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Yvonne Losos de Muñiz

Medal record
Yvonne Losos de Muñiz
Yvonne Losos de Muñiz
Competitor for the Template:DOM
Pan American Games
Bronze 2003 Santo Domingo Dressage
Bronze 2007 Rio de Janeiro Dressage

Yvonne Losos de Muñiz (born September 8, 1967 in Ibaden, Nigeria) is an international dressage rider that represents the Dominican Republic. She won the individual bronze medal at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, riding her approved Hannoverian stallion Bernstein. With that medal she repeats her performance from the 2003 Pan American Games held in her home country, where she also obtained the bronze medal riding a different mount, a Dutch mare named Inatana.

Prior to her Pan Am medals, Losos de Muñiz also won double individual gold medals at the 2002 Central American Games in El Salvador. In addition to her championship medals, she has also obtained numerous wins at prestigious international events held in West Palm Beach, Florida, the Sunshine Tour (Spain), France and Germany. She currently trains in Germany with riding master Jean Bemelmans, who also coaches the Spanish Olympic team and other top-level riders from Europe.

Born in Nigeria, West Africa, Losos de Muñiz moved to Canada when she was fourteen. It was in 1990 that she moved to the Dominican Republic, where she has remained ever since. With her husband, Eduardo, she has played a key role in the development of dressage in the Dominican Republic, and she represents the Caribbean nation in international competition. The couple owns a private training facility named Las Marismas in their home country, which caters to dedicated jumper and dressage riders from island’s capital, Santo Domingo.



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