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Strong 2017 Season Propels Canadian Endurance Team to 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games

March 8 2018

Canadian endurance athletes saw success across the globe in 2017, putting many riders in the position to declare for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Mill Spring, NC.

To be considered for the WEG Canadian Endurance Team, athletes must achieve a completion rate of 75% or greater with a minimum of five starts for 120km and 160km single-day rides. With a highly successful qualifying period (which began July 13, 2016 and runs to July 13, 2018) underway –– the following Canadian athletes have declared for WEG to date, making it the biggest longlist in Canadian endurance history:

Karen Badger – Grand Prairie, AB
Wendy Benns – Campbellcroft, ON
Lesley Danko – New Lowell, ON
Colleen DeVry – Bruderheim, AB
Teresa Finnerty – Palgrave, ON
Robert Gielen – Flesherton, ON
Jaylene Janzen – Spruce Grove, AB
Anya Levermann – One Hundred Mile House, BC
Wendy MacCoubrey – Sainte-Justine-de-Newton, QC
Ariel MacLeod – Montney, BC
Tara MacLeod – Montney, BC
Dessia Miller – Berwick, ON
Kimberley Woolley – Finch, ON
Yvette Vinton – Morriston, FL
Lexi Vollman – Regina, SK
Tracy Vollman – Regina, SK
Jaye Yavis – Winfield, AB
Jessica Yavis – Blacksalds, AB
Nancy Zukewich – Ottawa, ON

Read about the riders and horses here:

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