Sir Lee Pearson

Rider Profile

Name:
Sir Lee Pearson
Location:
Staffordshire
Competition Grade:
2

After discovering para dressage while watching the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics on TV, Lee started riding and has gone on to win team gold at every Paralympic Games he has competed at. He took the triple title (team, individual and freestyle) at the 2000 Sydney Paralympics, 2004 Athens Paralympics and 2008 Beijing Paralympics, setting an equestrian world record by being unbeaten at three consecutive Paralympic Games.

In 2003, he became the first disabled person to have won a title at the British Dressage National Championships while competing against non-disabled riders when he took the 2003 elementary restricted title. He received a CBE in 2009 and then in 2016, he was made a Sir, receiving a knighthood in the New Year Honours List for services to equestrianism and disability sport.

 

 

Sporting Achievements

Date Event Horse Medals
2018 World Equestrian Games Styletta Team silver
2016 Paralympic Games Zion Individual silver and freestyle gold
2015 European Championships Zion Team gold, and individual and freestyle silver
2014 World Equestrian Games Zion Team, individual and freestyle gold
2012 Paralympic Games Gentleman Team gold, individual silver and freestyle bronze
2010
 
World Equestrian Games Gentleman Team, individual and freestyle gold
2009 European Championships Gentleman Team, individual and freestyle gold
2008 Paralympic Games Gentleman Team, individual and freestyle gold
2007 World Para Dressage Championships Altino Team, individual and freestyle gold
2005 European Championships Blue Circle Boy Team gold, and individual and freestyle silver
2004 Paralympic Games Blue Circle Boy Team, individual and freestyle gold
2003 World Para Dressage Championships Donnerkind Team, individual and freestyle gold
2002 European Championships Blue Circle Boy Team, individual and freestyle gold
2000 Paralympic Games Chip Chafe Meknef Team, individual and freestyle gold
1999 World Para Dressage Championships   Team, individual and freestyle gold