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2017 Para-Equestrian Calendar


January 19 – 22, 2017 (CPEDI1*, CPEDI2*, CPEDI3*) Wellington, FL
March 9-12, 2017 (CPEDI1*, CPEDI2*, CPEDI3*) Wellington, FL
June 15-18, 2017 (CPEDI1*, CPEDI2*, CPEDI3*) Rancho Murieta, CA
September 14-17, 2017 (CPEDI1*, CPEDI2*, CPEDI3* and USEF Para Equestrian Dressage National Championship Sponsored by Deloitte) Tryon, NC


Carlisle Academy Integrative Equine Therapy & Sports Announces Educational Opportunities with Dressage Experts Michel Assouline, Hanneke Gerritsen, Deb Dean Smith and Driving Coach Scott Monroe

Calendar of Events:

Para-Dressage & Dressage:

Symposium with Michel Assouline, Friday and Saturday, May 5-6 (see attached PDF)

Symposium with Hanneke Gerritsen, Friday & Saturday, June 2-3 (PDF forthcoming)

Clinics with Deb Dean Smith, Fridays, April 7 & June 16 (More dates TBD)

In Para-Driving/Adaptive Driving:
Adaptive/Para-Driving Clinic Series with Scott Monroe (see attached PDF), Fridays, March 31, June 9, August 18 & Nov 10

Schooling Shows:
Dressage & Para-Dressage Schooling Show at Carlisle Academy judged by Hanneke Gerritsen, Sunday, June 4
Dressage & Para-Dressage Schooling Show at Carlisle Academy judged by Jane Tremlett, Saturday, August 5
Dressage & Para-Dressage Schooling Show at Carlisle Academy judged by Jane Tremlett, Saturday, October 21




Para-Dressage Pipeline Training Camp, October 21-22, 2016 Lyman, ME (Full tuition support for qualified disabled veterans)

Para-Dressage Clinic, December 2-4, 2016 Wylie, TX (Featuring Denmark’s Paralympic Gold medalist coach, David Amager.

Application and Schedule forthcoming

2016 Para-Equestrian Calendar

January 7 Wellington, Florida USA
January 21 Wellington, Florida USA
January 21 Bono VIC AUS
January 21  Genemuiden NED
March 3 Doha, Al Shaqab QAT
March 10 Caselle di Sommacampagna ITA
April 7 Deauville FRA
April 22 Waregem BEL
May 6 Mannheim GER
May 12 Roosendaal NED
June 2 Mulhouse FRA
June 2 Aracoiaba da Serra SP BRA

June 3-5  2016 USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championships and Paralympic Selection Trials. Ann Arbor, MICH.  USA
June 9 Langley BC CAN
June 16 Somma Lombardo ITA
June 29 Ypaja FIN
July 6 Hartpury GBR
July 8 Uberherrn GER
July 23 Parker CO USA FEI North America Junior and Young Rider Championships
July 27 Bishop Burton GBR
September 11 Rio de Janeiro RJ BRA  PARALYMPICS



Carlisle Academy Integrative Equine Therapy & Sports is offering clinics with their in-house trainer Clive Milkins. They are also offering off-site clinics for para-dressage with Milkins. In addition there will be clinics for para-driving as well.




Para-Equestrian Camps at Carlisle Academy

March 10-12, Thursday-Saturday: 3-Day Para-Dressage Intensive
May 10-14
, Tuesday-Saturday: 5-Day Para-Dressage Intensive

June 23-25, Thursday-Saturday: Young Rider Para-Equestrian Pipeline Camp

October 22-23, Saturday-Sunday: Warrior Boot Camp – Adaptive & Para-Equestrian Sports for Disabled Veterans

To register or FMI, please email Sarah Armentrout.

In addition to training daily with featured clinicians, each camp will include a coaches’ training program, topic lectures, and demonstrations by current competitors and medalists. Carlisle Academy’s Para-Equestrian Camps are recommended by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and the United States Para-Equestrian Association (USPEA) for rider and coach development.

