Classes are divided according to the degree of disabilty. From grade 1 for those who have the highest level of disability to grade 5 for the athletes who have the least.
In grade 1 the competitors only walk. In grade 2, they walk and trot. In grade 3 , the programmes include walk and a more continuous trot section. In grade 4 , the programme includes walk, trot and canter, In grade 5, the programmes include all the gaits and movements such as open, closed and counter canter.
The Para-Equestrian Dressage takes place at Heden Arena.