Masterful rides, plus-80% scores and what Britain must do to be in medal contention at the Herning World Championships

  • The team competition has kicked off at the Orifarm Healthcare FEI World Para Dressage Championships in Herning and it’s been a busy day as riders in grades I, II and IV took to the arena to begin their team medal campaign. Here’s what you need to know…

    Britain aren’t quite in the position they had hoped to be at this stage of the competition, but there is still a long way to go and great riders still to come.

    Sir Lee Pearson had to summon all of his horsemanship today after his ride Breezer got startled and upset right before going into the arena.

    The defending world champions made a super start to their team campaign here in Herning.

    Ireland had a super first day as they target Paris Paralympics qualification, and they already have an individual medal in the bag.

    Scores soared to over 80% today, as a grade I rider pulled off the test of the World Para Dressage Championships so far

    A championship newbie has already made a huge impact out here, posting a score that could prove very significant in the team contest.

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