Canadian Reining Teams Named for 2010 North American Junior and Young Rider Championships

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Ottawa, ON - Canadian Reining Committee (CRC) is pleased to announce the teams that will represent Canada and their provinces at the 2010 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships. Presented by Gotham North, these Championships will be held July 28–August 1, 2010 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY, also the site of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

The four provincial Canadian Reining Teams were selected based on results achieved during a specified qualification period.

Team Alberta  

  • Chloe Beveridge   Calgary, AB
  • Kaylynn Malmberg  Carseland, AB
  • Nancy Pratch  St. Paul, AB       
  • Sage Sapergia   Cochrane, AB  

Team Manitoba    

  • Megan Robinson   Dufresne, MB     
  • Christine Simpson  Winnipeg, MB     
  • Kylie Wasiuta    Winnipeg, MB     
  • Kelsey Wiens   Winnipeg, MB

Team Ontario

  • Lyndsay Kloster   Newmarket, ON
  • Darcy Wilson  Goodwood, ON
  • Lane Wilson   Goodwood, ON

Combined Team Quebec/British Columbia

  • Laurianne Gagnon-Duval  St. Augustine de Desmaures, QC
  • Gabrielle Martel  Repentigny, QC
  • Vanessa Strotmann   Salmon Arm, BC

"The CRC is thrilled with the number of riders participating in this program and I am very proud to be part of it. We have again seen an increase in the number competing in the qualifiers and those meeting the criteria to make the teams heading to Kentucky,” said Wendy Dyer, of Keswick, ON, who has been named as Chef d’équipe for the for the second year in a row for all teams. “This year will be particularly exciting as Darcy Wilson will be hoping to make it gold medal number 2 and Team Alberta is determined to better their team bronze medal from last year.”

2010 Tentative Schedule
July 28—Welcome
July 29—Team Final
July 31—Individual Final

For additional information on the CRC and its programs, including selection criteria, please visit the Reining section of the Equine Canada website at or e-mail

About the Canadian Reining Committee
The Canadian Reining Committee is the discipline committee of Equine Canada that is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of reining programs in Canada. The Canadian Reining Committee's objective is to foster the growth of reining and the pursuit of excellence in the sport at the local, national and international levels.

About Equine Canada
Equine Canada is Canada’s national governing body for equestrianism. A member-driven, charitable institution, it is the executive branch of the Canadian Equestrian Team, and the national authority for equestrian competition; the national voice for recreational riders; and the national association for equine welfare, breeding, and industry. Equine Canada is recognised by the Government of Canada, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), and the Canadian Olympic Committee as the national organisation representing equestrian sport and equine interests. For more information about Equine Canada, please visit