Born in Nigeria from Canadian parents, Yvonne Losos de Muñiz was the first Dominican rider to participate in the Olympics when competing in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Games. Her stellar equestrian career began at an early age instilled by her parents, and then received her formal training in Marbach, Germany. Since then, she has trained with the best coaches in the world to reach her goals. The Olympian is classified in the FEI / CBM ranking as the best ranked rider in all of Latin America, bringing multiple awards to the Dominican Republic throughout her career. Her passion for equestrian discipline is manifested in her harmonious communication with her horses and tenacious determination to train continuously in the best facilities in the world.
Yvonne won the bronze medal at the 2007 Pan-American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, repeating the feat of the 2003 Pan-American Games in Santo Domingo, where she won the individual bronze. Prior to her Pan-American medals, Losos de Muñiz won individual gold and bronze as a team in the Central American Games 2002 in El Salvador. Recently, the medalist honored the Dominican national anthem scoring a new victory at the Palm Beach Dressage Derby Grand Prix, held at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival 2018 circuit, qualifying for the FEI World Cup to be held in April in Paris, France.