Jennie Loriston-Clarke has stepped down as chairman of British Dressage (BD), a role she took on in 2007. She will remain with the society as president.

Chief executive Amanda Bond said: “Jennie has done an incredible job. Her vision, direction and wonderful sense of humour have made her an honour and privilege to work with.”

Penny Pollard, a BD non-executive director for the past four years, was elected new chairman at the AGM on 19 September.

This news story was first published in Horse & Hound magazine (10 October 2013)