Canada Names Teams For 2018 WEG

Sep 2, 2018 - 10:45 PM
Jessica Phoenix on Pavarotti, Mario Deslauriers on Bardolina 2 and Jill Irving on Degas 12 will represent Canada. Photos by Lindsay Berreth and Mollie Bailey.

On Sept. 1, Equestrian Canada officially named the 39 athletes who will represent the Canadian Equestrian Team in seven FEI disciplines at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games set for Sept. 11-23, 2018 in Mill Spring, North Carolina.

The following horse-and-rider pairs have been named to the dressage team (in alphabetical order):

• Brittany Frasier-Beaulieu and All In

• Jill Irving and Degas 12

• Megan Lane and Caravella, with Zodia MW as a reserve

• Belinda Trussell and Tattoo 15

The reserve is Diane Creech and Diana C.

The following horse-and-rider pairs have been named to the show jumping team (in alphabetical order):

• Erynn Ballard and Darko’s Promise

• Kara Chad and Carona

• Mario Deslauriers and Bardolina 2

• Eric Lamaze and Chacco Kid with Fine Lady 5 as a reserve

The reserve is Lisa Carlsen and Parette.

The following horse-and-rider pairs have been named to the eventing team (in alphabetical order):

• Hawley Bennett-Awad and Jollybo

• Lisa Marie Fergusson and Honor Me

• Colleen Loach and Qorry Blue d’Argouges

• Selena O’Hanlon and Foxwood High

• Jessica Phoenix and Pavarotti with Bogue Sound as a reserve

Canada is also sending teams in para-dressage, endurance, vaulting and reining.

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