|Diane Creech Named Dressage Canada Red Scarf Equestrian Athlete of the Month for May||| Print ||
June 18, 2010 — Diane Creech of Caistor Centre, ON has been named the Dressage Canada Red Scarf Equestrian Athlete of the Month for May.
At the CDI3* Allentown in Allentown, NJ, held May 28–30, Creech won the Grand Prix Freestyle with a score of 70.000%, riding Devon L (De Niro x Wolkenstein II). The 10-year-old Hanoverian gelding is owned by Creech’s long-time sponsor, Douglas Leatherdale of Leatherdale Farms.
In the FEI Young Horse Test of Choice, Creech rode Hallmark, a six-year-old Hanoverian gelding (sired by His Highness), to second place with a score of 81.200%. Hallmark is also owned by Douglas Leatherdale.
“I am very honoured to be named as the Dressage Canada Red Scarf Equestrian Athlete of the Month for May, and I would like to thank Dressage Canada and Red Scarf Equestrian,” said Creech. “It is a great way to show recognition of the efforts of my sponsors, Mr. and Mrs. Leatherdale; myself and my team. I am also very proud of Devon to achieve this as he is so talented.”
Dressage Canada Red Scarf Equestrian Athlete of the Month is a recognition program that celebrates the achievements of Canadian dressage riders who represent Canada in national and international competition at the FEI Pony, Children, Junior, Young Rider, Advanced, Grand Prix and Young Horses classes.
Red Scarf Equestrian is the generous sponsor of Dressage Canada Athlete of the Month. Red Scarf Equestrian will be providing Creech with a generous gift certificate that can be used towards the purchase of elegant equestrian luggage, travel bags and accessories that are all made in Canada. For more information about Red Scarf Equestrian, please visit www.RedScarfEquestrian.ca.
About Dressage Canada
Dressage Canada, as a committee of Equine Canada, is the national governing body for dressage in Canada. Dressage Canada's objective is to foster the growth of dressage and the pursuit of excellence in the sport at the local, national and international levels. Dressage Canada provides support and guidance to both amateur and professional through the following programs: coaching education and programs, officials’ education and programs, rules and qualifying criteria, sport development, and publications and awards. For more information about Dressage Canada, please visit the Dressage section of the Equine Canada site or connect with us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/dressagecanada or Facebook at http://tinyurl.com/lp8cnd.
About Red Scarf Equestrian
Red Scarf Equestrian is proud to offer a line of equestrian luggage and travel bags that deliver exceptional quality and extraordinary value. This line is a refreshing change as it speaks of elegance and simplicity. It works to protect your expensive and valuable apparel, boots and accessories. In a world of clutter, you can't afford not to buy quality. Red Scarf Equestrian is proudly made in Canada. For more information about Red Scarf Equestrian, please visit www.RedScarfEquestrian.ca.
About Equine Canada
Equine Canada is Canada’s national governing body for equestrianism. A member-driven, charitable institution, it is the executive branch of the Canadian Equestrian Team, and the national authority for equestrian competition; the national voice for recreational riders; and the national association for equine welfare, breeding, and industry. Equine Canada is recognised by the Government of Canada, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), and the Canadian Olympic Committee as the national organisation representing equestrian sport and equine interests. For more information about Equine Canada, please visit equinecanada.ca.