The United States Equestrian Federation’s (USEF) 2008 National Para Equestrian Championships and the USEF Selection Trials for the 2008 U.S. Paralympics Team-Equestrian run May 16 through May 18 at the Lamplight Equestrian Center in Wayne, Ill., and eight dressage riders are competing for titles. The horse and riders who qualify in the Paralympics Selection Trials will go on to compete in the 2008 Paralympics Games in Hong Kong in September.
Robin Brueckmann, Summerfield, NC – Richmond*
Robin Brueckmann, Summerfield, NC – Radetzky*
Kim Decker, Centreville, VA – Dashers Destiny
Barbara Grassmyer, Placerville, CA – Mibis*
Kathryn Groves, Columbus, NC – Friespruch*
Rebecca Hart, Erie, PA – Norteassa*
Keith Newerla, King of Prussia, PA – Marlando*
Keith Newerla, King of Prussia, PA – Walk on the Moon*
Laurietta Oakleaf, Wapakoneta, OH – Quimerico KF
Lynn Seidemann, Coppell, TX – Phoenix B*
Lynn Seidemann, Coppell, TX – Rolex Toltein*
Para equestrian is the sport for equestrians with disabilities who compete in competitions from the national level through the Olympic level. For more information, visit www.usef.org.
I have to appluad all the riders that are special needs. Especially the winners (and riders) that are in the Paralympics!!!!!! Yeah to all of them!!!!!
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