Spring Along fact file
Bay gelding, 16hh, 14yrs
Owned by: Daisy Dick and her mother, Caroline Dick
Stable name: Pod
Breeding: Irish, by Pallas Digion
Breeder: Willie Macdonald
History: Spring Along was brought over from Ireland by the Sussex-based dealer Donal Barnwell. He then sold Spring Along on to Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks, who, in turn, sold him to Daisy as a five-year-old
Record: 11th and eighth twice at Badminton 2004-2006; individual 11th at European Championships 2005; finished on dressage score to win world team silver 2006
Spring Along gallery
Daisy Dick and Lucinda Green with Spring Along
Lucinda Green enjoys a canter with Spring Along
Lucinda Green is impressed by Spring Along’s jump
Lucinda Green and Spring Along enjoying themselves
Read Lucinda Green’s assessment of Spring Along in today’s eventing special issue of Horse & Hound (29 March, ’07), which also features an interview with top trainer Ruth McMullen, the best places to go cross-country schooling and advice on how to help your horse pass the final trot up at a three-day event.
If you enjoyed this article, why not browse through our other collections featuring Lucinda Green:
Lucinda fought off competition from Paralympic gold medalist Lee Pearson and the Whitaker family, who were all shortlisted from nominations made by H&H readers.
Lucinda said: “This is something that I really can’t believe has happened, it is the most unexpected award to have come my way in many years.”
See how Lucinda got on in our exclusive video (below), and pick up a copy of the magazine (24 November 2011) for more of Lucinda’s fascinating insights into riding this “happy, balanced champion”.