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Carl Hester lead the British team to third place at CDIO Rotterdam, The Netherlands (June 20-24), behind Germany and Holland.

Carl scored 69.29% in the grand prix with Sasha Stewart’s Lecantos to finish third. They were second to Isabell Werth’s (GER) World Cup champion Warum Nicht in the special with 71.2%.

Carl and Lecantos are on the team for Hickstead CDI (25-29 July).

Wayne Channon is earning some impressive scores, with 66.58% in the grand prix and 71.3% in the kür for fourth.

Emile Faurie and new ride Dream Of Heidelberg II improved 4% on their 64.07% grand prix to finish sixth in the special, while Maria Eilberg, 22, improve by 2% on her grand prix score for 67.25% and seventh in the kür riding Two Sox.

Read this report in full, plus reports from other top dressage shows around Britain, in this Thursday’s Horse & Hound (5 July, ’07)