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Endurance 2015 Team Selection Criteria for NAJYRC and Pan American Endurance Championship Now Available

Equine Canada and Endurance Canada International are pleased to announce that the Canadian team selection criteria are now available for both the 2015 Pan American Endurance Championship and the 2015 North American Junior Young Rider Championship. Visit the EC website for the selection criteria at http://www.equinecanada.ca/endurance/SelectionCriteria.

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Canadian Endurance Athletes are Prepared to Tackle the Desert in Dubai

Canadian endurance riders, Kathy Irvine of Blackfoot, AB and Jessica Manness of Oakbank, MB, were honoured with an invitation to compete in His Highness Sheik Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s 8th Annual Endurance Cup beginning January 10, 2015 at 6:30 a.m. UAE time. This invitation-only event is an FEI 3* 160km race across the sandy Dubaï desert patterns.

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Canadian Endurance Riders Receive an Honourary Invitation

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Canadian endurance riders, Kathy Irvine of Blackfoot, AB and Jessica Manness of Dugald, MB, have been honoured with an invitation to compete in His Highness Sheik Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s 8th annual Endurance Cup being held January 10, 2015. This invitation-only event will be a FEI 3* 160km race across the Dubaï desert.

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Endurance Canada Names WEG Canadian Endurance Team

2014 WEG

Endurance Canada is pleased to announce the team for the Endurance Championship at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy.

The team in alphabetical order

rider / home town / horse

  •  Kathy Irvine / Blackfoot, AB / Nightwinds Savannah, 16-year Canadian Arabian mare owned by the rider
  •  Jessica Manness / Dugald, MB / Greater Glide, 13-year-old Arabian gelding owned by the rider
  •  Leanna Marchant / Calgary, AB / Samson’s Fire, 15-year-old Arabian cross gelding owned by the rider
  •  Yvette Vinton / Morriston, FL / Petit Loup d’Jolie, 11-year-old Arabian cross gelding owned by Cecile Dumas’ or Teese, 14-year-old Arabian gelding owned by the rider

The team will be accompanied by chef d’équipe, Maura Leahy; team Canada veterinarian, Glenn Sinclair DVM; and assistant team Canada veterinarian, Roxy Bell DVM.

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