Canadian Jumpers Named for Longines FEI Nations’ Cup at CSIO 5* HITS Ocala

first_imgMore 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. Horse Sport Enews 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. SIGN UP Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! The Canadian Show Jumping Team will kick off their 2018 FEI Nations’ Cup season on Feb. 18, 2018 at the CSIO 5* Ocala Winter Festival V in Ocala, FL.The $450,000 Longines FEI Nations’ Cup marks the fourth annual nations’ cup hosted at the HITS Ocala Winter Circuit, and will also represent the first of three official FEI Nations’ Cup qualifiers in 2018 for the North and Central America & Caribbean division. Canada will be aiming to obtain qualifying points toward the FEI Nations Cup Final, set to take place in Barcelona, ESP Oct. 4-7, 2018.Canada’s four-member team for the Nations’ Cup will be selected from the following horse-rider combinations:Rider/Hometown/Horse/OwnerBen Asselin/Foothills, AB/Cool Feeling/Attache StablesWahrhaftige CR/Spruce Meadow Ltd.Tiffany Foster/North Vancouver, BC/Brighton/Artisan Farms LLCCyber Lady Z/Wendy ValdesEric Lamaze/Wellington, FL/Coco Bongo/Artisan Farms LLC & Torrey Pines Stable Inc.Chacco Kid/Chacco Kid GroupIan Millar/Perth, ON/Dixson/Ariel GrangeFrancois Lamontagne/St. Eustache, QC/Chanel du Calvaire/Francois LamontagneSupporting the team on the ground during CSIO 5* Ocala Winter Festival V will be Equestrian Canada Manager of Jumping, Karen Hendry-Ouellette and Chef d’Équipe, Mark Laskin.For more information on the CSIO 5* HITS Ocala, click here. Further details on the Longines FEI Nations’ Cup series can be found here. Tags: Longines FEI Nations’ Cup at CSIO 5* HITS Ocala, Email*last_img