Shirley Laura Thomas

Biography

Athlete : Equestrian
Year Inducted: 1967
Date of Birth: July 12th, 1936
Born in: Ottawa, Ontario

After developing in her home city of Ottawa, went on to become a world famous rider in horse shows on this continent and in Europe. First red ribbon in Toronto Pony Show at 12. In 1951, first woman rider ever chosen to represent Canada. First female rider to claim international class honours at Madison Square Garden.