Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Association - Ontario Chapter

2008 Awards

Hunter: Viola registered under the name of Viola W-R is ridden by Ashley Shannon.Viola is a black mare bred by W-Ranch, Noble, Ontario. Viola is by the Swiss Warmblood stallion Volvo Vom Eigen out of the Swiss Warmblood mare Kalinka.Viola was competing in the Adult Amateur Division 18-35 in 2008.

Jumper: Brookshire is owned and ridden by Fiona Gallagher.

Brookshire is a gray mare bred by Touchstone Farm Ltd., Alberta. Brookshire is by the Oldenburg stallion Bajazzo out of the Canadian Warmblood mare Ambrosia.Brookshire was competing in the Junior/Amateur Jumper 1.0M and 1.10M division in 2008.Brookshire was also the 2006 recipient of the CWHBA Ontario Chapter Jumper of the Year Award.

Dressage: Oskar K is owned by Joanne Walker and ridden by Joanne Walker and Suzanne Ziereisen.

Oskar K is a bay gelding bred by Marie Bastien of Kemptville, Ontario. Oskar K is by the Dutch Warmblood stallion Popeye K out of the Canadian Warmblood mare Nikita III.Oskar K is winning at First Level with 70% + scores and in FEI 5 year old classes with up to 81.6% scores. He was also Ontario Dressage Horse of the Year for 2008.

Eventing: Melanie registered under the name of Melanie II is owned by Penny Beer and ridden by Lindsay Beer.Melanie is a black mare by the Hanoverian stallion Vaultair out of the Oldenburg mare Billy Jean. In addition to the CWHBA Year End Award Melanie and Lindsay also were 2nd Overall in the Junior Pre-Training Division.