Para-Equestrian Dressage

The Classification System is designed to enable disabled riders to compete on equal terms against each other. To start competing in Para-Equestrian competitions, you will need to  be Classified (see overview below) to determine which grade you can compete in. There are five Grades; from I, the most impaired; to V, the least impaired. In order to be classified, riders must be medically diagnosed as having a permanent, physical impairment that can be measured objectively by a Physiotherapist or medical doctor trained in the classification system.

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