Lee Pearson CBE

Dressage gold medallist Lee Pearson CBE was the first paralympian to be included to the British Horse Society’s Hall of Fame, and is the first ever disabled rider to win a National Championship title against able bodies riders.

Championship history

  • 2012 Paralympic Games: Team Gold, Individual Silver and Freestyle Bronze (Ib) (Gentleman)
  • 2010 World Equestrian Games: Team Gold, Individual and Freestyle Gold (Ib) (Gentleman)
  • 2009 European Championships: Team Gold, Individual and Freestyle Gold (Ib) (Gentleman)
  • 2008 Paralympic Games: Team Gold, Individual and Freestyle Gold (Ib) (Gentleman)
  • 2007 World Para Dressage Championships: Team Gold, Individual and Freestyle Gold (Ib) (Altino)
  • 2005 European Championships: Team Gold, Individual and Freestyle Silver (III) (Blue Circle Boy)
  • 2004 Paralympic Games: Team Gold, Individual and Freestyle Gold (I) (Blue Circle Boy)
  • 2003 World Para Dressage Championships: Team Gold, Individual and Freestyle Gold (Ia) (Donnerkind)
  • 2002 European Championships: Team Gold, Individual and Freestyle Gold (I) (Blue Circle Boy)
  • 2000 Paralympic Games: Team Gold, Individual and Freestyle Gold (I) (Chip Chafe Meknef)
  • 1999 World Para Dressage Championships: Team Gold, Individual and Freestyle Gold (I)

Lee was awarded an MBE in 2001 and an OBE in 2005 in recognition of his tremendous equestrian success and services to sport for the disabled. Lee then received a CBE in the 2009 New Year Honours List for services to equestrianism and disabled sport.

Lee says, “Bliss is superb, the quality and consistency of the bedding is excellent. It rots down fast on the muck heap which gets a big thumbs up from my groom.”


Lee Pearson CBE