Para-Dressage & Dressage Clinic Series with Clive Milkins

On-site Clinics (at Carlisle Academy)

February 8, Monday

February 29, Monday

March 7, Monday

March 14, Monday

March 21, Monday

May 16, Monday

May 30, Monday

Offsite Clinics

March 16-18, Wednesday-Friday: Florida

May 28-29, Saturday-Sunday: Oklahoma

To register or FMI, please email Sarah Armentrout.



Carriage Driving Clinic Series with Scott Monroe, in partnership with Spurwink Farm:

Para, Adaptive & Able-Bodied-Driving. (download the Driving Clinic Flyer)

April 11, Monday: Dressage & Starting the Driving Horse, Part 1 at Carlisle Academy

May 9, Monday: Dressage & Starting the Driving Horse, Part 2 at Carlisle Academy

June 25 & 26, Saturday & Sunday: Dressage & Cones at Spurwink Farm in Cape Elizabeth. Maine

To register or FMI, please email Karen Friedlander.

Tuition Support: The Carlisle Charitable Foundation, an independently governed 501(c)(3) organization and the Academy’s philanthropic partner, supports para-equestrians and their coaches who participate in Carlisle’s camps and clinics. A tuition funding request can be made through the “Zoe Fund”  or “Leadership Scholarship” at Carlisle Charitable Foundation. More information at www.carlislecharitablefoundation.org. (207-467-3242)

2015 Para-Equestrian Calendar

07-11 January 2015 CPEDI3* Wellington (USA)

21-25 January 2015 CPEDI3* Boneo (AUS)

09-12 April 2015 CPEDI3* Deauville (FRA)

09-12 April 2015 CPEDI3* Vilamoura (POR)

16-19 April 2015 CPEDI3* Caselle di Sommacampagna (ITA)

24-26 April 2015CPEDI3* Waregem (BEL)

01-05 May 2015 CPEDI3* Mannheim (GER)

21-23 May 2015 CPEDI3* Ebreichsdorf (AUT)

29-31 May 2015 CPEDI3* Roosendaal (NED)

11-14 June 2015 CPEDI3* Somma Lombardo (ITA)

11-14 June 2015 – CPEDI3* Rancho Murietta, CA

18-21 June 2015 CPEDI3* Mulhouse (FRA)

14-19 July 2015 – NAJYRC (First time Para Dressage is included)

27-29 October 2015 – CPEDI3*Katy, TX

October 29-November 1 – USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championship

2014 Para-Equestrian Calendar

March 12-16, 2014  Adequan Global Dressage Festival CPEDI3* in Wellington, FL

April 3-6, 2014 Golden State Dressage CPEDI3* in Rancho Murieta, CA

April 26, 2014 Para-Reining Demonstration Cargill’s Nutrena® brand Para-Reining Event April 26, 2014, at 1 p.m. This showcase is part of the Kentucky Reining Cup, held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. on April 25-27, 2014.

June 2-5, 2014 USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championship and Selection Trial for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ U.S. Para-Equestrian Dressage Team held in Gladstone, NJ

August 24- September 7, 2014 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Normandy, France

2014 Overseas Para-Dressage events:

April 4-6, 2014 CPEDI3* in Deauville, France

Moorsele    BEL    25/04/2014    27/04/2014    CPEDI3*
Mannheim    GER    02/05/2014    06/05/2014    CPEDI3*
Midrand    RSA    13/05/2014    18/05/2014    CPEDI3* (A)
Roosendaal (D)    NED    29/05/2014    01/06/2014    CPEDI3* (D)
Ebreichsdorf – Magna Racino    AUT    05/06/2014    09/06/2014    CPEDI3* (A,M) (05/06 – 08/06)
Somma Lombardo    ITA    12/06/2014    15/06/2014    CPEDI3*
Kristiansand    NOR    25/06/2014    29/06/2014    CPEDI3*
Calgary, Anderson Ranch AB    CAN    27/06/2014    29/06/2014    CPEDI2*
Moscow region, NEP “RUS”    RUS    01/07/2014    04/07/2014    CPEDI3*
Bishop Burton    GBR    02/07/2014    05/07/2014    CPEDI1*, CPEDI2*, CPEDIJ, CPEDIY
Hartpury    GBR    09/07/2014    11/07/2014    CPEDI3*
Überherrn    GER    11/07/2014    13/07/2014    CPEDI3*
Caen    FRA    24/08/2014    07/09/2014    WEG-PED (24/08 – 29/08)

