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Youth World Cup 2014 Results

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Team Canada: Shayley Beaton, Laura Berensci, Quinn Brandt, Hannah Buijs, Haley Franc,Paige McNally, Jenna Salmon, Madison Steed, Haley Stradling.  Coach Della Cryderman, Manager Karen Westerback, and CQHA President, Haidee Landry.  Click here for link to 2014 Team Canada members' individual profiles webpage.

Every two years, Youth World Cup asks AQHYA members to represent their countries on horses they have never ridden before and often in events they have never competed in. The teams are made up of five riders who have been assigned a set of five donated horses for the event, which began July 3rd. The riding members of the team and up to five leadership team youth, who don't ride at the show, have responsibility for the care of those horses.

This year, 16 countries competed: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.

The competition, held in Bryant/College Station, Texas, started July 7th with two cutting shows. On July 10th and 12th, the all-around horse shows consisted of showmanship, hunter under saddle, hunt seat equitation, western pleasure, horsemanship, trail,and western riding classes. The reining class was held on July 11th with two judges, which counted as two shows. After all the competition, final points were calculated.

AQHA judges for the 2014 event were: April Devitt of Kentucky, USA and Canadian AQHA Professional Horseman Derek Hanscome of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada. Hanscome owns and operates East Coast Quarter Horses. He and his wife Anne have three daughters, including Melissa who was a  AQHYA Team Canada member in 2008. 

ywcup new logoCountry standings

    1st - USA - 158 points
    2nd - Germany - 142 points
    3rd - Australia - 116 points
    4th -  Canada - 77 points

Champion exhibitors were:

    Cutting - Jan-Niklas Barre, Germany
    Reining - Dino Lulli, Italy
    Showmanship - Shayley Beaton, Canada (gold medalist)
    Hunter under saddle - Laura Weber, Germany
    Hunt seat equitation - Kalee McCann, USA
    Western pleasure - Lana Kelderman, Australia
    Horsemanship - Carli Pitts, USA
    Western riding - Liz Stors, Luxembourg
    Trail - Gina Victoria Lia Ulveie, Norway

CQHA is very proud of the accomplishments of Team Canada during the 2014 AQHA Youth World Cup. The entire contingent of riders, alternates, team leaders, coach, manager, supportive family members, and team sponsors, all made significant contributions to the team's success and were great ambassadors for Canada.    

Our Generous 2014 Team Canada Sponsors

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Supreme Sponsors: $2500+
Canadian Quarter Horse Association
AQHA Corporate Sponsor MBNA Canada
Steed Grading of Peace River Alberta

Red Ribon Sponsors: $1000-2499
Thompson Foundry Ltd
Northwind Land Resources Inc
AQHA Stallion: Dress Western -
   /Scott MacKenzie Show Horses
   /& Springland MFG
Gurney Sand and Gravel Limited
Davidners Clothing & Western Ltd
Stockridge Farms Ltd
Weaver Welding
Northwind Land Resources Inc
Silvertip Oilfield Consulting
L. Penner LLbr

Blue Ribbon Sponsors $500-999
British Columbia Quarter Horse Association
Manitoba Quarter Horse Association
Ontario Quarter Horse Association
Ontario Quarter Horse YOUTH Association
Quarter Horse Association of Alberta
JTJ Contracting
Merle Jones Consulting Inc
Darrell & Sheila Belanger
Kathy Judson -
   /ReMax First Choice Realty Ltd
The Accessories Shop Ltd
Workers of The DeBeers Canada -
   /Victor Mine
Susan Walsh
The Lone Framer Contracting Ltd
Vermillion Energy Inc.
Bill Watt Saddlery
Scott & Stacey Huska -
   /10 Mile Ranch

Yellow Ribbon Sponsors $250-499
BC Cutting Horse Association
Begin Dentistry Professional Corp
Fort Frances Dental Clinic
Emo Dental Clinic
Power System Solutions Ltd
Kaemingh Fuels Ltd
Lisa & Steve Schiestel -
   /Silver Line Farms
Fusion Technologies Inc
Joanne & Paul Straus
Heartwork Homes
Steelhorse Freight Services Inc
Glenn Strachan Trucking
Thompson Horse Transport
Tony Ritter
Dr. Ric & Noni Almond

White Ribbon Sponsors $249/under
Borderland Quarter Horse Association
Alberta Youth Quarter Horse Association
Norwest Animal Clinic of Fort Frances
Judson Trucking
Russell & Joan Gillies
Tompkins Hardware Limited
Rainy Lake Family Dental
Dale & Alice Barkman -
   /Alidale Farms
Marie Hibbard
Oxford Trail Riders
Paradigm Agri-Solutions Inc
Pryde's Plumbing & Heating
Ken & Evelyn Fisher
4D Ventures Ltd
Chariot Oil Field Services Inc
Janice Gray
Kathryn Shamkie
Carberry Sandhills Consulting -
   /Marnie Somers
J.R. Refrigeration Ltd
Janzen Garage
Derek & Tara Reimer -
   /Cloud 9 Ranch
Dr. Edward Cherneski Dental Corp
Peter & Marilyn Copland
Paton & Martin Veterinary

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