Jessica Phoenix is a Canadian Eventer that you are going to want to get to know. She shares with us some training tips that helped her qualify for the Canadian Olympic team in 2008.
Horses have has always been a part of Jessica Phoenix’s life and since her discovery of the sport of eventing this Uxbridge Ontario daughter has not been shy of opportunities to convert her passion into benchmark experiences.
Jessica said “Competing and winning gold for Canada has always been my dream. Representing my country at the Pan American Games (2007). brought me one step closer! As a profession I teach and train riders and horses allowing me to connect from the grass roots right up to the highest level of competition. I feel that by realizing my own dream I can best help Canadian Equestrians of the future reach theirs!”
She has a long list of accomplishments including a recent trip to the Jersey Fresh CCI*** riding Exponential. They claimed fifth place in his first CCI***.
A solid dressage test positioned the pair well to move up the leader board into fifth place after a clean cross country with minimal time. Exponential then jumped a clear show jump round on the final day of competition to secure the fifth place win. ‘Tucker’ also won the Best Conditioned Horse award while Jessica won the Best Sportsmanship award.
Jessica is now training and hoping to make the Canadian Team for the Alltech FEI 2010 World Equestrian Games.
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Follow her progress to qualify for the 2010 World Equestrian Games at www.2010radioshow.com.