Sophie Wells is a talented young dressage rider who has represented her country in both able-bodied and paralympic championships, winning team gold and two individual Grade IV silver medals at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Articles by Sophie Wells

Sophie Wells’ dressage blog: Quick changes and WEG selection

Sophie’s whirlwind summer continues with her first senior international grand prix freestyle, and she gets the much-anticipated call to find out whether she is on the para team for WEG

Sophie Wells riding Valerius
Sophie Wells’ dressage blog: When the hard work pays off

H&H’s dressage blogger is finding that all her hard work is paying dividends as her horses produce good performances at Sheepgate Premier League

Rough Ferry Crossing
Sophie Wells’ blog: rules on double bridles should be changed

Sophie goes to Holland for a big international show with Noki and calls for changes to the rules on double bridle use in FEI tests

Sophie Wells - Valerius
Sophie Wells’ dressage blog: 4 wins plus 2nd equals a great week for Team Wells

Our dressage blogger is celebrating international para wins followed by success at the winter championships

Sophie Wells’ dressage blog: Road trip and a new rider rep role

Sophie blogs about the impending international season, weird and wonderful exercises to connect riding with the gym and a stay-away with faithful owners and a lorry-load of horses

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Sophie Wells’ dressage blog: focusing 100% on the horses!

H&H’s dressage blogger is busy with training, delighted with her new sponsor and is looking forward to getting her RDA centre up and running

Purdy's Dream
Sophie Wells’ dressage blog: disappointing prize-money and goodbye to Ed

Sophie mourns the lack of prize-money in dressage and considers a second career, while Purdy’s Dream makes tracks for his new home

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Sophie Wells’ dressage blog: New year, new start, new lists!

Sophie is getting back into the swing of things in 2014 by making lots of lists and one of her horses has a particular spring in his step

Jorge and Noki sharing the love
Sophie Wells’ blog: Don’t panic… panic!

H&H dressage blogger is in a panic about Christmas as the 1,000 days to Rio marker comes and goes

Sophie Wells’ blog: the before and the after

Sophie finds an interesting and obvious difference in her performance after pysio and osteo treatment and she starts teaching Jorge the fun stuff — flying changes