International Canadian FEI Grand Prix dressage rider and EC Gold medalist, Cassandra Jessop.
Cassandra was top ranked 30th in the world & 5th in Canada for FEI U25 Grand Prix. She has been champion at many levels including FEI U25 Grand Prix, FEI Junior, FEI Young Rider, FEI Young Horse, FEI Small Tour and Training through Third level. In 2018, her student Jade Buchanan and Qaro GS were part of Team Canada Central who won the BRONZE MEDAL at NAYC in New York.
Cassandra will be competing at Training, First, Third level, FEI Young Horse, PSG, as well as competing Grand Prix. Students will be competing at Training to Second level, FEI Children, FEI Juniors, & FEI Prix St George.
Her breeding program started in 2017 to make rideable sport horses that have already been scooped up by Olympians, WEG riders, FEI riders, Para-dressage riders, and hunter-jumper competitors.
Cassandra competed Mariska NAJYRC 2013 (placing 21st) and NAJYRC 2014 placing 9th; Both times she was top placed team rider. She competed up to FEI U25 Grand Prix, now semi-retired to broodmare duties. Cassandra’s high score was on 4 yo stallion Qaro GS to win at a national first level show with 80.8%. Cassandra has also done demonstrations including the prestigious Royal Winter Fair in Toronto, Can Am Equine Affaire in Markham ON, Mane event in London ON, as well as Equine Affaire in Springfield, Massachusetts. Cassandra has ridden with many top international trainers in order to expand her knowledge including; Eva-Maria Vint-Warmington, Belinda Trussell, Cara Whitham, Albrecht Heidemann, Tom Dvorak, Catherine Haddad-Staller, George Williams, and many more.