Horse & Hound's dressage columnist discusses Valegro's retirement, the 'national champion' title and more
The veteran of four pony, junior and young rider European championships, Tom Hobday is the ultimate multi-tasker. He’s your groom, chef, counsellor and organiser. As camp manager for the pony teams this year, Tom is in charge of everything from cooking the meals to sending the girls to bed. “I…
Meet the globetrotting, home-produced grand prix horse who adores the crowd and lights up at shows
Sadie Smith is embarking on the opportunity of a lifetime; joining the stable home to two Olympians.
You can’t miss Dior III in a collecting ring full of horses at the national championships. The little chestnut stallion is a ball of energy, with a big white face and movement that shouts ‘look at me!’ “He’s a total pocket rocket,” says Dior’s rider Tom Goode, who piloted the…
Amy Stovold finished third in the intermediate I freestyle on a horse she's only been riding for four months
Ruth Edge is best-known as a winning four-star eventer; find out why she's switched to dressage, and where she aims to be in four years' time.
H&H meets Sonnar Murray-Brown, who suffered near-career-ending injuries in 2009, but is back and will contest his first freestyle this evening in the intermediate I championship.
Carl Hester confirms the wonder horse Valegro's retirement date and plans for the future
It was tears all round as Lou Wega finished his intermediate I test this afternoon with Fiona Brennan. Many will know the horse as both Judy Harvey’s former small tour ride, and a European young rider team horse with Abigail Slater. But ‘Louis’ is contesting his last national championships and…
Meet event rider Dannie Morgan, who is taking the dressage world by storm this season with two horses, Southern Cross Braemar and Headmore Davina
Meet Izzy Palmer, the para-dressage rider following her dreams to Tokyo 2020
Meet the enormous, gentle dressage gelding who was last in the four-year-old class at the nationals and is now contesting the grand prix
The search is on for the horses who could represent Britain at WEG 2018 and the 2020 Olympics
Horse & Hound's dressage columnist discusses a busy weekend for dressage fans and the concept of breed championships
Seventeen-year-old Anna Jesty was the youngest rider in the prix st georges gold class at the LeMieux National Dressage Championships
H&H meets the dressage rider competing on a home-bred horse of a lifetime
You might remember Katie Bailey as the rider who started off Nip Tuck during her five years as stable jockey for Carl Hester. But, after taking ‘Barney’ up to prix st georges, she left two years ago to set up on her own. Having also started the competition career of…
Rachael Clark has enjoyed some impressive success despite a rocky start with a horse nicknamed Beyonce
Sarah Millis was 17 when she acquired the then three-year-old. The pair worked their way up to grand prix and were a frequent sight at shows across Europe.