Following winning a silver medal within the Pan American Games held in Mexico's Guadalajara replica longines watches, Selena O'Hanlon stated that she is eagerly searching forward towards the Rolex Kentucky meet to become held in April, 2012. The Rolex Kentucky meet is among the primary qualifying events for the London Olympics, 2012. This was Selena O'Hanlon's second international silver medal in just more than a year. The hunger to carry out much better will be the only cause behind the Canadian team banking upon the 30 year old Selena O'Hanlon to get a much better show within the upcoming Rolex Kentucky meet in April, 2012. Within the Pan American Games, she was a riding an inexperienced horse known as Foxwood High and was fourth within the five-rider Canadian team. The Canadian team managed to attain the second position just behind the team of United states of america.
Selena O'Hanlon had also won a silver medal earlier with her leading horse, Colombo, with Team Canada in the Globe Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky held within the month of October final year. Based on Selena O'Hanlon, her new horse Foxwood High was on his coaching level having a various rider and that she was riding the horse from the final nine months only. Just prior to two weeks from the Pan American Games, Selena O'Hanlon was summoned to represent the Canadian team within the occasion. The Foxwood High was the youngest amongst the 5 horses from the Team Canada. Within the cross country occasion from the second day from the Pan American Games, Foxwood High produced 1 mistake in the water obstacle. This resulted in 20 penalties for the team, but each Selena O'Hanlon and also the horse recovered rapidly to prevent additional time penalties.
On the final-day show of jumping, Foxwood High hit a rail which gave them 3 time penalties. Selena O'Hanlon was 18th individually following the very first of two rounds of show jumping. The leading 25 generally come back to determine the person medals, but it is restricted towards the leading 3 riders per nation, leaving O'Hanlon out from the final component from the occasion. Canadian Jessica Phoenix of Uxbridge, aboard Pavarotti, won person gold. John Rumble and Judy Rumble of Schomberg, Ontario had won a bronze medal with Canada in eventing in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. Selena O'Hanlon will return to Kingston's Balsam Hall farm following nearly a month away on Monday. Selena O'Hanlon's mother Morag O'Hanlon hopes that Foxwood High will probably be a candidate for the 2014 Globe Equestrian Games in Normandy, France and also the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The Pan American Games are regarded as a two-star level occasion, whilst the Olympics and Globe Equestrian Games are four-star events. It was the third medal to get a Kingston athlete in the Pan American Games. Rower Isolda Penney captured bronze and silver medals final week.