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This page draws together equestrian-related information for all of Special Olympics. The coaching materials and other links will help you get a good sense of how this sport contributes to Special Olympics.


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Get an overview of the sport of Special Olympics equestrian.  View Equestrian Fact Sheet

Equestrian is one of the most fascinating sports during the Special Olympics World Games. The balance, the stability and the right communication between the horse and the rider is a key element for success in Equestrian sport.


Equestrian Stories and News


diciembre 24, 2014 | Latin America: Brazil

O Sohno Olimpico

By Lisabeth Aleoni Arruda

O Beijo de Talismã

Rotina nada Down O paulistano Claudio Aleoni Arruda tem 29 anos de realizações muito significativas. Foi a primeira pessoa com Síndrome de Down a ingressar na Escola de Equitação da Sociedade Hípica Paulista.View Story Rotina nada Down O paulistano Claudio Aleoni Arruda tem 29 anos de realizações muito significativas. Foi a primeira pessoa com Síndrome de Down a ingressar na Escola de Equitação da Sociedade Hípica Paulista. Acumula inúmeras vitórias em várias as competições com títulos de Campeão e Vice-Campeão competindo sem diferenças. Por falar em campeonatos, em 2005 sagrou-se campeão de salto na categoria 0,40 cm do ranking interno da Sociedade Hípica Paulista competindo com todos os alunos da Escola de Equitação. Repetiu o feito em 2006 com na série 0,60cm. Em 2008 desafiando a si próprio ficou em Décimo lugar do Campeonato Regional Metropolitano, concorrendo sem diferenças. 2009, foi o ano de "Glórias" sagrou-se Vice- Campeão Paulista na série 0,60cm e Vice-Campeão da Regional Metropolitana série 0,60 cm competindo com 118 conjuntos e apenas ele com síndrome de Dowm. A virada foi em 2013 encerrou sua carreira para salto para se dedicar ao Adestramento "Dressage" com o propósito de um dia.

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julio 24, 2014 | Latin America: Mexico

La terapia con caballos es introducido a Atletas de Olimpiadas Especiales en Baja California

By Paola Martinelli

Atleta Adrian Dominguez Sandoval

Los atletas de Olimpiadas Especiales de Baja California experimentaron los beneficios de la Terapia Asistida por Equinos (Terapia Asistida por Caballos) durante su presencia en la segunda Reunión Anual Inclusiva del Centro de Atención Especializada para el Autismo, en Baja California.View Story Los atletas de Olimpiadas Especiales de Baja California experimentaron los beneficios de la Terapia Asistida por Equinos (Terapia Asistida por Caballos) durante su presencia en la segunda Reunión Anual Inclusiva del Centro de Atención Especializada para el Autismo, en Baja California. El evento reunió a varias organizaciones que sirven a personas con discapacidades de Ensenada y Tecate, México. Una de las organizaciones que asistió al evento fue la Asociación Ángeles Cabalgando de Tecate que proporcionó una demostración de su Terapia Asistida por Equinos. La Terapia Asistida por Equinos es un tratamiento que involucra actividades con caballos que promueven el crecimiento físico, ocupacional y emocional en las personas con necesidades especiales.

About Paola Martinelli:Directora Nacional de Comunicación y Mercadotecnia Directora Nacional del Programa Atletas Líderes Asesora Regional del Comite de Deporte Unificado
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Equestrian Events


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Event

Location

abr 6 - jun 6 2015

Pennsylvania State Summer Games

The Special Olympics Pennsylvania Summer Games will be held at Penn State University in State College. The event will together over 2,000 athletes and 750 coaches from across the state. This is our largest event of the year. The Summer Games will feature three days of intense competition in aquatics, athletics, basketball, bowling, equestrian, golf, gymnastics, softball and tennis. Every race, every game, every competition held at Summer Games represents many weeks of training, preparation and dedication on the part of our athletes, coaches and volunteers. Spectators are welcome to visit any of the competition venues and cheer on the athletes.
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Penn State University
State College, Pennsylvania
UNITED STATES

jul 13 - 14 2015

State Equestrian Competition

Join us July 13-14 at State Fairgrounds in Huron, South Dakota as our athletes compete and show their skill in equestrian competition. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Special Olympics South Dakota
Phone:605-331-4117
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State Fairgrounds
Huron, South Dakota
UNITED STATES

jul 24 - feb 8 2015

World Summer Games Los Angeles 2015

In July of 2015 more than 7,000 athletes from 170 countries will come to Los Angeles, California for the Special Olympics World Summer Games and enjoy 10 days full of joy, friendship and competition. Athletes will compete in 22 sports. The event expects to attract 500,000 spectators and 30,000 volunteers and 3,000 coaches.
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World Summer Games Los Angeles 2015
Email:info@la2015.org
Phone:213-892-6018
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Various Locations, Los Angeles
Los Angeles , California
UNITED STATES

abril 08, 2015

Equestrian Competition

Join us August 4th at Arthur County Fair Grounds in Arthur, Nebraska as our athletes compete and show their skill in equestrian competition. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Special Olympics Nebraska
Phone:402-331-5545
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Arthur County Fair Grounds
Arthur, Nebraska
UNITED STATES

ago 15 - 16 2015

Equestrian Competition

Join us August 15-16 at Winton Woods Academy in Cincinnati, Ohio as our as athletes compete and show their skill in equestrian competition. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Special Olympics Ohio
Phone:614-239-7050
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Winton Woods Academy
Cincinnati, Ohio
UNITED STATES

nov 9 - dic 9 2015

State Equestrian Competition

Join us September 11-12 in Clovis, New Mexico as our athletes compete and show their skill in equestrian competition. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Special Olympics New Mexico
Phone:505-856-0342
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Clovis, New Mexico
UNITED STATES

septiembre 13, 2015

State Equestrian Competition

Join us September 13th at Grand Island in Fonner Park, Nebraska as our athletes compete and show their skill in equestrian competition. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Special Olympics Nebraska
Phone:402-331-5545
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Grand Island
Fonner Park, Nebraska
UNITED STATES

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Equestrian Competitions

2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games

Athens, Greece, was the home of the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games. That year, it was the world’s largest sporting event for athletes with intellectual disabilities. See results by athlete, delegation and bib number.


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