Robyn Andrews: Para Equestrian Competing for the Worlds.

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Robyn Andrews, para equestrian and paralympian ,is the second of my interviews of Canadian dressage riders competing this winter in Wellington Florida with the goal of representing Canada in the World Equestrian Games (WEG) this September. I am asking each of the riders the same set of questions.

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Here are Robyn’s answers to my questions.

When did  you start to ride?  I started to ride for therapy when I was 18 years old. My Physiotherapist thought that it might help with my balance and coordination. I would ride once a month. I had never ridden in my life so it was very difficult for me . I had a leader and two side walkers for 5 years.
When did you decide you could be a para-equestrian and not just a therapy rider?Therapists said I had that competitive drive and asked would I ever consider competing. Then the then coach…

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2 thoughts on “Robyn Andrews: Para Equestrian Competing for the Worlds.

  1. Thanks for the reblog Danny. Robyn’s story is truly inspirational. As a young girl she was Canadian junior skating champion. Then there was an accident, blood clot, brain surgery and her life became very different. Now she is a paralympian!

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