Laura has been extremely lucky to be able to ride many amazing horses in her life, here are some of her most memorable partnerships.
Wendolin is Laura's current horse with whom she is trying to qualify for the Canada Para-Equestrian Team to compete at the 2018 World Equestrian Games (WEG). Wendolin is a dark bay 2003 Dutch warmblood mare by the KWPN stallion Metall.
Wendolin and Laura's partnership began in December 2017 and they have hit the ground running by flying to Wellington, Florida to start the show season in January 2018. They were successful in their first CPEDI 3* together receiving scores of 66% from a panel of 3 international para judges. They are currently continuing their training in Florida with their eyes set on the WEG test event held in Tryon in April.
Check out their blog, The Wendolin Diaries, for more stories about their journey!
Odessa M was Laura's partner for her second CPEDI 3* held in Tryon, North Carolina in September 2017. Odessa M is a 2009 bay Oldenberg mare, owned by Heather Boo.
Laura and Odessa M were partnered together at the last minute due to complications arising from Hurricane Irma and had 5 days of riding time before heading into the international ring in Tryon. Despite the short time together, they were successful receiving 64-66% and represented Canada on the Nations Cup team, coming in second.
Boo Sinclair was Laura's first horse to take her into the para international ring in Florida and give her an FEI World Ranking! Boo Sinclair is a 2008 bay KWPN gelding, owned by Heather Boo.
Laura and Boo Sinclair had a 4 day head-start together before going into the international ring in Wellington and received great scores of 65% and represented Canada on the Nations Cup team, coming in second.