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VaultCanada names Canadian Vaulting Team for the 2014 World Equestrian Games

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The Vaulting Team that will represent Canada at the World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Normandy is almost completely made up of Albertans!  Additionally is will be the first time Canada has ever sent a Squad or Pas de Deux competitors to WEG.

Named as individuals in alphabetical order are:
Vaulter / Home Town
Alisa Schmidt / Chilliwack, BC
Jeanine van der Sluijs / Olds, AB

Named as a Pas de Deux in alphabetical order are:
Vaulter / Home Town
Brooke Boyd / Olds, AB and Todd Griffiths / Aetna, AB
Angelique van der Sluijs / Olds, AB and Jeanine van der Sluijs / Olds, AB

Named as a Squad in alphabetical order are:
Vaulter / Home Town
Brooke Boyd / Olds, AB
Todd Griffiths / Aetna, AB
Shianne Hofer / Olds, AB
Haigen Pavan / Olds, AB
Dallyn Shields / Didsbury, AB
Angelique van der Sluijs / Olds, AB
Jeanine van der Sluijs / Olds, AB

Joining the competitors are chef d’equipe: Becky Marland, Team Coach: Hannah Marland, both of Rocky Mountain House, AB and Team Manager: Wendy Gayfer

“I am proud to say that Canada, for the first time, is able to send a Squad and two Pas de Deux as well as two Individual athletes to WEG this year,” said vaulting chef d’equipe, Becky Marland. “It is an exciting progression for vaulting in Canada, and we will see even more growth in the coming years leading up to WEG 2018.”

Read the full release from Equine Canada

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Author: Alberta Equestrian Federation

The Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) was established in 1978 as a non-profit organization to support equestrian sport and recreational activities within the province of Alberta. AEF programs and services cover a wide range of equestrian activities for beginners to experts in a multitude of disciplines. Services range from the provision of reasonable cost insurance for all members to services in the areas of recreation, sport, education, breeds and industry. The federation provides provincial support and administration for the National English, Western, and Driving Coach Certification Programs and the English and Western Rider Development programs. It established and supports the Wild Rose competitions program across the province. It is dedicated to the well-being of equines. We are the only equestrian body recognized by Alberta Sport Connection (formerly known as Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation), thereby providing us with a voice within the Alberta Government.

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