World Championships Replacement Named for Team Canada After Withdrawal of Colleen Loach

Dana Cooke and FE Mississippi. Photo by Shelby Allen.

Equestrian Canada has named Dana Cooke and the FE Mississippi Syndicate’s FE Mississippi to the squad traveling to Pratoni del Vivaro for the FEI World Championships for Eventing in just two weeks’ time. The announcement comes after the withdrawal of Vermont by Colleen Loach; the 10-year-old Hanoverian gelding sustained a sprained fetlock in his most recent run at Bromont earlier in August.

đŸ“£ FEI World Championships update on the Canadian Eventing Team:
Colleen Loach has made the difficult decision to…

Posted by Equestrian Canada Équestre on Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Dana and FE Mississippi (Cassini II – Liastra, by Legaat), a 12-year-old German mare otherwise known as “Miss Perfect”, have been based in the UK this year, competing at the likes of Millstreet CCI4*-L in June and the Hartpury International CCI4*-S this month. This pair also represented Canada at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, though their weekend came to an early end following cross country.

Team Canada will be flying out in the coming days to their base camp not far from the World Championships venue. Please join us in congratulating Dana and FE Mississippi on their call up!

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