Gina Smith Elected Dressage Canada High Performance Chair

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Gina Smith. Photo: Courtesy Dressage Canada
Gina Smith. Photo: Courtesy Dressage Canada

OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 30–Gina Smith has been elected Dressage Canada’s High Performance Committee Chair for three years, continuing a role she has filled as a volunteer since 2012.

Dressage Canada announced on Tuesday the results of the election of Gina whose career included three Olympics, the 1988 bronze-medal winning team at Seoul, 1992 Barcelona and 1996 Atlanta, the gold medal team at the 1991 Pan American Games and World Cup Finals.

She was chef d’equipe for the 2011 Pan Am Games in Guadalajara, Mexico and the 2012 Olympics in London.

“Together with the strong membership of the present High Performance Committee,” Gina said, “I look forward to supporting the vision and goals outlined in high performance priorities, and developing the sport to achieve excellence on the international stage. Fantastic fundraising initiatives are already underway which will help greatly to carry out all the wishes high performance has.”