After a successful meeting of the minds with team Canada’s “Own the Podium” Committee, multiple Olympian, American Robert Dover has accepted the position as Canadian Technical Advisor/Coach Advisor. When it was announce Dover was not accepted in the same role by the USEF Dressage Search committee, he was instantly approach by several of Canada’s top riders and officials. “Lucky for us!” reported Canadian photographer Cealy Tetley. “As it turns out, just about everything which I was hoping to bring about for American Dressage, is exactly the same for the Canadians,” reported Dover on his website doversworld.com.
“And also like the U.S., Canada boasts many very experienced and talented riders and trainers, all of whom I hoped, if I were to take the job, to enlist to produce a true team of top professionals working harmoniously together for the benefit of all riders and horses from the Junior ranks through the Elite International Team combinations. And anyone who knows me knows that once I commit to something, I do so with my whole heart and soul and will not stop until I have achieved my goal, especially where it means medals. I am very excited to be working with a tremendous group of riders, trainers, coaches, owners and officials. I will do my very best not to let them down!”