Ocala, Florida – Canadian comedian Rick Mercer made a visit to Florida to try his hand at riding for an upcoming episode of â€˜The Mercer Reportâ€™.
Mercer received instruction from Olympic Gold Medalist and Canadian Eventing Teamâ€™s International Technical Advisor, David Oâ€™Connor, on the finer points of three day eventing. The Canadian Eventing Team members participating in the segment include Kyle Carter, Sandra Donnelly, Jessica Phoenix, and Samantha Taylor.
The equestrian-themed episode of â€˜The Mercer Reportâ€™ will air on CBC on Tuesday, March 11, at 8 p.m. EST and will be repeated on Friday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m. EST. In addition, it can be viewed on the internet after airing at www.cbc.ca/mercerreport and www.equinecanada.ca.