Cedar Valley, Ontario – Close to $10,000 was raised in support of the Canadian Dressage Athlete Assistance Program (C-DAAP) at the ‘Dressage Soiree’ fundraising event held Saturday evening, June 21, during the CDI3* Equivents competition.
Held at the Royal Canadian Riding Academy in Cedar Valley, ON, the venue was transformed through a country picnic theme expressed in the décor and menu. Guests were treated to dinner ringside during the Grand Prix Special and Grand Prix Freestyle competitions, showcasing dressage sport at its highest level.
By Christa Morris.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) sends congratulations to its newest NRHA Three Million Dollar Rider - Craig Schmersal. Schmersal qualified two horses for the NRHA Derby Open Finals, King Of The Coast and What A Wave, to reach the next level in his career.
Jessica Valin, of Lewiston, California, is our first winner in the Quarter Horse News/Horsecity.com My Favorite Place to Ride Photo Contest and won $150 in Omega Alpha - Equine products! We thought the photo was idyllic and enjoyed the description of the ride.
Take Me Riding, the world’s most revolutionary effort to introduce children to a wonderful world of horses, is now available. Take Me Riding is an all-breeds “edutainment experience” for children ages 5 to 9 found online at www.TakeMeRiding.com.
Ottawa, Ontario – Karen Pavicic of Surrey, BC, recently achieved a top three result in the Grand Prix at the CDI4* Achleiten, Austria on June 13, 2014. A score of 68% and third place qualified her to compete in the Grand Prix Freestyle, where she finished fourth with a score of 71.025%. Pavicic traveled to Europe in May with the assistance of a $20,000 grant from the Canadian Dressage Athlete Assistance Program (C-DAAP).
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