Ottawa, ON - The Canadian Eventing Committee has named Kilrodan Abbott as the Omega Alpha Canadian Event Horse of the Month for May based his second place finish in the 2010 edition of the Jersey Fresh Three Day Event, held May 5–9, 2010, in Allentown, New Jersey, USA.
Competing in the CIC 3* division at Jersey Fresh, Kilrodan Abbott, an 11-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding, owned by Susan and Peter Barry finished with a final score of 73.4 with Peter Barry in the irons. The pair posted a dressage score of 55.0, which put them in third place. Adding only 8.4 cross country time faults following a flawlessly ridden performance over John Williams’ (USA) cross country course, Barry and Kilrodan Abbott added four jumping faults and time faults during show jumping to move up the leader board to finish in second place.
“Thanks for naming Kilrodan Abbott, also known as Eddie, as the as the Omega Alpha Canadian Event Horse of the Month,” said Peter Barry. “I am proud of the fact that Eddie and I have grown in to such a great team. So far, everything we have done, he has done with ease. I hope we can continue our journey together.”
“I would like to thank Omega Alpha for their support of Canadian Eventing,” Barry added.
Canadian Eventing created the horse recognition program to celebrate the achievements of Canadian owned horses that represent Canada in North American competition. Canadian Eventing is also very pleased to have Omega Alpha Pharmaceuticals’ generous support of the horse recognition program. Omega Alpha Pharmaceuticals will be providing each owner of the "Horse of the Month" with a generous gift certificate of $200 credit towards the purchase of Omega Alpha products of their choice.
About Canadian Eventing
Canadian Eventing is the committee of Equine Canada responsible for the sport of eventing in Canada from the grassroots to the international level. The Canadian Eventing Committee is comprised of 12 members, including two rider representatives elected by the Elite Riders Association. Directed by the Strategic Plan for Eventing, all Eventing activities are administered by this committee via six sub-committees with the support of an eventing manager based at the Equine Canada office in Ottawa. For more information about Canadian Eventing, visit www.equinecanda.ca and select disciplines then Eventing.
About Omega Alpha Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Omega Alpha Pharmaceuticals Inc. is Canadian owned and incorporated in 1992, and with the approval of Health Canada, Omega Alpha Pharmaceuticals has concentrated its efforts into producing and manufacturing herbal supplements and remedies. As a pharmaceutical company, all herbal supplements and health products manufactured by Omega Alpha Pharmaceuticals Inc. are done so following rigid standards and uncompromising quality. Omega Alpha Pharmaceuticals Inc. specializes in formulations for enhancing equine health and performance, using the finest natural ingredients available. For a list of the wide range of products for the optimum health and performance of humans, equines and pets, please visit www.oapharma.com.
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 www.equinecanada.ca.
Photo: Kilrodan Abbott was named as the Omega Alpha Canadian Event Horse of the Month for May. Photo Credit— StockImageServices.com