is one of the most impressive sports of the Paralympic Games. It
also contributes to the rehabilitation and improvement of
physical skills for people with a disability.
is a multi-disability sport. It is unique among Paralympic
sports since men and women compete on the same terms and horse
and rider are both declared Paralympic medal winners.
at the 2004 Paralympic Games
is the only Equestrian discipline that is included in the
competition schedule of the 2004 Paralympic Games. Equestrian
will be held at the Markopoulo
Olympic Equestrian Centre, in sand arenas 20m wide and 40m
long and 20m wide and 60m long. Dressage will be held
over six competition days, between 22 and 27 September 2004.