An Exciting 2014 Season Ahead for Trailblazers

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Exciting Season Ahead for Trailblazers

The 2014 Trailblazers series is underway and there is a packed season ahead for competitors with 65 equestrian centres offering Trailblazers qualifiers for show jumping, dressage, combined training and showing.  With venues spread throughout the UK, there is a wealth of opportunity for competitors to progress up the levels and qualify for the prestigious Trailblazers National Championships from 25th July to 3rd August 2014.

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Dujardin and Valegro make it a back-to-back double in Amsterdam

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REEM ACRA FEI WORLD CUP™ DRESSAGE 2013/2014 – Round 5

Amsterdam (NED), 25 January 2014

Dujardin and Valegro make it a back-to-back Reem Acra double in Amsterdam

 By Louise Parkes

Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro were like an unstoppable force as they marched to another spectacular victory at the fifth leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Western European League series in Amsterdam, The Netherlands today.  With a mark of 91.275, the Olympic double-gold and individual European Championship winning partnership were 2.7 points short of the world-record Freestyle score they posted at the previous leg at Olympia, London in December.  But today’s result underpins their position at the very top of their game, and sets them firmly on the road to the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final at Lyon, France in April.

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Laura Tomlinson’s superstar partner ‘Alf’ to say good bye at this year’s Olympia

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Laura Tomlinson’s dressage superstar ‘Alf’ to say farewell at this year’s Olympia, the London International Horse Show

Laura Tomlinson (née Bechtolsheimer) will pay tribute to her long-standing dressage partner, Mistral Højris – more fondly known as Alf – during a special moment in the evening program on Tuesday 17 December 2013 to celebrate the superstar’s retirement.

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Olympic & European Gold Medal winner Natasha Baker secures a sponsorship deal

Olympic & European Gold Medal winner Natasha Baker has secured a sponsorship deal with UK based Equine Health Company Science Supplements.

Developed from extensive scientific research and trials Science Supplements products contain the highest levels of ingredients proven to have effective results in joint health and mobility, concentration and focus, foot and hoof development, hydration and energy reserves. All products are free from prohibited substances and can be used for horses competing under FEI rules.

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Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro are back at world number one

Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin and her 11-year old Olympic partner Valegro have reclaimed the world number one spot in this month’s FEI World Dressage Rankings.

The London 2012 double gold medallists, who won three medals – individual gold in the Grand Prix Special and Freestyle along with team bronze in the Grand Prix – at the recent Blue Hors FEI European Dressage Championships in Herning (DEN), top the rankings with 2,915 points. They hold a comfortable 67-point lead over Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage winners and European team champions and double silver medallists 2013 Helen Langehanenberg (GER) and the 13-year-old stallion Damon Hill NRW.

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Britain top again on final day of JYSK FEI European Para-Dressage Championships.

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Final day of JYSK FEI European Para-Dressage Championships sees Britain top again

By Rob Howell

Great Britain was once again the main winner on the final day of the JYSK FEI European Para-Dressage Championships in Herning (DEN) today.

British riders took three gold and two silver medals across the five Grades in the individual Freestyle competition.

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Dujardin makes it individual double gold with fabulous Freestyle victory

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Dujardin makes it individual double gold with fabulous Freestyle victory

By Louise Parkes

Olympic double gold medallists, Charlotte Dujardin and the wonderful gelding Valegro, produced another magical performance to win Freestyle gold at the Blue Hors FEI European Dressage Championships 2013 in Herning, Denmark today (25th August 2013). It has been quite a week for the 28-year-old rider who began by breaking the world record Grand Prix score to help the British to team bronze on Thursday, before coming out the following day to clinch the individual Grand Prix Special title.

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