Millenium stars at winter champs

  • Laura Richardson and her top horse Millenium, who represented Britain at the 2001 European Championships and the 2002 World Equestrian Games, will be headlining the evening gala performances at the Horse & Hound Winter Dressage Championships (24-28 March) at Solihull Riding Club, Warwickshire.

    Laura will be showcasing her freestyle to music tests on Friday and Saturday (26-27 March) as well as giving a masterclass on Saturday evening.

    The championships kick off with a full day of dressage with jumping as the Spillers Response Combined Training Championships take centre stage on Wednesday.

    Thursday will see novice and elementary partnerships battle it out for the winter titles, while spectators on Friday can enjoy the Equissage Elementary Freestyle.

    Not-to-be missed highlights on Friday include the Nirvana Spa Young Horse Prix St George Championship and the NAF Medium Elite as well as the intermediaire I pas-de-deux. On Saturday there is the Grange Hotel Intermediaire I Freestyle, plus barrel racing with a twist.

    Tickets are £10 per person per evening and can be bought by post or paid for on the door. Seats are limited.

    For further information see: www.BDChampionships.co.uk, or contact the information line (tel: 07791 318721) Monday-Friday, 1pm-8pm.

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