Bio - Adria Di Maria

Allow me to introduce myself, Adria Di Maria, and the exciting world of Para-equestrian dressage, a sport which has been developing over the past 25 years. Athletes are classified according to their level of disability and compete on a national and international level. I contracted Polio in 1955, and as a result have significant weakness in both of my legs.

My goal is simple: I plan on being the best challenged rider I can be. This means being not only a member of our proud US Para-equestrian Team, but also a respected and contributing member of the community. As a Para-equestrian competitor, I hope to become an ambassador for the disabled athlete and to the world community in the specialty of Para Dressage at the Paralympics in 2012/ England.


Wednesday, July 29, 2009

This is the weekend Reins celebrates a wonderful year of riding with a horse show, games and some good hot dogs! I have the opportunity to set up a booth to display my paintings. This is an opportunity to earn some money for the trip Sarah and I will be taking in November to Kansas City for the UPHA Horse Show.

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