Equine Canada and Jump Canada have announced the eight athletes who will represent Canada at the 2015 Adequan/FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championship (NAJYRC), set to take place July 14-19, 2015 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.

One Junior team and one Young Rider team, each with four athletes, have been named to represent Canada in the jumping portion of the NAJYRC Championships. The team’s chef d’√©quipe is Hyde Moffatt.

The following riders will compete at the Junior level:

Rider / Hometown / Horse / Owner

Jessica Blum / Gormley, ON / Cooper R / Jessica Blum

Karly Lowe / Edmonton, AB / Zidane B / Karly Lowe

Ashlee Steffens / Harriston, ON / Braveheart de Muze / Double C Stables

Julia Tops / Calgary, AB / Castillio / Zeidler Farm Canada LTD.

The following riders will compete at the Young Rider level:

Rider / Hometown / Horse / Owner

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

Meagan Beunder / Calgary, AB / RRC Black Magic / 944700 Alberta LTD

Paige Mawson / Toronto, ON / Chin Chin 24 / Mawson Sport Horses

Jacqueline Steffens / Harriston, ON / Quercus van Generhese / Double C Stables

For more information on NAJYRC 2015, visit www.youngriders.org.