Anthea Gunner, Para Equestrian Paralympian

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Major Achievements

2017-18

ESNZ National Championships, February 2018 - On Twilight

Team Test 1st

Championship Test 1st

Musical Freestyle Test 1st

National Champion Grade III


ESNZ South Island Championships, January 2018 - On Twilight

Reserve Champion Para Test of Choice


2016-17

Parafed Canterbury Development Scholarship recipient


ESNZ South Island Championships, February 2017 - On Twilight

TOC Class 1st

TOC Class 1st


2015-16

Parafed Canterbury Development Scholarship recipient


2014-15

Parafed Canterbury Elite Scholarship recipient


ESNZ National Championships, March 2015 - Huntingdale Incognito

Team Test 2nd

Championship Test 1st

Musical Freestyle Test 1st

National Champion 2015 - Grade 2


ESNZ South Island Championships, January 2015 - Huntingdale Incognito

Championship Test 2nd

Musical Freestyle Test 2nd

Reserve Champion Grade 2


2013-14


2014 World Ranking as at 1st September 2014 - 40th individually, 9th Grade 2


Parafed Canterbury - Senior Sportsperson of the Year

Parafed Canterbury Elite Scholarship Recipient 2015


Marriots Canterbury Sport Awards - Finalist Athlete with a Disability - winner Equestrian


World Equestrian Games, Normandy, France, August 2014 - Doncartier

Team Test 7th

Championship Test 10th

photo by Kampic

 

CPEDI3* Roosendaal, The Netherlands, May 2014 - Doncartier

Team Test 4th

Championship Test 3rd

Musical Freestyle Test 5th


CPEDI3* Mannheim, Germany, May 2014 - Doncartier

Team Test 11th

Championship Test 10th

Musical Freestyle 7th 


CPEDI3* Moorsele, Belgium, April 2014 - Doncartier

Team Test 5th

Championship Test 3rd

Musical Freestyle 4th

 

2012-13


2013 World Ranking 81st

Parafed Canterbury Elite Scholarship Recipient 2013

Marriots Canterbury Sport Awards - Finalist Athlete with a Disability, winner for Equestrian


CPEDI3* Roosendaal, The Netherlands, May 2013 - Doncartier

Team Test 4th

Championship Test 3rd

Musical Freestyle 4th

 

CPEDI3* Mannheim, Germany, May 2013 - Doncartier

Team Test 7th

Championship Test 6th

Musical Freestyle 4th


Horse of the Year Show, March 2013 - Huntingdale Incognito

 Team Test 1st

Championship Test 1st

Musical Freestyle Test 1st

Horse of the Year Grade 2 Champion

 

 ESNZ National Para Equestrian Championships, February 2013

Team Test 1st

Championship Test 1st

Musical Freestyle 1st

National Grade 2 Champion

 

2012 World Ranking 151st 

 

Paralympic Games, London, September 2012

16th Place Team Test (warm up)

19th Place Championship Test

17th Place Musical Freestyle

 

Bishop Burton CPEDI2*, August 2012

8th place Team Test

8th Place Championship Test

8th Place Musical Freestyle Test

 

2011-12


 Horse of the Year Show, March 2012

2nd place Team Test (warm up)

2nd place Championship test

1st place Musical Freestyle test

Overall Grade 2 Horse of the Year Champion


ESNZ Para Equestrian National Championships, March 2012

1st place Team Test (personal best score)

2nd place Championship Test

2nd place Musical Freestyle Test

Overall Reserve Champion Grade 2


South Island Para Dressage Championships February 2012

1st place Novice test

2nd place Team Test

2nd place Musical Freestyle test

1st place Individual Championship Test

Reserve Champion Grade 2


CPEDI3* Paralympic Qualifying Event, Werribee Australia.

4th overall Grade 2 Team Test

3rd Overall Grade 2 Individual Test

* Grade 2 did not ride the Musical Freestyle Test

Achieved my Certificate of Capability for the London Paralympics 2012


 Parafed Canterbury Awards, December 2011

The Graham Condon Scholarship is aimed at assisting a developing athlete to reach their potential. I am honoured to be the Graham Condon Scholarship Recipient for 2012

Elite Scholarship Recipient 2012


2010-11


Reserve Champion Grade 2 at NZ Horse of the Year Show, Hastings

Reserve Champion Grade 2 at ESNZ National Para Equestrian Championships, Christchurch

Reserve Champion Grade 2 at ESNZ South Island Para Equestrian Championships, Blenheim

Member of the ESNZ High Performance 2012 squad

Parafed Canterbury 'Most Promising Senior Athlete' for 2010

Parafed Canterbury Elite Scholarship Recipient for 2011

 

2009-10

 

Achieved a Certificate of capability at Werribee CPEDI3*, December 2009 (borrowed horse) 

Represented New Zealand in the teams competition at Werribee CPEDI3*

Reserve Champion Grade 2 at ESNZ National Para Equestrian Championships, Auckland (borrowed horse)

Reserve Champion Grade 2 at ESNZ South Island Para Equestrian Championships, Christchurch 

Parafed Canterbury Elite Scholarship Recepient for 2010 

Canterbury Paralympic Academy athlete 2009. This is a select group of athletes identified as potential future medal winners who receive assistance and support in areas such as Nutrition, Physical Conditioning, Mental Skills and Performance Planning

 

2008-09 


Winner of Grade 2 Individual Test, Dressage NZ National Championships, Christchurch

Member of the Paralympics NZ Xcellerate to Xcellence Development Programme 2009

Australian RDA Dressage Championships, October 2008. Two 4th placings and one 6th placing on a borrowed mount, including achieving my goal of a 60% score

Parafed Canterbury Development Scholarship recipient for 2009

 

Prior to my accident

NZPCA National Eventing Championships, 1998 with Jamarakye, 12th place overall, member of the 5th placed Canterbury team

Reserve Team member for NZPCA National Eventing Championships 1999

Represented Kaiapoi Pony Club at Springston Trophy, 1994, 96, 97, 98, 99

Individual 8th place in Senior section Springston Trophy Oamaru 1999, and member of the 5th placed team, with Jamarakye 

South Island 3 Day Event, 2003 with Bullseye, 15th place overall 

 

 

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