Canadian World Equestrian Games Squad Announced [Updated with Alternates]

Happy Canada Day! Photo via Wikimedia Commons Happy Canada Day! Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Hot on the heels of the U.S. WEG squad announcement last night, Equine Canada named its squad today. Hawley Bennett-Awad posted the team on her Facebook page, and we have confirmed that the Canadian squad is:

Hawley Bennett-Awad / Langley, BC / Gin & Juice, 2000 brown, American Thoroughbred / Rider & Linda Paine

Selena O’Hanlon / Kingston, ON / Foxwood High, 2003 bay, Canadian Sport Horse gelding / John & Judy Rumble

Jessica Phoenix / Cannington, ON / A Little Romance, 2005 dark bay, Canadian TB /Trakehner mare / Donald Leschied

Kathryn Robinson / Kettering, GBR / Let it Bee, 2001, black German bred, gelding / Rider

The team alternates will be named in a press release that will be published shortly. Stay tuned, and congrats to Team Canada!

Update 6:15 p.m. EST. The non-traveling alternates were named in a press release:

Peter Barry / Dunham, QC / Kilrodan Abbott , 1999 bay, Irish Sport Horse gelding / Rider, Susan & Dylan Barry

Selena O’Hanlon / Kingston, ON / Bellaney Rock, 1999 chestnut, Irish Sport Horse gelding / Rider & Eventing Canada

Jessica Phoenix / Cannington, ON / Pavarotti, 2002 bay, Westphalian gelding / Don J. Good

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