Lee Pearson
GBR

Lee Pearson

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FEI Para Dressage World Individual Ranking
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Lee PEARSON MBE OBE is a British athlete and competes in Para-Equestrian Dressage.

Age44
Competing forGreat Britain - GBR
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Statistics

Dressage

Para Dressage

Number of starts: 69
Number of wins: 44
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Year2016
Discipline: Para-Equestrian Dressage Born: 2004 Studbook: KWPN Sex: Gelding
Discipline: Para-Equestrian Dressage Born: 2009 Studbook: Sex: Mare
Discipline: Born: 2001 Studbook: Sex: Gelding Last Ride: 2012
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
21/09/2018 Tryon NC WEG-PED Team Classification Styletta 2
20/09/2018 Tryon NC WEG-PED Team Test - Grade II Styletta 3
18/09/2018 Tryon NC WEG-PED Individual Test - Grade II Styletta
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
FEI Para Dressage World Individual Ranking 7 1320
FEI Para Dressage World Individual Ranking - Grade II 2 1320
Biography
General Interest
Hero / Idol German dressage rider Ulla Salzgeber. (equestrianteamgbr.co.uk, 12 Aug 2010)
Injuries In September 2011 he tripped over a chicken and cracked one of his ribs. (paralympic.org, 21 May 2012)

In June 2011 he broke his back in four places when he fell from his horse. (paralympic.org, 21 May 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Control the controllables. That's from my sports psychologist. People get fed up in life about different things, but there's no point getting fed up about something you can't control." (channel4.com, 21 Sep 2010)
Awards and honours He was awarded a knighthood in the 2017 New Year's Honours list in recognition of his service to equestrianism and Paralympic sport. (paralympic.org, 31 Dec 2016)

He was Great Britain's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)

In recognition of his equestrian success and services to Paralympic sport, he was named Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire [MBE] in 2001, Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire [OBE] in 2005 and then Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire [CBE] in 2009. He was also the recipient of an honorary doctorate from Staffordshire University in England in 2005. (leepearson.co.uk, 12 Aug 2010)

He was inducted into the British Horse Society Hall of Fame in 2005. (leepearson.co.uk, 30 Dec 2004)

He was voted the 2004 BBC Midlands Sports Personality of the Year, and won The Daily Telegraph's Sportsman of 2004 Award. (leepearson.co.uk, 30 Dec 2004)

He was received a Children of Courage Award in 1980. (leepearson.co.uk, 30 Dec 2004)

Medals description

Olympic Games
Gold medal - First place Gold medal - First place
Silver medal - Second place Silver medal - Second place
Bronze medal - Third place Bronze medal - Third place
Ranked Ranked
FEI World Equestrian Games™
Gold medal - First Place
Silver medal - Second place
Bronze medal - Third place
Ranked