Savoie Dressage Coach for Canadian Three-Day Event Team
United States Equestrian Team member Jane Savoie has been asked to
be the Olympic dressage coach for the Canadian Three-Day team. Building
on her 1996 and 2000 coaching experiences, Savoie brings her competitive
expertise in the international arena to the Canadian team.
with Jim Wofford, Canadian Eventing International Technical Advisor
and Eventing Team Coach for the 2004 Olympic Games, Savoie will
be assisting with various training camps prior to the Olympics.
The best part of coaching is to see how open and appreciative
the riders are and to track their progress from training session
to training session, said Savoie.
initial training sessions were held in February and March in Florida,
Georgia, respectively. Additional training will take place July
27 thru August 2nd at the York Equestrian Centre in Newmarket, Ontario
in preparation for the August 14-18 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.
addition to her coaching duties, Savoie has a busy training business
in Vermont and Florida and is also a spokesperson for Tropical Rider
fine riding apparel.