Rebecca Howard has been named the Canadian Equestrian of the Year, with her horse Riddle Master earning Canadian Bred Horse of the Year. Rebecca has been based in Marlborough, England, for the past year and had an outstanding season in 2013, finishing 12th at both Badminton and Burghley.
On receiving the Dr George Jacobsen Trophy for the Canadian Equestrian of the Year award, Rebecca said: “I am honoured to receive this award and would like to thank Equine Canada for this fabulous evening and for the recognition. I am also delighted for Caroline Blazely, who owns Rupert (Riddle Master) and has collected his Canadian Horse of the Year Award tonight.
“Caroline has been such an incredible support to me and believed in us from the outset. Furthermore, she is providing a further exciting opportunity for me, Rupert and Canada in 2014.
Congratulations to Rebecca and Rupert for their achievements! Best of luck in 2014!