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16 Days in Peru: Blog #9 – So Close … and Leaving Lima

The Individual Final was super-exciting, and once again it was a Brazilian, Marlon Modolo Zanotelli aboard the brilliant mare Sirene de La Motte, who snatched the gold medal (which seems to be a running theme at these Games). The silver was won not b...


Lucky Merv is on His Way to the Jockey Club TIP Championships

The little bay Thoroughbred who was too slow to race, sure can dance!...

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Pan Am Games Special Feature: Double Deslauriers

While it is not uncommon for sons and daughters of top riders to be competing against their parents in the show jumping ring – think Ian, Jonathon and Amy Millar, or the Whitaker dynasty in the UK – it is unusual for them to be representing diffe...

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16 Days in Peru: Blog #8 – Fourth Place, Falling Down, and Craptacular Photos

Those darn Brazilians (again). And Mexicans. And Americans. They all prevented us from winning a medal today (booo!) but we qualified a team for Tokyo anyway (yay!) seeing as there were three spots available and the US had already qualified. (Phew.)...

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16 Days in Peru: Blog #7 – Happiness and Heartbreak

The much-anticipated first jumping competition at the Escuela de Equitacion del Ejercito in La Molina started out with a bang for Canada with a clear round for Lisa Carlsen and Parette ... and then the proverbial horse poo hit the fan. The pair were ...

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16 Days in Peru: Eventing Show Jumping – Bittersweet Bronze

We began the final day of eventing with just three horses, as Dana Cooke's lovely mare Mississippi had scraped her elbows on one of the cross-country fences and needed a few stitches. Jessie, Karl and Colleen did an awesome job with clear rounds acro...

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16 Days in Peru: Blog #5 – Cross-Country Highs and Lows

So the sun shone as promised on cross-country day – but not particularly on the Canadians. While Jessica Phoenix and her reliable partner Pavarotti showed once again that they are the cross-country machines of legend, having a clear ride on this di...

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16 Days in Peru: Blog #4 – Anticipation

Well, the eventing dressage is over and the Canadians did a super job, placing 4th, 5th, 6th and 13th to lock down second place as a team, a scant 4.9 points behind the US but also just 4.6 points ahead of a very determined Brazilian team who want th...

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Building the Pan Am Field of Cross Country Dreams: Dylan Barry

The cross-country course builder at the 2019 Pan Am Games is Dylan Barry, son of Canadian eventer Peter Barry. Horse Sport spoke with him about the unique and beautiful cross-country fences and their Peruvian vibe....

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16 Days in Peru: Hi Ho Silver!

Tina Irwin and Laurencio nailed a lovely freestyle test to grab the silver medal for Canada. While it was gold that was in her sights, unfortunately there was a stunning stallion, First Apple, and his American rider Sarah Lockman who had other ideas ...

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