Canada Announces Pan American Games Team

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The Canadian Olympic Committee and Equine Canada have publicly announced the Canadian Equestrian Team athletes who will represent Canada at the 2015 Pan American Games.

The riders were informed of their team selection earlier this week, but a gag order was enacted to keep the selections secret until the big reveal during today’s #PanAmDay.

The following horse and rider combinations will represent Canada in the eventing competition at the Pan American Games in Toronto July 17-19.

Colleen Loach and Quorry Blue d’Argouges
Quorry Blue d’Argouges is owned by Peter Barry

Jessica Phoenix and Pavarotti
Pavarotti is owned by Don Good
*Abbey GS, owned by Charlotte Schickedanz, is reserve to Pavarotti

Waylon Roberts and Bill Owen
Bill Owen is owned by Waylon Roberts and Kelly Plitz

Kathryn Robinson and Let It Bee
Let It Be is owned by Kathryn Robinson

The names of any alternates were not included in the initial announcement. However EN has since learned of the traveling and non-traveling alternates:

Traveling Reserve:
Stuart Black and Tre’ Du Kernat

Non-traveling Alternates:
Kyle Carter and FR’s Trust Fund
Lesley Grant – Law and What Law
Selena O’Hanlon and Foxwood High
Jessica Phoenix and Bentley’s Best
April Simmonds and Quebec NZPH
Michael Winter and Nothing Gained

Congratulations, competitors! Now you can really celebrate!

[Canadian Equestrian Team Nominated for Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games]