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The USEF/USPEA COEs are being developed nationwide and will be the focus for Para-Equestrian Dressage trainer/coach identification and development programs to expand the availability of quality Para-Equestrian sport programs and services offered such as FEI/USEF Classification, Human Sports Science & Medicine (Human SSM) and Equine SSM. The COEs are the primary hubs for delivering the USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage Developing and High Performance Programs. 

 

Current Accredited Centers of Excellence:

North Texas Equestrian Center (NTEC), Wylie, TX

http://ntecdfw.com/

Contact: Kai Handt, [email protected]

 

Carlisle Academy – Lyman, ME

http://carlisleacademymaine.com/

Contact: Sarah Armentrout, [email protected]

 

Ride On Therapeutic Riding Center, Chatsworth, CA

http://www.rideon.org/

Contact: Megan McQueeney, [email protected]

 

Healing Strides of VA – Boones Mill, VA

http://www.healingstridesofva.org/

Contact: Carol Young, [email protected]

 

Wheatland Farm Equestrian Center – Purcellville, VA

https://www.wheatlandfarm.org/

Contact: Muriel Forrest, [email protected]

 

Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center – Loxahatchee, FL

https://vinceremos.org/

Contact: Susan Guinan, [email protected]

 

Contact:

Austyn Erickson, COE Coordinator

[email protected] or 859-225-6929

Publications

Carlisle Academy Para Dressage Symposium October 20-22

Symposium

NTEC Para Dressage Symposium November 17-19

Symposium

Ride On Para Dressage Symposium November 20-21

Symposium

Centers of Excellence - Application

Fillable PDF Application

Centers of Excellence - Open Letter

Open Letter to all interested in Para-Equestrian Dressage from Will Connell, US Equestrian Director of Sport

Centers of Excellence - Press Release

USEF and USPEA Partner to Create International Para-Equestrian Dressage Centers of Excellence

Centers of Excellence - Program Overview

Introduction and overview of the program