Join Thorncroft Equestrian Center and USPEA President Hope Hand on Sunday, November 14 for a Try My Sport, Para-Dressage clinic.

Are you a person with physical differences? Are you an athlete? Are you interested in horseback riding and competing?

Join us for our “Try My Sport!”

This free to attend, one-day symposium is an opportunity to ride a horse and to become a part of the Para-Dressage movement in the USA!

USPEA president, Hope Hand will be present to meet athletes & educate them on the exciting sport of Para-Dressage.

You must pre-register by October 15, 2021.

Limited to first 8 riders. Unlimited auditor spots.

About Para-Dressage

“The primary focus of para-equestrian sport is to provide educational and competitive opportunities for athletes with physical disabilities. Many disabled athletes compete, and even excel, in sports designed for the able-bodied, but para-equestrian in particular opens a world of competition to riders and drivers with even severe disabilities that might preclude them from other forms of sport, and does so while providing a structured, focused, and highly competitive environment.

In para-equestrian competition, each rider or driver is classified according to his or her functional ability and competitors are grouped accordingly to ensure a level playing field. Competitions can include dressage and driving. While it offers competitive opportunities for athletes of every level and aspiration, para-equestrian sport has evolved into an internationally-recognized event and para-dressage is held as part of the World Equestrian Games and at the Paralympics which take place every four years immediately following the Olympic Games and at the same venue.”

Program Details

Time:10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: Thorncroft Equestrian Center, 190 Line Road Malvern, PA 19355
Clinic is limited to 8 participants. Unlimited auditor spots. First come first serve. Lunch included.


To register, please contact USPEA President, Hope Hand at or Carole Laulis at

FMI or questions, please contact Clinic Coordinator Lynn at
Clinic participants required to sign applicable waiver and follow current Covid-19 protocols issued by Thorncroft Equestrian Center

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