Canadian Teams for 2018 North American Junior/Young Riders Championships Named

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 05:32
Ava MacCoubrey and Ritter Benno at the 2018 CDI Wellington :: Photo © Astrid Appels

Equestrian Canada (EC) confirmed the riders that will represent Canada at the 2018 North American Youth Championships (NAYC) in North Salem, NY, U.S.A. on 31 July - 5 August 2018. 

Previously known as the North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC), the NAYC will bring together top dressage, eventing and jumping athletes from Canada, the United States and Mexico for the chance to compete for team and individual medals.

The dressage portion of NAYC will take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, NY. Although the eventing portion will not be classified as an FEI Championship due to insufficient entries, competition for youth athletes will be hosted during The Event at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, MT from July 18 to 22.

Canada will be represented at NAYC by the following athletes:

Chefs d’Équipe - David Ziegler – Beiseker, AB, Leslie Steele – Pitt Meadow, BC
Assistant Chefs d’Équipe - Ellen Rumball-Dvorak – Hillsburgh, ON, Nina Urff – Langley, BC

Young Rider Team Ontario

  • Julie Barrett / Cobourg, ON / Rosamunde
  • Vanessa Creech-Terauds / Caistor Centre, ON / Harley L 
  • Ava MacCoubrey / Cobourg, ON / Ritter Benno
  • Allison Youngdale / Aurora, ON / Ramiro 

Young Rider Team Quebec/Alberta

  • Beatrice Boucher / St. Dominique. QC / Delfiano
  • Camille Carier Bergeron / Mascouche, QC / Baldacci
  • Rakeya Moussa / Edmonton, AB / Davidoff V.H. Trichelhof

Junior Team Ontario/Manitoba

  • Jade Buchanan / Newmarket, ON / Qaro GS 
  • Brooke Mancusi / Winnipeg, MB / Wellknown
  • Anna Swackhammer / Rockwood, ON / Wrazzmatazz
  • Kiara Williams-Brown / Navan, ON / Ladybug 

Junior Team Quebec/Nova Scotia

  • Ariel Boesener / Canning, NS / Winniepuuh 
  • Gabrielle Bouchard / Quebec City, QC / Dalanda
  • Molly Gunyon / Hudson, QC / Weltwunder
  • Lily-Rose Lemaire / Drummondville, QC / World Lady 

Junior Individual - Alberta

  • Chase Robertson / Calgary, AB / Winsome 

Photo © Astrid Appels

Related Link
2018 North American Junior/Young Rider Championships Allocated to Old Salem