Ottawa, ON, April 8, 2019 – The Equestrian Canada (EC) Para-Dressage Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Para-Dressage Year-End Awards. These awards recognize extraordinary equestrians and equines for their accomplishments in para-dressage in 2018, supported by a generous donation from Paton & Martin Veterinary Services Ltd.

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Para-Dressage Development Athlete of the Year
Sharon Buffitt

Para-Dressage Development Coach of the Year
Karen Pavicic

Para-Dressage High Performance Athlete of the Year
Winona Hartvikson

Para-Dressage Horse of the Year

Para-Dressage Sandy Mitchell Owner of the Year
Jane Macdonald

About the Para-Dressage Awards
The EC Para-Dressage Committee provides a variety of awards programs for the para-dressage community in order to recognize outstanding athletes, owners, horses, volunteers and more. To learn more about available para-dressage award programs and view lists of past winners, visit