge, ON.
Coaches: Rick Bishop of Wellington, ON. & Andrea Bellamy of Brighton, ON.


Junior: Ethan Stratford of Teeterville, ON. & Jorie Prow of St. Thomas, ON.
Seniors: Jen Jonas of Cambridge, ON. & Gail Gimpelj of Guelph, ON.
Coaches: Joanne Milton of Hillsburgh, ON


Juniors: Devlin Abergel-Preston of Ottawa, ON. & Morgan Bordillon of Edwards, ON.
Seniors: Jenna Mayhew of Ottawa, ON. & Kendra Wheeler of Elora, ON.
Coaches: Tom Dvorak of Hillsburgh, ON. & Simone Williams of Navan, ON.

Overseeing Team Ontario will be chef d’equipe Mark Nelson of Ashton, ON.. Team Ontario is generously sponsored by Picov’s Horseman Centre and Red Scarf Equestrian.

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. Visit

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