Canadian Dressage Teams Named for 2016 Adequan/FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships

Ottawa, ON, June 27, 2016 -- Equine Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the talented young athletes who will represent the country at the 201....

The Battle for the Final Olympic Spot for Canadian Dressage Heats Up in Cedar Valley

Ottawa, ON, June 21, 2016 — It was a showdown of epic proportions, as some of Canada’s top riders went head-to-head during the CDI Cedar....

Lisa Hossack-Scott Named Dressage Canada Volunteer of the Month for May 2016

Ottawa, ON, June 20, 2016 - Lisa Hossack-Scott from Douro-Dummer, ON has been named the Dressage Canada Volunteer of the Month for May.

Double Victory for Karen Pavicic at CDI 3* Thunderbird Touch of Class Dressage Show

Ottawa, ON, June 16, 2016 - Karen Pavicic of Surrey, BC, had an impressive showing at the CDI 3* Thunderbird Touch of Class Dressage Show, h....

Tina Irwin Scores Hat Trick to Earn Red Scarf Equestrian Dressage Athlete of the Month Title for May

Ottawa, ON, June 7, 2016 – Tina Irwin of Stouffville, ON, accomplished a hat trick in the small tour at the CDI 3* Ottawa Dressage Festiva....

Gina Smith Named Dressage Canada Volunteer of the Month for April

Ottawa, ON, May 10, 2016 – Dressage Canada (DC) is pleased to name Gina Smith as the DC Volunteer of the Month for April.

Ashley Holzer Tops Leaderboard to Earn Red Scarf Equestrian Athlete of the Month Title for April

Ottawa, ON, May 9, 2016 – Internationally renowned rider Ashley Holzer, who currently resides in New York, was named the Dressage Canada A....

Paul Teeple Named Dressage Canada Volunteer of the Month for March

Ottawa, ON, April 19, 2016 – Dressage Canada (DC) is pleased to name Paul Teeple as the DC Volunteer of the Month for March.

Chris von Martels Successfully Debuts New Mount to Earn Dressage Canada’s Red Scarf Equestrian Athlete of the Month for March

Ottawa, ON, April 7, 2016 – Chris von Martels from Ridgetown, ON put in a string of impressive performances during the Adequan Global Dres....

Stunning Performances from Ashley Holzer and Breaking Dawn during Final Week of Adequan Global Dressage Festival

Ottawa, ON, April 7, 2016 – Veteran Canadian dressage athlete, Ashley Holzer, made a triumphant return to international competition with h....
Dressage Canada Announces 2011 Short and Long Lists | Print |

December 16, 2010 — Dressage Canada is pleased to announce the 2011 Dressage Short and Long Lists. The horse/rider combinations were selected based on criteria that considered 2010 competition results.
The following horse/rider combinations have been identified as official members of the 2011

Dressage Canada Short List A

Rider                                  Hometown             Horse                           Owner
Ashley Holzer              Toronto, ON          Pop Art                    Rusty Holzer and Moreen Nicoll

Belinda Trussell              Newmarket, ON     Anton                      Robyn Eames

Victoria Winter               Toronto, ON          Proton                     Cindy & Neil Ishoy

Bonny Bonnello               Calgary, AB           Pikardi                     Bonny Bonnello & Frances Bell

Wendy Christoff             Delta, BC              Pfalstaff                   Wendy & Gordon Christoff

The following rider/horse combinations have been named to the Dressage Canada Short List B

Rider                                  Hometown             Horse                           Owner
Christilot Boylen              Rottingen, Germany                              Famous Boy 2     Famous Boy Group

Diane Creech                 Caistor Centre, ON Devon L                   Douglas and Louise Leatherdale

Evi Strasser                   Sainte-Adele, QC    Quantum Tyme          Evi Strasser

Shannon Dueck              Loxahatchee, FL     Ayscha                     Shannon Dueck

Cheryl Meisner               Blandford, NS        Paganini                   John Risley

Jaimey Irwin                  Stouffville, ON       Dover                      Jaimey Irwin

Ute Busse                      Breslau, ON           Lindor’s Finest           Ute Busse & Silvia Carlton

