Naima is looking forward to accomplishing one of her goals.She has been named to ride in the World Championships in Herning Denmark August 6-14 2022. She and Ryan Torkkeli will compete as individuals as Canada is not sending a team.This is a re-blog.
This past summer Naima and her Grand Prix horse Statesman were the reserve pair for the Canadian Dressage Team in Tokyo . This winter, as well as competing with Statesman, she also has two younger horses she has been competing with at the Global Dressage Festival in Wellington Florida. I had a chance to ask her some questions about Tokyo , Covid and her future plans.
1.This past summer you were the Canadian Dressage Team’s reserve rider at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. What was that like? .
The Olympics are every athletes dream . It was a close call between myself and the other Canadian riders as to whom got the elusive 3rd spot on the team. Many factors contributed to the final selection and ultimately we were chosen as the reserve. Given the fact that this was my first time working towards qualifying for the Olympics, I was of…
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