The Jumping Young Rider Committee has announced the up-and-coming athletes representing Canada at the 2016 Adequan/FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC), presented by Gotham North, taking place July 26-31, 2016 at the Colorado Horse Park in Parker, CO.

A total of eight competitors have been named to represent Canada in the jumping portion of NAJYRC.

Competing at the Young Rider level will be the following riders:

Young Rider Individual Athletes: Ontario

Rider / Hometown / Horse / Owner

Veronica Bot / Burlington, ON / Calato’s Charles / Veronica Bot

Alexandra Millar / Flesherton, ON / Egor / Martha Younger

The following riders will compete at the Junior level:

Junior Team: Canada 1

Rider / Hometown / Horse / Owner

Kassidy Keith / Duncan, BC / Crackerjack / Kassidy Keith

Jennifer Mattell / Milton, ON / Cherokee ET / Joe Mattell

Anna Timm / De Winton, AB / Chepetto D / Anna Timm

Chelsea Walsh / Calgary, AB / Phlush / Chelsea Walsh

Junior Individual Athletes

Christine Carlsen / North York, ON / Cardoso / Valhalla Equestrian

Lexi Ray / Campbellville, ON / Carlisco / Wolfstone Stables & Sales Inc.

Chef d’Équipe: Beth Underhill – Schomberg, ON

For more information on NAJYRC 2016, visit