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Equestrian

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


junio 25, 2015 | Latin America: El Salvador

Torneos del mes en Olimpiadas Especiales El Salvador

By Daniela Recinos

Este mes se realizaron torneos deportivos locales y nacionales. En la Federación Salvadoreña de Bádminton se llevó a cabo el I torneo de Bádminton, donde participaron atletas de la zona central.View Story Este mes se realizaron torneos deportivos locales y nacionales. En la Federación Salvadoreña de Bádminton se llevó a cabo el I torneo de Bádminton, donde participaron atletas de la zona central. Ecuestre se desarrolló en las instalaciones del Centro de Equino terapia El Corralito de la Fundación San Andrés. En ambos torneos los atletas disfrutaron junto amigos y familiares. Gracias a todos los atletas, padres de familia, embajadores de Cuscatlán Rugby Club, Cruz Roja y Federación Salvadoreña de Bádminton y Fundación San Andrés por el apoyo brindado para la realización de nuestros eventos deportivos.

About Daniela Recinos:Voluntaria en el área de comunicaciones.
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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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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
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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
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Grand Island
Fonner Park, Nebraska
UNITED STATES

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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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