III National Para-equestrian Days – Real Federación Hípica Española
The Foundation for the Promotion of Equestrian Sport and the Real Spanish Equestrian Federation, signed their fourth agreement, to cooperate in the celebration of the III National Para-equestrian Days, held from the 4th to th 6th of November at the UCJC Sports Club (SEK Hípica), in Madrid.
During three days of intensive lectures and practical training , a total of 82 participants (22 binomials) of different levels of expertise, together with coaches, referees and other professionals related to adapted riding, could share a space of communication and dialogue positive to improve everyone’s performance.
Essential to this was the renowned prestige of the Boardof Teachers: David Hamer, Coordinator of the Para-equestrian Dressage at the Brisitsh Equestrian Federation, and head coach of the British Team; supported by por Raúl Pinteño and Nicolás Escott, National Technical Experts; Anne Prain, 5* International Para-Equestrian Dressage Referee; Paco GuerraClassical Dressage International Referee and Adapted Dressage National Referee, and PsychologistDavid Rincón.
Other goals pursued with theses Encounters were:
- Support the progress of all binomials, independently of their technical level, and spot new binomials.
- Give information so institutions and riding centres can introduce adapted riding in their facilities.
- Professionalize the education of all technical professionals related to Adapted Dressage.
- Ensure and increase the participation of Female Horse-Riders, working hard on their training so they can reach the highest levels of competition, and thus achieving real gender equality. Out of 82 participants, 51 were female.
The Foundation for the Promotion of Equestrian Sport shows again its support to the educations and training of horsemen and women, but also of all professionals in the world of adapted classical dressage, to ensure the basis settle and grow and a permanent improvement of their performances.