Monday, June 29, 2015

NATEC in Lieu of Cancelled Pan Ams



Federation Equestrian International Pan American Endurance Championships slated for Millbrook cancelled; Cayuse Creek Ranch to host North American Team Endurance Challenge instead


By Mike Davies, Peterborough Examiner
Friday, June 26, 2015 8:43:56 EDT PM

An international equestrian event scheduled for a Millbrook area ranch in August has been cancelled.

Organizers are carrying on with another significant event on the same week. Earlier this month, the organizing committee for the 2015 Federation Equestrian International Pan American Endurance Championships announced they were cancelling due to a lack of entries from South America and Central America.

The event was to be hosted at Cayuse Creek Ranch, south of Millbrook, operated by Bob Coleman and Michelle Bignell. Rather than be downgraded by the FEI to a smaller event, Bignell said they opted to cancel. They are carrying on with plans to host the North American Team Endurance Challenge (NATEC) Aug. 21 which they were awarded in conjunction with the Pan Am event.

Bignell said they were “extremely” disappointed not to get the minimum three countries required for a continental championship...

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http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/2015/06/26/federation-equestrian-international-pan-american-endurance-championships-slated-for-millbrook-cancelled-cayuse-creek-ranch-to-host-north-american-team-endurance-challenge-instead