Erin ORFORD, British Dressage, Para Dressage athlete.
|Date of Birth
|Great Britain - GBR
Para Dressage 2023
|Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
|She learned how to ride a horse at age two in Chesham, England.
|Why this sport?
|She decided to try para-dressage after watching the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens.
|Name of coach
|Stephen Moore [personal]
|Type of Impairment
|Further Personal Information
|Athlete, Motivational Speaker
|Business Management - University of Birmingham: Birmingham, ENG
|She had both legs amputated at age one and is missing the radius in both forearms. (horseandcountry.tv, 02 Aug 2014)
|FEI ATHLETE REPRESENTATIVE Orford was elected as the FEI Athlete Representative for Para Equestrian for the term 2022-2026. She therefore sits on both the Para Equestrian Technical Committee and the Athletes Committee. (FEI, Feb 2023)