Legally Blind Equestrian banned from competition

A 10-year-old legally blind B.C. girl has been told there will be no change to the rules that have barred her from competing in an upcoming equestrian event — at least in the short term.

Kyra Barrett has been legally blind since birth but has discovered a love of horseback riding and competition thanks to the use of a guide horse and rider, which help her navigate the course.

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