Compensating Aids are “helpful additions’ to your gear or body to assist you to ride.
Compensating aids are “helpful additions” to your gear or body to assist you to ride. The Classifier will name those aids that you are allowed to use and these will be stated on your “Para Card” and stored on the National Database. If they are not stated on your card then YOU CAN NOT USE THEM.
Compensating aids do not in anyway enhance the skill of the rider nor influence the horse. They purely assist the Para Rider, to ride.
Below is a list of aids that you will commonly find in use in NZ Para-Equestrian and their listed abbreviation.