Para Equestrian gives people with mild to severe disabilities the opportunity to train and to compete at dressage competition on equal terms.
IPC have announced that Para Dressage is to be broadcast live at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics!
Para Dressage is one of 5 sports that has been added to the live broadcast schedule for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, marking the first time that equestrian fans world wide will be able to watch live coverage of Para Dressage at the Paralympics.
Before you head out to your first competition, please make sure you are familiar with the rules of Para Dressage in NZ, particularly in respect to any grade-specific rules.
Check out our easy to follow guide to joining the sport of Para-Equestrian and competing in New Zealand. Find out all about the classification process, the use of compensating aids, how to join the sport, competition and pathways.
Check out this Wheelie Good Tips video created by the NZ Spinal Trust about Anthea Dixon’s journey.
Some of our Para riders share information about themselves, their disability and their Compensating Aids.
Para-Equestrian sport rules, Dressage Rules and FEI Rules
All you need to know about competing in Para-Equestrian in New Zealand.
Find a dressage group event near you that’s running Para-Equestrian classes at their show(s).
All you need to know about becoming an ESNZ Para-Equestrian member.
Para-Equestrian contact details.
Coaching info here linking to coaching area
Info here for judges linking to judges page
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