Canadian Dressage Teams Named for 2015 CDIO Wellington Nations' Cup

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Posted by Equine Canada


Ottawa, Ont. - Dressage Canada is pleased to announce the two teams set to represent Canada at the 2015 CDIO3* Wellington in Florida from March 24-28, 2015. The CDIO3* Wellington acts as week 12 of the prestigious Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF). It also represents an exciting opportunity for top competitors from around the world to compete as a team and represent their country on the world stage through the Stillpoint Farm Nations' Cup CDIO3*. Canada's teams will be supported by Technical Advisor, Dr. Volker Moritz, and Chef in Training/Assistant Chef, Alison Martin.
Canada will be represented in the Nations' Cup by the following two teams:

Big Tour
Rider / Hometown / Horse / Owner
Megan Lane / Loretto, Ont. / Caravella / Megan and Cathy Lane
Belinda Trussell / Stouffville, Ont. / Anton / Robyn Eames

Small Tour
Rider / Hometown / Horse / Owner
Diane Creech / Caistor Centre, Ont. / Robbie W / Doug Leatherdale
Chris von Martels / Wellington, Fla. / Zilverstar / Chris von Martels

Big Tour
Rider / Hometown / Horse / Owner
Jill Irving / Moncton, N.B. / Degas 12 / Jill Irving - Windhaven Farm

Small Tour
Rider / Hometown / Horse / Owner
Christilot Boylen / Wellington, Fla. / Donatella / Jill Irving - Windhaven Farm
Shannon Dueck / Loxahatchee, Fla. / Cantaris / Elizabeth Ferber
Tina Irwin / Stouffville, Ont. / Fancy That / Christine Faux

Team Canada has traditionally excelled in this event, having claimed the Team Silver Medal in 2014 and Team Bronze in 2013. In addition, Boylen was the Individual Gold Medalist in 2013.

For more information on the AGDF, including the Stillpoint Farm Nations' Cup CDIO3*, visit www.globaldressagefestival.com.