2014 Overseas Para-Driving Events:

Sandringham, Norfolk (D)            GBR            26/06/2014            29/06/2014            CH-M-PEA (27/06 – 29/06)



2013 Para-Equestrian Calendar

November 19-23 Para-Equestrian Dressage Symposium held in Winters, CA, for all USA riders, auditors, and trainers.

November 14-15- Para-Reining Demonstrations at the AQHA World Championships in Oklahoma, City, OK

April 2013- Para-Equestrian Dressage Symposium held in Lyman, Maine, at Carlisle Academy. Clinic was for auditors, riders, and trainers in the USA.

United States CPEDI Events and Clinics

March 7-8, 2013 United States Para-Equestrian Association Fundraiser at the 2013 Rancho Valencia Dressage Affaire in Del Mar, CA COMPLETE

March 14-17, 2013 Adequan Global Dressage Festival CPEDI3* Para-Equestrian Dressage Wellington, FL (DOWNLOAD PDF INFO HERE) COMPLETE-Canada #1 and USA #2

March 16-17 United States Driving for the Disabled Clinic (Para-Equestrian Driving) open to beginner and advanced Para-Equestrian Drivers (DOWNLOAD PDF INFO HERE) COMPLETE

May 29-June 1, 2013 ––2013 U.S. National PARA-Dressage Training Symposium

-Train the Trainer Workshop~ May 29 – 30 Rider Symposium ~ May 30 – June 1

-Hosted & Organized by Carlisle Academy Integrative Equine Therapy & Sports 65 Drown Lane, Lyman, Maine, USA Sponsored by USPEA & USEF


June 13-16, 2013 Golden State Dressage Classic CPEDI3* Para-Equestrian Dressage~ Rancho Murieta, CA –Near Sacramento

Para-Equestrian Dressage Clinic with Robert Dover (date to be determined)

October 2013 Dressage Festival of Champions 2013 USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championship (Para-Equestrian Dressage) (Official FEI Date Coming soon)


International CPEDI Events

Here are the international events around the world for the Para-Equestrian Dressage riders.

(Location, Start date, End Date, CPEDI level)

Deauville FRA, 22-Mar-13, 24-Mar-13, CPEDI3* Download the PDF for the event description here COMPLETE

Caselle di Sommacampagna ITA, 11-Apr-13, 14-Apr-13, CPEDI3* (A) COMPLETE

Moorsele BEL, 18-Apr-13, 21-Apr-13, CPEDI3*COMPLETE

Mannheim GER, 3-May-13, 7-May-13, CPEDI3*COMPLETE

Überherrn GER, 7-Jun-13, 9-Jun-13, CPEDI1* 

Somma Lombardo ITA, 20-Jun-13, 23-Jun-13, CPEDI3*

Hartpury GBR, 3-Jul-13, 5-Jul-13, CPEDI3*

Roosendaal NED, 17-Jul-13, 20-Jul-13, CPEDI3*

Bishop Burton GBR, 18-Jul-13, 21-Jul-13, CPEDI1*, CPEDI2*, CPEDIJ, CPEDIY

Herning DEN, 19-Aug-13, 25-Aug-13, CH-EU-PED

Midrand RSA, 11-Sep-13, 13-Sep-13, CPEDI3*

Brasilia DF BRA, 12-Sep-13, 15-Sep-13, CPEDI1*

Moscow, Planernaya RUS, 25-Sep-13, 29-Sep-13, CPEDI3* (A)


2012 Calendar Year COMPLETE

AUGUST 2012-2012 London Paralympics look here for more information August 29-September 4, 2012 in Greenwich Park

August 2012-Para World Driving Championship, Breda (NED) August 30 – September 2, 2012

