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Charlotte Dujardin Rides Gio to Win Over Mount St. John Freestyle in Heckfied CDI3* Grand Prix, Carl Hester & En Vogue 3rd on Personal Best Score

3 days ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Charlotte Dujardin Rides Gio to Win Over Mount St. John Freestyle in Heckfied CDI3* Grand Prix, Carl Hester & En Vogue 3rd on Personal Best Score
HECKFIELD, England, May 12, 2021--Charlotte Dujardin rode Gio to victory over Mount St. John Freestyle in the CDI3* Grand Prix Wednesday for the fourth straight Big Tour win in five starts on the 10-year-old gelding in preparation for the Olympics in less than 11 weeks Read More

Charlotte Dujardin Victorious on Gio in Grand Prix Freestyle Just Hours After Winning Grand Prix Special on Mount St. John Freestyle at Hagen’s Horses & Dreams CDI4*

3 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Charlotte Dujardin Victorious on Gio in Grand Prix Freestyle Just Hours After Winning Grand Prix Special on Mount St. John Freestyle at Hagen’s Horses & Dreams CDI4*
HAGEN, Germany, April 24, 2021–Charlotte Dujardin rode Gio to victory in the Horses & Dreams CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle under the lights Saturday night just hours after riding Mount St. John Freestyle to the win the Olympic format Grand Prix Special to Music in the first premier event in Western Europe this yea Read More

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

7 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 Rides Gio to Victory in Debut International Grand Prix Freestyle at Keysoe CDI3*

7 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Charlotte Dujardin Rides Gio to Victory in Debut International Grand Prix Freestyle at Keysoe CDI3*
KEYSOE, England, Oct. 10, 2020--Charlotte Dujardin rode Gio, the horse she found at a California master class four years ago, to the pair's first victory in their debut CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle Saturday night on a score that was higher than the first musical performance by Valegro 11 years ago. Read More

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

9 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

World Cup that Wasn’t in Las Vegas, Isabell & Weihegold’s Bid for Historic 4 in Row Delayed, Disappointed Champion Steffen Peters, Farewell to Verdades at Home

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on World Cup that Wasn’t in Las Vegas, Isabell & Weihegold’s Bid for Historic 4 in Row Delayed, Disappointed Champion Steffen Peters, Farewell to Verdades at Home
This was to be the 35th final of dressage World Cup, an event that this year in Las Vegas would have been memorable for the possibility of an historic fourth in a row title for Isabell Werth and Weihegold OLD, the return of a reinvigorated Steffen Peters to the arena where he became only the second American ever to win the championship and the retirement of Verdades that was... 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