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Erin ORFORD

Erin ORFORD, British Dressage, Para Dressage athlete.

Name Erin ORFORD
FEI ID 10032089
Gender Female
Date of Birth 06/06/1989
Competing for Great Britain - GBR
Registrations Para Dressage 2023
Dressage 2008
Last update 15/02/2023
FEI Database


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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]
International Debut
Year 2006
Competing for Great Britain
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment Limb deficiency
Classification GRADE III
Further Personal Information
Residence England
Occupation Athlete, Motivational Speaker
Languages English
Higher education Business Management - University of Birmingham: Birmingham, ENG
General Interest
Impairment She had both legs amputated at age one and is missing the radius in both forearms. (horseandcountry.tv, 02 Aug 2014)
Other information 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)