Canadian Reining Committee Announces WEG Declared Riders

Friday, May 14, 2010
Posted by Julie Cull, Equine Canada

Ottawa, ON - The Equine Canada Canadian Reining Committee (CRC) is pleased to announce the declared riders aiming for a spot on the Canadian Reining Team for the 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games to be held in Lexington, KY September 25—October 10, 2010.   
The declared riders in alphabetical order are:
Rider              Home Town                             
  • Lisa Coulter   Kelowna, BC / Pitol Point, TX
  • Brad Giesbrecht   Swift Current, SK / Pitol Point, TX
  • Duane Latimer      Bienfait, SK / Ardmore, OK
  • Pierre-Luc Phaneuf     Laval, QC      
  • Shawna Sapergia     Cochrane, AB
  • Amanda Self     Pritchard, BC
  • Patrice St-Onge     Valleyfield, QC / Gainesville, TX
“The CRC could not be more pleased to see the quality of the riders who will be vying for the 2010 Canadian Reining Team. No doubt Canada will be well represented and we would expect to see the team on the medal platform,” said Bob Thompson, chair of the CRC.

The Canadian Reining Committee World Equestrian Games Selection Finals will be held at the West Coast Classic, British Columbia’s premiere reining competition organized by the Western Canadian Reining Association (WCRA). The competition will be held July 16-18, 2010, at the Chilliwack Heritage Park, in Chilliwack, BC.  

For additional details on the West Coast Classic please visit www.westcoastclassic.info.

For additional information on the CRC and its programs, including selection criteria, please visit the Equine Canada website at www.equinecanada.ca or e-mail reining@equinecanada.ca.

About the Canadian Reining Committee
The Canadian Reining Committee is the discipline committee of Equine Canada that is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of reining programs in Canada. The Canadian Reining Committee's objective is to foster the growth of reining and the pursuit of excellence in the sport at the local, national and international levels.

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.