Carl Hester

Wellington’s Global Dressage Festival Preparing to Celebrate 10th Anniversary as a Premier Equestrian Destination

2 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Wellington’s Global Dressage Festival Preparing to Celebrate 10th Anniversary as a Premier Equestrian Destination
The Adequan Global Dressage Festival World Cup will be the first international event of 2021 and mark the 10th anniversary of the Wellington, Florida shows that have grown to become one of the world's premier circuits Read More

Valegro Meets Himself in Half-Size Statue to be Placed Near His Retirement Home

3 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Valegro Meets Himself in Half-Size Statue to be Placed Near His Retirement Home
Valegro, ridden by Charlotte Dujardin to three Olympic medals, met a version of himself when he went to the unveiling of a half-size statue of himself that will eventually be located in the center of the town of Newent, England, near the full size horse's retirement home at Carl Hester's farm. Read More

Charlotte Dujardin Posts Personal Best on Freestyle to Win Keysoe CDI3* Grand Prix, Places 2nd in International Debut on Gio

3 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Charlotte Dujardin Posts Personal Best on Freestyle to Win Keysoe CDI3* Grand Prix, Places 2nd in International Debut on Gio
KEYSOE, England, Oct. 9, 2020--Charlotte Dujardin rode Mount St. John Freestyle to victory in the CDI3* Grand Prix Friday with the rider's highest score since Valegro at the 2016 Olympics and placed second in the international debut of the nine-year-old Gio she found in California four years ago.Judg Read More

Dane Rawlins Stops Running Dressage at Hickstead After 27 Years Organizing a Premier European Event

5 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Dane Rawlins Stops Running Dressage at Hickstead After 27 Years Organizing a Premier European Event
Dane Rawlins announced Tuesday that he will stop running events at Dressage at Hickstead that for 27 years has been a premier European show hosting top sport near London such as Nations Cups and European Championships, including the open version in 2003. Read More

Elmegardens Marquis Competed by Georgia’s Joanne Vaughan at Age 21 at Wellington, One of World’s Oldest Active Big Tour Horses

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Elmegardens Marquis Competed by Georgia’s Joanne Vaughan at Age 21 at Wellington, One of World’s Oldest Active Big Tour Horses
WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 12, 2020--Emegardens Marquis, loaned to Great Britain for the 2011 team that won its only European Championship gold medal, is competing in Florida at the age of 21 as one of the oldest active Big Tour horses in the world. Read More