Stable: Beth Underhill Stables
Beth was born September 5, 1962 in Georgetown, Ontario. She started riding at age seven at the local YMCA in Georgetown. When her parents purchased a farm shortly after, her competitive career was underway. As a teenager, Beth earned top honors from the Royal Conservatory for singing, but her love of horses won out.
Stable: Southern Ways
Mac Cone is one of Canada’s most experienced riders having been a steady performer at the international level for over 30 years. In 1974, he married Canadian Brenley Carpenter and the couple has two daughters. Originally from Tennessee, Mac moved to Canada in 1979 and is one of only two riders to have competed on both the United States and Canadian Equestrian Teams.
Stable: Torrey Pines Artisan Farms
Eric Lamaze was very successful as a junior and hunter rider, working with a number of top trainers including Roger Deslauriers, George Morris, Jay Hayes and Hugh Graham. Just one year after entering the grand prix ring in 1992. Eric was named to the Canadian Equestrian Team.
Stable: Ark Stables
Stable: Linden Ridge
Ainsley Vince began her competitive career at the age of 10 under the guidance of Susan Pritchard. She was one of Canada’s top equitation and hunter riders for many years, capping off her junior career with the CEF Medal and Hunt Seat Equitation Championship at the 1994 Royal Horse Show as well as a second place finish in the prestigious AHSA Maclay Medal Final at the 1994 National Horse Show.
Stable: Normandy Hills
Born in Normandy, France, Yann Candele’s parents encouraged both he and his older brother to actively pursue sports. Once Candele tried riding at the age of 10, horses became his main focus. A promising junior rider, Candele was twice named to the French team for the European Junior Championships, an international event for riders aged 14-18. Competing throughout Europe and sponsored by Samsung (France). Candele got his first taste of the big time.
Stable: Oakcrest Farms
Born in Sydney, Australia, Belinda Trussell spent her childhood living in such diverse places as Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Atlanta, Georgia.In 1987, Belinda moved to Toronto, Canada, where she competed at the Young Riders level. She retained her Australian passport and represented her native country in all Young Riders competitions until 1994 when she became a Canadian citizen.
Farm: Brookhaven Dressage
Two time Olympian-2008 and 2012- Jacqueline Brooks has been a dressage competitor, trainer and coach for more than 20 years. During that time, she has qualified for six Canadian Teams- 1 PanAm (Team Silver Medal), 1 WEG, 2 World Cup, and 2 Olympic – on two different horses, Gran Gesto and D-Niro.
Farm: Rocabarra Farms
Rocabarra Farn is an “A” circuit hunter and jumper facility situated on 100 acres just outside of Uxbridge, Ontario Canada.
Carly Campbell Cooper
Farm: Triple C Stables
Born June 6th, 1982 in Hamilton, ON, Carly began riding at a young age. Her passion for the sport began when a neighbour lent Carly a black and white pony named “Mootsie”. Carly successfully competed in the Pony Divisions before moving into the Junior Hunters and Jumper Divisions. As a 15 year old Junior, Carly won the Junior Medal Finals, Quebec City Hunter Classic and many other championships.
Farm: Hunters Glen
Specializing in high quality hunters and jumpers.
At the age of 17, Keean White won the Junior/Amateur Championship at the 2000 Royal Horse Show, which would prove to be a sign of things to come. He competed at five consecutive North American Young Riders Championships, winning Team Gold and Individual Silver medals riding Libidou in his final appearance in 2003.
Born and raised in British Columbia, Holly was first introduced to horses at the age of 2 by her father. At the age of 6, she was given her first horse from a family friend and she hasn’t looked back. Most of the riders in her community had an interest in western riding such as barrel racing and team penning. Holly spent several years riding both western and English disciplines and then at 12 years old she started competing eventing and show jumping.
September 13, 2014 – King City, Ontario – Young show jumping talen Sarah Johnstone has joined Wingberry Farms as a trainer at its world-class facility in King City, ON. Johnstone, 23 of Aurora, ON, will work alongside Wingberry Farm Head Trainer Yann Candele. Her primary focus will be training both horses and riders for the jumper, hunter equitation and pony divisions.
Since the age of one, when her parents bought her a rocking horse for Christmas. Tiffany Foster’s life has included horses. She began taking lessons when she was eight years old at the North Shore Equestrian Centre in North Vancouver, BC.
Stephanie’s love of the equestrian sport began at a very young age. She learned to ride her family’s backyard pony at the age of only two years old, and she has never looked back. There was no stopping this natural-born rider as she rose through the ranks in both the dressage and jumping disciplines.