Hope Hand, USPEA President passed peacefully surrounded by family at age 73 on June 12, 2022. Surviving is her husband, Stanley Hand, daughter Amy Cappozzoli and son in law, Eric and their children, Parker and Lincoln, a brother, Charlie Kean and sister-in-law Pamela Kean, and, her westie, Finley.
Posted on Jun 30, 2022
At the United States Para Equestrian Association (USPEA) Annual Meeting in Spring 2022, Eleanor Brimmer was voted by the USPEA Board to serve as Secretary for the USEF National Affiliate USPEA and Donna Ponessa was elected Athlete Representative.
Posted on Apr 22, 2022
When Dressage Today and Practical Horseman teamed up with Vita Flex to host a Win-A Day Clinic contest in 2019, they had no idea it would be 2 years later before they could host the clinic.
Posted on Dec 17, 2021
Targeting Olympic Dressage and Paralympic Para Dressage for 2024 in Paris is a goal of gargantuan proportions. It would take an equally huge heart and Rodolpho Riskalla has that. As an inspiration, he’s gone global.
Posted on Dec 2, 2021
Riders representing four Grades of USA Para Reining competed within their respective Grades (or levels) with the scores tallied for the overall Dechra/NRHA/USA Reining Para Reining 2021 National Championship and Reserve at AQHA Congress Horse Show, in the opening week.
Posted on Oct 6, 2021
Roxanne Trunnell (USA) became her country’s first-ever Dressage gold medallist in both the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the Para Dressage Grade I Individual Test at Tokyo 2020 today.
Posted on Aug 27, 2021
The official website for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020 can be found HERE, providing the latest news, event information, Games Vision, and venue plans.
Posted on Aug 25, 2021
The U.S. Para Dressage Team presented their horses for the First Horse Inspection of the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 before the Ground Jury. All four horses passed the inspection as the team looks ahead to their first day of competition tomorrow, Thursday, August 26, which will feature Grade II, IV, and V Individual Tests.
Posted on Aug 25, 2021
“This was a magical CPEDI3* for Team USA with another world record score for Roxanne Trunnell and Dolton,” said Assouline. “All four of our team members had great performances and strong scores, setting up a strong base toward Tokyo.”
Posted on Jun 21, 2021
Paralympic Coach of the Year for 2020 After a year of unprecedented success for the U.S. Para Dressage team, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) has recognized Para Dressage Chef d’Equipe Michel Assouline as its Paralympic...
Posted on Mar 2, 2021