Paralympic Games - Equestrian

The Paralympic equestrian events will take place at Greenwich Park.

The equestrian events will take place at Greenwich park, a venue that boasts stunning views of the River Thames and St Paul's Cathedral.

The equestrian events are open to athletes with any type of physical or visual impairment and compete in groups according to their functional ability.

Unlike its Olympic counterpart, the Paralympic Equestrian games include only dressage events. Athletes are required to compete in three dressage events under which there are three main competing events:

  • Individual Championship
  • Freestyle Test
  • Team Test.

In total, 78 athletes will compete for 11 Paralympic medals.

Check the weather forecast for Greenwich Park if you have tickets to see the equestrian events at London 2012.

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Forecast

30 August - 4 September - Check the weather forecast if you are headed to Greenwich Park, which will play host to the equestrian events at this year's summer Paralympic Games.

Team GB are leading the way as favourites to take Gold at this year's London Games.

The Great Britain team are historically one of the strongest teams in the equestrian events. Not only did the team beat all of their competitors in the 2008 Beijing games, but Lee Pearson will also be looking to defend his title and repeat his success after winning all three disciplines in the last three Paralympic Games.