Toronto, Ontario – The annual Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala is one month away. Presented by BMO Financial Group, the event will be held on Sunday, November 6, 2011, at the Liberty Grand in Toronto, ON. The sixth annual Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala will be part of a black-tie gala and dinner, followed for the first time by live music and dancing, provided by the Terence Gowan Band featuring the powerful vocals of Alana Bridgewater.
This year's celebrated inductees will be:
- Builder (Organization) – The Anderson Family, founders of Anderson Ranch
- Builder (Individual) – Terrance Millar, Canadian Equestrian Team veteran and chef d’equipe
- Jumper Horse – Kahlua, ridden by Lisa Carlsen at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and the
- 1987 Pan American Games
- Team – 1991 Pan American Games Silver Medal Team comprised of Sandra Anderson, Danny Foster, Ian Millar and Beth Underhill
- Pony – Three’s A Crowd, owned by Corie Bannister
The Jump Canada Hall of Fame was created in 2006 to recognize outstanding contributions to hunter/jumper sport. The Hall of Fame Gala has quickly grown into an annual favourite and has been a sell-out in each of its first five years. Friends and associates will be on hand to present the distinct Hall of Fame awards, making for a very special evening recalling the sport's greatest memories. Induction and acceptance speeches regularly run the gamut from factual to humorous to poignant.
Tickets are still available at $200 per person and can be purchased individually or in tables of eight. To purchase tickets, please visit the Jump Canada Hall of Fame website at http://www.equinecanada.ca/halloffame/index.php?lang=en-GB. For more information, please contact Ashley Raaymakers at tel: 613 248-3433 ext. 144 or e-mail: ARaaymakers@equinecanada.ca.
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/.
Photo: Terrance Millar will be inducted into the Jump Canada Hall of Fame during the Induction Ceremony and Gala, Presented by BMO Financial Group, on Sunday, November 6, 2011, in Toronto, ON. Photo Credit – Cealy Tetley, www.tetleyphoto.com