CANADIAN course designer Michel Vaillancourt has been selected to set the tracks for the five-star International Horse Show of Lausanne, Sept. 8-11 on Lake Geneva in Switzerland, reports Horse Canada. With the incredible depth of course-designing talent in Europe, this is quite an unusual honour.

“I think it was a little bit by luck ‒ and I’ll take the luck,” Vaillancourt said, laughing. The originally-scheduled course designer was unable to fulfil his duties, and some thumbs-up from top riders sealed the deal.

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