Paralympic Freestyles by Ellie Brimmer photos by Lindsay Y McCall Musical Freestyles are my favorite part of CPEDI competition. After the stress of working hard to achieve certain benchmarks in the team and individual tests, you can really let loose and have fun with your music and challenge yourself with the choreography
Equestrian Jonathan Wentz (USA) Triumphs in Stiff Competition at 2012 London Paralympic Games (Wrap-up of Individual Test competition from Sunday and Monday September 1-2, 2012) Photos and Article by Lindsay Yosay McCall: London, England-September 3, 2012-Over the last four days Para-Equestrian Dressage athletes have had their opportunity to place their best foot forward in the Greenwich Park arena.
Paralympic Dressage Day Four by Ellie Brimmer photos by Lindsay Y McCall Sunday was the final day of individual competition and the grade fours kicked off the morning. Though there were no USA riders in the Grade IV division, a large portion of the USA contingent turned up to cheer on Pennslyvania based Irish rider James Dwyer.
Natasha Baker, GBR GII. FEI/Liz Gregg Copyright: ©FEI/Liz Gregg A hot, sunny and musical day in Greenwich Park with the Freestyle tests for Grades II and Ib centre stage in the packed arena. It was a repeat performance from Saturday’s Grade II Individual Championship test with Natasha Baker picking up her second gold medal, followed by Britta Napel on her third silver medal (she also won team silver) and Angelika Trabert, winning her second bronze medal of the Games, alongside the team silver
Medals Galore with three sets of individual medal ceremonies and the overall Team score… Gold for Great Britain, silver to Germany and bronze for…
Monday, September 03 2012 by Editor
Double gold for Sophie Christiansen (GBR), Individual Championship in Grade Ia and Team © FEI/Liz Gregg It was huge day of sport, with 39 combinations competing for individual honours as well as team points in Grades IV, III and Ia, three Individual Championship medal ceremonies, three new champions, and last but certainly not least the overall Team score. The day got off to a spectacular start for all Belgians with Michele George and Rainman claiming their first gold medal at London 2012, both Olympic and Paralympic and across all sports
Paralympic Dressage Day 3 by Ellie Brimmer photos by Lindsay Mcall Today started the Individual competition and the first day of medal competition for our para riders.
Sunday, September 02 2012 by Editor
Natasha Baker from Great Britain scoops the first equestrian gold medal in Grade II. Britta Napel on the left and Angelika Trabert (GER) on the right taking silver and bronze © FEI/Liz Gregg Lots of firsts today with the first equestrian medals of the London 2012 Paralmypic Games won by first-time Paralympians
Paralympic Dressage Day Two by Ellie Brimmer with photos by Lindsay McCall Donna Ponessa and Western Rose Friday was still cold and windy but we were all grateful for the lack of rain.
Paralympics Opening and Day One by Ellie Brimmer & photos by Lindsay McCall Kai Handt enters the ring with Jonathan Wentz on NTEC Richter Scale. I have been enjoying my time here in London and have spent a large amount of time watching the different countries school in the main arena.
Wednesday, August 29 2012 by Editor
By Lindsay McCall London, England, United Kingdom–August 29, 2012 – Every tear shed, every mile traveled, and every salute in the show ring over the last few years have now led to this moment at the 2012 London Paralympic Equestrian competition held in Greenwich Park. Before riders and coaches could breathe a sigh of relief seventy-eight horse and rider combinations stepped forward for the official horse inspection. Each team and individual presented their mounts at a trot in front of the competition officials including the veterinary commission and ground jury