Para Sport Event 2015

Inspired by the success of National Paralympic Day earlier this year, Hoof, the British Equestrian Federation’s participation programme, is bringing several para sports together to give even more people the chance to see and try a range of disability sports at the first ever Para Sport Event 2015.

Hosted at Moulton College in Northamptonshire, the free regional event will celebrate the disability sports on offer and also introduce people to para sports by giving them the opportunity to find out more and try some out for themselves. From 9.30am on Sunday 25 October attendees will have the chance to give a variety of Paralympic sports a go.

Sports on the day include: para-equestrian dressage, para-cycling, para-sailing, wheelchair basketball, para-rowing, archery and para-equestrian driving. 

Timetable - 25 October 2015

9.30am  Gates Open – The Cafeteria will be open to purchase refreshments throughout the day

10.00am – 12.00pm Main Indoor Equestrian Arena: Introduction to Para-Equestrian Dressage – Demonstration by para-equestrian dressage riders about how to get started in the sport and including top tips and advice from Paralympic gold medallist Sophie Wells MBE! 

11.00am – 3.00pm Pitsford Sports Hall: The sports hall will be open for you to get information from experts form a number of para sports all in one building! We  will be joined by British Cycling, British Rowing, British Sailing Sailability, Wheelchair Basketball and Para -equestrian Dressage and here will be an opportunity for you to ‘have a go’ at some of the sports on offer.

Sophie Wells will also be on hand for coaching advice with the Hoof mechanical horse at the Para-Equestrian Dressage stand.

2.00pm – 4.00pm Main Indoor Equestrian Arena: A second chance to see the Introduction to Para-Equestrian Dressage – Demonstration by para-equestrian dressage riders about how to get started in to the sport.

4.30pm Gates Close

Directions and tickets to attend the Para Sports event:

Admission to this event is FREE!

The event will be held at Moulton College Pitsford Campus which is Gate 4 on the Pitsford Road out of Moulton Village. Postcode for SatNav: NN3 7QL. More detailed directions can be found at:

http://www.moulton.ac.uk/the-college/life-at-moulton/campus-maps?cpm=moulton-campus-pitsford-centre

To register for your FREE ticket to attend please click HERE

We look forward to seeing you on the day!

Related News

Please select a link below

British Breeding announces 2018 Futurity Plans
British Breeding is delighted to announce the dates and plans for its 2018 British Breeding Baileys Horse Feeds Futurity evaluations
25.05.18
BEF Office Closure
The British Equestrian Federation office will be closed on Monday 28 May will open again at 9.00am on Tuesday 29 May.
25.05.18
It only takes one mistake - BGA Groom Clean
The British Grooms Association have launched a campaign urging all grooms and riders to familiarise themselves with anti-doping and take part in Groom...
23.05.18
British Equestrian Federation backs second UK Anti-Doping Clean Sport Week
The British Equestrian Federation are throwing their full support behind UK Anti-Doping’s second Clean Sport Week, which launches next Monday (21 May)...
17.05.18
BGA Launches Groom’s Minds Support Line
As part of the on-going Groom’s Minds mental health awareness project the British Grooms Association (BGA) have launched the Groom’s Minds Support Lin...
14.05.18
Statement regarding Oliver Townend
The BEF has an issued a statement regarding events at Badminton Horse Trials.
11.05.18
World Class Programme announcement
The BEF today confirms that Gordon Burton, Performance Director to the World Class Programme, will be leaving the organisation at the end of May
09.05.18
BETA launches 2018 Safety Week
The British Equestrian Trade Association is putting rider safety firmly in the spotlight with the launch of a new annual initiative to highlight the i...
27.04.18