For more information about Para-Equestrian, or if your GMO or show is interested in offering Para Equestrian classes contact:
Hope C. Hand (USPEA President)
Lynn Seidemann (Vice President)
Christina (Tina) Wentz (Secretary)
Para Equestrians competing in Dressage FAQs:
USEF - Para-Equestrian page:
Additional information and resources may be found on the USPEA web site
What is Para Equestrian Dressage? It is a sport where any athlete with a measurable disability can compete on a level playing field with other athletes with the similar disabilities. Competitors can show at a local level to an international level. For more a more details description use the following link http://www.usef.org/_IFrames/breedsdisciplines/discipline/allparaEquestrian/about.aspx USEF is the governing body for international competitions.
How do I get started? The 101 of Para Equestrian Dressage will help guide you thru the initial steps in getting started. If you have more questions you can email Lynn Seidemann at email@example.com
Rankings – USEF has finished the new ranking list located at http://www.usef.org/_IFrames/breedsdisciplines/discipline/allparaequestrian/hpparaEquestrian.aspx Details for getting ranked are listed on the same link.
New Tests - FEI has officially changed the Para Equestrian tests starting 2010. Make sure that you have the new tests.