EC Recognizes 2016 Eventing NOBoundaries Athletes

first_img SIGN UP Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. PLUS, you’ll receive our exclusive Rider Fitness digital edition with 15 exercises for more effective riding. More from Horse Sport:Christilot Boylen Retires From Team SportAfter an exemplary career as one of Canada’s top Dressage riders, seven-time Olympian Christilot Boylen has announced her retirement from team competition.2020 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair CancelledFor only the second time in its history, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been cancelled but plans are being made for some virtual competitions.Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Statement on 2020 EventAs the Province of Ontario starts to reopen, The Royal’s Board and staff will adhere to all recommendations put forward by government and health officials.Government Financial Assistance for Ontario FarmersOntario Equestrian has recently released this update of several financial assistance packages available, including those for farm business. Email* The Equestrian Canada (EC) Eventing Committee is pleased to recognize the athletes scouted as part of the Eventing NOBoundaries (ENB) talent identification program during the 2016 competition season.ENB is a long-term EC program designed to identify competitive high performance eventing talent. During 2016, ENB focused on identifying future talent and rider/horse combinations with the potential to represent Canada at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG), Toyko 2020 Olympic Games, and the future generation of talent post-2020.The athletes identified by designated ENB talent identification spotters during competitions and clinics across North America in 2016 include:• Melissa Boutin – Ascot Corner, QC• Shelby Brost – St. Albert, AB• Krista Brown – Dugald, MB• Carmen Holmes-Smith – Chase, BC• Emma Johnston – Uxbridge, ON• Annick Niemuller – Goodwood, ONBy seeking out and identifying talented up-and-coming eventing athletes, ENB’s goal is to help riders understand that their efforts are being recognized by EC and encourage them to self-identify as potential future members of the Canadian Equestrian Team (CET).ENB athletes will receive a cross-country saddle pad from CET supplier, ECOGOLD. EC thanks ECOGOLD for their generosity in supporting ENB.Congratulations to all athletes identified through ENB in 2016. Tags: Melissa Boutin, Carmen Holmes-Smith, Annick Niemuller, Eventing NOBoundaries, ENB, Shelby Brost, Krista Brown, Emma Johnston, Horse Sport Enewslast_img

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