Equestrian at the 2004 Summer Paralympics

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Equestrian
at the XII Paralympic Games
Equestrian pictogram.svg
Paralympic Equestrian
VenueMarkopoulo Olympic Equestrian Centre
Dates21–26 September 2004
Competitors69 from 29 nations
2000
2008

Equestrian at the 2004 Summer Paralympics at the Markopoulo Olympic Equestrian Centre[1] was competed in the dressage discipline only. There were four grades of rider disability:

  • Grade I - Mainly wheelchair users with poor trunk balance and or impairment of function in all four limbs, or no trunk balance and good upper limb function, or moderate trunk balance with severe impairment of all four limbs.
  • Grade II - Mainly wheelchair users, or those with severe locomotor impairment involving the trunk and with good to mild upper limb function, or severe unilateral impairment.
  • Grade III - Usually able to walk without support. Moderate unilateral impairment, or moderate impairment in four limbs, severe arm impairment. May need a wheelchair for longer distances or due to lack of stamina. Total loss of sight in both eyes, or intellectually impaired. Profile 36 riders were required to wear blacked out glasses or a blindfold.
  • Grade IV - Impairment in one or two limbs, or some visual impairment.

Men and women competed together, and the horses were also declared medal winners.[2]

Participating countries[edit]

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Great Britain (GBR)5038
2 Norway (NOR)2002
 Sweden (SWE)2002
4 Germany (GER)0415
5 South Africa (RSA)0202
6 Netherlands (NED)0123
7 Australia (AUS)0112
8 United States (USA)0101
9 Canada (CAN)0022
10 Belgium (BEL)0011
Totals (10 nations)991028

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual championship dressage GI

details

Lee Pearson on Blue Circle Boy
 Great Britain
Jan Pike on Dr Doolittle
 Australia
Sophie Christiansen on Hotstuff
 Great Britain
Individual championship dressage GII

details

Irene Slaettengren on Larino
 Sweden
Joop Stokkel on Pegasus
 Netherlands
Gert Bolmer on Lodewijk
 Netherlands (tie)
Nicola Tustain on Prinz Heinrich
 Great Britain (tie)
Individual championship dressage GIII

details

Deborah Criddle on Figaro IX
 Great Britain
Bianca Vogel on Roquefort 16
 Germany
Bettina Eistel on Aaron
 Germany
Individual championship dressage GIV

details

Ann Cathrin Lubbe on Zanko
 Norway
Philippa Johnson on Burgmans Benedict
 South Africa
Karen Brain on Dasskara
 Canada
Individual freestyle dressage GI

details

Lee Pearson on Blue Circle Boy
 Great Britain
Lynn Seidemann on Phoenix B
 United States
Jan Pike on Dr Doolittle
 Australia
Individual freestyle dressage GII

details

Irene Slaettengren on Larino
 Sweden
Hannelore Brenner on Roquefort 16
 Germany
Nicola Tustain on Prinz Heinrich
 Great Britain
Individual freestyle dressage GIII

details

Deborah Criddle on Figaro IX
 Great Britain
Bettina Eistel on Aaron
 Germany
Bert Vermeir on Den Eik Heino
 Belgium
Individual freestyle dressage GIV

details

Ann Cathrin Lubbe on Zanko
 Norway
Philippa Johnson on Burgmans Benedict
 South Africa
Karen Brain on Dasskara
 Canada
Team dressage

details

 Great Britain (GBR)
Deborah Criddle/Figaro IX
Anne Dunham/Olret
Lee Pearson/Blue Circle Boy
Nicola Tustain/Prinz Heinrich
 Germany (GER)
Bettina Eistel/Aaron
Britta Naepel/Loverboy 9
Bianca Vogel/Roquefort 16
 Netherlands (NED)
Gert Bolmer/Lodewijk
Joop Stokkel/Pegasus
Sjerstin Vermeulen/Jeffrey STV

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Schedule & Results - Equestrian". Athens 2004 Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 18 March 2006. Retrieved 23 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Medallists: Athens 2004 Paralympic Games: Equestrian". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 23 October 2012.