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U.S. Para-equestrian team member heading to Tokyo Olympics

By |2021-07-22T18:32:58+00:00July 20th, 2021|In The News|

Beatrice "Bea" De Lavalette, a Paralympian, and Dr. Joanna Frantz, from Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers join us to talk about Bea's journey from recovery to becoming a member of the U.S. Para-equestrian team. Continue Reading Article Morning Show (2021, July 20) U.S. Para-equestrian team member heading to Tokyo Olympics. News 4 Jax. https://beaparathlete.org/u-s-para-equestrian-team-member-heading-to-tokyo-olympics/ [...]

US Equestrian Announces U.S. Para Dressage Team for Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

By |2021-07-13T11:00:48+00:00July 2nd, 2021|In The News|

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the four athlete-and-horse combinations that have been selected to the U.S. Para Dressage Team for the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 alongside one direct reserve and two team alternates. Chef d’Equipe Michel Assouline and Team Leader Laureen Johnson will lead the team in Tokyo. Paralympic equestrian competition is set to [...]

Five years after the Brussels attacks, Béatrice de Lavalette is preparing for the Tokyo Paralympic Games

By |2021-07-13T11:00:56+00:00March 23rd, 2021|In The News|

It was five years ago , on the morning of March 22, 2016, Béatrice de Lavalette was 17 years old, she was preparing to take the plane at Brussels airport to find her family in the United States. But that day, terrorists from the Islamic State organization set off three bombs, one of which exploded a few meters [...]

Five years after the attacks of March 22, Béatrice de Lavalette is preparing for the Tokyo Olympics

By |2021-07-13T11:01:31+00:00March 21st, 2021|In The News|

Beatrice De Lavalette was only 17 when the bombs exploded at Brussels National Airport. She was due to join her family in Florida for the holidays. That day, his injuries were so severe that both of his legs had to be amputated below the knees. But his dreams and passions have remained alive and well. Today, she trains for [...]

Living in the Moment & Discovering Fresh Opportunities With Shayna Simons and Béatrice de Lavalette

By |2021-07-13T11:01:46+00:00December 10th, 2020|In The News|

Inspirational success stories typically follow a similar pattern consisting of an ordinary beginning, a struggle and an ending with an unprecedented triumph. This seems to hold true even in the highly stereotyped lavish equestrian world. But, rather than taking this path alone, an unsuspecting pair of young dressage riders are rewriting the next chapter of [...]

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