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Touch of Class June 16-18 2017

Thank you so much to everyone helping at the Touch of Class show, especially my super groom Bella Meckling and Diana Wade for helping on Sunday. Special thanks to the owner of Ezra, Rachel Blaney and of Aquavit, Joanne Laughlin, both special horses to have the privilege to compete on. Ezra brought home the second level Championship and Aquavit the fourth level Championship. Golden Boy was Para Reserve Champion. Aquavit also made his debut at PSG.

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Congratulations Deborah Cotter on her Third Level Reserve Championship at the Touch of Class show!

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Also a big congrats to Liz Brown on winning both her Intermediate A classes!

Many thanks also to Ali Buchanan and Sarah Dunn for another fabulous competition!

Dressage BC Awards 2016

The 2016 Dressage BC awards were held on Jan 28, 2017 at High Point Equestrian Center.

Congrats to Liz and Telly for wining the Championship Award for Intermediate A & B.

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A big thank you to Bates Tack Shop and The Dog and Pony for sponsoring these awards, as well as Dressage B.C. and Noni Hartvikson for putting this program together.

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Congrats to Liz Brown for winning the Best Dressed Award and having a good first ever CDI with Diplomat!


Liz Trenchard & Donatello win both the Intermediate A & B classes with scores of 65-66% and achieve a long list qualifying score.



Eleonore and Silas win all FEI Para Grade IV classes for the Championship with scores of 65-68%


Thank you so much to all show organizers, sponsors and volunteers!


Kelowna Spring Dressage Festival 2016

Lots of Championships were brought home again this year!

Andrew Rommens and Ezra – Training Level Open Champions
Andrew Rommens and Sun King DSF – First Level Open Res Champions
Lisa Schultz and Glastonbury – Third Level Open Champions
Liz Trenchard and Donatello – FEI Open Champions
Eleonore Elstone and Silas – High Score Freestyle Champion

Sandy Borek also had a great first time showing at First level with Chello coming second 3 times!
And a big congrats to Liz Brown on her second place in the Intermediate 1 with Diplomat.

Well done and congrats to all!

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Andrew Rommens with Ezra and owner Rachel Blaney


Dressage BC Coaching Award

Dressage BC recognizes Eleonore Elstone for the 2015 Coach of The Year Award!

I am honored and humbled by this award and will continue to strive for excellence in both myself and my pupils for our horses and the sport.

Dressage BC coach award 2015

Many thanks to Dressage BC and Noel Asmar for the putting this program together and the sponsorship of these lovely awards!

Canada Cup Dressage Show July 24-26, 2015

This weekend was the Canada Cup Dressage Show in Maple Ridge. Although the weather threatened to add to the challenge of an already challenging sport, it could not dampen the spirits of these two!  Sandy and Extravagant finished the show as Training Level Champions. Deborah and Gracie had many first times of their own including a 1st at Second Level in the Gold Division. Congrats and well done!

Sandy and Extravagant, Training Level Champions

Sandy and Extravagant, Training Level Champions


Deb & Gracie showing off their First Place ribbon for Second Level!


Touch of Class Dressage Show June 12-14, 2015

We all had a great time at the annual Touch of Class Dressage show and in true Sunfox fashion we came home with some impressive results!

Liz Trenchard & Donatello FEI Small Tour AA Champion.
Sandy Borek & Extravagant Training Level AA Reserve Champion.
Deb Cotter & Showgirl a win at First Level with 66% and a good first time out at Second Level.
Ashleigh Elstone & Golden Boy a win at First Level with 67%.
Elizabeth Brown & Diplomat a second in the PSG with 64%.

Congrats to all and thanks again to Ali and Sarah and all the volunteers who make this show possible.

Sandy and Extravagant Training Level AA Res. Champions with Liz and Donatello FEI Small Tour AA Champions.

Sandy and Extravagant Training Level AA Res. Champions with Liz and Donatello FEI Small Tour AA Champions.

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Elizabeth Brown and Diplomat during their PSG test.


Kelowna May 15-17, 2015

Congrats to all students! As usual we had a great time in Kelowna and even stuck it out in the down pour on Sunday.

Sandy Borek & Extravagant win the Training Level Championship
Andrew Rommens and Chance win the Second Level Championship
Ashleigh Elstone and Golden Boy win the First Level Championship and overall Junior High Point.
Rachel Blaney and Malachi win two Firsts at First Level
Elizabeth Trenchard and Donatello place second in the PSG
Elizabeth Brown & Diplomat place 5th in the PSG

Well done!