January 15, 2015 | 0 comments
by: Equine Canada
At the CEI Greenway Gallivant held in Dunnellon, Fla., Jan. 1–3, 2015, Canadians earned great finish times in the CEI 1* 80 km and CEI 2* 120 km races.
In the CEI2* 120 km race held on Jan. 2, Wendy MacCoubrey of St. Justine de Newton, Que., finished in a time of 7:58:42 for fourth place out of 12 starters riding Agils Golden Indy (Agil x aglayla) , Lynda Townsend’s eight-year-old Canadian Arabian gelding.
Yvette Vinton, a member of 2014 World Equestrian Games team, of Morriston, Fla., rode Teese ( ZT Ali Baba x Samtyr), her 15-year-old Arabian gelding, to an eighth place finish (5:54:34 ) in the CEI1* 80 km race held Jan. 2.
On Jan. 3, Robert Gielen of Flesherton, Ont., was third (5:23:00) in the CEI1* 80km race riding Vegas, his 10-year-old Arabian gelding sired by Haffir El Rimal. Vinton and DJB Kid Stars (Las Starsnstripes x El Paso), her 12-year-old Arabian gelding, finished in 12th place in a time of 7:41:20.