On a sweltering day in Deodoro, Norway’s Ann Cathrin Lubbe was the first to take the lead in the Rio 2016 para-equestrian dressage competition on Sunday, earning the top spot in the grade III team test. Read More
Equestrian competition at the Rio Paralympic Games got underway at the Deodoro Equestrian Center Saturday with the horse inspection. A total of 76 athlete-and-horse combinations representing 29 countries, including 14 in the team competition, are set to compete over the course of the week for... Read More
“It was a joy to work with this team, they were all very focused and they train very hard. Francisca has also fought very hard after her disappointing dressage score. In the cones she showed her mental power, I am very proud of her.” Dutch chef d’equipe and trainer Harry de Ruyter Read More
Stefanie was an accomplished, advanced level show jumper who was tragically injured in 2009 (not horse related) at the age of twenty four leaving her paralyzed from the chest down. Stefanie has embraced an amazing journey of self-discovery – rediscovering, reshaping, and rebuilding her dreams and... Read More
The NRHA Derby show also hosted USA Reining Para Reining classes, which are qualifier classes for the upcoming USA Reining Para Reining International championship to be held in Oklahoma City this November. In the Level 4 division, Frederick Win earned the title aboard his 6-year-old mare Rem N... Read More
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The FEI has today published the long lists (FEI nominated entries) of athletes and horses for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The 43 nations that have earned their Rio 2016 Olympic Games slots will now focus on making their final selection of teams and individual athletes from these... Read More
Here are four athlete-and-horse combinations to the U.S. Paralympic Equestrian Team for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games to take place September 12-16, 2016, at the Deodoro Olympic Equestrian Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read More
Over the past three years as Assistant Trainer to Heather Blitz I have had some great experiences. One really stands out for me: the opportunity to teach Angela Peavy as she represented the US at the 2014 WEG in Normandy, France competing in Para Dressage. Read More
"We are thrilled to be welcoming new nations to the Olympic and Paralympic equestrian family and to have 43 flags at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and 30 for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games”, FEI President Ingmar De Vos said. “It’s a testament to the increasing global appeal and universality of our... Read More

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