Susan Ketchen is the Courtenay CADORA dressage club's 2015 Jim Kerr Sportsmanship Award winner.

Susan Ketchen wins Courtenay CADORA sportsmanship award

Susan Ketchen of Courtenay is the recipient of the Courtenay CADORA dressage club’s 2015 Jim Kerr Sportsmanship Award.

The club notes Ketchen received the award for her huge commitment to the sport and her great display of sportsmanship during local competitions and events throughout the year.

“Susan has a long history as a dedicated and committed CADORA member, exhibiting excellent leadership skills during CADORA meetings,” a club spokesperson said.

“She volunteers at horse shows, always offering a hand and words of encouragement for fellow riders.

Susan is a knowledgeable, competent and skilled horse woman who is very humble, insightful and supportive to all. She demonstrates  determination, courage and faith when faced with adversity in life and is an inspiration to us all.”

CADORA stands for Canadian Dressage Owners and Riders Association. The Courtenay CADORA dressage club is proud of its talented members and riders.

Competitive dressage is an immensely popular equestrian pursuit. It is a worldwide sport that ranges from novice standards to the Olympics, with many different breeds and types of horses and ponies.


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