2012 Paralympic Games

FEI Celebrates Clean London 2012 Paralympic Games

Para-Equestrian at the London 2012 Paralympic Games has continued the clean sport success of the London 2012 Olympic Games with the news that all human and equine samples taken during the Para-Equestrian competitions at Greenwich Park have tested negative for prohibited substances. Para-Equestrian Dressage, the only equestrian discipline included in the Paralympic Games, has been […]

Final Canadian Freestyles at 2012 Paralympics

Eleonore Elstone and Jody Schloss rode their Freestyle tests on the sixth and final day of para-dressage competition on Tuesday, September 4, at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. Elstone finished in 10th, with her highest score of the competition of 68.750%, riding Zareno, owned by Franklin Posmus, in the Grade IV Freestyle in the morning […]

Lauren Barwick and Ashley Gowanlock Earn Top Freestyle Scores at Paralympics

Lauren Barwick and Ashley Gowanlock rode their freestyle tests in front of packed stands, completing their Paralympic journey, during equestrian competition on Monday, September 3, at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. The equestrian venue in Greenwich Park, Barwick, of Aldergrove, BC, rode Off to Paris, owned by Equine Canada, to a score of 71.500%, for […]

Natasha Baker Takes Grade I, While Pepo Puch Dances to Gold in Grade Ib

A hot, sunny and musical day in Greenwich Park with the Freestyle tests for Grades II and Ib centre stage in the packed arena. It was a repeat performance from Saturday’s Grade II Individual Championship test with Natasha Baker picking up her second gold medal, followed by Britta Napel on her third silver medal (she […]

Canadian Paralympic Team Finishes Eighth

Eleonore Elstone and Jody Schloss performed their Individual Championship test in front of more than 10,000 adoring fans of para-dressage the fourth day of Para-Dressage competition on Sunday, September 2, at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. Elstone of Langley, BC, moved up three spots for her Individual Championship test to finish in seventh, with a […]

Barwick and Gowanlock Both Earn Sixth Place at 2012 Paralympics

In front more than 10,000 cheering spectators, Lauren Barwick and Ashley Gowanlock both finished in sixth place following their Individual Championship tests during equestrian competition on Saturday, September 1, at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. In the Grade II Individual Championship Test at the equestrian venue in Greenwich Park, Barwick, of Aldergrove, BC, rode Off […]

Eleonore Elstone and Jody Schloss Compete for Canada at 2012 Paralympics

Eleonore Elstone and Jody Schloss had excellent, warm weather for their Team Tests during the second day of Para-Dressage competition on Friday, August 31, at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. Riding Zareno, owned by Franklin Posmus, in the Grade IV Team test in the morning, Elstone of Langley, BC, finished in 10th place, scoring 66.688%. […]

Canadian Paralympic Equestrian Team Prepared to Compete

The Canadian Paralympic Equestrian Team, comprised of Lauren Barwick, Eleonore Elstone, Ashley Gowanlock and Jody Schloss, is ready to begin competition on August 30 at the 2012 London Paralympic Games following the mandatory horse inspection at the equestrian venue of Greenwich Park. All four horses on the Team were presented and immediately accepted by the […]

Countdown to the London 2012 Paralympic Games

With just 24 hours to go to the London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony, excitement and great expectations are building up in the Olympic venues dotted around the city whilst record ticket sales – over 2.2 million tickets sold – are already hailing this edition as the greatest ever. This will be the fifth time […]
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