Roberta Sheffield

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Canadian Para-Dressage Team Set to Compete in Rio

The Para-Equestrian portion of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games kicks off Sunday September 11th and runs through until Friday September 16th. Riders from 29 nations will compete in the sport of Para-Dressage, which has been a Paralympic discipline since 1996. Canada will be represented by: Athlete/Hometown/Horse/Owner Robyn Andrews/St. John’s, N.L./Fancianna/Robyn Andrews Lauren Barwick/Langley, B.C./Onyx/Equestrian Canada Ashley […]
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Para-Equestrian: Q&A with Roberta Sheffield

Team Canada could well surprise a few pundits at this year’s Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Among their strong contingent, and making her Paralympic debut, is Great Britain-based Roberta Sheffield (grade III). How did you get into your sport? Roberta Sheffield (RS): I started riding when I was five years old, at Gaddesden Place RDA (Riding […]
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Canadian Para-Equestrians are Hot at  CPEDI 3* Überherrn

Canada’s Para-Equestrian Team completed the CPEDI 3* Überherrn in Germany, which ran from July 3 to July 5, with impressive performances amidst a European heat wave. Four of Canada’s top Para-Equestrian riders were tasked with surviving the hottest temperatures Germany has seen in the past 100 years. “Überherrn was a very challenging experience for the […]
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Canadian Para-Equestrian Team to  Kick off European Summer Tour

Following their great success at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) in France last summer, Canadian Para-Equestrian Team riders, Robyn Andrews, Lauren Barwick, Ashley Gowanlock and Roberta Sheffield have been reunited once again in Europe in a bid to qualify for the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games next September. The team is set to […]
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Roberta Sheffield Awarded Bursary

AthletesCAN and Investors Group are pleased to announce that Canadian Para-Equestrian team member Roberta Sheffield has been awarded a $5,000 Team Investors Group Amateur Athletes Fund bursary. In keeping with their commitment to amateur sport in Canada, Investors Group established a bursary fund for Canada’s top high performance athletes. A national leader in delivering personalized […]
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Darcy Dances in Doha

Roberta (Bert) Sheffield (CAN) had a terrific forward and fluid Gr. III Freestyle test, placing second aboard Double Agent (Darcy) with 72.417% in the final segment of the CPEDI3* at the CHI Al Shaqab in Doha, QAT. Sanne Voets of The Netherlands made it three-for-three victories, scoring 76.417% aboard Zoya Sollenburg, while Ann Cathrin Lübbe […]
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Roberta Sheffield to Represent Canada at Shaqab CPEDI3*

Canadian Para-dressage rider Roberta Sheffield, based in Lincolnshire, ENG, will compete in the invitation-only Al Shaqab CPEDI3* Para-Dressage event from Mar. 5-7, 2015, being held in Education City, Doha, QAT. Coming off an excellent performance at the 2014 World Equestrian Games, where Roberta narrowly missed a medal in the Freestyle test, Sheffield and Double Agent, […]
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Roberta Sheffield Wins at British National Para-Dressage Championships

Canadian Equestrian Team member Roberta Sheffield, who recently represented Canada at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014, won the Grade III test at the Le Mieux National Dressage Championships 2014 held September 19-21, 2014 in Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, UK. Sheffield, who is based in Lincolnshire, UK, rode Double Agent, her seven-year-old Anglo-European Studbook mare, […]
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Roberta Sheffield Moves on to Freestyle Competition at WEG

Canada’s Roberta Sheffield earned a sixth place finish in the Grade III Individual Championship Test during the third day of para-dressage competition on Wednesday, August 27, at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy, FRA. Riding Evelyn Little’s eight-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding, Bindro T, at the para-dressage venue at La Prairie Racecourse, Sheffield, who […]
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Roberta Sheffield and Ashley Gowanlock Open Para-Dressage Competition for Canada

Despite very wet and rainy conditions, Roberta Sheffield and Ashley Gowanlock rode their Team Tests during the first day of para-dressage competition on Monday, August 25, at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014. As the third competitor into the stadium for the Grade III Team Test at the para-dressage venue at La Prairie Racecourse, […]