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Wednesday, October 31 2012 by Editor
Toronto, Ontario – Ten-time Olympian Ian Millar will be inducted into the Jump Canada Hall of Fame alongside show jumping horse Hickstead at this year’s Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala. Presented by BMO Financial Group, the seventh annual black-tie event will take place on Sunday, November 4, 2012, at the Liberty Grand in Toronto, ON. The most successful competitor in the history of Canadian show jumping, the accomplishments of Millar will be celebrated during this year’s ceremony as the Perth, ON, native is inducted in the Individual Builder category.
Monday, September 24 2012 by Editor
With the highest point total over three phases of competition, Yann Candele of Caledon, ON, and Game Ready were awarded the Caledon Cup, presented in memory of Gordon Kirton, to conclude the CSI2* Canadian Show Jumping Tournament in Palgrave, ON Palgrave, Ontario – Having dominated the CSI2* Canadian Show Jumping Tournament, Yann Candele of Caledon, ON, rode away with the Caledon Cup on Sunday, September 23. Candele won all three phases of competition comprising the Caledon Cup at the Caledon Equestrian Park in Palgrave, ON, recently named the official equestrian venue of the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games. Candele won Thursday’s $15,000 Caledon Cup Phase 1 riding Carlotta Singular, and returned to the grand prix arena on Saturday to win the $35,000 Caledon Cup Phase 2 with Game Ready. In Sunday’s third and final phase, the $50,000 RAM Equestrian Caledon Cup Phase 3, Candele qualified both Carlotta Singular and Game Ready for the five horse jump-off. Mac Cone, 60, of King City, ON, opened the jump-off with a clear performance in a time of 38.93 seconds riding Unanimous, an 11-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by The Unanimous Group and Southern Ways
Thursday, September 20 2012 by Editor
Lexus Arbuckle of Guelph, ON, guided Castor van de Kranenburg to victory in the 1.40m Junior/Amateur competition held on opening day of the CSI2* Canadian Show Jumping Tournament in Palgrave, ON Photo ©Cealy Tetly Palgrave, Ontario – Local competitor Christi McQuaker of Schomberg, ON, opened the CSI2* Canadian Show Jumping Tournament (CSJT) with the first win of the day on Wednesday, September 19. The five-day international show jumping competition runs through September 23 at the Caledon Equestrian Park in Palgrave, ON, which was recently named the official equestrian venue of the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games. McQuaker topped the 1.35m Jumper Welcome riding Jameson and also took fifth place with Falco de Lizami. Both horses are owned by Jessica Mawson