Jump Canada Hall of Fame Celebrates Four New Inductees

first_img Email* We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. PLUS, you’ll receive our exclusive Rider Fitness digital edition with 15 exercises for more effective riding. Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! SIGN UP The Jump Canada Hall of Fame welcomed four new inductees during its ninth annual Induction Ceremony and Gala, presented by BMO Financial Group, held Sunday, November 8, 2015, at the Liberty Grand in Toronto, ON.The Canadian hunter/jumper community turned out in full force for the sold-out event to celebrate the induction of four new champions. The newest inductees to the Jump Canada Hall of Fame are:Builder (Organization) – Equestrian Management GroupBuilder (Individual) – Moffat DunlapCoach – Doug Hood (posthumously)Jumper Horse – Rio Grande, owned by Augustin and Christine WalchHeld as part of a black-tie gala, the Jump Canada Hall of Fame Gala has grown into an annual favourite. Videos commemorating each inductee’s contributions to the sport are a highlight of the evening. Friends and associates of the inductees are called upon to present the distinct Hall of Fame awards, making for a very special evening recalling the sport’s greatest memories.“It is an honour and privilege to mount the Hall of Fame Gala each year,” said Mark Samuel, Chairman of the Jump Canada Hall of Fame. “It always proves to be a magical evening of celebration, friendship and great story telling. It is so important for our community to celebrate our shared legacy and our Champions.”The Jump Canada Hall of Fame was created in 2006 to recognize outstanding contributions to hunter/jumper sport. To date, 53 champions have been welcomed into the Hall of Fame, including 19 horses and ponies, 24 humans, six organizations, and four teams.The Jump Canada Hall of Fame committee is comprised of Mark Samuel (Chairman), Jennifer Anstey, Evie Frisque, Muffie Guthrie, Dalene Paine, Phil Rozon, Jennifer Ward, and Nancy Wetmore.Jump Canada is the committee of Equine Canada responsible for all hunter, equitation and jumper activities in Canada from the grass roots to the international level. Jump Canada is governed by a board, the majority of whose members are elected by the stakeholders in the sport. For more information regarding Jump Canada programs and activities, visit click here.Jump Canada is the committee of Equine Canada responsible for all hunter, equitation and jumper activities in Canada from the grass roots to the international level. Jump Canada is governed by a board, the majority of whose members are elected by the stakeholders in the sport. For more information regarding Jump Canada programs and activities, click here. More from Horse Sport:Christilot Boylen Retires From Team SportAfter an exemplary career as one of Canada’s top Dressage riders, seven-time Olympian Christilot Boylen has announced her retirement from team competition.2020 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair CancelledFor only the second time in its history, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been cancelled but plans are being made for some virtual competitions.Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Statement on 2020 EventAs the Province of Ontario starts to reopen, The Royal’s Board and staff will adhere to all recommendations put forward by government and health officials.Government Financial Assistance for Ontario FarmersOntario Equestrian has recently released this update of several financial assistance packages available, including those for farm business. Horse Sport Enewslast_img