Equestrian

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.

Australian appointed head classifier for Para-equestrian

By Duncan Mackay

Para equestrianAugust 2 - Australia's Sharyn Gregory has been appointed as the International Equestrian Federation's (FEI) head classifier for Para-equestrian.

Sixty-two riders to compete at FEI European Para-Equestrian Championships

By Emily Goddard

Sophie Christiansen at london 2012July 23 - Sixty-two riders from 20 nations have been confirmed to compete at next month's International Equestrian Federation (FEI) European Para-Equestrian Championships in Herning.

British Paralympic champions head to Para-Dressage European Championships to defend title

By Emily Goddard

Sophie ChristiansenJuly 8 - Five-time Paralympic champions Sophie Christiansen and Anne Dunham are among the team of British medallists heading to Denmark for the 2013 International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Para-Equestrian Dressage European Championships to defend their title.

New hospital unit named after triple London 2012 gold medallist

By Duncan Mackay

Sophie Christansen opening new unit Wexham Park Hospital June 3 2013June 5 - A new modular ward has been named after treble London 2012 Paralympic gold medallist dressage rider Sophie Christiansen in the hospital she has received extensive treatment in. 
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