From the official EC Press Release:
One of Canada’s most decorated Pan Am athletes, Jessica Phoenix, 35, of Cannington, ON, will head up the Canadian Eventing Team in Lima. Her horse, Pavarotti, is also a Pan Am veteran, having helped Phoenix bring home individual gold and team silver in 2011 and individual silver and team bronze in front of a hometown crowd in Toronto in 2015.
“I am extremely honoured to have the chance to ride Pavarotti at a third Pan Am Games for Canada,” said Phoenix who is also a two-time Canadian Olympian. “We have had an extensive career together and it is such a blessing every time I get to compete with him. I can’t wait to ride on this team. Go Canada!”
We are thrilled to share the news that JESSICA PHOENIX and her mount PAVAROTTI have been named to the Canadian Eventing Team for the up-coming 2019 PAN American Games, in Lima, Peru. Eventing will take place from August 1st-August 4th: Canada must win team gold or silver to secure a spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.