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Carl Hester: Learning curves and new superstars *H&H VIP*

Opinion

Although tinged with disappointment, there were a lot of positives from the European Championships. But how unlucky can one person be? Gareth Hughes had to drop out of the Rio shortlist when Classic Briolinca sustained an injury five minutes before their test at Rotterdam CHIO last year. Then, after three days travelling to Gothenburg, and working well in the arena, what terrible luck for Don Carissimo to injure himself and force their withdrawal.