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United States Equestrian Federation reviewing apps for FEI World Para-Equestrian Driving Championship

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With applications having been submitted to be included for the US national delegation at the FEI World Para-Equestrian Driving Championship, the United States Equestrian Federation Select Committee is currently reviewing them before making its announcements about who has been selected for the team.

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The FEI World Para-Equestrian Driving Championship is being held this year in  Beesd, Netherlands from August 3 to 6. Beesd was officially announced as the host for the competition earlier today.  The event is being running concurrently with the FEI World Single Driving Championships in Piber, Austria.  Beesd was selected ahead of Izsák, Hungary and Conty, France.

The United States has historically performed well at this competition.  Participating nine times, the country’s equestrians have 16 medals of which 4 were gold, 6 silver, and 6 bronze.

Laura Hale
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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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