Equestrian

   

PARTICIPANTS

  • No of participating athletes:             28
  • Representing:                                      QLD, SA, VIC, WA

EVENTS & PROPOSED PROGRAMME*

Level A, B C - English Equitation (preliminary compulsory event), Dressage, Prix Caprilli, Working Trails

Day 1 - Tuesday, 21 October

9.30am - 1.00pm
**CLOSED SESSION - Horse Assignment  

1.30pm-4.00pm
English Equitation
Presentations

**CLOSED SESSIONS will not be open to the public. Please note, only accredited athletes and officials will be permitted access to the horse assignment session

Day 2 - Wednesday, 22 October

10.00am - 12.30pm
Dressage
Presentations

1.00pm - 4.00pm
Working Trails
Presentations

Day 3 - Thursday, 23 October

10.00am - 4.00pm
Prix Caprilli
Presentations

*This is a proposed schedule only, and timings are subject to change. Please check with Head Coaches and the Games website for any updates

COMPETITION VENUE

National Equestrian Centre, Werribee Park 

The Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre is one of Victoria's key international standard sporting facilities. It attracts interstate and international competitors and visitors to major. The Centre consists of facilities suitable for both indoor and outdoor equestrian activities including dressage, working trials.  For the Games we will been using Arena 1 (97.5m x 47m, which includes a riding area of 90m x 40m, seating up to 700 people), Arena 2 (70 x 29m, which includes a riding area of 67m x 27m)  and the Bruno Lawn.

English Equitation

English Equitation is obligatory as a preliminary test after horse matching and practicing. 

The English Equitation diagrams to be used at these Games are: 

Dressage Tests

For these Games, the following Special Olympics tests will be used for the Dressage competition.  

Prix Caprilli

The following Prix Caprill test will be done at these Games.  

The official Special Olympics Prix Caprilli test is only for Level A riders.  The additional RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) tests for Level B and Level C allows all levels of riders the opportunity to compete in this event.      

Working Trials

For these Games the Working Trails will be run outdoors in the grass paddock at Werribee Park.

Click here for a sample layout of the trial course noting that there will be trees to go around which are not shown on the map. Due to the trees, the course will change slightly but the obstacles will be the same, with the exception of the water (No. 9), there will be a carpet to walk over instead of the water.  If the weather is inclement the event will be held indoors.

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