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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Conversations at the Canadian Pan Am selectors’ meeting 2015 Pan Am Games,Events,Missed it?,Tuesday's Top 10

WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour. Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits.   10. Selector 1: So have the riders on the list submitted their paperwork on time? Selector 2: Obviously, like as if we would ever announce a rider on the team that didn’t. 9. Selector 4: Lesley is on fire. She just placed 2nd at the Area 3 Intermediate Championships. Selector 3: There were only three riders in the division. 8….

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Protest launched over Hawley Bennett-Awad nomination for Carded Athlete status Canadian Eventing,Riders

Carded Athletes in Canada receive government funding to help with living and training expenses to help ease the financial burden so they can focus on becoming world-class, competitive athletes to represent Canada at the Olympics and International Championships. The Canadian Eventers who will receive “Carding” for 2015 have been notified. However, an appeal has been launched by another rider to reverse the decision made by the Eventing High Performance Committee to include Hawley Bennett-Awad as a Carded Athlete for 2015. Canadian Eventing’s 2015 Carded Athletes The list of Eventing athletes nominated by Equine Canada for the Athlete Assistance Program (AAP)…

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Tale of two FEI championships 2015 Pan Am Games,Missed it?,NAJYRC 2015

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness…” There is only one FEI Championship held in North America every year and that is the North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC). Every four years, 41 countries from the Americas and closely situated island nations come together to compete at the biggest sporting event on this side of the globe, the Pan Am Games. About 18 of the events will be Olympic qualifiers for the Rio 2016 Summer Games, including Eventing. Toronto won the…

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WEG take two – Canada’s Hawley Bennett-Awad 2014 WEG,Riders

Livingstone (Hank), Hawley Bennett-Awad’s first team horse, campaigned at the advanced level for eleven years, running numerous four stars. Horses are far from disposable to Hawley, she explained, “I don’t have a lot of money so if these horses break that’s it, my toys are done. I have to do everything I can to protect them and help them along the way.” “When I got Hank I only had the one horse and I came from a family with no money. If he broke, I had nothing. I never really ran him fast at horse trials, but every time he…

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Rebecca Farm adds 2015 CCI*** 2014 events,Events

The Event at Rebecca Farm near Kalispell, Montana, is one of the largest and most prestigious events on the West coast. After reading and hearing rave reviews about it from fellow riders, I finally made the trip down a few weeks ago to see for myself what all the fuss was about. History lesson I was curious about the history of Rebecca Farm, so I did some research. Herron Park had hosted the local event near Kalispell for 25 years. Limited by space and facilities, they couldn’t keep up with the fast growth and number of competitors, so the Broussard family stepped…

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