Jacqueline Brooks           Cedar Valley, ON    Gran Gesto               Brinc Ltd. & Anne Welch

Gary Vander Ploeg          King City, ON         Cezanne                   Jean Vander Ploeg & Jack Leitch

Jacqueline Brooks           Cedar Valley, ON    Balmoral                  Great Swamp Associates

Denielle Gallagher-Legriffon Lakeside, NB         Gallaway’s Abrikos     Denielle Gallagher-Legriffon

Evi Strasser                   Sainte-Adele, QC    Action Tyme              Evi Strasser

Chris Von Martels            Ridgetown, ON       Naomi                      Sonia Zugel

Tom Dvorak                  Hillsburgh, ON        Viva’s Salieri W          Augustin and Christine Walch

Krystalann Shingler         Toronto, ON          Tividor                     Krystalann Shingler

Janine Little                   Vernon, ON           Dominic LHF              Susan Berger

The following horse/rider combinations have been named to the Dressage Canada Long List

Rider                                  Hometown             Horse                           Owner
Lorraine Chappell            Aldergrove, BC      Carpatino                 Lorraine Chappell

Tina Irwin                      Stouffville, ON       Amicelli                    Ute Busse & Wendy Beresford

Gary Vander Ploeg          King City, ON         Degas                      Gary Vander Ploeg

Joni Lynn Peters             Armstrong, BC       Travolta                   Joni Lynn Peters

Simone Williams             Navan, ON            Wunder Ein               Simone, Margaret and Bob Williams

Christilot Boylen              Rottingen, Germany Degas 12                  Windhaven Farm

Nancy MacLachlan           Terra Cotta, ON     Deniros Tyme            Julia Fogel

Dominique Culham-Buckland  Langley, BC           Utango                     Denise Turner

Rochelle Kilberg              Surrey, BC            Rudy                       Ben Vermeulen

Karen Pavicic                 Richmond, BC        Don Daiquiri              Karen Pavicic & Jayne Essig

Tom Dvorak                  Hillsburgh, ON        Corrigan                   Karen Thompson-Harry

Whitney Harris               Burlington, ON       Klouseau                  Whitney and John Harris

Tom Dvorak                  Hillsburgh, ON        Freixenet                  Marilyn Dietrich

Ashleigh Luca-Tyson        Pitt Meadows, BC   Uniek                       A. Luca-Tyson & Sally Williams

Andrea Bresee               Uxbridge, ON         Di Scansano              Stephanie Beauregard

Brittany Fraser               New Glasgow, NS   Tolando                    Brittany Fraser

Jacqueline Brooks           Cedar Valley, ON    Everybody’s Darling    Tara Marshall-Wickett

Annaliese Farber             Peterborough, ON   Sandro’s Heir            John Grills

Norma Jean Clayton        Sherwood Park, AB Diego                       Norma Jean Clayton

Lee Tubman                   Dunnville, ON         De La Rosa               Ducat Developments

Chris Von Martels            Ridgetown, ON       Tiesto                      C. Von Martels & Francisco Prada

Julie Watchorn                Schomberg, ON     Quintesse                 Julie Watchorn

Shannon Palmer             Surrey, BC            Renoir                      Shannon Palmer

Amy Jager                     Waterloo, ON         Key West                 Claudia Demandt

Lindsay Seidel-Wassenaar Bluffton, AB          Oslo                        Lindsay Seidel Wassenaar

Jaimie Holland                Caledon, ON          Fleurina                    Jaimie Holland

Santana Rooyakkers       Glendale, NS         Ravallo Son               Santana Rooyakkers

Alexandra Dvorak           Hillsburgh, ON        Fling                        Tom Dvorak

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 & qualifying criteria, sport development, publications & awards. For more information about Dressage Canada, please visit the Dressage section of the Equine Canada site or connect with us on Twitter at or Facebook at

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 recognized by the Government of Canada, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), and the Canadian Olympic Committee as the national organization representing equestrian sport and equine interests. For more information about Equine Canada, please visit

Government Support
Canadian Heritage - Patrimoine canadien