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Team Equicizer is Proud to Announce Para-Equestrian Sydney Collier to Represent the USA in the 2014 World Equestrian Games | June 11, 2014

In early June, 16-year-old Para-Equestrian and Equicizer owner Sydney Collier was among 23 other horse and rider combinations who competed in the World Equestrian Games U.S Para-Dressage Selection Trials at the USET headquarters in Gladstone, NJ for a chance to compete at the World Equestrian Games (WEG) in France later this year....Read More

Sydney Collier Earns Jonathan Wentz Memorial Scholarship | June 2, 2014

Young Rider Sydney Collier of Ann Arbor, Mich., will head to USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championships and selections trials for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games after winning this year's Jonathan Wentz Memorial Scholarship. Collier will be showing Willi Wesley and NTEC Cuplee at the .... Read More

Sydney Collier—A study in courage | Millbrook Independent, Volume 5, Issue 26

Those with the least to complain about moan the most, while people wo have suffered adversity are thankful for any good thing that comes their way. Fifteen year old Sydney Collier is one of only gour hundred people in the world who suffer from Wyburn-Mason Syndrome, ...Read More

Riding Strong | Equestrian Journal |June 2013

Young Para-Dressage Athlete, Sydney Collier, Takes the "Dis" Out of Disabled. Enroute the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) para-equestrian dressage jog at the 2013 Adequan Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, FL, a familiar entrouage was folling its high-performance rider and horse...Read More

No Limitations | Sidelines | December 2012

Life-Threatening Disorder Doesn't Slow Down Para-Dressage Teem - As Sydney Collier sits on her tack box waiting to warm-up she giggles with her fellow para-dressage riders. Sydney, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, is a smiling 15-year-old that has propelled her way throught the para-equestrian dressage ranks...Read More

Houston Dressage Society Spring Classic I & II CPEDI3* Kicks-Off at the
Great Southwest Equestrian Center
| April 27, 2012

Katy, TX - April 26, 2012-The inaugural day of the Houston Dressage Society Spring Classic I & II CPEDI3* kicked off with the FEI Para-Equestrian Jog. Fifteen horse and rider combinations stepped forward ...Read More

Onward and Upward | Paint Horse Connection | Spring 2012

In many ways, Sydney Collier is a horse-crazy teenager. Balancing her schoolwork and time with friends, the 14-year-old from Ann Arbor, Michigan, dutifully climbs in the saddle almost every day for her faborite recreational activity...Read More

"Captiva" Captures a Young Rider's Heart at Para Dressage Training Camp | USFL Fall 2013

Lyman, ME - Sydney Collier, age 14, traveled with her mom, Anna, from Ann Arbor, MI, to the 2012 Carlisle Academy Sports Para Boot Camp in Lyman, ME, eager to take part in the quality clinic that featured private lessons with International 5* Para Judge, Hanneke Gerritsen from Holland; ...Read More

Sydney Collier - A Young Para-Equestrian's Journey is a Life Lesson | Dressage Daily | March 29, 2011

With pink streaks in her hair and cheerful poise, Sydney Collier lights up talking about horses. As the new USEF Junior Young Rider rep for Para-Equestrians, she wants to spread the word about the emerging junior para-dressage divisions...Read More

Woman's History Month - Profiles in Courage - Sydney Collier | The Lavelle Herald | March 2011

Throughout the month of March I have been profiling the woman who fought discrimination and stereotypes that were forced upon them by men. They broke free and allowed us to climb upon their shoulders and walk the road their blood, sweat and tears paved for us....Read More

Local middle schooler on quest to become a Paralympic horse rider | Ann Arbor News |March 2011

Sydney Collier is a 13-year-old equestrian who attends Foresythe Middle School and is hoping to represent the United States some day at the Paralympic games. As an important step toward this goal, Sydney travels this week to Del Mar, Calif. to meet with current Paralympian hopefuls, as they compete for berth on the 2012 team...Read More