2018 J.C. Anderson Legacy Medal final line-up at Royal West (Calgary, AB). Photo by Amanda Ubell

The Alberta Equestrian Federation is pleased to announce the continuation of the J.C. Anderson Legacy Medal for 2019. This program supports equestrian athletes across the country under the age of 25. The program is designed to help identify those who have the potential of becoming Canada’s next high-performance athletes.

Funding for the program has been graciously provided from the J.C. Anderson Family Foundation and the J.C. Anderson Legacy Fund through The Calgary Foundation and the Alberta Sport Connection Donation Program to the Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) for purposes of supporting Athlete Development. John Anderson, a member of the Canadian Equestrian Team has helped make this funding and program possible.

The J.C. Anderson Legacy Medal will be a Jumper based Medal Series open to ANY Canadian athlete under the age of 25 as of January 1st.  Medal classes will be held at competitions across the country at 1.20m-1.25m. The top 10 athletes from each region will be invited to compete during the country-wide National Final Series held at prestigious competitions throughout Canada. Each final round will be judged in real-time, as well as video recorded and judged by a panel of officials. $32,500 in Athlete Development Bursaries will be awarded to the top 10 athletes, with the National Champion being awarded $10,000 following the finals.  The bursaries will be distributed to them, through the AEF and the athletes respective Provincial/Territorial Federation.

Detailed information and declaration forms are available on the AEF website.

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