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July 17, 2009 — Jump Canada is pleased to announce the teams that will represent Canada at the 2009 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Riders’ Championships.  Presented by Gotham North, these Championships will be held July 21-26 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY, which is also the site of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.  Team and individual honours will be awarded in two divisions, Junior (open to riders aged 14 to 18) and Young Riders’ (for riders ages 16-21).

The Canadian teams are as follows:
Ontario Young Riders’ Team
Bhaskar DasGupta Mississauga, ON
Bhaskar DasGupta

Kim Denroche

Kanata, ON
Kim Denroche
Sarah Johnstone Orangeville, ON
Sweet Leonie
Horses North
Alex Loiselle
Ottawa, ON

British Columbia Young Riders’ Team
Katie Waring North Vancouver, BC O’Lilly
Katie Waring
Dominique Shone Langley, BC Wakyra
Wild Turkey Farm
Joelle Froese Abbotsford, BC Condor
Joelle Froese
Brie Etcheverry Calgary, AB
Pilgrim vd Paddepoel Brie Etcheverry
Ontario Junior Team
Miranda Travers-Cavill Claremont, ON The Air Up There Emily Skoggard
Rachel Schnurr Waterloo, ON
Magic Jumper Rachel Schnurr
Bronte Gray-Rochon Toronto, ON Southwind Bronte Gray-Rochon
Jessica Whitton Acton, ON Legende de B’Neville Ron and Carla Nolan
Bretton Chad of Calgary, AB, riding Oxford, owned by Elizabeth Eastor, will compete as an individual in the Junior division.

The year 2009 marks the fourth time that a Junior Championship is held in conjunction with a Young Riders’ Championship.  In 2008, the Canadian Junior Show Jumping Team won the Silver Medal.

For more information on the 2009 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Riders’ Championships, please visit www.youngriders.org.

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