Jump Canada Announces 2011 Canadian Show Jumping Team Short List

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Ottawa, Ontario—The Jump Canada High Performance Committee is pleased to announce the 2011 Canadian Show Jumping Team Short List based on the 2011 Short List Criteria.  The following athletes have been identified as official members of the national show jumping team, which falls under the umbrella of the Canadian Equestrian Team (CET).

The four riders who competed in the 2010 World Equestrian Games:

  • 1. Eric Lamaze / Schomberg, ON
  • 2. John Pearce / Stouffville, ON
  • 3. Jonathon Millar / Perth, ON
  • 4. Yann Candele / Caledon, ON

The traveling alternate to the 2010 World Equestrian Games:

  • 5. Jill Henselwood / Oxford Mills, ON

The top 15 ranked Canadian riders (in order) on the FEI Rolex Jumping Riders’ World Ranking list as of December 1, 2010, not already named above:

  • 6. Ian Millar / Perth, ON
  • 7. Karen Cudmore / Omaha, NE
  • 8. Keean White / Rockwood, ON
  • 9. Mac Cone / King City, ON
  • 10. Beth Underhill / Schomberg, ON
  • 11. John Anderson / Calgary, AB
  • 12. Jenna Thompson / Calgary, AB
  • 13. Chris Pratt / Valencia, CA
  • 14. Lisa Carlsen / Spruce Grove, AB
  • 15. Tani Zeidler / Calgary, AB
  • 16. Samantha Buirs / Langley, BC
  • 17. Angela Covert-Lawrence / St. Lazare, QC
  • 18. Amy Millar / Perth, ON
  • 19. Lauren Hunkin / Kemptville, ON
  • 20. Sarah Johnstone / Orangeville, ON

About Jump Canada
Jump Canada is the committee of Equine Canada responsible for all hunter, equitation and jumper activities in Canada from the grass roots to the international level.  Jump Canada is governed by a board, the majority of whose members are elected by the stakeholders in the sport.  For more information regarding Jump Canada programs and activities, visit http://www.equinecanada.ca/jumpcanada.

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 recognized by the Government of Canada, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), and the Canadian Olympic Committee as the national organization representing equestrian sport and equine interests. For more information about Equine Canada, please visit www.equinecanada.ca.