February 23, 2011 — Cavalor Inc. has been named the Jump Canada 'Sponsor of the Year' for 2010.
Cavalor Inc. is the exclusive North American licensee of the Cavalor brand from Nutriquine NV, a Belgian company that has been a pioneer in equine nutrition for over 20 years.
Cavalor Inc. has been the title sponsor of the Jump Canada ‘Athlete of the Month’ program since 2007, recognizing an athlete’s excellence and achievement each month with a commemorative plaque and gift certificate for product. In addition, since 2008, Cavalor Inc. has been the presenting sponsor of the Jump Canada Media Guide, an annual publication which includes profiles of all Canadian Show Jumping Team short listed members, as well as other pertinent facts and figures. As part of its commitment to show jumping, Cavalor Inc. will continue to sponsor both of these Jump Canada programs through 2012.
“We are honoured to have been selected as the recipients of this year’s Jump Canada ‘Sponsor of the Year’ award,” said Francis Berger, Director of Business Development for Equus Integral, the official supplier of Cavalor products in Canada. “As the title sponsor of both the ‘Athlete of the Month’ program and the Canadian Show Jumping Team Media Guide, Cavalor strives to recognize excellence and to promote the sport of show jumping in Canada, both currently and in the future.”
In a special ceremony held during the 2010 Jump Canada Hall of Fame Gala in Toronto, ON, Berger accepted the ‘Sponsor of the Year’ award on behalf of Cavalor Inc.
“Cavalor has been a great supporter of the equestrian sports,” said John Taylor, Chair of Jump Canada. “They have helped the shows, the athletes and the Canadian Team with their consistent programs. Cavalor is renowned for supplying quality products, and we are thrilled to name Cavalor our ‘Sponsor of the Year.’”
Created in 2005, the 'Sponsor of the Year' Award recognizes the significant impact that corporate sponsorship has on the Canadian show jumping sport. Past recipients include Kubota Canada Ltd. (2005), Canadian National Railway (2006), BMO Financial Group (2007), Greenhawk Harness and Equestrian Supplies (2008) and Frantisi Inc. (2009).
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.