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Uthopia to Remain with Carl Hester

It was announced in April that Olympic champion Uthopia, ridden by Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin, would be sold through auction with no reserve on May 27, 2016. Soon after, it was reported that Hester was working to secure funding to purchase the 15-year-old KWPN stallion. A statement was issued today, June 28, 2016, by […]
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Olympic Champion Uthopia to Be Sold with No Reserve

The Olympic champion Uthopia, ridden by Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin, will be sold through auction with no reserve on May 27, 2016. The 14-year-old KWPN stallion contributed to team gold medals at the 2011 European Championships and the 2012 Olympics, as well as team bronze at the 2013 European Championships for Britain. Initially owned […]
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FEI Nations Cup™ Dressage: Round 2

Great Britain won the second leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Dressage 2013 series at Rotterdam, The Netherlands where team member, Charlotte Dujardin, produced the biggest score of the competition with a strong performance from her London 2012 Olympic Games double-gold medal winning partner, Valegro. Just over 1.5 percentage points gave the British the edge […]
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Owners Seek to Form Valegro Syndicate

It was no secret that Charlotte Dujardin’s gold medal winning partner, Valegro, would be sold following the 2012 London Olympic Games. Owners Carl Hester and Roly Luard have reportedly received sizeable offers from Europe, but the pair has indicated they wish to keep KWPN gelding in the UK. As such, they are seeking to form […]
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Olympic Dressage: Great Britain Takes Team Gold

You could hardly have scripted it better as Great Britain’s Dressage riders scooped Olympic team gold today. Yesterday the equestrian venue at Greenwich Park resounded to the wild roars of the home crowd as their jumpers topped the team podium for the first time in 60 years. Today it was the turn of Carl Hester, […]
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Olympic Dressage: Grand Prix

A fabulous performance from Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro ensured that Britain maintains the lead in the team competition after the Dressage Grand Prix concluded at the London 2012 Olympic equestrian venue at Greenwich Park today. But the advantage is a very slender one, as Germany lies only just over half a point behind going into […]
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Brits Take the Lead as Dressage Gets Underway

Britain’s Carl Hester and Laura Bechtolsheimer got the host nation off to a great start when claiming the top two places in the Grand Prix on the opening day of Dressage at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Greenwich Park today. But Bechtolsheimer wasn’t content with her score of 76.839 with Mistral Hojris which leaves […]
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