BC athletes showed great promise for a successful 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) with strong finishes at the Para-Dressage WEG Test Event, held in Mill Spring, NC, from April 19-22, 2018.

Canadian Paralympian Lauren Barwick, who resides in Reddick, FL, not only earned a big win, but also cemented her qualification for WEG 2018 during the Para-Dressage WEG Test Event.

Winona Hartvikson of Langley, BC and the 11-year-old Andalusian gelding she co-owns with Jane Macdonald, Ultimo (Invasor III x Teodoro), earned a spot for Canada on the leaderboard in the CPEDI 3* Grade I division, taking third place in the Freestyle on a score of 68.556%.

Laura Hall of Ladysmith, BC, nabbed a third place finish in the CPEDI 3* Grade IV Team Test, scoring 67.125% aboard her 15-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare, Wendolin (Metall x Amethist).