Blind, International Dressage rider risks everything to launch Worldwide campaign to overturn a new controversial Paralympic ruling but has just weeks to succeed to make it to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. On Monday 30th November blind international dressage rider Verity Smith is launching a... Read More
This year, sanctioned events were held across the United States and Canada including: BC, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Florida, Arizona, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, and Nevada. In November, a historic WPR event was even held in Japan. WPR is spreading across the globe with affiliates already created in... Read More
Para-Equestrian Dressage will kick off the circuit in January with a $10,000 CPEDI on January 7-10. Competitors will also have the opportunity to show in a $10,000 CPEDI Team Event on January 21-24. Held at the world-renowned Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, FL,... Read More
After recently returning from a highly successful summer European tour, two-time Paralympian (2008, 2012) Rebecca Hart trumped her efforts during the 2015 USEF Para Equestrian Dressage National Championship CPEDI3* to capture the 2015 USEF Para Equestrian Dressage National High Performance... Read More
The partnership began their campaign at these championships on October 30th by scoring 70.86% in the Grade III Team Test, which was followed up with 69.85% in the Individual Test a day later. But it was their Freestyle performance which was rewarded with a personal best for this partnership of 74... Read More
The USEF Board of Directors recently approved a rule change, which expands the range of responsible parties for violations of the USEF's Drugs and Medications rules. Beginning December 1, 2015, the rule will include additional categories of individuals who are responsible and accountable parties,... Read More
It could not have gone more perfect for Rebecca Hart. After posting spectacular scores in the Team Test and Individual Test, Hart wowed the judges in the Freestyle to earn her seventh USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championship today. Hart topped the CPEDI3* Championship High Performance... Read More
Rebecca Hart and Kate Shoemaker carried the momentum from yesterday’s Team Tests into the Individual Tests to remain on top of the standings for the 2015 USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championships. Hart sits on an overall score of 58.973% for the advantage in the CPEDI3* Championship... Read More
Para-reining is a discipline that is currently evolving. “I would like to see NRHA include levels of Para for different levels of disabilities and I will keep working towards that,” says Jennifer Hoyt. Ultimately, one goal is to see Para-reining included at the FEI level as Para-reining’s... Read More
“It’s like the light turns on for them and they turn on. I love the challenge,” says Collier, “because you’re asking the horse an almost impossible question! They are broken and trained by able bodied equestrians. Essentially, you’re asking the horse, ‘do you understand? How quickly can you... Read More