In our 16th weekly episode of the first series of The Horse & Hound Podcast, we kick off with an exclusive interview with top dressage rider Gareth Hughes. Our dressage editor Polly Bryan chats to the team stalwart about choosing to compete for Great Britain and one of his up and coming grand prix horses we need to keep an eye out for. Moving on to the week’s top news stories, H&H news regulars Eleanor Jones and Lucy Elder join Polly to discuss cloning, new restrictions around Covid-19 and how they will impact equestrian sport and the cancellation of Olympia Horse Show. We also welcome back British supergroom Alan Davies, who is responsible for Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin’s top horses. Alan gives his advice on when you should and shouldn’t clip your horse and how best to go about it.
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In episode 16, top international dressage rider Gareth Hughes chats with our dressage editor Polly Bryan about choosing to compete for Great Britain and one of his exciting up and coming grand prix horses (pictured) we need to keep an eye out for.
“I always thought if I was good enough to get on the British team, that would mean more — so I decided it was Team GB, and there hasn’t been a day I’ve regretted that decision” – Gareth Hughes
Polly is then joined by Eleanor Jones and Lucy Elder of the Horse & Hound news team to evaluate this week’s top stories including cloning, new restrictions around Covid-19 and how they will impact equestrian sport and the cancellation of Olympia Horse Show.
“It’s really sad that Olympia can’t run and as they said, it was a really difficult decision to make” – Lucy Elder
We also welcome back to the podcast British supergroom Alan Davies, who cares for the horses ridden by dressage stars Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin. Alan offers his top tips on when you should and shouldn’t clip your horse and how best to go about it.
“I come from a showing background and a lot of people say you shouldn’t clip after December or January time, but I find you can and still get a good summer coat” – Alan Davies
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