British dressage rider Emma Hindle kicked off her 2008 Olympic campaign with a grand prix special win at CDI Braunschweig, Germany (7-9 March) scoring 71.68%.

Riding Lancet on his first outing of 2008, Emma also finished third in the grand prix with 70.50%.

“At 15, Lancet is still getting better,” said Emma. “We had some small mistakes in the grand prix, but I rode him better in the special and he responded brilliantly.”

This news story was first published in Horse & Hound (13 March, ’08)