An all-British medal podium in the grade Ia paradressage freestyle today has strengthened Britain’s lead in the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games medal table.

Britain now has six golds — one for eventing and five for paradressage — while current runner-up the Netherlands has four.

Britain can confidently expect more golds in the other paradressage grades. Joanne Eccles also currently holds the lead in the female individual vaulting, which concludes tomorrow.

MEDAL TABLE AT END OF FRIDAY, 8 OCTOBER

Place Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Britain 6 7 2 15
2 Netherlands 4 1 0 5
3 Germany 3 2 2 7
4 America 2 1 2 5
5 UAE 1 1 1 3
6 Spain 1 0 0 1
7 France 0 2 0 2
8 Denmark 0 1 3 4
9= Canada 0 1 1 2
9= Belgium 0 1 1 2
11 New Zealand 0 0 2 2
12= Australia 0 0 1 1
12= Italy 0 0 1 1
12= Norway 0 0 1 1