Roberta Sheffield

Roberta Sheffield

 

Roberta Sheffield began riding at the age of six, and due to her dual Canadian/British nationality, has had the opportunity to train and compete in both Canada and Great Britain. Sheffield started her international career by representing Great Britain, but is now an integral part of the Canadian Equestrian Team.

Joining the Canadian Para-Dressage Team in 2013, Sheffield spent the next two years achieving impressive results internationally with multiple mounts, including Wonderboy, Bindro T and Double Agent. Her 2014 season culminated by representing Canada at the FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, FRA, where she earned top five results and helped Canada finish eighth as a team.

The 2015 season saw Sheffield focus on Double Agent. The team excelled all across the board, highlighted by multiple wins at the CPEDI 3* Mulhouse, FRA.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Since joining the Canadian Para-Dressage Team in 2013, Sheffield has picked up over six wins in the Grade III division, as well as earning a top five finish individually at the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games. The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games represent Sheffield’s Paralympic debut.

PERSONAL

A dedicated athlete, Sheffield trains at a gym an average of six times per week, on top of riding, training and coaching. She also holds a Politics degree from Aston University in England.

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2015 CPEDI 3* Mulhouse, FRA – Grade III Freestyle – 1st
2015 CPEDI 3* Mulhouse, FRA – Grade III Individual – 1st
2015 CPEDI 3* Mulhouse, FRA – Grade III Team – 1st
2014 FEI World Equestrian Games – Grade III Freestyle – 4th
2014 FEI World Equestrian Games – Grade III Individual – 6th
2014 FEI World Equestrian Games – Grade III Team – 8th
2014 CPEDI 3* Hartpury, ENG – Grade III Freestyle – 1st
2014 CPEDI 3* Hartpury, ENG – Grade III Individual – 1st
2014 CPEDI 3* Hartpury, ENG – Grade III Team – 1st
2013 CPEDI 2* Bishop Burton, ENG – Grade III Team - 1st

 

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2016 Rio Paralympics Equestrian - Dressage Individual Championship - Mixed 14
2016 Rio Paralympics Equestrian - Dressage Team Championship - Mixed 13