“There’s no way you’re just 16 hands up. You’re on cloud nine.” Meet Para equestrian Evie Toombes, the FEI’s first #ForTheLoveOfEquestrian rider story. Born with spina bifida, Evie’s passion, dedication and adoration for her horses has inspired her to live life to the fullest by her message of “Find A Way, Not An Excuse.” Thank you, Evie, for using your voice to champion awareness for invisible illness. Learn more about Evie by visiting her website here.
By the way, on Sunday the Olympic Organising Committee confirmed the Paralympic Games Competition Schedule for 2021. For Para Dressage, the competition dates have been moved forward by one day so as to mirror the 2020 daily schedule. The Para Dressage events which were due to start on Thursday, Aug. 27 2020 and finish on Saturday, Aug. 29 2020 will now run from Thursday, Aug. 26 26 2021 to Monday, Aug. 30 2021. There are also some minor modifications to the starting times. The timetable for 2021 can be viewed here on the FEI’s Paralympic hub.
Go Para Equestrians!
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