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Equestrian Canada – Ottawa, ON, Nov. 6, 2018 – Results for the fifth leg of the 2018 Para-Dressage Video Competition Series, which began in February and ends in November, are now officially available.

The fifth leg of the series featured fun and excitement, focusing on para-dressage tests at both the national and international level. Athletes can review their results and judges’ comments alongside their video via the Para-Dressage Video Competition Portal, using the Video Review How-To Guide.

Here are the official results, including a link to view each athlete’s submitted video for the fourth leg, which closed Oct. 15, 2018:

National Level Para-Dressage Classes
Judge – Leslie Kennedy, EC Dressage and Para-Dressage Judge

Class #1 – Para-Equestrian Level 1 – Introduction to Dressage – Walk Only
Placing / Athlete / Horse / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score

1st / Leah Sietsma / Ganolf Leroy Brown / AB / PARDS / 78.846%
2nd / Christine Schmidt / Remington / ON / Riding Centre Pathways Physiotherapy / 66.923%
3rd / Kianna Parker / Saphyre Blue McCue / AB / PARDS / 66.538%
4th / Maddy Workman / Stetson / ON / Riding Centre is Horseworks / 66.154%

Class #2 – Para-Equestrian Level 2 – Introduction to Dressage – Walk Only
Placing / Athlete / Horse / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score

1st / Zachary Lahay / Super Nova / BC / Manestream / 71.111%
2nd / Leslie Beith / Heidi / BC / Manestream / 68.888%

Class #4 – Para-Equestrian Level 1 – Introduction to Dressage – Walk & Trot
Placing / Athlete / Horse / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score

1st / Melanie Rodger / Axel / ON / WindReach Farm / 66.563%

Class #5 – Para-Equestrian Level 2 – Introduction to Dressage – Walk & Trot
Placing / Athlete / Horse / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score

1st / Stephanie Coveart / Buddy / ON / WindReach Farm / 76.250%
2nd / Mia Schartau / Watermark / BC / Old Southlands Stables / 75.313%
3rd / Janelle Tucker / Alby / AB / PARDS / 68.738%
4th / Jessica Pitman / Duplicity / ON / Seven Summits Equestrian Centre / 65.625%
5th / Leah Post / Gandolf Leroy Brown / AB / PARDS / 65.313%
6th / Hana Dachuk / Finale / AB / PARDS / 67.188%

Class #6 – Para-Equestrian Level 3 – Introduction to Dressage – Walk & Trot Tests
Placing / Athlete / Horse / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score

1st / Alex Viner / Theo / BC / Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association / 68.000%

Class #8 – Para-Equestrian Level 3 – Introduction to Dressage – Walk/Trot/Canter Tests
Placing / Athlete / Horse / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score

1st / Jamie Copeland / Adhemar / BC / Manestream Equestrian / 67.500%

Class #9 – Class #8– FEI Para-Equestrian Dressage Grade V Novice B Test
Placing / Athlete / Horse / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score

1st / Brooke Mehlenbacher / Willy / ON / T.E.A.D. Equestrian Association for the Disabled / 73.947%
2nd / Olivia Brown / Cooper / ON / T.E.A.D. Equestrian Association for the Disabled / 71.579%
3rd / Angela Oakley / Eurus / AB / 67.632%

Class #10– FEI Para-Equestrian Dressage Grade V Novice B Test
Placing / Athlete / Horse / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score

1st / Barbara Sabathil / Adhemar / BC / Manestream Equestrian / 78.125%

International Level Para-Dressage Classes
Judge – Sarah Rodger (GBR), FEI 5* Para-Dressage Judge

Class #15 – FEI Para-Equestrian Dressage Freestyle (2017) Test of Choice
Placing / Athlete / Province / Therapeutic Riding Centre / Score

1st / Kim Scott / Pacific Pride Portia / BC / Manestream Equestrian / 62.206%
2nd / Joelle Trudeau / Moulin Rouge / QC / Pinehurst / 58.000%
3rd / Sophie Lehoux / S. l’Enjoleur / QC / Dressage des Roses / 55.349%

Please note: When only one horse entered in a class, ribbons and prizes are awarded in accordance with the following chart of percentages:

  • 1st: 65% or higher
  • 2nd: 60 to 64.9%
  • 3rd: 57 to 59.9%
  • 4th: 54 to 56.9%

Congratulations to all athletes who competed in the fifth leg of the 2018 Para-Dressage Video Competition Series!

About the Para-Dressage Video Competition Series
The 2018 Para-Dressage Video Competition Series kicked off in February and ends in November. The series provides riders of all levels and abilities with the opportunity to compete in a progressive and structured environment. Participants are judged by EC certified para-dressage judges against similar riders across Canada, and are eligible to place and win great prizes. For more information on the Para-Dressage Video Competition Series, visit www.equestrian.ca/sport/para-dressage/programs.

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PHOTO – Alex Viner of Kamloops, BC won Class #6 (Para-Equestrian Level 3 – Introduction to Dressage, Walk & Trot Tests) with Theo in the fifth leg of the 2018 Para-Dressage Video Competition Series.

PHOTO CREDIT – Ashley Sudds

EC Media Contact / Personne-ressource de CE pour les médias : Jessie Christie
jchristie@equestrian.ca