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 International Dressage Rankings 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 was the double gold medalist and team silver medalist at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games, competed at the 2019 and 2018 FEI World Cup Finals, won individual bronze medals at the 2007 and 2003 Pan-American Games, and has won individual silver and bronce medals at CDIO FEI Nations Cups in 2019 and 2020. She is qualified for the 2020 Olympic Games, and is also the recipient of the FEI Gold Badge of Honor.