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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. 

Contact: Laura Roberts, COE Coordinator - lroberts@usef.org | 859-225-6986

Current Accredited Centers of Excellence:

 

Carlisle Academy – Lyman, ME

http://carlisleacademymaine.com/

Contact: Sarah Armentrout, sarmentrout@carlisleacademymaine.com

 

Healing Strides of VA – Boones Mill, VA

http://www.healingstridesofva.org/

Contact: Carol Young, carol@healingstridesofva.org

 

North Texas Equestrian Center (NTEC), Wylie, TX

http://ntecdfw.com/

Contact: Kai Handt, Kaihandt@yahoo.com

 

Ride On Therapeutic Riding Center, Chatsworth, CA

http://www.rideon.org/

Contact: Megan McQueeney, jrsporthorses@gmail.com

 

Therapeutic Riding, Inc, Ann Arbor, MI

http://www.therapeuticridinginc.org

Contact: Jan Vescelius, jan@therapeuticridinginc.org 

 

Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center – Loxahatchee, FL

https://vinceremos.org/

Contact: Susan Guinan, info@vinceremos.org

 

Wheatland Farm Equestrian Center – Purcellville, VA

https://www.wheatlandfarm.org/

Contact: Muriel Forrest, amurielforrest@gmail.com

 

Publications

Carlisle Academy Para Dressage Symposium May 25-26, 2018

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

Paralympic Equestrian Sport Initiative for Veterans Pipeline Development

Veterans Flyer