Ottawa, ON, July 15, 2014 – The Canadian Eventing Committee has announced the riders representing Canada at the 2014 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Riders Championships. Presented by Gotham North, these Championships will be held July 15-20 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. Riders will compete for top honours in team and individual competition in two divisions-Junior One Star Championships (open to riders aged 14-18) and Young Rider Two Star Championships (for riders ages 16-21).

Riders named to compete in the Young Rider Two Star Championships are:

Team Ontario


Hanna Bundy/Toronto, ON/D’Jion/Hanna Bundy

Lauren Clark/Uxbridge, ON/Coolumn XV/Lauren Clark

April Simmonds/Uxbridge, ON/Impressively Done/April Simmonds

Jamie Kellock/Cedar Valley, ON/Don’t Blink/Jamie Kellock


David Ziegler/Beiseker, AB/Critical Decision/David Ziegler

Riders named to the Junior One Star Championships are :

Team Ontario

Autumn Wells/Whitby, ON/Hot Toddy/Autumn Wells

Emma Green/Alliston, ON/Raniki/Steven Chepa

Chloe Graham/Colborne, ON/With a Whisper/Chloe Graham

Sophie Ochocinski/Brooklin, ON/Pog Mahome/Sophie Ochocinski

Annick Niemuller/Goodwood, ON/Kegan’s Irish Clover/Annick Niemuller

Moira de Ste Croix Laframboise/Kars, ON/Blue Ben/Rider & Teddie Laframboise

New Brunswick

Justin Smith/Norton, NB/Yaha/Justin Smith


Chef d’équipe Ontario – Caroline Morshead

Chef d’équipe Alberta – Kathleen Ziegler

Chef d’équipe New Brunswick – Ian Roberts

The coaches will be Ian Roberts for New Brunswick, Jessica Phoenix for Ontario and Missy Ransehousen for Alberta.


July 18, 2014 Dressage – Young Riders and Junior divisions

July 19, 2014 Cross Country

July 20, 2014 Jumping and medal presentations

The North American Junior/Young Riders’ Championships are held annually under the rules of the Federation Equestre Internationale – the international governing body for equestrian sport. The 2014 competition hosts the Olympic disciplines of eventing, dressage and show jumping as well as FEI discipline of endurance. Many of the world’s top event riders began their careers at the NAJYRC.

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