Julia Tops rides to a 7th place finish

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March 3, 2015

Calgary's Julia Tops, daughter of former grand prix competitors Jan Tops and Tani Zeidler,

is following in her parents footsteps. She rode Castillio to a seventh place finish in

the Hollow Creek Farm Junior Grand Prix.


Photo by Starting Gate Communications

Julia Tops’ Strong Showing in Junior Nations Cup

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 Newsletter March 1, 2015

Julia Tops’ Strong Showing in Junior Nations Cup

Last week was the Nations Cup week at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Florida. Not only was there a Senior Nations Cup event, but also a Young Riders, Junior Young Riders, and Children’s Nations Cup! Calgary’s Julia Tops was named to the Junior Young Riders team for Canada, where she finished 7th individually in the week-long championship event with Zeidler Farms’ Castillio. Well done!



Julia Tops named to the Junior Canadian Team

For immediate release  

Canada's Young Show Jumping Stars Set to Compete
at CSIO4* Winter Equestrian Festival

Ottawa, Ont., Feb. 25, 2015 - Jump Canada has announced the Canadian Young Rider, Junior, and Children's riders who will be competing during week eight of the CSIO4* Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) in Wellington, Fla. from Feb. 25 to March 1.

Held annually in Wellington, Fla., the WEF series features 12 weeks of world-class show jumping competition that attracts riders from 33 countries to compete for over $8 million in prize money. Week eight is a highlight of the series, as it puts the spotlight on the up-and-coming young stars of the sport through the Hollow Creek Farm Children's, Junior and Young Rider Nation's Cups.

The following Canadian riders as individuals:

Rider / Hometown / Horse

Paige Mawson (Young Rider) / Toronto, Ont. / Chin Chin 24

Jessica Blum (Junior) / Gormley, Ont. / Cooper R

Julia Tops (Junior) / Calgary, Alta. / Castillio

Sam Walker (Children's) / Nobleton, Ont. / Winnipeg Jet