JUNE 2012— Para-Equestrian Dressage Selection Trials for the 2012 Paralympics and 2012 USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championships June 10-13 Gladstone, NJ

APRIL 2012—2012 Houston Dressage Society CPEDI3* April 25-29, 2012 in Katy, TX

MARCH 2012—CLINIC with Mette Rosencrantz March 12-13, 2012 in Del Mar, CA at the Del Mar Horse Park

MARCH 2012—2012 Rancho Valencia Dressage Affaire CPEDI3* March 8-11, 2012 in Del Mar, CA at the Del Mar Horse Park CHECK OUT PRESS HERE

JANUARY 2012—Wellington Classic Sunshine Challenge CPEDI3* January 26-29, 2012 in Wellington, FL  (OFFICIAL RESULTS HERE) WON FIRST

JANUARY 2012— 2012 Gold Coast Dressage Association CPEDI3* January 19-22, 2012 in Wellington, FL (OFFICIAL RESULTS HERE) WON SECOND

DECEMBER 2011—2011 CPEDI 3* Melbourne, Australia December 8-11, 2011 (CLICK HERE PDF) WON FIRST

NOVEMBER 2011—2011 CPEDI3 * Mexico City, Mexico November 10-12, 2011 WON FIRST

SEPTEMBER 2011—2011 USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championship September 14-19, 2011-Location: Saugerties, NY WON FIRST

March 11-13, 2011-Del Mar CA USA CDI3*, CDIJ, CDIY, CPEDI3* Team Silver

-Click Here to view the PRIZE LIST  for The 2011 Dressage Affaire

-USEF High Performance Qualifier for the 2012 Paralympics***
-1-866-933-show or www.dressageevents.com
-Recognized by:   FEI | USEF | USDF | CDS | DASC    Level 5 Competition
-Opening Date: January 14, 2011 Closing Date: February 18, 2011

Reminder:  All horses, including borrowed horses, must have a FEI passport or a National passport.  See excerpt from FEI rules, Article 8446 Passports of Horses below.
USEF membership must be current.

Article 8446 Passports of Horses
2.  All horses require FEI passports, except for those horses competing in their country of residence up to and including CPEDI2* and those competing in competitions below CPEDI2*.
However, these horses must be registered with their NF, be identifiable by diagram, and have a valid vaccination certificate.
3.  Borrowed horses, being used as own horses, must be registered with their NF, be identifiable by diagram, and have a valid vaccination certificate.

Athletes who wish to be classified will have an opportunity to be internationally classified during the show.  Please advise me if you would like to be classified and I will coordinate your classification with Joann Benjamin, chief classifier.

Thank you.

Laureen K. Johnson
Assistant to Driving, Para Equestrian and Vaulting
United States Equestrian Federation, Inc.
(908) 326-1155 Phone
(908) 234-9417 Fax
e-mail: lkjohnson@usef.org

April 15-17, 2011-Deauville FRA CPEDI3* COMPLETE

May 6-10, 2011 06/05/2011 Mannheim GER CDI3*, CPEDI3* (M), CSI3*, CSIAm-A, CSIAm-B COMPLETE

June 17-19, 2011-Mulhouse FRA CPEDI3*COMPLETE

June 24-26, 2011-Slagelse DEN CPEDI3* (A), CPEDI4* (A)COMPLETE

June 30-July 3, 2011-Casorate Sempione ITA CPEDI3*, CPEDIYJ COMPLETE

July 12-17, 2011-Hartpury GBR CDI3*, CPEDI3*COMPLETE

July 22-24, 2011-Bishop Burton GBR CPEDI1*, CPEDI2*, CPEDIYJ COMPLETE

September 1-4, 2011-Moorsele BEL CH-EU-PEDCOMPLETE

September 13-18 2011 USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championships and 2011 NEDA Fall Festival of Dressage CPEDI3*              WON GOLD…view results here

October 12-16, 2011- Oslo NOR CDI3*, CPEDI3* COMPLETE

October 14-16, 2011- Praha CZE CPEDI1*COMPLETE

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