Equestrian

Germany's Alexandra Röder impresses at World Para Equestrian Driving Championships

By Gary Anderson

Germany's Alexandra Röder on her way to Grade II gold at the World Para Equestrian Driving Championships at Sandringham Estate ©Marie de Ronde-Oudemans/FEIGerman champion Alexandra Röder was in fine form at the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) World Para Equestrian Driving Championships as she claimed gold in the Grade II competition.

Equestrian centres for disabled riders to benefit from £200,000 Sport England grant

By Paul Osborne

Sport England has donated £200,000 to six equestrian centres across the UK ©Toronto Star/Getty ImagesDisabled horse-riders across the United Kingdom are to benefit from a £200,000 ($336,220/€246,387) Sport England grant that will be shared between six equestrian centres.

Paralympic champion Christiansen backs campaign for greater cerebral palsy support in UK

By Paul Osborne

Sophie Christiansen has given her support to a new campaign which will support the 30,000 children in the UK with celebral palsy ©Getty ImagesFive-time Paralympic gold medallist Sophie Christiansen has thrown her support behind a new campaign launched to focus on getting a better deal for the 30,000 children in the United Kingdom with cerebral palsy.

Former Paralympic champion Barwick takes dressage win in Belgium

By Gary Anderson

April 28 - Beijing 2008 champion Lauren Barwick took two tiles at a Para-equestrian event in Belgium this weekend ©Getty Images Canada's Lauren Barwick continued preparations for this year's World Championships with a couple of fine performances on board Off to Paris at a three-star Para-equestrian dressage event in Moorsele, Belgium, this weekend which saw riders from ten nations taking part.

Paralypmic dressage champion Formosa "in shock" at Australia Day honour

By Nick Butler

Joann Formosa was one of 35 Paralympians recognised in Australia Day honours ©Getty ImagesFebruary 1 - London 2012 dressage gold medal winner Joanne Formosa admitted she was "in shock" after being one of 35 Paralympians recognised during last week's Australia Day celebrations.

USPEA launches Jonathan Wentz Memorial Scholarship Fund and Trophy

By Gary Anderson

September 3 - The Jonathan Wentz Memorial Fund aims to carry on the work of the late ParalympianThe United States Para-Equestrian Association (USPEA) has announced the launch of the Jonathan Wentz Memorial Scholarship Fund and Trophy in honour of the young Paralympian who passed away in September of last year.

Paralympic role-models do not represent whole disabled community in UK, claims five-time gold medallist

By Nick Butler

Sophie ChristiansenAugust 31 - Five-time Paralympic gold medal winning dressage rider Sophie Christiansen has claimed not enough is being done to fairly represent Britain's disabled community outside the realm of sporting success.

Great Britain win at a canter at the European Para-Dressage Championships

By Nick Butler

Britains victorious Para-Dressage team celebrate a dominant winAugust 24 - Britain finished a superb week at the European Para-Dressage Championships in Herning, Denmark, with a further three titles with individual victories for Sophie Christiansen and Natasha Baker being complimented by a team gold for the pair, along with Sophie Wells and Anne Dunham.

London 2012 medallists continue success at European Para-Dressage Championships

By Gary Anderson

August 23 - Great Britain's Ricky Balshaw with his European Championship silver medalThere was further success for London 2012 Para-dressage medallists at the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI) European Championships in Herning, Denmark, as both Pepo Puch of Austria and Great Britain's Sophie Wells secured gold medals in individual competitions.
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