Rachel Hughes (nee Stock) #186
|Date of Birth||17 August 1970|
|Impairment (Disability)||Degenerative Joint Disease|
When Rachel was selected as part of the New Zealand Paralympic Team to compete at London 2012 she, along with Anthea Gunner were the first Para equestrian athletes to represent New Zealand in 8 years. Rachel and her horse Emmerich competed in the dressage championship and freestyle grade events. She created history domestically winning every Para equestrian championship title in her grade in New Zealand during both the 2010/2011 and 2011/2012 season.
Rachel officially received her ‘numbered’ pin as part of The Celebration Project in Hamilton in June 2019.
|2012||London 2012 Paralympic Games||-|