Canadians Excel at 2018 Reining Alberta Spring Classic CRI 3*
Equestrian Canada – Ottawa, ON, June 18, 2018 – Two Canadian athletes achieved qualifying scores for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) at the Reining Alberta Spring Classic, held June 7-10, 2018, in Red Deer, AB.
Sean McBurney, who resides in Arlington, WA, took the top prize in the CRI 3* competition on June 8, which was organized by the Canadian Quarter Horse Association and Marie Whitmarsh. He rode Gaylene Sawchuk’s top breeding stallion, 12-year-old American Quarter Horse, Chics Loaded Gun (Gunner x Smart Chic Olena) to an outstanding score of 75.00.
Austin Seelhof of Cochrane, AB took the top spot in the second CRI 3* competition on June 9 riding Lipstick Jungle.
Photo Credit: Eric Smith | HD2 Sports
“I was really happy with Lipstick Jungle’s performance,” said Seelhof. “She was 100% attentive and tried her guts out for me. I am very confident in getting the two of us prepared for WEG in September.”
For full results from the Reining Alberta Spring Classic, click here.
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