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November 14, 2013- Watch the Live Feed of the First-Ever Para-Reining Demonstration at the AQHA World Championship Show

United States Para-Equestrian Association

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Watch the Live Feed of the First-Ever Para-Reining Demonstration at the AQHA World Championship Show

USPEA Media Contact: Lindsay McCall
E-mai: Lindsay@uspea.org

Oklahoma City, OK – November 14, 2013- Para-Reining will debut at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show Friday, November 15, 2013 . Para-Dressage athletes Rebecca Hart, Frederick Win, and Derrick Perkins will saddle up for a day of  Para-Reining. Viewers who are unable to attend in person may watch the Live Broadcast of the Para-Reining Debut by clicking here.(https://replays.robertsstream.com/racereplays/cust/aqha/wcs/vidcast/)  The live stream costs only $4.95 for 24 hours of viewing. Para-Reining will follow the Senior Reining – CRI* which begins at 9:00 a.m. central time. The reining CRI* is a preliminary event to the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France.

Paralympian Rebecca Hart trains for Friday’s competition on 4-year-old Zins Smart Wrangler. Zins Smart Wrangler was donated by Pete and Tamara Kyle and owned by Pat Moore for the Para-Reining Demonstration.


The Para-Reining demonstration is the launching of efforts to bring the discipline online as a fully recognized sport in 2014. USA Reining and USPEA together with the AQHA and NRHA are proud to welcome an American hero to our ranks of Para-Reining competitors.

For more information about he USA Reining/USPEA Para-Reining Clinic and Demonstration Class at the AQHA World Championship Show, including schedule, entry form and more, email:  Brad@HPowerInc.com
For more information about USA Reining, click on www.USA-Reining.com
For more information about the American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show: http://www.aqha.com/Showing/World-Show/Schedule.aspx

Kai and Derrick
Para-Dressage Coach Kai Handt works with U.S. Air Force veteran and developing Para-Dressage rider Derrick Perkins. Perkins is aboard Gallo del Poco Tivio who is owned by Luke & Caleb Kelly
Frederick Win lives his American Dream aboard This Rose Will Shine
Frederick Win lives his American Dream aboard This Rose Will Shine. This Rose Will Shine is owned by Bill and Wendy Rhoads.
Rebecca Hart and Canadian FEI Reining athlete discuss reining techniques for Friday’s demonstration
About United States Para-Equestrian Association:


The USPEA is a network of riders, judges, national federation members, and equestrian enthusiasts.  The association gives athletes the ability to get involved and expand their knowledge and experience in the Para-Equestrian sport. The USPEA encourages para-athletes to participate in all disciplines under the para-equestrian umbrella.


The USPEA is a recognized affiliate of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) which serves as the National Governing Body for the equestrian sport.  This relationship between the USPEA and USEF is to encourage para-equestrian competitors, leisure riders, coaches, fans and enthusiasts to network and get involved with the entire equestrian sport.


Ultimately the goal of the USPEA is to foster growth in the para-equestrian discipline.  From growth in the number of participants to growth as a team, and growth in the experience and knowledge of all involved.  From local horse shows to international Paralympic Games, the USPEA provides para-equestrians the knowledge and resources needed to succeed.  The USPEA connects with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), the United States Dressage Federation (USDF), USA Reining, and USEF which provide Para-Equestrians the top equestrian resources.


In June 2010, the USPEA earned its 501 (c)(3) status which has encouraged supporters to help supply funding to the Para-Equestrian Team as a recognized affiliate of the United States Equestrian Federation(USEF).


For more information about the USPEA please visit www.USPEA.org or contact USPEA President: Hope Hand by e-mail: Wheeler966@aol.com or by phone: (610)356-6481.


To view an online version of this press release please visit: http://uspea.org/category/recent-uspea-press-news/

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