Lauren Barwick

Lauren Barwick

 

Lauren Barwick is one of Canada’s most successful equestrian athletes. A three-time Paralympian, she has won more medals at major games than any other Canadian rider to date. Her most exceptional results came at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, where she earned individual gold and silver medals. Barwick also brought home Canada’s only medals from the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games after earning individual silver and bronze.

In light of her incredible success, Barwick was inducted into the Canadian Disability Hall of Fame in 2015.

Barwick has had a remarkable season in 2016 so far. After partnering with a new mount, Onyx, she competed at the prestigious Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) CPEDI 3* series in Wellington, FL earning second place every time out, for a total of six second-place finishes.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Barwick’s career highlight is the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, where she won individual gold and silver medals.

PERSONAL

Prior to becoming a para-dressage athlete, Barwick was a professional stuntwoman in the film industry, specializing in horsemanship. In 2011, she guest starred as a former rodeo star on the Canadian television show, Heartland.

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2015 CPEDI 3* Mulhouse, FRA – Grade II Freestyle – 1st
2014 FEI World Equestrian Games – Grade II Freestyle – Silver
2014 FEI World Equestrian Games – Grade II Individual – Bronze
2014 FEI World Equestrian Games – Grade II Team – 2nd
2012 London Paralympic Games – Grade II Freestyle – 6th
2012 London Paralympic Games – Grade II Individual – 8th
2010 FEI World Equestrian Games – Grade II Freestyle Test – 4th
2010 FEI World Equestrian Games – Grade II Team Test – 4th
2008 Beijing Paralympic Games – Grade II Freestyle - Gold
2008 Beijing Paralympic Games – Grade II Individual – Silver
2008 Beijing Paralympic Games – Grade II Team – 2nd

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2008 Beijing ParalympicsEquestrian - DressageIndividual Freestyle - Mixedgold
2008 Beijing ParalympicsEquestrian - DressageIndividual Championship - Mixedsilver

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2016 Rio Paralympics Equestrian - Dressage Team Championship - Mixed 13
2016 Rio Paralympics Equestrian - Dressage Individual Championship - Mixed 7
2016 Rio Paralympics Equestrian - Dressage Individual Freestyle - Mixed 6
2012 London Paralympics Equestrian - Dressage Individual Championship - Mixed 6
2012 London Paralympics Equestrian - Dressage Individual Freestyle - Mixed 7
2012 London Paralympics Equestrian - Dressage Team - Mixed 8
2008 Beijing Paralympics Equestrian - Dressage Individual Championship - Mixed 2
2008 Beijing Paralympics Equestrian - Dressage Individual Freestyle - Mixed 1
2008 Beijing Paralympics Equestrian - Dressage Team - Mixed 7
2004 Athens Paralympics Equestrian - Dressage Individual Championship - Mixed 7
2004 Athens Paralympics Equestrian - Dressage Individual Freestyle - Mixed 6