Canadian Endurance Riders Headed to NAJYRC

first_img Horse Sport Enews SIGN UP Endurance Canada is pleased to announce the riders representing Canada at the 2012 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Riders Championships. Presented by Gotham North, these Championships will be held July 17-22 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.  Riders will compete for top honours in the NAJYRC-CH 4* FEI Championship.The team will be comprised of Lee Hutten of Chesterville, ON, riding Parker AES, Dessia Miller’s 12-year-old Arabian gelding; Jessica Yavis of Winfield, AB, riding Jahlad, a 10-year-old Arabian gelding, or Kit, an 11-year-old Arabian-cross gelding, both owned by Jaye Yavis; and Emma Webb of Flesherton, ON, and Janice Worthington’s 12-year-old Arabian gelding.All three riders will also compete together in the team competition. Accompanying the team will be Maura Leahy as chef d’équipe, Dr. Glenn Sinclair as the team veterinarian, and Dr. Roxy Bell as the assistant veterinarian.ScheduleJuly 19, 2012 JogJuly 20, 2012 Race dayJuly 21, 2012 Endurance Team Medals and Best Conditioned HorseThe North American Junior/Young Riders’ Championships (NAJYRC) are held annually under the rules of the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) – the international governing body for equestrian sport. The 2012 competition hosts the Olympic disciplines of eventing, dressage and show jumping as well as FEI disciplines of reining, endurance and vaulting.  Many of the world’s top event riders, including many Olympic gold medalists, began their careers at the NAJYRC.For more information on NAJYRC, please visit www.youngriders.org Tags: NAJYRC, Endurance Canada, Lee Hutten, FEI North American Junior and Young Riders Championships, Parker AES, Jessica Yavis, Jahlad, Kit, Maura Leahy, Dr. Glenn Sinclair, Email* Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. PLUS, you’ll receive our exclusive Rider Fitness digital edition with 15 exercises for more effective riding. More from Horse Sport:Christilot Boylen Retires From Team SportAfter an exemplary career as one of Canada’s top Dressage riders, seven-time Olympian Christilot Boylen has announced her retirement from team competition.2020 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair CancelledFor only the second time in its history, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been cancelled but plans are being made for some virtual competitions.Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Statement on 2020 EventAs the Province of Ontario starts to reopen, The Royal’s Board and staff will adhere to all recommendations put forward by government and health officials.Government Financial Assistance for Ontario FarmersOntario Equestrian has recently released this update of several financial assistance packages available, including those for farm business.last_img read more

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