The following individuals were recognized for their achievements in and contributions to dressage in Canada for 2019. For further information, click on the name of each recipient:

Athlete of the Year

Tina Irwin

2019 Equestrian Canada Dressage Recognition Reception Celebrates Outstanding Members of the Dressage Community

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Horse of the Year

Laurencio

2019 Equestrian Canada Dressage Recognition Reception Celebrates Outstanding Members of the Dressage Community

Photo Credit: © Cealy Tetley – www.tetleyphoto.com

Owner of the Year

Chloe Gasiorowski

2019 Equestrian Canada Dressage Recognition Reception Celebrates Outstanding Members of the Dressage Community

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M.H. Lessard Volunteer of the Year for Dressage

Sheila Skene

2019 Equestrian Canada Dressage Recognition Reception Celebrates Outstanding Members of the Dressage Community

Accepted by Joan Macartney
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The EC Dressage Recognition Reception also honoured The Canadian Dressage Team – comprised of Tina Irwin of Stouffville, ON; Lindsay Kellock of Toronto, ON; Naima Moreira Laliberté of Outremont, QC; and Jill Irving of Moncton, NB – for bringing the gold medal back to Canada from the Lima 2019 Pan American Games in Peru.

Laliberté was also on hand to accept the 2019 Orion Cup, an award created to assist young Canadian athletes making the transition from the young rider to grand prix level. 

2019 Equestrian Canada Dressage Recognition Reception Celebrates Outstanding Members of the Dressage Community

Photo Credit: © Cealy Tetley – www.tetleyphoto.com

Finally, the EC Dressage Recognition Reception congratulated the young dressage athletes who represented the maple leaf at the 2019 North American Youth Championships. 17 up-and-coming athletes laid their best on the centreline, culminating in three medals for Canada and invaluable international competition experience for its rising stars.

To learn more about EC dressage award programs and view past recipients, visit www.equestrian.ca/sport/dressage/awards.

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