The Latest From Abu Dhabi

The Opening Ceremony for the disabled Olympics was on March 13th and the Games started on March 14th. Here is our talented rider Lucelia, in Abu Dhabi along with Sue (our instructor) and Angela (our physiotherapist), with other members of the Portuguese equestrian team.

The horse is very calm and totally unfazed by anything, he and Lucia are getting on really well. We wish them every success!

Abu Dhabi Disabled Olympics

Abu Dhabi Disabled Olympics

 

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Disabled Special Olympics Regional Competition - October 18th

The Riding for the Disabled Special Olympics Regional Competition will be held on 18th October at Bensafrim.  RDB will be entering 9 Competitors for the competition: 5 from NECI, 2 from Algoz and 2 from Santo Amaro. 

Please try and come to support our riders.  It will be interesting as there will be a new event added to the competition this year.

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Charity Football Tournament - May 11th

There will be a football tournament in Bensafrim on 11th May and the charity nominated by the Veterans is RDB.
The tournament will start at 3pm and there will be dinner at 8:30pm with entertainment thereafter. Cost for the dinner is €12 per adult. 

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Lucelia Wins Silver Medals At The Special Olympic World Games In Abu Dhabi

Lucelia Gloria, aged 30, a rider from Riding For The Disabled Barlavento (RDB) has won two silver medals at the above games. Lucelia won her two medals in the Level CS – English working trails and the Level CS – English equitation.

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