Equestrian is one of the most fascinating sports in Special Olympics. The balance, stability and the right communication between the horse and the rider is a key element for success in Equestrian sport.
Equestrian is a fall sport where athletes train and compete from June through October.
- Up to four classes – At-Home (“Virtual”)
- One obstacle – At-Home (“Virtual”)
- One equitation – At-Home (“Virtual”)
- One games event – At-Home (“Virtual”)
- Dressage (up to two consecutive level tests) – At-Home (“Virtual”)
2020 State Events
- Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no Fall Games state event for 2020. Competition will be held at-home (“virtual”).
The 2020 SONJ Equestrian competition will be conducted at-home (“virtual”). In order to participate, riders must record a video of themselves performing the predetermined routines/skills on horseback and submit it online for judging no later than October 16th. Judging for the competition will begin on October 17th.
- No phone entries will be accepted.
- Appropriate equestrian attire is required.
- For all show inquiries, contact the show manager, Christine Cardinal at (cell) 609-439-1605 or (work) 609-730-9559 x3 or via email at (work) firstname.lastname@example.org or (personal) email@example.com.