Having claimed the World, Olympic and European titles, Charlotte Dujardin also took the national champion crown at the LeMieux National Dressage Championships
onship. She and Barolo took the grand prix title on Saturday with a score of 72.90% and went on to win the freestyle on Sunday with 76.8%—a remarkable feat considering this was Barolo’s first-ever freestyle.
Clark Montgomery rode to victory at Blenheim Horse Trials with a classy performance that saw him finish on his dressage score.
Debbie Smith, a rider from Penzance, has launched a petition to make it a legal requirement for motorists to pass horses wide and slow and respond to hand signals. The petition currently has more than 13,000 supporters and needs just 1,677 more to reach the target of 15,000.
The British Paralympic team landed eleven medals at the FEI Para-Equestrian Dressage European Championships in Deauville, France, including team gold (Sophie Christiansen, Anne Dunham, Sophie Wells and Lee Pearson), freestyle gold (Christiansen in the IA test, pictured below) and individual gold (also Christiansen in the IA grade).