OTTAWA, ON, Sept.16 2013 — Laurence Blais Tetreault of Montreal, QC has been named the Dressage Canada Red Scarf Equestrian Athlete of the Month for August.
Blais Tetreault received this award for outstanding results achieved representing the Province of Quebec and Canada at the 2013 Adequan FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships, presented by Gotham North, held July 16-21, 2013 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.
Blais Tetreault of Montreal, QC, and Lowelas, her 13-year-old Trakehner gelding sired by Hockey 41, earned two gold medals. A golden first place finish for their 71.525% performance in the FEI Junior Freestyle, and for the FEI Junior team test, a score of 68.378% helped secure gold for Junior Team Quebec and a second place overall finish for Blais Tetreault. It’s the second year in a row that Blais Tetreault, as part of Junior Team Quebec, has won gold in the FEI junior team division at NAJYRC.
“It’s an honor for me to have been named Athlete of the Month by Dressage Canada. I am extremely happy that my hard work allowed me to receive this title. I would like to thank my horse, my teammates at the championships, my family, my wonderful coach and Red Scarf equestrian for sponsoring this award!” commented Blais Tetreault.
The Dressage Canada Red Scarf Equestrian Athlete of the Month is a recognition program that celebrates the achievements of Canadian dressage riders who represent Canada in international competition in the FEI Pony, Children, Junior, Young Rider, Advanced, Grand Prix and Young Horse classes.
Red Scarf Equestrian is the generous sponsor of Dressage Canada Athlete of the Month. Red Scarf Equestrian will be providing Blais Tetreault with a generous gift certificate that can be used towards the purchase of elegant equestrian luggage, travel bags and accessories that are all made in Canada. For more information about Red Scarf Equestrian, please visit www.RedScarfEquestrian.ca.
About Dressage Canada
Dressage Canada, as a committee of Equine Canada, is the national governing body for dressage in Canada. Dressage Canada’s objective is to foster the growth of dressage and the pursuit of excellence in the sport at the local, national and international levels. Dressage Canada provides support and guidance to both amateur and professional through the following programs: coaching education and programs, officials’ education and programs, rules and qualifying criteria, sport development, and publications and awards. For more information about Dressage Canada, please visit the Dressage section of the Equine Canada site or connect with us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/dressagecanada or Facebook at http://tinyurl.com/lp8cnd.
About Red Scarf Equestrian
Red Scarf Equestrian is proud to offer a line of equestrian luggage and travel bags that deliver exceptional quality and extraordinary value. This line is a refreshing change as it speaks of elegance and simplicity. It works to protect your expensive and valuable apparel, boots and accessories. In a world of clutter, you can’t afford not to buy quality. Red Scarf Equestrian is proudly made in Canada. For more information about Red Scarf Equestrian, please visit www.RedScarfEquestrian.ca.