Countdown to the Games
17-25 June 2023


Since 1987, equestrian has been part

of the Special Olympics World Games.


There are different disciplines:

  • dressage

    In dressage, the rider and the horse do different tests.

  • jumping

    In jumping, the horses have to jump over different heights.

  • English equitation

    In English equitation, the horses do different tricks.

  • working trails

    In working trails the horses go

    over various obstacles or through objects.

How many people do equestrian at the World Games?

127 athletes.

The photo shows a male rider on a white horse during competition.
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The photo shows a female rider competition on her white horse.
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The photo shows an obstacle course for equestrian outdoors. The ground is sandy and the Horst Korber Sports Center is visible in the background.
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On the photo, there is an athlete doing his equestrian performance with a brown horse.
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The photo shows an athlete during her equestrian performance on her white horse.
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Equestrian takes place at Reitclub

on the grounds of Olympiapark.

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