What is Para Equestrian?

In Para equestrian, riders compete in 11 dressage events. Therapeutic riding in NS is the longest running parasport in the province!

There are five disability categories for both the individual championship test and individual freestyle test and there is one team test. Competition is mixed gender and open to athletes with visual and physical disabilities.

Learn more about para equestrian on the Paralympic Canada website.

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Antigonish Therapeutic Riding Association

t. 902-863-4853

Aylesford Free Spirit Therapeutic Riding Association

e. www.fstra.org
t. 902-692-1614
 

Halifax Area Leisure and Therapeutic Riding

t. 902-435-9344

Hatfield Farms, Hammonds Plains

t. 902-835-5676

Hinchinbrook Farms, Windsor

Specializing in persons with Autism
t. 902-624-0603 
 

For more information about accessible equestrian in NS, contact: 
Heather Myrer
t. 902- 425-5450 ext. 333
e. [email protected]
w. www.horsenovascotia.ca