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Paralympic Sports: Equestrian

CLASSIFICATION IN PARA EQUESTRIAN

This is a brief overview of the sport classes and is in no way legally binding. In all cases the sport specific classification rules will take precedence. Should this page be out of date please contact classification@paralympic.org.

All athletes compete together including the physically impaired and vision impaired, and men and women.
 

 

CLASSES

They are divided into five classes depending upon the nature and extent of their impairment.  

The level of difficulty of the test they perform is relative to their allocated grade.

ELIGIBLE IMPAIRMENT TYPES 
Impaired muscle power
Athetosis
Impaired passive range of movement
Hypertonia
Limb deficiency
Ataxia
Leg length difference
Short stature
Vision Impairment