Canadian Dressage Teams Announced for 2023 CDIO Wellington Nations Cup

Sun, 02/12/2023 - 11:02
Brooke Mancusi and Arthur at the 2023 CDN Wellington :: Photo © Sue Stickle

Equestrian Canada (EC)  announced the athletes who will represent Canada in the CDIO 3* and CDIO-U25 Nations Cup, taking place February 22nd – 26th, 2023, at the Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, FL.

Both veteran and up-and-coming Canadian athletes will compete against elite dressage athletes from around the globe in a unique, team-based setting.

The Canadian Dressage Team for the FEI Nations Cup Wellington is:

CDIO 3* Team 

  • Ariana Chia - Fiderflame
  • Vanessa Creech-Terauds - Daniel L
  • Shannon Dueck - Angelika MW/ As you Wish
  • Evi Strasser - Disney Tyme / Deja Vu Tyme

CDIO-U25 Team

First launched in 2017, the CDIO-U25 Nations Cup will return at AGDF, providing athletes age of 25 or under with the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the team format. Team Canada will be composed of the following youth riders:

  • Camille Carier Bergeron - Sound of Silence / Acoeur
  • Ava Maccoubrey - Don Camillo S
  • Brooke Mancusi - Arthur

“The teams selected for the (Wellington) Nations’ Cup are full of strong combinations who have delivered top performances for our country time and time again. All have worked tremendously hard, with the support of family, friends and sponsors to prepare for this event said EC Senior Manager Dressage Olympic/Paralympic Program Christine Peters.

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