|Rachel Schnurr Named CAVALOR 'Athlete of the Month' for December||| Print ||
January 19, 2011 — Rachel Schnurr was named the CAVALOR 'Athlete of the Month' for December by Jump Canada.
Schnurr, 18, of Waterloo, ON, won the prestigious Running Fox CET Medal Final on Thursday, November 11, at the 2010 Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. The top 16 riders, qualified from four Regional Finals held across Canada, and were invited to contest the Running Fox CET Medal Final at the Royal, which is designed to be a foundation for riders moving from the hunter divisions into jumper competition. Riding her horse Magic Jumper, a 10-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding, Schnurr won the CET Medal Final after three phases of competition held over two days.
“I am very honored to be included in the group of athletes that have won this award in the past,” said Schnurr. “It really means a lot to me because it recognizes my hard work. Cavalor has wonderful products, and I want to thank them for supporting athletes in Canada.”
As the CAVALOR 'Athlete of the Month' for December, Schnurr receives a gift certificate from title sponsor CAVALOR Inc.
The year 2010 marked the fourth year that CAVALOR has sponsored Jump Canada’s ‘Athlete of the Month’ program. In 2010, CAVALOR recognized the following athletes: Eric Lamaze (January, July and October), John Pearce (February), Yann Candele (March and September), Francois Lamontagne (April), Lauren Hunkin (May), Karen Sparks (June), Ben Asselin (August), and Ainsley Vince (November).
About Jump Canada
Jump Canada is the committee of Equine Canada responsible for all hunter, equitation and jumper activities in Canada from the grass roots to the international level. Jump Canada is governed by a board, the majority of whose members are elected by the stakeholders in the sport. For more information regarding Jump Canada programs and activities, visit http://www.equinecanada.ca/jumpcanada.
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 www.equinecanada.ca.